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New targets and delivery systems for antifungal therapy.
Development of new approaches for treatment of invasive fungal infections encompasses new delivery systems for approved and investigational compounds, as well as exploiting the cell membrane, cell… Expand
Multicenter Validation of Commercial Antigenuria Reagents To Diagnose Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis in People Living with HIV/AIDS in Two Latin American Countries
- Diego H. Caceres, B. Samayoa, +7 authors B. Gómez
- Journal of Clinical Microbiology
- 21 March 2018
ABSTRACT Histoplasmosis is an important cause of mortality in patients with AIDS, especially in countries with limited access to antiretroviral therapies and diagnostic tests. However, many… Expand
The epidemiologic patterns of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections: a community-based study.
A community-based study of tuberculosis in Santa Clara County, California was conducted in order to identify community-specific determinants of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections.… Expand
Body fat and other metabolic effects of atazanavir and efavirenz, each administered in combination with zidovudine plus lamivudine, in antiretroviral-naive HIV-infected patients.
- J. Jemsek, E. Arathoon, +7 authors M. Giordano
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 15 January 2006
BACKGROUND Protease inhibitor treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals has been linked to the development of lipodystrophy. The effects of atazanavir on body fat… Expand
High Mortality and Coinfection in a Prospective Cohort of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Patients with Histoplasmosis in Guatemala.
- B. Samayoa, M. Roy, +6 authors E. Arathoon
- The American journal of tropical medicine and…
Histoplasmosis is one of the most common and deadly opportunistic infections among persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome in Latin America, but due… Expand
Burden of serious fungal infections in Guatemala
- N. Medina, B. Samayoa, +6 authors E. Arathoon
- European Journal of Clinical Microbiology…
- 27 February 2017
Guatemala is a developing country in Central America with a high burden of HIV and endemic fungal infections; we attempted to estimate the burden of serious fungal infections for the country. A full… Expand
Infections due to achromobacter xylosoxidans. Case report and review of the literature
SummaryAchromobacter xylosoxidans is an uncommon nosocomial pathogen known to cause many serious infections. A 69-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure was admitted with… Expand
Local population structure and patterns of Western Hemisphere dispersal for Coccidioides spp., the fungal cause of Valley Fever
Coccidioidomycosis (or Valley Fever) is a fungal disease with high morbidity and mortality that affects tens of thousands of people each year. This infection is caused by two sibling species,… Expand
Effect of Darunavir on Lipid Profile in HIV-Infected Patients
Abstract Highly active antiretroviral therapy regimens, consisting of a ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor (PI) and 2 nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, are established first-line… Expand
Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the skull.
- Juan E. Corral, Sandra Lima, J. Quezada, B. Samayoa, E. Arathoon
- Medical mycology
- 15 July 2011
An otherwise healthy 65-year-old male from a rural area presented with a 1-month old non-tender scalp mass. He had a history of being stuck with a stone in the parietal region a year earlier but… Expand