E Arteaga Hernández

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The opportunistic mycoses are an important cause of morbidity-mortality among patients with severe immunosuppression provoked by HIV. We present a study of 211 serial autopsies of patients with HIV/AIDS infection carried out by our service in a period of 10 years, observing frequency of invasive mycoses of the 44.1%. Pneumocystis carinii infection was the(More)
Aspergillosis is a fungal infection rarely observed in Cuba during the first years of the AIDS epidemic. However, the increase in aspergillosis cases diagnosed by autopsy in recent years, led us to study the epidemiological, clinical, radiological and anatomopathological characteristics of this disease among the Cuban AIDS patients. A total of 307 autopsies(More)
It is reported this uncommon variety of scabies in Cuban patients that caused an epidemic in its areas of origin. It is stressed the severe prutitus observed among these patients, which is usually mild or is absent. It is recommended the dermatological isolation of these individuals and the adoption of prophylactic measures for the personnel being in direct(More)
An increase of the cases of viral meningoencephalitis was reported in our country from October to December, 1995. 23 faeces specimens were received from 2 provinces aimed at obtaining the viral isolation by their inoculation in cell culture and in newborn mice at the same time in order to compare the sensitivity of both systems in isolation. A higher number(More)
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