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Dissemination of blaKPC-2 by the Spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae Clonal Complex 258 Clones (ST258, ST11, ST437) and Plasmids (IncFII, IncN, IncL/M) among Enterobacteriaceae Species in Brazil
ABSTRACT This article reports the spread of blaKPC-2 in the Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro states, facilitated by globally spread K. pneumoniae clonal complex 258 (CC258) clones (ST258, ST11, andExpand
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Brazilian guidelines for the clinical management of paracoccidioidomycosis.
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic fungal disease occurring in Latin America that is associated with rural environments and agricultural activities. However, the incidence and prevalence ofExpand
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New Trends in Paracoccidioidomycosis Epidemiology
  • R. Martinez
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of fungi
  • 3 January 2017
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic fungal disease occurring in Latin America and more prevalent in South America. The disease is caused by the dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides spp. whose majorExpand
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  • R. Martinez
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao…
  • 1 September 2015
SUMMARY The epidemiological characteristics of paracoccidioidomycosis were reviewed and updated. The new endemic areas in Brazil were discussed in the section regarding the geographic distribution ofExpand
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Effectiveness of Oral Rinse with Chlorhexidine in Preventing Nosocomial Respiratory Tract Infections among Intensive Care Unit Patients
Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of the oral application of a 0.12% solution of Chlorhexidine for prevention of respiratory tract infections among intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Design.Expand
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Paracoccidioidomycosis in patients infected with and not infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a case-control study.
Epidemiologic and clinical data for 53 patients with paracoccidioidomycosis and co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (cases) were compared with those for 106 patients with endemicExpand
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Systemic and Local Characterization of Regulatory T Cells in a Chronic Fungal Infection in Humans1
The long-term persistence of pathogens in a host is a hallmark of certain infectious diseases, including schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM). Natural regulatory T (Treg)Expand
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Expansion and Evolution of a Virulent, Extensively Drug-Resistant (Polymyxin B-Resistant), QnrS1-, CTX-M-2-, and KPC-2-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 International High-Risk Clone
ABSTRACT In this study, we report the early expansion, evolution, and characterization of a multiresistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clone that was isolated with increasing frequency from inpatients in aExpand
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Paracoccidioidomycosis epidemiological features of a 1,000-cases series from a hyperendemic area on the southeast of Brazil.
Paracoccidioidomycosis has been known for over 100 years, and until now, there were only few estimates of the disease's incidence. We aim to analyze 1,000 cases treated between 1960 and 1999 atExpand
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CCR5-Dependent Regulatory T Cell Migration Mediates Fungal Survival and Severe Immunosuppression1
Paracoccidioidomycosis, a debilitating pulmonary mycosis, is caused by the dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. The infection results in the formation of granulomas containing viable yeastExpand
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