To the Editor: Ehrlichiosis is a zoonotic disease transmitted to humans through the bite of infected ticks (1). The first recognized human ehrlichial infection, Sennetsu fever, was described in Japan in 1954 (2). The first case of human ehrlichiosis in the United States was recognized in 1986 and was reported in 1987 (3). The disease is caused by… (More)
Shewanella algae and Shewanella pu-trefaciens: clinical and microbiologi-cal characteristics. Clin Microbiol Infect. report of Shewanella haliotis showing a phlegmonous inflammation of right lower leg with sepsis [in Japanese]. Shewanella algae bacteremia mimicking Vibrio septicemia. algae and Shewanella putrefaciens infections caused by a shared measuring… (More)
Resistencia antimicrobiana en la infección urinaria Artículo breve Resistencia antimicrobiana en la infección urinaria por Escherichia coli adquirida en la comunidad. ¿Cuál antibiótico voy a usar? Antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli from community-acquired urinary tract infections. Abstract Objective. Determine antibiotic resistance of… (More)
OBJECTIVE To report the prevalence of antibodies against the hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) in a group of patients with hepatic cirrhosis (HC). MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective transversal and descriptive study was carried out from March 1998 to May 1999. Study subjects were 153 patients; 117 (76%) male and 36 (24%) female, diagnosed with HC. They were… (More)
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was isolated from 12 febrile humans in Yucatan, Mexico, in 2015. One patient was co-infected with dengue virus type 1. Two additional CHIKV isolates were obtained from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes collected in the homes of patients. Phylogenetic analysis showed that the CHIKV isolates belong to the Asian lineage.
Objective. CCR5-Δ32 allele frequency needs to be identified in HIV+ patients and exposed seronegative individuals in Yucatan, Mexico, to understand this mutation's relationship to infection and disease progression. Material and Methods. A total of 355 samples were analyzed: 62 from HIV+ patients, 51 from exposed seronegative individuals and 242 from general… (More)
Hiperlipidemia en pacientes con VIH ARTÍCULO ORIGINAL Hiperlipidemia e intolerancia a la glucosa en un grupo de pacientes infectados con VIH que reciben terapia antirretrovírica hiperactiva (14%) pacientes; además, 19 (9%) pacientes exhibieron alte-raciones en la glucosa, seis (3%) presentaron diabetes melli-tus y 13 (6%), intolerancia a la glucosa. Las… (More)