Local Publications

The following publications used ISAAC data from the Uruguaiana centre:

  • da Silva ER, Sly PD, de Pereira MU, Pinto LA, Jones MH, Pitrez PM, Stein RT. Intestinal helminth infestation is associated with increased bronchial responsiveness in children. Pediatr Pulmonol 2008; 43(7):662–665.

Uruguaiana Centre

Phase OnePhase TwoPhase Three
Centre:Uruguaiana, Brasil ( Latin America )
Principal Investigator:Professor Renato Stein
Age Groups:, Timeframe:March 2003 to March 2004.
Sampling Frame:A randomly chosen sample of children enrolled in the fourth and fifth middle-school levels of the public system of a small town, Uruguaiana, in the extreme south of Brazil.


Professor Renato Stein

Pediatric Pulmonary Unit
Department of Pediatrics
Pontificia Universidade Catolica RS
Av Ipiranga, 6690 conj. 420


  • Phase Two Principal Investigator for Uruguaiana