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  • Porudominsky, Ruben; Gotuzzo, Eduardo H. (Pan American Health Organization, 2018)
    Objective. To evaluate contraindications and precautions for the yellow fever vaccine (YFV) in risk populations. Methods. A literature review was conducted by searching PubMed for “yellow fever vaccine” and “adverse events” ...
  • Miller, William R.; Seas, Carlos; Carvajal, Lina P.; Diaz, Lorena; Echeverri, Aura M.; Ferro, Carolina; Rios, Rafael; Porras, Paola; Luna, Carlos; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Munita, Jose M.; Nannini, Esteban; Carcamo, Cesar; Reyes, Jinnethe; Arias, Cesar A. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Background: Recent studies have favored the use of cefazolin over nafcillin for the treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia. The clinical influence of the cefazolin inoculum effect ...
  • Malpica, Luis; Pimentel, Agustin; Reis, Isildinha M.; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Lekakis, Lazaros; Komanduri, Krishna; Harrington, Thomas; Barber, Glen N.; Ramos, Juan C. (The American Society of Hematology, 2018)
    Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a fatal disease caused by human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1). We retrospectively analyzed 195 patients with ATLL (lymphomatous n = 96, acute n = 80, unfavorable chronic n ...
  • Zavala, S.; Arias, M.; Legua, P. (Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2018)
    We present a case of a previously healthy 37-year-old male who developed fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and hypovolaemia. Within 5.5 h he presented with tachycardia, tachypnoea, became hypotensive and displayed a ...
  • Ly, Priscilla; Aizenberg, Adiel; Martin, Taylor; Lopez, Martha; Arturo Saldaña, Miguel; Hughes, Grant Leslie; Cabada, Miguel Mauricio (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2018)
    Myiasis is the infestation by dipterous fly larvae in humans and animals. The larvae can infect living or necrotic tissue involving the skin, nasopharynx, genitourinary, and gastrointestinal tracts. The accidental ingestion ...
  • Olliaro, Piero; Grogl, Max; Boni, Marina; Carvalho, Edgar M.; Chebli, Houda; Cisse, Mamoudou; Diro, Ermias; Cota, Gláucia Fernandes; Erber, Astrid C.; Gadisa, Endalamaw; Handjani, Farhad; Khamesipour, Ali; Llanos-Cuentas, Alejandro; Carvajal, Liliana López; Grout, Lise; Lmimouni, Badre Eddine; Mokni, Mourad; Nahzat, Mohammad Sami; Salah, Afif Ben; Ozbel, Yusuf; Pascale, Juan Miguel; Molina, Nidia Rizzo; Rode, Joelle; Romero, Gustavo; Ruiz-Postigo, José Antonio; Saravia, Nancy Gore; Soto, Jaime; Uzun, Soner; Mashayekhi, Vahid; Vélez, Ivan Dario; Vogt, Florian; Zerpa, Olga; Arana, Byron (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Introduction Progress with the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) has been hampered by inconsistent methodologies used to assess treatment effects. A sizable number of trials conducted over the years has generated ...
  • Carriquiry, Gabriela; Giganti, Mark J.; Castilho, Jessica L.; Jayathilake, Karu; Cahn, Pedro; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Cortes, Claudia; Pape, Jean W.; Padgett, Denis; Sierra‐Madero, Juan; McGowan, Catherine C.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Gotuzzo, Eduardo (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Introduction The “greying” of the HIV epidemic necessitates a better understanding of the healthcare needs of older HIV-positive adults. As these individuals age, it is unclear whether comorbidities and their associated ...
  • Bautista, Meylin; Bonatti, Taís Rondello; Fiuza, Vagner Ricardo da S.; Terashima, Angelica; Canales-Ramos, Marco; José, Juliana; Franco, Regina Maura Bueno (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    Giardia and Cryptosporidium are potentially pathogenic protozoa which are ubiquitous in ambient surface water. The present study included 60 samples of surface water from three sampling sites from the Rímac River, Lima and ...
  • Bravo, Francisco; Gontijo, Bernardo; Bravo, Francisco; Gontijo, Bernardo (SciELO, 2018)
    Gnathostomiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the third larval stage of nematodes of the genus Gnathostoma. The disease is endemic in some countries around the world. In the American continent, the majority of cases ...
  • Tamariz, Jesus; Llanos, Carlos; Seas, Carlos; Montenegro, Paola; Lagos, Jose; Fernandes, Miriam R.; Cerdeira, Louise; Lincopan, Nilton (American Society for Microbiology, 2018)
    We present here the draft genome sequence of the first New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM-1)-producing Escherichia coli strain, belonging to sequence type 155 (ST155), isolated in Peru. Assembly of this draft genome resulted ...
  • Caro-Vega, Yanink; Belaunzarán-Zamudio, Pablo F.; Crabtree-Ramírez, Brenda E.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Wolff, Marcelo; Pape, Jean W.; Padgett, Denis; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; McGowan, Catherine C.; Sierra-Madero, Juan G. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Background Efavirenz (EFV) and boosted protease inhibitors (bPIs) are still the preferred options for firstline antiretroviral regimens (firstline ART) in Latin America and have comparable short-term efficacy. We assessed ...
  • Boni, Raquel B. De; Peratikos, Meridith B.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Cortés, Claudia; Padgett, Denis; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Belaunzarán-Zamudio, Pablo F.; Rebeiro, Peter F.; Duda, Stephany N.; McGowan, Catherine C. (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Background The HIV care cascade has improved in Latin America over the last decade. However, the influence of alcohol and noninjected drug use (NIDU) on cascade outcomes is mostly unknown. This study estimated the association ...
  • Prochazka, Mateo; Otero, Larissa; Konda, Kelika A.; González-Lagos, Elsa; Echevarría, Juan; Gotuzzo, Eduardo (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Patient-nominated supporters can potentially improve the continuum of HIV care. We retrospectively determined factors associated with having a patient-nominated supporter among people living with HIV (PLWH), and its ...
  • Ramírez, Suzanne; Mejía, Fernando; Rojas, Marlene; Seas, Carlos; Van der Stuyft, Patrick; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Otero, Larissa (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background Since 2006, the Peruvian National TB program (NTP) recommends voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for all tuberculosis (TB) patients. Responding to the differential burden of both diseases in Peru, TB is ...
  • Wolff, M. J.; Cortes, C. P.; Mejía, F. A.; Padgett, D.; Belaunzarán-Zamudio, P.; Grinsztejn, B.; Giganti, M. J.; McGowan, C. C.; Rebeiro, P. F. (SAGE and Open Access, 2017)
    Accelerating antiretroviral therapy (ART) administration, improving retention, and achieving viral suppression in low- and middle-income countries must be prioritized. We evaluated trends and disparities in these milestones ...
  • Martinez, D. Y.; Verdonck, K.; Kaye, P. M.; Adaui, V.; Polman, K.; Llanos-Cuentas, A.; Dujardin, J.; Boelaert, M. (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Infectious diseases are often studied one by one, but people can have more than one infection at the same time. This is likely to happen when different microorganisms are linked to specific geographical regions or living ...
  • Seas, C.; Garcia, C.; Salles, M. J.; Labarca, J.; Luna, C.; Alvarez-Moreno, C.; Mejía-Villatoro, C.; Zurita, J.; Guzmán-Blanco, M.; Rodríguez-Noriega, E.; Reyes, J.; Arias, C. A.; Carcamo, C.; Gotuzzo, E. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    "Substantial heterogeneity in the epidemiology and management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) occurs in Latin America. We conducted a prospective cohort study in 24 hospitals from nine Latin American countries. ...
  • Prussing, C.; Moreno, M.; Saavedra, M. P.; Bickersmith, S. A.; Gamboa, D.; Alava, F.; Schlichting, C. D.; Emerson, K. J.; Vinetz, J. M.; Conn, J. E. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    In Loreto Department, Peru, a successful 2005–2010 malaria control programme (known as PAMAFRO) included massive distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). Additional local distribution of LLINs occurred in ...