María Jesús Leal

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P64k protein from Neisseria meningitidis is well recognised in sera from individuals convalescent from meningococcal disease or vaccinated with the Cuban antimeningococcal vaccine VA-MENGOC-BC. The presence of the protein in more than 80 meningococcal strains has also been verified. It is immunogenic in animal models and the antibodies elicited show(More)
We describe a case of a patient from Senegal with voiding symptoms and microscopic hematuria diagnosed and treated for bladder schistosomiasis in the medical services of the Youth Prison in Barcelona. According to our information in the Medline database no bladder schistosomiasis cases have been seen in primary care outside endemic areas. Patients can be(More)
INTRODUCTION The prevention of suicide in prison is one of the most important challenges facing prison health care services in developed countries. The aim of this study is to analyse the incidence of suicide in Catalan prisons and accumulate data about a number of variables that have also been studied in other prison populations. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
This case refers to a 18 year old male, from Peru, who was admitted to our facility in May 2012. Upon admittance he denied any pathological history of interest. He reported alcohol consumption of 150 g during the weekends and occasional smoking of heroin. As far as sexual habits are concerned he admitted to be heterosexual and having had several partners,(More)
1. Moreillon P, Que Y-A. Infective endocarditis. Lancet. 2004;363:139--49. 2. Tran C, Cometta A, Letovanec I, Jaton K, Wenger A, Ruchat P, et al. Candida dubliniensis in recurrent polymicrobial tricuspid endocarditis. Echocardiography. 2007;24:756--9. 3. Oh S, Havlen PR, Hussain N. A case of polymicrobial endocarditis due to anaerobic organisms in an(More)
Camouflaging Facial Emphysema, as is defined in this paper, is the result of a simple technique used by the patient to deform his face in order to prevent recognition at a police identity parade. The patient performs two punctures in the mucosa at the rear of the upper lip and, after several Valsalva manoeuvres, manages to deform his face in less than 15(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Young prisoners have high-risk behaviors and socio-economic insecurity that increases vulnerability for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) acquisition. Monitoring its prevalence will help to reduce infection rates. PATIENTS AND METHODS Cross-sectional study from a convenience sample of prisoners aged 18-25 years. Urine samples were(More)
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