Juan Fernando Ríos

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INTRODUCTION Chagas' disease is endemic in 21 countries of South and Central America, including Colombia, where 700,000 to 1.2 million persons are infected and eight millions are at risk. In endemic areas, chronic cases are predominant. However, in recent years, increasing reports of acute oral transmission have appeared. Objective. An outbreak of acute(More)
Thirty adult inpatients were enrolled in an open multicenter study to determine the efficacy and tolerability of mezlocillin injected i.m. in surgical bacterial infections. Clinical, bacteriological and laboratory controls were performed. The infections were caused by gram-negative and/or gram-positive bacteria. Twenty-seven patients were cured(More)
The results of two studies on tolerability and efficacy of mezlocillin/oxacillin are reported. The pain caused by i.m. injection of 1 g (20% solution) of the fixed antibiotics combination mezlocillin/oxacillin is compared with that caused by 1 g ampicillin. The injection volume was 5 ml. The statistical analysis of the patients' statements indicates a(More)
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