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  • A Mathematical model of the spread of two viral sub-types on a Plant Leaf (Numerical Simulation) 

    Ramchand Lalwani, Nitin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
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    Whilst in humans free virus particles and host cells are assumed to be homogenously mixed, in plants, the spatial component is a key factor. The natural proliferation of the virus through a plant is known to happen from a ...
  • Analysis and modelling of tuberculosis epidemiology in Western European cities. The case of Barcelona and Berlin. 

    Luengo Pérez, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-04)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Tuberculosis (TB) has been a major health concern for many years and it is still, to this day, one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that TB caused 1.3 million deaths ...
  • Diarrhoea caused by rotavirus in a regional Peruvian hospital: Determination of circulating genotypes 

    Weilg Espejo, Pablo; Orellana Peralta, Fiorella; Cornejo Pacheres, Hernán; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Cornejo Tapia, Angela; Bazan Mayra, Jorge; Ruiz Blazquez, Joaquim; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2014-07)
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    Background: Gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus is responsible for approximately 810 deaths per year in children under 5 years of age in Peru and emerging rotavirus genotypes have led to concerns regarding cross-protection ...
  • Geographical differences in whooping cough in Catalonia, Spain, from 1990 to 2010 

    Crespo, Inma; Soldevila, Nuria; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Godoy, Pere; Carmona, Gloria; Domínguez García, Angela (2014-03)
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    Open Access
    Whooping cough is a communicable disease whose incidence has increase d in recent years in some countries with vaccination. Since 1981, in Catalonia (Spain), cases must be reported to the Public Health Department. In 1997, ...
  • Individual-based modeling of tuberculosis in a user-friendly interface: Understanding the epidemiological role of population heterogeneity in a city 

    Prats Soler, Clara; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Gilabert Navarro, Joan-Francesc; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Vilaplana, Cristina; Cardona Iglesias, Pere Joan; López Codina, Daniel (2016-01-01)
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    Open Access
    © 2016 Prats, Montañola-Sales, Gilabert-Navarro, Valls, Casanovas-Garcia, Vilaplana, Cardona and López. For millennia tuberculosis (TB) has shown a successful strategy to survive, making it one of the world's deadliest ...
  • Measurement error in epidemiologic studies of air pollution based on land-use regression models 

    Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Aguilera, Inmaculada; Rivera, Marcela; Agis Cherta, David; Foraster, María; Marrugat, Jaume; Elosua, Roberto; Künzli, Nino (2013-10-15)
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    Land-use regression (LUR) models are increasingly used to estimate air pollution exposure in epidemiologic studies. These models use air pollution measurements taken at a small set of locations and modeling based ...
  • Multivariate statistics in the study of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: genetics and epidemiology data 

    Fuentes Escario, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2019-06)
    Master thesis
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    Covenantee:  Institut Català d'Oncologia
    La Leucèmia Limfocítica Crònica (LLC) és la leucèmia més comuna a Occident. Darrerament tres subtipus epigenètics de la malaltia han estat caracteritzats gràcies a la seva signatura epigenètica. A través de la integració ...
  • Soft clustering using real-world data for the identification of multimorbidity patterns in an elderly population: Cross-sectional study in a Mediterranean population 

    Violán Fors, Concepción; Foguet Boreu, Quintí; Fernández Bertolín, Sergio; Guisado Clavero, Marina; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita; Formiga, Francesc; Valderas, José Maria; Roso Llorach, Albert (2019-08-01)
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    The aim of this study was to identify, with soft clustering methods, multimorbidity patterns in the electronic health records of a population =65 years, and to analyse such patterns in accordance with the different prevalence ...
  • Tuberculosis active case finding and management of advanced HIV disease in rural Mozambique 

    Murias Closas, Adria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-28)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  Manhiça Health Research Centre / Institut de Salut Global Barcelona / CDC Foundation / STOP-TB Partnership - TB Reach
    Tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are considered as major global health concerns. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), TB and HIV are the two infectious diseases causing more deaths ...
  • Why are there gender inequalities in visual impairment? 

    Rius Ulldemolins, Anna; Benach de Rovira, Joan; Guisasola València, Laura; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía (Oxford University Press, 2018-11-29)
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    Background In high-income countries, the prevalence of blindness and visual impairment is higher among women, regardless of age although the mechanisms that produce these gender inequalities are not well understood. The ...