Antoni Noguera Julián

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Tuberculosis (TB) screening in pregnancy using tuberculin skin test (TST) is recommended in case of symptoms of TB disease, close contact with a patient with infectious TB, or high risk of developing active disease. The new interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) tests are recommended in BCG-vaccinated pregnant women with positive TST and no known risk(More)
BACKGROUND The value of neuroimaging in predicting unfavorable events in the outcome of pediatric patients has not been established. Our objectives were to determine clinical characteristics and outcome of severely head-injured children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of a pediatric third-level university hospital and to evaluate the(More)
OBJECT The authors evaluated the initial intracranial pressure (ICP) and cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) as prognostic factors in severe head injury in children and tried to determine the optimal CPP range. METHODS The authors performed a 9-year retrospective review of all patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) who required invasive ICP(More)
Canadian Immunization Guide Public Health Agency of Canada (Canadá, 2012) Sí Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Chapter 22-Tuberculosis National Immunisation Office (Irlanda, 2014) Sí health/immunisation/ hcpinfo/guidelines/chapter22.pdf The Australian Immunisation Handbook(More)
Griscelli-Prunieras syndrome (GS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by partial albinism. His pathogenic mechanism is associated with defects in the packaging of melanin and other cellular proteins. GS is classified into 3 types based on the genetic and molecular features. Mutations in the genes which cause GS are known. We report two(More)
OBJECTIVE The main objective in the management of HIV-infected pregnant women is prevention of mother-to-child transmission; therefore, it is essential to provide universal antiretroviral treatment, regardless of CD4 count. All pregnant women must receive adequate information and undergo HIV serology testing at the first visit. METHODS We assembled a(More)
In pregnant women who have been exposed to tuberculosis (TB), primary isoniazid prophylaxis is only recommended in cases of immunosuppression, chronic medical conditions or obstetric risk factors, and close and sustained contact with a patient with infectious TB. Isoniazid prophylaxis for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is recommended in women who have(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is the most important infectious disease all over the world, with a high morbidity and mortality. Pediatric tuberculosis has been a neglected epidemic, due to the difficulties in assessing its global impact, reduced incidence and lower infectivity compared to adults. In 2015, the WHO reported 1 million cases of paediatric TB and 169,000(More)
Zidovudine (ZDV) has been associated with risk of haematological toxicity. Safety data from clinical trials is generally limited to 48 weeks. We assessed the short- and mid-term toxicity of ZDV/lamivudine (3TC) fixed-dose combination scored tablets in HIV-infected children followed in the European Pregnancy and Paediatric HIV Cohort Collaboration (EPPICC)(More)