Robin C Romero

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The study was conducted in Guaymas city, Sonora, in Northwestern Mexico. Triatomines were collected manually during daytime, within and around houses selected randomly, with one person searching for bugs during one hour per house. Collected bugs were identified and analyzed for Trypanosoma cruzi infection. From a total of 279 collected specimens there were(More)
Avian corticosterone (CORT) concentrations vary seasonally for many species, but most studies examined species from extreme environments or from only a few times of the year. It is unclear how general a phenomenon this is. We examined both baseline and stress-induced CORT from house sparrows (Passer domesticus) in two habitats-Massachusetts, similar to(More)
The incidence and prevalence of histoplasmosis in Southeast Asia has not been extensively described. The first microbiologically documented case of disseminated histoplasmosis with cutaneous papulonodules in a 56-year-old woman from the Philippines is reported. She presented with fever and generalized papulonodular lesions in various stages, which evolved(More)
Substitution of aerosolized triamcinolone acetonide for aerosolized beclomethasone dipropionate in treatment of 30 chronic asthmatics resulted in subjective improvement in all patients. There was reduction in requirement of systemic steroids and inhaled beta adrenergics. No adrenal suppression or oropharyngeal candidiasis occurred after replacing(More)
The relationship between verbal report and cardiac orienting response measures of speech discrimination in adult listeners was examined in two experiments using stimuli and paradigms previously employed in studies of infant speech perception. The results of Experiment I revealed that all listeners, those who reported discrimination of a synthetic [ba-ga](More)
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