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Although the clinical and epidemiologic features of progressive disseminated histoplasmosis (PDH) in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) have been well described, the pathologic and pulmonary aspects remain to be fully defined. A retrospective review of three patients and a prospective study of four more with PDH and AIDS recently admitted to an(More)
BACKGROUND The present study describes the use of time series analysis in the evaluation of the incidence of nosocomial infection. The main hypothesis analysed was that monthly occurrence of nosocomial infection in a hospital may be related to work-related factors such as the control and training of personnel imposed by a surveillance system, strikes(More)
A sixth autochthonous case of visceral leishmaniasis is reported in Bolivia. It is also the fourth case detected in the Yungas Valley (Department of La Paz) confirming the long-term existence of the disease in this area where cases of canine leishmaniasis and natural infestation of the phlebotomine sandfly, Lutzomyia longipalpis, were previously reported.
OBJECTIVES Describe the epidemiological characteristics of neonatal deaths in Peru. MATERIALS AND METHODS Descriptive study based on notifications to the Perinatal and Neonatal National Epidemiological Surveillance Subsystem (PNNESS) made in 2011-2012. The capture-recapture method was used to calculate the registration of the notification and estimate the(More)
Is well known that food can affect the bioavailability of several drugs, its impact is major for those drugs that have to act near of drug absorption. Documentation about alterations of ranitidine bioavailability by effect of food is poor. The purpose of this work was to evaluate the effect of food over the bioavailability of ranitidine. Twenty healthy(More)
Since the outcomes of lung transplants are still poorer than those obtained with others, such as heart, kidney or liver transplants, the challenge for medicine remains focused on prolonging functional graft survival. The procedure triggers significant post-surgical physiopathological changes in the lung parenchyma, the rib cage, the airways and pulmonary(More)
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