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INTRODUCTION Clopidogrel is recommended in addition to aspirin to prevent atherothrombotic events in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and in those undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). However, an interindividual variability in platelet inhibition response to clopidogrel has been demonstrated, and is associated with recurrent(More)
BACKGROUND Hypercholesterolemia causes alterations in platelet function. Platelet hyperaggregation is considered a predisposing factor for atherosclerosis. In this paper, the antiaggregating effect of the polyamines putrescine, spermidine, and spermine was studied on platelets of normal and hypercholesterolemic rabbits. METHODS New Zealand rabbits were(More)
The topical action of a combined therapy of human interferon (3000 U/ml) and secretory immunoglobulin IgA (1,5 mg/ml) was studied in 56 patients with herpetic keratitis. The pain and photophobia disappeared within 48 h after the beginning of treatment and a marked reduction of the corneal lesion during the first week of treatment was observed in all the(More)
We are presenting the case of a 54 year-old woman, who had a kidney transplant. She came to our laboratory to consult for two cutaneous lesions: a cystic one at the back of her right leg and one localized on dorsum of left forearm. Biopsies of both lesions were performed for a histopathologic study as well as microbiological (both bacteriologic and(More)
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) replicated productively in rabbit and guinea pig ganglia and nerve organ cultures when inoculated in high titres. Treatment with IgG 20 hr before and 48 hr after infection produced a delay of 4 to 7 days in the recovery of HSV-1 by the method of co-cultivation. The same result was obtained when IgG was combined with human(More)
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