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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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marsh gas

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases, but its principal component is usually methane, which is...

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marsh gas

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 34 words.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases,

marsh gas

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 35 words.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases, but its principal component is usually ...

methane

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 81 words.

Syn: marsh gas, fire damp. The simplest hydrocarbon in the paraffin series, an odorless, flammable gas, explosive when

wetlands

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 102 words.

Open water habitat, e.g., in coastal tidal zones or inland marshes and waterlogged country adjacent to lakes and rivers. Wetlands

National responses to global health targets: exploring policy transfer in the context of the UNAIDS ‘90–90–90’ treatment targets in Ghana and Uganda

Ellen McRobie, Fred Matovu, Aisha Nanyiti, Justice Nonvignon, Daniel Nana Yaw Abankwah, Kelsey K Case, Timothy B Hallett, Johanna Hanefeld and Lesong Conteh.

in Health Policy and Planning

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 11674 words.

Abstract

Global health organizations frequently set disease-specific targets with the goal of eliciting adoption at the national-level; consideration of the...

wetlands

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 102 words.

Open water habitat; e.g., in coastal tidal zones or inland marshes and waterlogged country adjacent to lakes and rivers. Wetlands are an essential component of flood control because they...

Socioeconomic and environmental factors important for acquiring non-severe malaria in children in Yemen: a case—control study

Abdullah Al-Taiar, Ali Assabri, Molham Al-Habori, Ahmed Azazy, Arwa Algabri, Mohammed Alganadi, Christopher J.M. Whitty and Shabbar Jaffar.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 3512 words.

Summary

Little is known about the relative importance of environmental and socioeconomic factors for acquiring malaria in Yemen. A case–control study was...

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Wild and synanthropic hosts of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in the endemic cutaneous leishmaniasis locality of Amaraji, Pernambuco State, Brazil

Sinval P. Brandão-Filho, Maria E. Brito, Francisco G. Carvalho, Edna A. Ishikaw, Elisa Cupolillo, Lucile Floeter-Winter and Jeffrey J. Shaw.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Evidence of Leishmania infection was found in small mammals captured between 1996 and 2000 in the Amaraji region, Pernambuco State, Brazil. The kDNA polymerase chain reaction (PCR), using...

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