Gabriela L Gregorio

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BACKGROUND While the Northern Hemisphere experiences the effects of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus, data from the recent influenza season in the Southern Hemisphere can provide important information on the burden of disease in children. METHODS We conducted a retrospective case series involving children with acute infection of the lower(More)
BACKGROUND Probiotics are microbial cell preparations or components of microbial cells that have a beneficial effect on the health and well being of the host. Probiotics may offer a safe intervention in acute infectious diarrhoea to reduce the duration and severity of the illness. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of probiotics in proven or presumed(More)
INTRODUCTION Invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infections (ISpIs) cause a high morbidity and mortality, even at present; however, at a regional level there are few publications on this subject in the field of pediatrics. OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence, predisposing factors and clinical characteristics of children hospitalized for ISpI, and analyze(More)
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