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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20306725/-immune-response-of-hansen-s-disease-review
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Elsa Rada, Nacarid Aranzazu, Jacinto Convit
Hansen's disease presents a wide spectrum of clinical and histopathological manifestations that reflect the nature of the immunological response of the host towards diverse Mycobacterium leprae components. The immunological system, composed by both innate and adaptive immunology, offers protection towards infections of various etiologies, among them bacterial. Bacteria, of course, have developed multiple strategies for evading host defenses, based on either very complex or simple mechanisms, but with a single purpose: to "resist" host attacks and to be able to survive...
December 2009: Investigación Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19715913/use-of-basiliximab-induction-in-low-immunological-risk-renal-transplant-recipients-receiving-tacrolimus-based-immunosuppression
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E Gavela Martínez, A I Avila Bernabeu, A Sancho Calabuig, S Beltrán Catalán, V Escudero Quesada, L M Pallardó Mateu
Basiliximab induction treatment has been shown to reduce the incidence of acute rejection episodes without the secondary side effects observed with antilymphocyte polyclonal antibodies. We analyzed our experience with basiliximab induction associated with tacrolimus-based immunosuppression among low-immunological risk renal transplant recipients. We retrospectively analyzed 55 renal transplantation patients of low inmunological risk who received organs from donors younger than 55 years. We compared a group of 21 patients (38...
July 2009: Transplantation Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15782538/-superficial-mycoses-comparative-study-between-type-2-diabetic-patients-and-a-non-diabetic-control-group
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Leila García-Humbría, Nicole Richard-Yegres, Maigualida Pérez-Blanco, Francisco Yegres, Mireya Mendoza, Arnaldo Acosta, Rosaura Hernández, Eluz Zárraga
Superficial mycoses are considered to affect more frequently patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM-2), specially onychomycosis and Tinea pedis. The purpose of this study was to compare the dermatophytoses, candidiasis and Pitiriasis versicolor frequency between 40 patients with DM-2 and 40 healthy persons of either sex, 40 years old or more. Clinical, metabolic, mycologic and inmunologic studies against Candida albicans, were carried out. Both diabetics 75% (30/40) and controls 65% (26/40) presented a high frequency of superficial mycoses (no significant difference p = 0...
March 2005: Investigación Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12297874/-the-rol-of-helicobacter-pylori-in-gastroduodenaltumorous-pathology
#4
Carlos Contardo C
There is great evidence that both gastric lymphoma andadenocarcinoma are related in their pathogenesis to Helicobacter pylori infection.It has been stablished that mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) is anacquired condition following H. pylorl infection and that B cell gastriclymphoma derives from this cell linage. Low grade MALT lymphoma transformsto high grade lymphoma. Furthermore, MALT B cell lymphoma seems toproliferate in response to an antigenic stimulus provided by T cell line of cells specificately activated by H...
1997: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12200018/-varicella-and-parvovirus-b19-immunity-among-pregnant-women-in-gij%C3%A3-n-spain
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Adolfo Suárez González, Luis Otero Guerra, Guillermo Viejo De La Guerra, Pedro de La Iglesia Martínez Pd, Gonzalo Solís Sánchez, Adela Rodríguez Fernández
BACKGROUND: We aimed at determining the inmunological status regarding varicella and parvovirus B19 in pregnant women in Gijón, Spain, and its correlation with several clinical and epidemiological parameters. PATIENTS AND METHOD: Blood samples taken during the first trimester of pregnancy in the area of Gijón were analysed to determine the immunological status with respect to varicella and parvovirus B19. The study included 2 groups: 99 non-European (all tested for both varicella and parvovirus) and 2,188 Europeans (406 were randomly selected for varicella test and 287 for parvovirus test)...
July 6, 2002: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/10859825/-risk-factors-of-non-icu-nosocomial-pneumonia
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F J Nicolás Sánchez, M Vilá Justribó, M Rubio Caballero
OBJECTIVE: To know the incidence and risk's factors of nosocomial pneumonia (NN) in patient entered in hospital with age more of 14 years-old. The study was not performed in patients of Unit Care. Also, morbility and mortality are showed and the relation between bacterial agent and inmunologic answer of the patients. By other hand, we reported about specific clinical predictors for NN. MATERIALS AND METHODS: During a period of twenty-two months, 103 cases of NN were diagnosed what supposed 0...
May 2000: Anales de Medicina Interna: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/8920032/-mycetoma-report-of-3-cases-in-falc%C3%A3-n-state-venezuela
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REVIEW
M Pérez-Blanco, R Hernández-Valles, G Fernández-Zeppenfeldt, F Yegres
This is a report of three cases of mycetome studied in our laboratory during the last four years. We also informed about the evolution of the first case produced by Pyrenochaeta romeroi nova species reported by Borelli in 1959. All the patients were farmer men, 18, 42 and 54 years old, from the semiarid and subhumid zones of Falcon State, located on the northwest region of Venezuela. Clinically, all patients presented the mycetome syndrome (subcutaneous edema, sinus tract and "granules"), with a evolution of six months to three years...
March 1996: Investigación Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/8733252/-helicobacter-pylori-comparative-study-of-different-diagnostic-techniques
#8
COMPARATIVE STUDY
S Fazzio, G Vázquez, G Ardao, J Blanco, E Vivero, G Gualco, I Figari, S Velázquez, E Araujo
OBJECTIVE: To compare the different diagnostic techniques of Helicobacter Pylori infection, confronting the bacteriological culture to other faster, less expensive and easier techniques, such as the urease test, methylen blue and Gram stained smears, the histopathologic examination of biopsies specimens, and the detection of IgG antibodies anti Helicobacter Pylori. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 43 patients with gastroduodenal symptoms who had not taken NSAIDs and who presented endoscopic signs of inlammation and/or gastroduodenal ulcer were prospectively studied...
1995: Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana
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