Susana Sabater-Vidal

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In Spain, in 2006, two oral live-attenuated vaccines against rotavirus disease were licensed for infants up to 6 months. Recent data suggest that vaccine efficacy may vary by region. This makes the real-life postmarketing monitoring of rotavirus vaccination effectiveness an important aspect of rotavirus epidemiologic surveillance. We carried out a case-case(More)
We present a case of Trichosporon asahii fatal infection recognized post mortem in a premature newborn baby of 685 g. Trichosporon asahii isolated from endovascular catheters and endotraqueal tube, is an opportunistic yeast described like an emergent pathogen in serious systemic infections and nosocomial infections in the neonatal intensive care units. The(More)
An outbreak of S.Typhimurium occurred in several towns and cities in the province of Castellon (Spain) between 23 February and 27 May 2011. On April 5, the microbiology laboratory of a hospital in Castellon alerted the health authorities to the increase in S.Typhimurium isolated in fecal culture of children with gastroenteritis. The serotype and phage-type(More)
We describe the interventions carried out in a local epidemiology unit related to the epidemiology of gastroenteritis due to norovirus in geriatric homes in Castellón (Spain) during several years. These range from various outbreaks in the same geriatric home to the study of sporadic cases which determine the endemic situation. This study focuses on the(More)
INTRODUCTION Salmonella infections (SI) are common in Spain. The aim of this study was to appraise risk factors and the clinical characteristics of sporadic Salmonella Typhimurium infections compared with other sporadic salmonella serotype infections (OSI). METHODS From September 2014 to August 2015, a case-case study was carried out by the Epidemiology(More)
La sífilis es una enfermedad compleja que se divide en periodos egún la cronología de la infección. La fase secundaria comienza ntre 4 y 10 semanas después de la aparición del chancro y es el normalización de la bioquímica hepática en el plazo de semanas o pocos meses, aunque se ha descrito un caso de daño hepático fulminante que precisó trasplante(More)
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