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Disease relevance of Slovakia


High impact information on Slovakia

  • Similar pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns suggested that some strains containing L4 mutations from the Slovak Republic, Bulgaria, and Latvia were clonally related [2].
  • METHOD: The study drew upon self-reports from 34,001 students in Cyprus, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden and the United Kingdom participating in the 1999 European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs study [3].
  • RESULTS: Doctors in The Netherlands prescribed more oral steroid courses and fewer antibiotics than doctors in Norway and Sweden, whereas doctors in Germany and the Slovak Republic prescribed the least oral steroids and the most antibiotics [4].
  • A survey of prevalence of anthelmintic resistant nematode strains was carried out in 77 sheep farms in the Slovak Republic. An egg hatch assay was used for the detection of resistance to the benzimidazole group of anthelmintics [5].
  • In conclusion, this study revealed relatively high frequency of the Val allele among the women population of the Slovak republic [1].

Biological context of Slovakia

  • We have recently initiated a cancer prevention program in suspected HNPCC families in the Slovak Republic. The first ten families fulfilling Amsterdam criteria or Bethesda guidelines were screened for germline mutations in MLH1 and MSH2, two MMR genes most frequently mutated in HNPCC families [6].

Associations of Slovakia with chemical compounds

  • Aploparaksis mackoi n. sp. is described from a charadriiform bird, Gallinago gallinago (L.), collected from the central Carpathian Region of the Slovak Republic. The new species differs from all previously known species of Aploparaksis Clerc, 1903 by having a very large conical cirrus with a maximum length up to 1.5 times the proglottis width [7].
  • The Selenium content of food produced and consumed in the Slovak Republic was used to estimate and calculate the daily Selenium intake based on food consumption data per capita and seven days, (24 h) eating protocol models [8].

Gene context of Slovakia


  1. HER-2 [Ile655Val] polymorphism in association with breast cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in Slovakia. Zúbor, P., Vojvodová, A., Danko, J., Kajo, K., Szunyogh, N., Lasabová, Z., Biringer, K., Visnovský, J., Dókus, K., Galajda, P., Plank, L. Neoplasma (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Susceptibilities to telithromycin and six other agents and prevalence of macrolide resistance due to L4 ribosomal protein mutation among 992 Pneumococci from 10 central and Eastern European countries. Nagai, K., Appelbaum, P.C., Davies, T.A., Kelly, L.M., Hoellman, D.B., Andrasevic, A.T., Drukalska, L., Hryniewicz, W., Jacobs, M.R., Kolman, J., Miciuleviciene, J., Pana, M., Setchanova, L., Thege, M.K., Hupkova, H., Trupl, J., Urbaskova, P. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Alcohol culture, family structure and adolescent alcohol use: multilevel modeling of frequency of heavy drinking among 15-16 year old students in 11 European countries. Bjarnason, T., Andersson, B., Choquet, M., Elekes, Z., Morgan, M., Rapinett, G. J. Stud. Alcohol (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Variations in asthma treatment in five European countries--judgement analysis of case simulations. Wahlström, R., Hummers-Pradier, E., Lundborg, C.S., Muskova, M., Lagerløv, P., Denig, P., Oke, T., de Saintonge, D.M. Family practice. (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. A survey of anthelmintic resistance in Slovakia. Praslicka, J., Várady, M., Corba, J., Veselý, L. Vet. Parasitol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  6. Novel MLH1 and MSH2 germline mutations in the first HNPCC families identified in Slovakia. Bartosova, Z., Fridrichova, I., Bujalkova, M., Wolf, B., Ilencikova, D., Krizan, P., Hlavcak, P., Palaj, J., Lukac, L., Lukacova, M., Böör, A., Haider, R., Jiricny, J., Nyström-Lahti, M., Marra, G. Hum. Mutat. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Aploparaksis mackoi n. sp. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae), a parasite of the common snipe Gallinago gallinago (L.) from the Slovak Republic. Bondarenko, S., Hromada, M. Syst. Parasitol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Determination of the daily selenium intake in Slovakia. Kadrabová, J., Mad'aric, A., Ginter, E. Biological trace element research. (1998) [Pubmed]
  9. Decommissioning activities for NPP A-1 in the Slovak Republic. Kristofova, K., Rehak, I., Vasko, M., Daniska, V. Health physics. (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. Transcatheter closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect using an Amplatzer occluder--early results. Pawelec-Wojtalik, M., Masura, J., Siwińska, A., Wojtalik, M., Smoczyk, W., Górzna-Kamińska, H., Surmacz, R. Kardiologia polska. (2004) [Pubmed]
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