Virgínia Lopes

Sofia Pedroso1
Leonor Gusmão1
Leonídio Dias1
Josefina Santos1
1Sofia Pedroso
1Leonor Gusmão
1Leonídio Dias
1Josefina Santos
1Cláudia Pereira
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The present-day Brazilian population is a consequence of the admixture of various peoples of very different origins, namely, Amerindians, Europeans and Africans. The proportion of each genetic contribution is known to be very heterogeneous throughout the country. The aim of the present study was to compare the male lineages present in two distinct Brazilian(More)
We report an atypical case of Rhodotorula mucilaginosa fungemia coexisting with pleural tuberculosis, in an immunocompetent host. The patient was an inhaled drug abuser and worked in a fruit market. The diagnosis of Rhodotorula mucilaginosa infection was established by the isolation of the yeast in two blood cultures followed by a good response to(More)
Cryptococcal infection has been increasing among immunosuppressed population. We report three cases of Cryptococcus neoformans infection in immunosuppressed patients - two renal transplanted and one with lupus nephritis. Early infection (<3months) was diagnosed in two - an allograft Cryptococcus infection and a central nervous system involvement. The third,(More)
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