Elena Sánchez Trigo

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INTRODUCTION A considerable increase of imported Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has been reported in Europe in the last year. This is the result of the large outbreak of the disease in the Americas, along with the increase in the numbers of travellers and immigrants arriving from ZIKV endemic areas. METHODS A descriptive study was conducted in the Tropical(More)
In order to produce efficient Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools, reliable linguistic resources are a preliminary requirement. When available for a given language, the resources are generally far below the expectations in terms of quality, coverage or usability. This paper presents a project whose ambition is to enhance the production capacities of(More)
AIM We conducted a prospective evaluation of all eosinophilic drug reactions (EDRs) through the Prospective Pharmacovigilance Program from Laboratory Signals at Hospital to find out the incidence and distribution of these entities in our hospital, their causative drugs, and predictors. METHODS All peripheral eosinophilia >700 × 106  cells l-1 detected at(More)
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a widely distributed, viral, tickborne disease. In Europe, cases have been reported only in the southeastern part of the continent. We report two autochthonous cases in Spain. The index patient acquired the disease through a tick bite in the province of Ávila - 300 km away from the province of Cáceres, where viral(More)
The current outbreak of Zika virus has caused great social alarm, generated in part by the lack of information in the general population. In order to provide accurate and verified information, the Tropical and Travel Medicine Unit of Hospital Carlos III-La Paz (Madrid, Spain) established a hotline for Zika virus infection. We present the data concerning the(More)
Chagas disease is the first cause of nonischemic heart disease in Latin America and is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of this condition has increased in Europe as a consequence of current migratory trends. Once the heart disease is established in this condition, there is no benefit from treating the infection. Hence, it(More)
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever has been reported in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, with an increasing incidence in recent years, especially in Europe. Because no specific treatments have demonstrated efficacy, supportive treatment is essential, as well as the provision of a centre with the appropriate means to(More)