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El ensayo inmunosorbente enzima conjugada (ELISA) en el diagnóstico de rotavirus
La creciente importancia que los rotavirus tienen en: las llamadas diarreas inespecíficas (3,6) ha llevado al desarrollo de diversas técnicas de laboratorio para estudiar el papel de esos vírus en la etiología de la diarrea. ...
Social inequalities in cancer survival: A population-based study using the Costa Rican Cancer Registry
Social inequalities in survival after cancer diagnosis have been described in several high-income countries, all cancer sites combined and for several specific cancer sites. The objective of this study was to analyze 5-year ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality: Is Costa Rica an exception to the rule?
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality have been described for a range of cancers sites worldwide, using diverse measures of socioeconomic position (SEP). These studies have shown a negative social gradient where ...
Nutritional lifestyle patterns and cancer: confounding effect of social determinants across the life course in women from the 1958 British birth cohort study
Objective: To examine the confounding role of social determinants across the life course in the relationship of nutritional lifestyle patterns with cancer in women. Methods: In the National Child Development Study, 37 ...
Transient exposure to coffee as a trigger of a first nonfatal myocardial infarction
Background: The effects of coffee on myocardial infarction are uncertain. We hypothesize that coffee in the presence of predisposing factors can induce a cascade of events that, through sympathetic nervous activation, ...
Individual saturated fatty acids and nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rica
Background: Epidemiological studies on the effect of individual saturated fatty acids (SFAs) on cardiovascular disease, especially in developing countries with different dietary patterns, are scarce. Objective: To determine ...
Effect of Apolipoprotein E genotype and saturated fat intake on plasma lipids and myocardial infarction in the Central Valley of Costa Rica
We assessed the effect of APOE polymorphisms−491 A/T, C112R (APOE*4), and R158C (APOE*2) and saturated fat intake on plasma lipid levels and risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in 1,927 case subjects and 1,927 population-based ...
Socio-economic status and health awareness are associated with choice of cooking oil in Costa Rica
Objective To examine the socio-economic and lifestyle determinants of cooking oil choice in Costa Rica during the last decade (1994–2004). Design Cross-sectional study. Subjects (total n = 2274) belonged to the control ...