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An innovative approach in the detection of Toxocara canis excretory/secretory antigens using specific nanobodies

Morales-Yanez, F. J., Sariego, I., Vincke, C., Hassanzadeh-Ghassabeh, G., Polman, K. & Muyldermans, S., 1 Jul 2019, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 49, 8, p. 635-645 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Single-Domain Antibodies
Toxocara canis
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Toxocara canis TES-26 protein
Epitopes

Are intestinal parasites associated with obesity in Mexican children and adolescents?

Zavala, G. A., Doak, C. M., Portrait, F., Seidell, J. C., García, O. P., Rosado, J. L., Jarquín, T., Polman, K. & Campos-Ponce, M., Aug 2019, In : Parasitology international. 71, p. 126-131 6 p.

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Maternal malaria but not schistosomiasis is associated with a higher risk of febrile infection in infant during the first 3 months of life: A mother-child cohort in Benin

Agbota, G., Polman, K., Wieringa, F. T., Campos-Ponce, M., Accrombessi, M., Yovo, E., Roucher, C., Ezinmègnon, S., Marcos, J. Y., Vachot, L., Tissières, P., Massougbodji, A., Fievet, N., Cot, M. & Briand, V., 19 Sep 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 9, p. 1-13 13 p., e0222864.

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Open Access
Benin
schistosomiasis
Schistosomiasis
malaria
Malaria

Micronutrient status of populations and preventive nutrition interventions in South East Asia

Roos, N., Ponce, M. C., Doak, C. M., Dijkhuizen, M., Polman, K., Chamnan, C., Khov, K., Chea, M., Prak, S., Kounnavong, S., Akkhavong, K., Mai, L. B., Lua, T. T., Muslimatun, S., Famida, U., Wasantwisut, E., Winichagoon, P., Doets, E., Greffeuille, V., Wieringa, F. T. & 1 othersBerger, J., Jan 2019, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 23, Suppl 1, p. 29-45 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Far East
Micronutrients
Population
Laos
Cambodia

Nutrient patterns and their relation to anemia and iron status in 5- to 12-y-old children in South Africa

Visser, M., van Zyl, T., Hanekom, S. M., Baumgartner, J., van der Hoeven, M., Taljaard-Krugell, C., Smuts, C. M. & Faber, M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Nutrition. 62, p. 194-200 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

South Africa
Anemia
Iron
Food
Vitamin A

What Approaches are Most Effective at Addressing Micronutrient Deficiency in Children 0–5 Years? A Review of Systematic Reviews

Campos Ponce, M., Polman, K., Roos, N., Wieringa, F. T., Berger, J. & Doak, C. M., 15 Jan 2019, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 23, Supplement 1, p. 4-17 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Micronutrients
Iron
Ferritins
Vitamin A
Helminths
2018

Association between obesity and depressive symptoms in Mexican population

Zavala, G. A., Kolovos, S., Chiarotto, A., Bosmans, J. E., Campos-Ponce, M., Rosado, J. L. & Garcia, O. P., Jun 2018, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 53, 6, p. 639-646 8 p.

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Open Access
Obesity
Depression
Population
Abdominal Obesity
Waist Circumference

BCG vaccination protects against infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis ascertained by tuberculin skin testing

Pelzer, P. T., Mutayoba, B. & Cobelens, F. G. J., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Infection. 77, 4, p. 335-340 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Tuberculin Test
Tuberculin
Skin Tests
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Bacillus

Identification of acute malnutrition in children in Cambodia requires both mid upper arm circumference and weight-for-height to offset gender bias of each indicator

Wieringa, F. T., Gauthier, L., Greffeuille, V., Som, S. V., Dijkhuizen, M. A., Laillou, A., Chamnan, C., Berger, J. & Poirot, E., 19 Jun 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 6, 786.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Child Nutrition Disorders
Cambodia
Sexism
arm circumference
Malnutrition

Intestinal parasites: Associations with intestinal and systemic inflammation

Zavala, G. A., García, O. P., Camacho, M., Ronquillo, D., Campos-Ponce, M., Doak, C., Polman, K. & Rosado, J. L., Apr 2018, In : Parasite Immunology. 40, 4, p. 1-6 6 p., e12518.

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Open Access
Parasites
Parasitic Diseases
Inflammation
Leptin
Interleukin-10

Nutrition, food security and HIV/AIDS

van der Hoeven, M., Jun 2018, In : MT Bulletin of the Netherlands Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health. 56, 2, p. 6-7 2 p.

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Several problem nutrients are identified in the complementary diet of 6 to 11 month old breastfed children in Western Guatemala

Vossenaar, M., van Beusekom, I., Alvey, J., Doak, C. M. & Solomons, N. W., 1 Sep 2018, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 27, 5, p. 1084-1094 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Guatemala
Diet
Food
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Milk

Soil-transmitted helminth infections and intestinal and systemic inflammation in schoolchildren

de Gier, B., Pita-Rodríguez, G. M., Campos-Ponce, M., van de Bor, M., Chamnan, C., Junco-Díaz, R., Doak, C. M., Fiorentino, M., Kuong, K., Angel-Núñez, F., Parker, M. E., Perignon, M., Rojas-Rivero, L., Berger, J., Polman, K. & Wieringa, F. T., Jun 2018, In : Acta Tropica. 182, June, p. 124-127 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
helminthiasis
school children
Helminths
Soil
inflammation
2017

Energy and food intake are associated with specific intestinal parasitic infections in children of rural Mexico

Zavala, G. A., Rosado, J. L., Doak, C. M., Caamaño, M. D. C., Campos-Ponce, M., Ronquillo, D., Polman, K. & García, O. P., Dec 2017, In : Parasitology international. 66, 6, p. 831-836 6 p.

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Microbiome, growth retardation and metabolism: are they related?

Hoffman, D. J., Campos, M., Taddei, C. R. & Doak, C. M., 3 Apr 2017, In : Annals of Human Biology. 44, 3, p. 201-207 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Microbiota
Growth
Malnutrition
Chronic Disease
Food

Solar ultraviolet B exposure and global variation in tuberculosis incidence: An ecological analysis

Boere, T. M., Visser, D. H., Van Furth, A. M., Lips, P. & Cobelens, F. G. J., 1 Jun 2017, In : European Respiratory Journal. 49, 6, 1601979.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Tuberculosis
Incidence
Vitamin D
Proxy
Multilevel Analysis
2016

Children with moderate-high infection with Entamoeba coli have higher percentage of body and abdominal fat than non-infected children

Zavala, G. A., García, O. P., Campos-Ponce, M., Ronquillo, D., Caamaño, M. C., Doak, C. M. & Rosado, J. L., Dec 2016, In : Pediatric Obesity. 11, 6, p. 443-449 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Entamoeba
Abdominal Fat
Adipose Tissue
Infection
Escherichia coli Infections

Micronutrient-Fortified Rice Can Increase Hookworm Infection Risk: A Cluster Randomized Trial

de Gier, B., Campos, M., Perignon, M., Fiorentino, M., Khov, K., Chamnan, C., de Boer, M. R., Parker, M. E., Burja, K., Dijkhuizen, M. A., Berger, J., Polman, K. & Wieringa, F. T., 6 Jan 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 1, e0145351.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Hookworm Infections
hookworms
Micronutrients
dietary minerals
rice

Promoting food security through indigenous and traditional food crops.

van der Merwe, J. D., Cloete, P. C. & van der Hoeven, M., 2016, In : Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

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Species-specific associations between soil-transmitted helminths and micronutrients in Vietnamese schoolchildren

De Gier, B., Nga, T. T., Winichagoon, P., Dijkhuizen, M. A., Khan, N. C., Van De Bor, M., Ponce, M. C., Polman, K. & Wieringa, F. T., 1 Jul 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 1, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Micronutrients
Helminths
Soil
Ferritins
Infection

The stunted child with an overweight mother as a growing public health concern in resource-poor environments: a case study from Guatemala

Doak, C. M., Campos, M., Vossenaar, M. & Solomons, N. W., 2016, In : Annals of Human Biology. 43, 2, p. 122-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Guatemala
Public Health
Mothers
Obesity
Growth Disorders
2015

A comprehensive HIV stigma-reduction and wellness-enhancement community intervention: a case study

French, H., Greeff, M., Watson, M. J. & Doak, C. M., Jan 2015, In : Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 26, 1, p. 81-96 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

HIV
Namibia
Emotions

Children with moderate/high infection with Entamoeba coli have higher percentage of body and abdominal fat than non/infected children

Zavala, G. A., Garcia, O. P., Campos Ponce, M., Ronquillo, D., Caamano, M. C., Doak, C. M. & Rosado, J. L., 2015, In : Pediatric Obesity. 2015, Dec 11.

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Circulating antigen tests and urine reagent strips for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis in endemic areas

Ochodo, E. A., Gopalakrishna, G., Spek, B., Reitsma, J. B., van Lieshout, L., Polman, K., Lamberton, P., Bossuyt, P. M. & Leeflang, M. M., 2015, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015, 11, 3.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Reagent Strips
Point-of-Care Systems
Schistosomiasis
Microscopy
Urine

Combined stool-based multiplex PCR and microscopy for enhanced pathogen detection in patients with persistent diarrhoea and asymptomatic controls from Côte d'Ivoire.

Becker, S. L., Chatigre, J. K., Gohou, J. P., Coulibaly, J. T., Leuppi, R., Polman, K., Chappuis, F., Mertens, P., Herrmann, M., N'Goran, E. K., Utzinger, J. & Muller, L., 2015, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2015, 6, p. 591-10 21.

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Open Access
Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction
Microscopy
Diarrhea
Helminths
Coinfection

Diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases among patients with persistent digestive disorders (diarrhoea and/or abdominal pain ≥14 days): Pierrea multi-country, prospective, non-experimental case-control study

Polman, K., Becker, S. L., Alirol, E., Bhatta, N. K., Bhattarai, N. R., Bottieau, E., Bratschi, M. W., Burza, S., Coulibaly, J. T., Doumi, M. N., Horié, N. S., Jacobs, J., Khanal, B., Landouré, A., Mahendradhata, Y., Meheus, F., Mertens, P., Meyanti, F., Murhandarwati, E. H., N'Goran, E. K. & 21 othersPeeling, R. W., Ravinetto, R., Rijal, S., Sacko, M., Saye, R., Schneeberger, P. M., Schurmans, C., Silué, K. D., Thobari, J. A., Traoré, M. S., van Lieshout, L., van Loen, H., Verdonck, K., von Müller, L., Yansouni, C. P., Yao, J. A., Yao, P. K., Yap, P., Boelaert, M., Chappuis, F. & Utzinger, J., 2015, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 2015

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Neglected Diseases
Abdominal Pain
Case-Control Studies
Diarrhea
Primary Health Care

Effect of African leafy vegetables on the micronutrient status of mildly deficient farm school children in South Africa: a randomised controlled study.

van der Hoeven, M., Faber, M., Osei, J., Kruger, A. & Smuts, C. M., 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 19, 5, p. 935 945 p.

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Energy contribution from non-breastmilk items in low-income Guatemalan infants in their sixth month of life

Vossenaar, M., Alvey, J., van Beusekom, I., Doak, C. M. & Solomons, N. W., 2015, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 57, 2, p. 117-127

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Open Access

Height, zinc and soil-transmitted helminth infections in schoolchildren: A study in Cuba and Cambodia

de Gier, B., Mpabanzi, L., Vereecken, K., van der Werff, S. D., D'Haese, P. C., Fiorentino, M., Khov, K., Perignon, M., Chamnan, C., Berger, J., Parker, M. E., Díaz, R. J., Núñez, F. A., Rivero, L. R., Gorbea, M. B., Doak, C. M., Ponce, M. C., Wieringa, F. T. & Polman, K., 20 Apr 2015, In : Nutrients. 7, 4, p. 3000-3010 11 p., 7.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cambodia
helminthiasis
Cuba
school children
Helminths

HIV stigma and disclosure experiences of people living with HIV in an urban and a rural setting.

French, H., Greeff, M., Watson, M. J. & Doak, C. M., 2015, In : Aids Care. 27, 8, p. 1042-1046

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Disclosure
HIV
experience
Namibia
community

Is PCR the Next Reference Standard for the Diagnosis of Schistosoma in Stool? A Comparison with Microscopy in Senegal and Kenya.

Meurs, L., Brienen, E., Mbow, M., Ochola, E. A., Mboup, S., Karanja, D. M., Secor, W. E., Polman, K. & Lieshout, L., 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015, 7, 9.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Schistosoma
Senegal
Kenya
Microscopy
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Potential contribution of African green leafy vegetables and maize porridge composite meals to iron and zinc nutrition

Kruger, J., Mongwaketse, T., Faber, M., van der Hoeven, M. & Smuts, C. M., 2015, In : Nutrition. 31, 9, p. 1117 1123 p.

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Reconstructing Colonization Dynamics of the Human Parasite Schistosoma mansoni following Anthropogenic Environmental Changes in Northwest Senegal

Van den Broeck, F., Maes, G. E., Larmuseau, M. H., Rollinson, D., Sy, I., Faye, D., Volckaert, F. A., Polman, K. & Huyse, T., 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015, 9, 7.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Senegal
Schistosoma mansoni
Parasites

Schistosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a literature review.

Madinga, J., Linsuke, S., Mpabanzi, L., Meurs, L., Kanoba, K., Speybroeck, N., Lutumba, P. & Polman, K., 2015, In : Parasites & Vectors. 2015, 1, p. 601 8.

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Open Access
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Schistosomiasis
Schistosoma
Parasitic Diseases
Poverty

Stunting at birth: recognition of early-life linear growth failure in the western highlands of Guatemala.

Solomons, N. W., Vossenaar, M., Chomat, A. M., Doak, C. M., Koski, K. G. & Scott, M. E., 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 10, p. 1737-1745

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Growth Disorders
Guatemala
Parturition
Growth
Age of Onset

Toxocariasis diagnosed in international travelers at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, from 2000 to 2013

Van Den Broucke, S., Kanobana, K., Polman, K., Soentjens, P., Vekemans, M., Theunissen, C., Vlieghe, E., Van Esbroeck, M., Jacobs, J., Van Den Enden, E., Van Den Ende, J., Van Gompel, A., Clerinx, J. & Bottieau, E., 2015, In : PLoS Medicine. 2015, 3, 9.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2014

Challenges in the elaboration of a field interview instrument to capture information for the evaluation of adherence to the WHO/PAHO Guiding Principles for Complementary Feeding of the Breastfed Child.

Vossenaar, M., Doak, C. M. & Solomons, N. W., 2014, In : Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 35, 3, p. 338-350

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Changes in immunological profile as a function of urbanization and life style.

Mbow, M., de Jong, S. E., Meurs, L., Mboup, S., Dieye, T. N., Polman, K. & Yazdanbakhsh, M., 2014, In : Immunology. 2014, 12

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Senegal
Urbanization
Disease Susceptibility
Immune System Diseases
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes

Circulating CD14brightCD16+ 'intermediate' monocytes exhibit enhanced parasite pattern recognition in human helminth infection.

Turner, J. D., Bourke, C. D., Meurs, L., Mbow, M., Dieye, T. N., Mboup, S., Polman, K. & Mountford, A. P., 2014, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014, 4, p. e2817 8.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Helminths
Communicable Diseases
Monocytes
Parasites
Infection

Cytokine responses to Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium in relation to infection in a co-endemic focus in northern Senegal.

Meurs, L., Mbow, M., Boon, N., Vereecken, K., Amoah, L. S., Labuda, L. A., Dieye, T. N., Mboup, S., Yazdanbakhsh, M. & Polman, K., 2014, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8, 8, e3080.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Schistosoma haematobium
Senegal
Schistosoma mansoni
Cytokines
Schistosoma

Feeding patterns before 6 months of age: the relative validity of recall from interviews of mothers of Guatemalan infants and toddlers.

Vossenaar, M., Beusekom, I., Doak, C. M. & Solomons, N. W., 2014, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014, 23, p. 634-40 4.

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Helminth infections and micronutrients in school-age children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

de Gier, B., Campos Ponce, M., van de Bor, M., Doak, C. M. & Polman, K., 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 99, 6, p. 1499-1509

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Micronutrients
Helminths
Meta-Analysis
Infection
Vitamin A

High Prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni in Six Health Areas of - Kasansa Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Short Report.

Linsuke, S., Nundu, S., Mupoyi, R., Mukele, R., Mukunda, F., Kabongo, M. M., Inocencio da Luz, R., Van Geertruyden, J. P., Van Sprundel, M., Boelaert, M., Polman, K. & Lutumba, P., 2014, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014, 8, 12.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Schistosoma mansoni
Schistosomiasis mansoni
Health
Africa South of the Sahara

Impact of periodic selective mebendazole treatment on soil-transmitted helminth infections in Cuban schoolchildren.

van der Werff, S. D., Vereecken, K., van der Laan, K., Campos Ponce, M., Junco Diaz, R., Nunez, F. A., Rojas Rivero, L., Bonet Gorbea, M. & Polman, K., 2014, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2014, 113, p. 32-41 1.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mebendazole
Helminths
Soil
Trichuris
Ancylostomatoidea

Inbreeding within human Schistosoma mansoni: do host-specific factors shape the genetic composition of parasite populations?

Van den Broeck, F., Meurs, L., Raeymaekers, J. A., Boon, N., Dieye, T. N., Volckaert, F. A., Polman, K. & Huyse, T., 2014, In : Heredity. 2014, 113, p. 32-41 1.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Consanguinity
Schistosoma mansoni
Parasites
Population
Demography

The association between foodborne and orofecal pathogens and allergic sensitisation - EuroPrevall study

Janse, J. J., Wong, G. W. K., Potts, J., Ogorodova, L. M., Fedorova, O. S., Mahesh, P. A., Sakellariou, A., Papadopoulos, N. G., Knulst, A. C., Versteeg, S. A., Kroes, A. C. M., Vossen, A. C. T. M., Campos Ponce, M., Kummeling, I., Burney, P., van Ree, R. & Yazdanbakhsh, M., 2014, In : Pediatric and Allergy Immunology. 25, 3, p. 250-256

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Toxoplasma
Hepatitis A
Food
Hong Kong
Nuclear Family
2013

An agent-based model of exposure to human toxocariasis: a multi-country validation.

Kanobana, K., Devleesschouwer, B., Polman, K. & Speybroeck, N., 2013, In : Parasitology. 2013, 8, p. 986-98

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Toxocariasis
Toxocara
toxocariasis
exposure models
Eggs

Breastfeeding and food pattern in overweight children in the Caribbean

Greaux, K., Schwiebbe, L., Renders, C. M., Doak, C. M., Visser, R., Kist-van Holthe, J. E. & Hirasing, R. A., 2013, In : Paediatrics and International Child Health. 33, 1, p. 18-22

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Breast Feeding
Obesity
Food
West Indies
Breakfast

Deworming is not a risk factor for the development of atopic diseases: a longitudinal study in Cuban schoolchilderen

van der Werff, S. D., Twisk, J. W. R., Wordemann, M., Campos Ponce, M., Junco Diaz, R., Nunez, F. A., Rojas Rivero, L., Bonet Gorbea, M. & Polman, K., 2013, In : Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 43, 6, p. 665-671

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Helminths
Longitudinal Studies
Soil
Asthma
Mebendazole

Earlier introduction of aguitas is associated with higher risk of stunting in infants and toddlers in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.

Doak, C. M., van der Starre, R. E., Beusekom, I., Campos Ponce, M., Vossenaar, M. & Solomons, N. W., 2013, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 97, 3

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Growth Disorders
Guatemala
Diarrhea
Poverty
Longitudinal Studies