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Brazilian guidelines for the clinical management of paracoccidioidomycosis.
The present guidelines aims to update the first Brazilian consensus on paracoccidioidomycosis by providing evidence-based recommendations for bedside patient management and emphasis on clinical, microbiological, and serological diagnosis and management of clinical forms and sequelae, as well as in patients with comorbidities and immunosuppression. Expand
Ten-Year Study of Species Distribution and Antifungal Susceptibilities of Candida Bloodstream Isolates at a Brazilian Tertiary Hospital
It is suggested that resistance to amphotericin B, fluconazole, voriconazoles, itraconazole; and caspofungin in Brazilian Candida bloodstream isolates is still uncommon. Expand
[Paracoccidioidomycosis: a clinical and epidemiological study of 422 cases observed in Mato Grosso do Sul].
Clinical and epidemiological features of 422 cases of paracoccidioidomycosis attended at University Hospital of Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil)Expand
[Quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and its relationship with CD4+ lymphocytes, viral load and time of diagnosis].
HIV/AIDS patients in the study had an intermediate QOL correlating to CD4 levels, VL, and time of diagnosis, and the highest rates for energy, fatigue, sexual activity, information, transportation, symptoms, care, and concerns about the future facets were seen in patients with less time of diagnosed. Expand
Study of 30 cases of histoplasmosis observed in the Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil.
Thirty cases of histoplasmosis observed at the University Hospital of the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (HU-UFMS) from January 1998 to December 2005 are reported and the observed mortality was 40%. Expand
Serology of Paracoccidioidomycosis Due to Paracoccidioides lutzii
ELISA was found to be a very useful test to titer anti-P. Expand
Metabolic effects associated to the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in AIDS patients.
The findings suggest that combinations including Protease Inhibitors and/or Stavudine could cause more adverse metabolic effects, and if possible, should be avoided in patients with others cardiovascular risk factors to prevent the precocious atherosclerosis in AIDS patients receiving HAART. Expand
Risk Factors for Death from Visceral Leishmaniasis in an Urban Area of Brazil
VL has a high mortality rate in adults from endemic urban areas, especially when coinciding with high rates of HIV/AIDS co-infection, as well as other risk factors associated with death. Expand
Late diagnosis: a factor associated with death from visceral leishmaniasis in elderly patients
This analytical, cross-sectional epidemiological study comprised 80 elderly patients who sought treatment at the teaching hospital of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, MS, Brazil, in the period 2000–2013 and revealed an association between death and time elapsed from symptom onset. Expand
Paracoccidioidomycosis: Current Perspectives from Brazil
Itraconazole and the trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole combination was compared regarding efficacy, effectiveness and safety, demonstrating that azole should be the first choice in the treatment of paracoccidioidomycosis. Expand