Anna Ochoa de Echagüen

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The rate of macrolide resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae is increasing, but some investigators have questioned its clinical relevance. We conducted a matched case-control study of patients with bacteremic pneumococcal infection at 4 hospitals to determine whether development of breakthrough bacteremia during macrolide treatment was related to(More)
BACKGROUND The NEFA Study was a randomized study comparing nevirapine (NVP), efavirenz (EFV) or abacavir (ABC) as substitutes for protease inhibitors in a large group of HIV-1-infected patients successfully treated with antiretroviral regimens containing protease inhibitors. OBJECTIVE To evaluate genotype and phenotype resistance patterns among patients(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to evaluate the management of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to conventional clinical criteria applied in the emergency room as compared to a pneumonia prognosis index (PPI) (Fine et al. NEJM 1997). We also analyzed which factors were associated with the need for inpatient treatment in PPI risk(More)
BACKGROUND Information on patterns of resistance to and cross-resistance between antiretroviral agents is increasingly available and may be important for decisions on how to combine drugs to achieve an optimum antiviral effect in future therapeutic strategies. The increasing number of heavily pre-treated patients have changed the approach to assist(More)
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