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    • Diarrhea and its effect on growth 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1986-12)
      The predominant etiology of diarrhea in the general population of underdeveloped countries is infection by viruses and bacteria. Studies in rural areas clearly suggest an infectious cause. For example, diarrhea initially ...
    • Infection, malnutrition and growth 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1990)
      The concomitant appearance of famine and pestilence has been documented in classical religious texts since the beginning of written history. But it was not until recently that the inter-relationships between infection and ...
    • Infectious diarrheas of infants and young children 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1985)
      Acute diarrhea' disease was once attributed to "indigestion." Although shigellosis, cholera, salmonellosis, giardiasis, and amebiasis have long been recognized as distinct clinical entities, it was not too long ago ...
    • Magnitude and impact of diarrhoeal disease 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Guerrant, Richard L. (1988-12)
      Diarrhoea seems to be a minor problem in humans and other mammals living in small, isolated tribes or groups. Under such conditions there is limited, if any, introduction of pathogenic agents and, if agents are ...
    • The control and prevention of diarrheal diseases at the national level 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1986)
      Dr. Rohde told us this morning that diarrhea and poor diet interact in a vicious circle leading to malnutrition and frequently maiming and killing infants and young children. It appears certain that diarrhea has deleterious ...