Víctor Juan Expósito Jiménez

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We report 2 cases of tuberculous otitis media that were diagnosed at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York since 1999. Both patients were women, aged 30 and 31 years. One patient had grown up in Russia, the other was a native-born American who had never left the East Coast region of the United States. Both patients had been symptomaticfor many months;(More)
Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) due to Streptococcus pneumoniae is rare and has never been reported in an HIV-infected patient, despite the higher risk of invasive disease in this group. We describe here the first case of pneumococcal epidural abscess, presenting with fever and back pain in a 60-year-old man infected with HIV. Blood cultures were positive for(More)
The present study evaluates the superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT) activities in a wild strain of Drosophila melanogaster and the genotoxic potential induced by Cas II-gly (a new antineoplastic drug) using the somatic mutation and recombination test. Larvae 48h old were treated with Cas II-gly in a range of 0-1.5mM and aliquot were taken every(More)
We report the first case of Lemierre's disease caused by a co-infection with A. haemolyticum and F. necrophorum. A characteristic skin rash and predominant growth on multiple blood cultures suggests a causative role for Arcanobacterium. Failures of penicillin therapy in A. haemolyticum infections should be considered when the initial antibiotic regimen is(More)
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