Zaida Arteta

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INTRODUCTION Latin America is a large and diverse region, comprising more than 600 million inhabitants and one million physicians in over 20 countries. Resistance to antibacterial drugs is particularly important in the region. This paper describes the design, implementation and results of an international bi-lingual (Spanish and Portuguese) online(More)
INTRODUCTION The programs of rational use of antibiotics are designed to optimize antimicrobial therapy and minimize the emergence of bacterial resistance. In order to optimize the use of antibiotics we implemented an educational program based on the application of a checklist criteria for the rational use of these drugs. METHOD We performed a cohort(More)
The incidence of pulmonary fungal infections is very low in Uruguay, and such infections typically affect immunocompromised patients. We report the case of an immunocompetent patient presenting with a two-month history of cough, dyspnea, and fever. The patient resided in a rural area. Imaging tests revealed extensive pneumonitis and pulmonary fibrosis. On(More)
O225 Table 1. Baseline characteristics of study population Total (n 127) Naı̈ve patients (n 100) Treated patients (n 27) Sex Male 103 (81.1) 87 (87.0) 16 (59.3) Age at diagnosis Median (IQR) 40 (30 to 50) 47 (31 to 50) 34 (25 to 43) Year of diagnosis Median (IQR) 2012 (2009 to 2015) 2014 (2012 to 2015) 2005 (2000 to 2011) Country of origin Aruba 74 (58.3)(More)
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