Giancarlo M. Alpuche

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Lipid A is the essential component of endotoxin (Gram-negative lipopolysaccharide), a potent immunostimulatory compound. As the outer surface of the outer membrane, the details of lipid A structure are crucial not only to bacterial pathogenesis but also to membrane integrity. This work characterizes the structure of lipid A in two psychrophiles,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine in multivariate analysis the clinical, social, and demographic factors for preeclampsia. STUDY DESIGN A case-control study was designed. Three hundred patients were included, divided in two groups. 150 cases with criteria diagnosis for preeclampsia. 150 patients with normal pregnancy and deliveries. The main variables analyzed were(More)
UNLABELLED Eclampsia is the most important cause of maternal mortality in our hospital. The main purpose of the present study was to define the main clinical, social and demographic profiles of the pregnant women at risk of fatality due to eclampsia. Of a total 71 maternal deaths that took place our hospital from January 1991 to December 1995, 37 cases were(More)
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