Rosana Gacek

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Dogs are the principal reservoir hosts of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (VL) but current serological methods are not sensitive enough to detect all subclinically infected animals, which is crucial to VL control programs. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods have greater sensitivity but require expensive equipment and trained personnel, impairing its(More)
A case of convulsions occurring 48 hours following transcanal labyrinthectomy for Meniere's disease in a 76-year-old woman is described to illustrate the unexpected onset of severe hyponatremia after surgery. This syndrome is believed to be produced by inappropriately increased levels of antidiuretic hormone in healthy women without any associated medical(More)
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