Beatrice Brennan

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Until recently the treatment options for superficial fungal infections have been limited mainly to the use of fungistatic drugs of the imidazole class, discovered in the 1960s. The recent development of allylamine and benzylamine compounds provides antifungal agents with fungicidal mechanisms of action. Both imidazole and allylamine/benzylamine drugs(More)
BACKGROUND Lynch syndrome (LS) due to an inherited damaging mutation in mismatch repair (MMR) genes comprises 3% of all incident colorectal cancer (CRC). Molecular testing using immunohistochemistry (IHC) for MMR proteins is a recommended screening tool to identify LS in incident CRC. This study assessed outcomes of population-based routine molecular(More)
While vaccines have been around for hundreds of years, much of their impact has occurred just within the past few decades. Vaccines could revolutionize public health in the next century. Smallpox has already been eradicated, and other diseases such as polio, measles, chicken pox, and mumps are on the way to being eradicated, even in the most poor(More)
lymphocyte counts without opportunistic disease; The occurrence of IgA nephropathy (IgAN ) in patients polymerase chain reaction positivity for the with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ) infection hepatitis C virus (HCV ) with persistently normal is now well described [1]. It was first reported by hepatic transaminase parameters; Baumelon et al. in 1989(More)
Canine heartworm or Dirofilaria immitis can occasionally infect man. We present the case of a 36-year-old Balkan woman referred to us for a thoracoscopic biopsy of a well defined pulmonary mass. The latter was thoracoscopically resected and proved to be due to Dirofilaria immitis on histopathological examination. To our knowledge this is the second reported(More)
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