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Completed
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A field research that aims to investigate primarily the association of soil transmitted helminths infection with hemoglobin levels among Aeta schoolchildren
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Completed
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To identify and characterize the predominant (determine the proportion of prevalent) leptospirae serovars that infect humans and animals in the Philippines
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Completed
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This study aimed to develop a model for integrated surveillance and control of PTB and paragonimiasis. The implementation was divided into three phases, of which the first two phases were already conducted. Results of this study can be used as bases for policy formulation to improve existing control efforts for PTB and paragonimiasis.
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Completed
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This is a cross sectional study to adapt the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test in Filipino to be called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment - Philippines or MoCA-P (Phase 1) and validate this among 1,460 community dwelling Filipino elderly citizens in Marikina City (Phase 2). It will determine the psychometric properties of the test- face and conten... [read more]
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Completed
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A descriptive study which aims to process extracts from four grasses: Cynodon dactylon (bermuda grass), Axonopus compressus (carabao grass), Imperata cylindrica (cogon), and Saccarum spontaneum (talahib); to determine its physicochemical properties through sodium-dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE); and to identify its IgE... [read more]
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Ongoing
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A reliable low cost diagnostic tool for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) in clinical specimens is needed in our country for early diagnosis. On the average, with the standard LJ method, the drug susceptibility testing (DST) results are released 3 weeks after a positive specimen is detected. Mtb culture and DST results therefore ar... [read more]
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Ongoing
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This is a research and development project that aims to develop an assay for the diagnosis of cobra envenomation among snake bite patients.
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Completed
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A prospective case cohort study that determines the prevalence of gap junction beta 2 (GJB2) or connexin 26 (Cx26) mutations in Filipino cochlear implantees reporting unknown cause of severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss, describe the phenotypic audilogic and rediologic findings as well as to determine the effect of GJB2 mutations on post-... [read more]
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Ongoing
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This is a pilot study designed to be a prospective, blind comparison to a gold standard study that will include consecutive patients who consult, or are referred to the Urology service of the Philippine General Hospital for a testicular mass. It aims to determine if the polymerase chain reaction amplification of M. tuberculosis DNA in the semen of ... [read more]
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Ongoing
Project Description:
The research project aims to implement and evaluate the proposed integrated surveillance and control program for pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and paragonimiasis in Zamboanga del Norte. Results of this study can be used as bases for policy formulation to improve existing control efforts for PTB and paragonimiasis.... [read more]
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Completed
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Aims to determine the potential antimicrobial property of "Moti-Moti" in vitro against the common organisms isolated from diabetic wounds.
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Ongoing
Project Description:
A scientific project aimed to:1. determine HIV drug resistance among treatment-naive Filipinos diagnosed with HIV2. determine current circulating genotypes and drug-resistance profiles of treatment-naive Filipinos diagnosed with HIV and correlate this with laboratory and clinical variables3. determine archived HIV mutations among treatment-naive Fi... [read more]
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Ongoing
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INTRODUCTIONSleep disordered breathing (SDB) and/or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been linked to serious sequelae such as hypertension,1 stroke and even death.2 They have also been linked to cognitive deficits especially in the pediatric population.3,4 They are especially prevalent in persons with Down Syndrome (DS), the most common chromosome... [read more]