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    • Active Surveillance of Candidemia in Children from Latin America A Key Requirement for Improving Disease Outcome 

      Santolaya, Maria E.; Alvarado, Tito; Queiroz-Telles, Flavio; Colombo, Arnaldo L. [UNIFESP]; Zurita, Jeanette; Tiraboschi, Iris N.; Alberto Cortes, Jorge; Thompson, Luis; Guzman, Manuel; Sifuentes, Jose; Echevarria, Juan I.; Nucci, Marcio; Latin Amer Invasive Mycosis Networ (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-02-01)
      Background: Active surveillance is necessary for improving the management and outcomes of patients with candidemia. the aim of this study was to describe the epidemiologic and clinical features of candidemia in pediatric ...

    • Advancing the management of primary immunodeficiency diseases in Latin America: Latin American Society for Immunodeficiencies (LASID) Initiatives 

      Condino-Neto, A.; Franco, J. L.; Espinosa-Rosales, F. J.; Leiva, L. E.; King, A.; Porras, O.; Oleastro, M.; Bezrodnik, L.; Grumach, A. S.; Costa-Carvalho, B. T. [UNIFESP]; Sorensen, R. U. (Elsevier B.V., 2012-05-01)
      Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD) are associated with significant morbidity and mortality and result in a significant public health burden. This is in part due to the lack of appropriate diagnosis and treatment of ...

    • Alcohol and violence in the emergency department: a regional report from the WHO collaborative study on alcohol and injuries 

      Borges, Guilherme; Orozco, Ricardo; Cremonte, Mariana; Buzi-Figlie, Neliana [UNIFESP]; Cherpitel, Cheryl; Poznyak, Vladimir (Inst Nacional Salud Publica, 2008-01-01)
      Objective. To determine the relative risk (RR) of non-fatal unintentional and violence-related injury associated with alcohol consumption in three emergency departments in Latin America (2001-2002). Material and Methods. ...

    • Antimicrobial activity of dalbavancin tested against Gram-positive clinical isolates from Latin American medical centres 

      Gales, Ana Cristina [UNIFESP]; Sader, Helio Silva [UNIFESP]; Jones, Ronald N. [UNIFESP] (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005-02-01)
      The activity of dalbavancin, a new semi-synthetic lipoglycopeptide antibiotic, was evaluated in comparison with other antibacterial agents against 1229 Gram-positive organisms collected from medical centres in Latin America. ...

    • Antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Latin America: results from five years of the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program 

      Castanheira, Mariana [UNIFESP]; Gales, Ana Cristina [UNIFESP]; Mendes, Rodrigo Elisandro [UNIFESP]; Jones, R. N.; Sader, Helio Silva [UNIFESP] (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2004-07-01)
      A total of 1561 pneumococcal isolates were collected in 1997-2001, mainly from patients with community-acquired respiratory tract infections, and susceptibilities were tested by reference broth microdilution against 29 ...

    • Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of unusual nonfermentative gram-negative bacilli isolated from Latin America: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (1997-2002) 

      Gales, Ana Cristina [UNIFESP]; Jones, Ronald N; Andrade, Soraya Sgambatti [UNIFESP]; Sader, Helio Silva [UNIFESP] (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde, 2005-10-01)
      The antimicrobial susceptibility of 176 unusual non-fermentative gram-negative bacilli (NF-GNB) collected from Latin America region through the SENTRY Program between 1997 and 2002 was evaluated by broth microdilution ...

    • Assembling the Puzzle for Promoting Physical Activity in Brazil: A Social Network Analysis 

      Brownson, Ross C.; Parra, Diana C.; Dauti, Marsela; Harris, Jenine K.; Hallal, Pedro C.; Hoehner, Christine; Malta, Deborah Carvalho; Reis, Rodrigo S.; Ramos, Luiz Roberto [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Isabela C.; Soares, Jesus; Pratt, Michael (Human Kinetics Publ Inc, 2010-07-01)
      Background: Physical inactivity is a significant public health problem in Brazil that may be addressed by partnerships and networks. In conjunction with Project GUIA (Guide for Useful Interventions for Physical Activity ...

    • Uma 'biblioteca sem paredes': história da criação da Bireme 

      Silva, Márcia Regina Barros da [UNIFESP]; Ferla, Luis Antonio Coelho [UNIFESP]; Gallian, Dante Marcello Claramonte [UNIFESP] (Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2006-03-01)
      Approaching from the framework of social, political, and economic contexts, the article analyzes the process involved in creation of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (Bireme). The ...

    • Challenges in the diagnosis and management of acromegaly: a focus on comorbidities 

      Abreu, Alin; Pinzon Tovar, Alejandro; Castellanos, Rafael; Valenzuela, Alex; Gomez Giraldo, Claudia Milena; Castellanos Pinedo, Alejandro; Pantoja Guerrero, Doly; Builes Barrera, Carlos Alfonso; Ignacio Franco, Humberto; Ribeiro-Oliveira, Antonio, Jr.; Vilar, Lucio; Jallad, Raquel S.; Duarte, Felipe Gaia; Gadelha, Monica; Boguszewski, Cesar Luiz; Abucham, Julio [UNIFESP]; Naves, Luciana A.; Musolino, Nina Rosa C.; Justamante de Faria, Maria Estela; Rossato, Ciliana; Bronstein, Marcello D. (Springer, 2016)
      Acromegaly is a rare, insidious disease resulting from the overproduction of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), and is associated with a range of comorbidities. The extent of associated complications ...

    • Challenges to reduce the '10/90 gap': mental health research in Latin American and Caribbean countries 

      Razzouk, D. [UNIFESP]; Gallo, C.; Olifson, S.; Zorzetto, R. [UNIFESP]; Fiestas, F.; Poletti, G.; Mazzotti, G.; Levav, I.; Mari, J. J. [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008-12-01)
      To analyze the status of mental health research in 30 Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC).Medline and PsycInfo databases were searched to identify the LAC authors. Their publications were classified according to ...