Miryam Astudillo

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OBJECTIVE Detecting antibodies against Leptospira spp. in Neotropical primates and workers in a Colombian Zoo and identifying the risk factors associated with the disease. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed regarding 65 Neotropical primates and 20 zookeepers. The samples were processed by microagglutination test (MAT) using a reference strain(More)
Between 1974 and 1992, 118 patients with Myasthenia gravis (MG) were studied in our Hospital; 92 patients, followed up for longer than 6 months, were surveyed for therapeutical results. Patients were categorized according to Osserman criteria; 22 belonged to group I; 77 to group II; 4 to group III and 15 to group IV. MG predominated in females, the ratio(More)
Between 1974 and 1987 we have examined 50 patients with the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. Female preponderance (2.5: 1) was found. Also, it was observed that most of the patients were aged between 20 and 49 years. Beside the clinical examination, the following tests were performed: (1) edrofonium test, (2) supramaximal repetitive nerve stimulation, (3)(More)
Cerebral tuberculoma is a rare cause of intracranial mass. In Latin America and Colombia where tuberculosis is endemic, it represents between 5 and 30% of brain tumours. A 53-year-old Colombian woman was admitted to a third-level hospital in Cali, Colombia, after reporting loss of consciousness, headache, paresthesia, and flight of ideas for a two-week(More)
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