A1 The outcome of patients with recurrent versus non-recurrent pneumococcal meningitis in a tertiary health-care hospital in Background Pneumococcal meningitis (PM) is a life-threatening disease. Recurrent PM is relatively rare and associated with predisposing conditions. This study analyzed the outcome of patients with recurrent versus non-recurrent PM.… (More)
Session title: epidemiology, subtypes, regional issues O1 HIV-1 diversity in Bulgaria (current molecular epidemiological picture) Objectives In Bulgaria 1606 cases with HIV/AIDS were diagnosed from 1986 until 2012. Epidemiological data indicated greater heterogeneity of HIV-1 positive population, including minority groups, migrants, and recent increase of… (More)
A retrospective study concerning specific therapy and evolution of invasive fungal infections diagnosed in the National Institute for Infectious Diseases " Prof.
The management of the meningitis with C. neoformans raises many problems: the choosing of the appropriate antifungal therapy, the prevention and/or the control of the complications, the correct management of the anti-retroviral therapy. We report two cases with HIV infection same immu-nological and clinical stage, the first of them with relatively recent… (More)
Objective: to describe clinical and laboratory characteristics ; to assess predictors for death in HIV-infected patients with Kaposi sarcoma (KS). We performed a retrospective study of HIV-infected patients diagnosed with KS in one infectious diseases hospital in Romania, between January 2008-November 2013. KS diagnosis was established on physical… (More)
The HIV/AIDS infection is an important public health problem in Romania. The aim of this study was to evaluate the main muco-cutaneous manifestations and their frequency in patients with HIV infection/AIDS in Romania. The study was performed beginning 1988 among 400 patients with HIV infection/AIDS who attended Scarlat The patients were clinically examined;… (More)
In 2013, in the National Institute for Infectious Diseases " Prof. Dr. Matei Balş " Bucharest has been applied post-exposure guidelines in 112 cases of occupational exposure to blood and other biological products and was not registered any cases of HIV transmission. A 22 year old, young police-officer presented in our service for human bite wounds,… (More)
Different viruses are detected in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of HIV-positive patients, with controversial implications in central nervous system (CNS) impairment. Objectives: to evaluate the presence, frequency and associations of Epstein-Barr virus (EB) in the CSF in HIV-positive patients. We retrospectively analyzed CSF samples from HIV-positive adult… (More)