Albert L Vincent

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The ultrastruct of the adult subperiodic Brugia malayi (Brug, 1927) within pulmonary arteries of male jirds (Meriones unguiculatus) was studied by transmission electron microscopy. The cuticle consists of 10 sublayers (2 of which are prominently banded) and a typical outer unit membrane. Evidence is presented showing that the subcuticular region of the(More)
Mucorales species are deadly opportunistic fungi with a rapidly invasive nature. A rare disease, mucormycosis is most commonly reported in patients with diabetes mellitus, because the favorable carbohydrate-rich environment allows the Mucorales fungi to flourish, especially in the setting of ketoacidosis. However, case reports over the past 20 years show(More)
This study examined acute-convalescent changes in diagnostic anti-streptococcal antibodies by the anti-streptolysin O (ASO) and anti-DNAase B (ADAB) tests among patients (n 28) with lymphedema and recurrent erisipela of the lower limb, comparing them with endemic normal control residents (n=25). The study was based in Villa Francisca, an urban focus of(More)
Transitional-cell carcinoma of the bladder is an aggressive and potentially fatal malignancy. In 1990, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of intravesicular bacillus CalmetteGuérin (BCG) for the treatment of superficial bladder cancer.1 BCG is a live, attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) that has been used to treat(More)
We report a case of Haemophilus paraphrophilus causing primary liver abscesses after blunt nonpenetrating trauma. A 32-year-old previously healthy white man sustained a back injury 2 months prior to admission with fever, chills, and night sweats. A computed tomography (CT) scan-directed needle aspirate of several hypoechoic hepatic lesions grew H(More)