Marcelo Jenné Mimica

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Our report highlights an alarming situation in Réunion Island. Reemergence of CS after the increase of early syphilis in women of childbearing age must be considered as a public health alert, especially in countries where health care is supposed to be effi cient. CS is easy to prevent with adequate screening of the mother and good follow-up of seropositive(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to correlate amplitude-integrated electroencephalography findings with early outcomes, measured by mortality and neuroimaging findings, in a prospective cohort of infants at high risk for brain injury in this center in Brazil. METHODS This blinded prospective cohort study evaluated 23 preterm infants below 31 weeks of(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are now a worldwide problem. Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients are commonly colonized and infected by MRSA. Accurate oxacillin susceptibility testing is mandatory for the adequate management of these patients. We performed a comparison of the accuracy of different tests in CF isolates, including(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare cultured microorganisms identified on endotracheal tubes biofilms through sonication technique with traditional tracheal aspirate collected at extubation of pediatric intensive care unit patients. METHODS Demographic and epidemiological data were analyzed to identify factors possibly related with the microbiological profile of the(More)
Twenty seven S. aureus isolates were obtained from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients at a tertiary care hospital in Brazil. Nineteen (70.4%) were methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) and eight (29.6%) methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Of the MRSA isolates, four had SCCmec type III and four had SCCmec type IV. PVL genes were not detected in any of the(More)
Respiratory viruses are a possible etiology of infections in pediatric febrile neutropenic patients, considering that they are the most frequent cause of fever in otherwise healthy children.1 We conducted a prospective, observational study, from March to December 2012, in Santa Casa de São Paulo, a busy quaternary public hospital in the largest and most(More)