Marisol Lopes Guerra

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AIMS The purpose of the study was to compare the pharmacokinetic parameters of rifabutin obtained in a group of patients without wasting syndrome (NWS) with those obtained in a group with wasting syndrome (WS). METHODS A single dose of 300 mg rifabutin was administered in the fasting state to the patients in both study groups and blood samples were(More)
Dear Sir, B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL) is a neoplastic disease characterized by the proliferation of small mature-appearing CD5, CD23 B-cells, which accumulate within the bone marrow, blood and lymphoid tissues. 1,2 Extra-nodal involvement may be detected in several organs but very few reports exist describing the involvement of the orbit by(More)
The aim of this retrospective, multicentre, observational study was to assess the durability, safety, immune recovery and effectiveness on viral suppression of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a maraviroc (MVC)-based cohort. We collected clinical, demographical, immunological and virological parameters of adult HIV patients who were infected by CCR5-tropic(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of bacterial infections occurring in 400 admissions of HIV-positive patients in the Infectious Diseases Unit of the Azienda Ospedale Santa Corona, Pietra Ligure (SV), from January 1994 to September 1996. RESULTS 56 episodes were documented (14% of admissions): 24 (43%) hospital acquired (11 sepsis, 5(More)
Varicella is a common benign childhood disease that often presents in adolescents and adults in a more severe form. We report a previously healthy 50-year-old man who developed multiple necrotic cutaneous ulcers associated with fever, asthenia and anorexia. Physical examination revealed few tense hemorrhagic vesicles on the trunk and necrotic cutaneous(More)
Thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG) deficiency has been frequently described in single patients and in many families. Most people with abnormal TBG concentrations are euthyroid. Cases of Graves' disease and TBG deficit have rarely been reported. We describe the case of a person with Graves' disease and TBG deficiency. Because of this condition, the patient had(More)
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