Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 211 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Concomitant pulmonary and central nervous system paracoccidioidomycosis with cerebellar abscess.
 

Author(s): Lucas Giansante Abud, Rodolfo Mendes Queiroz, Thiago Giansante Abud

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;48(6):789.

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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High interleukin-4 expression and interleukin-4 gene polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to human paracoccidioidomycosis.
 

Author(s): Mônica Sawan Mendonça, Terezinha S Peraçolli, Mário León Silva-Vergara, Sílvio C Ribeiro, Rafael Faria Oliveira, Rinaldo Poncio Mendes, Virmondes Rodrigues

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2015 Sep;110(6):781-5.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is caused by dimorphic fungi from the Paracoccidioides brasiliensis complex. Previous studies have demonstrated that the severity of disease is associated with a T-helper 2 immune response characterised by high interleukin (IL)-4 production. In the present ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2015

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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.
 

Author(s): Roberto Martinez

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2015 Sep;57 Suppl 19():11-20.

 

The epidemiological characteristics of paracoccidioidomycosis were reviewed and updated. The new endemic areas in Brazil were discussed in the section regarding the geographic distribution of the mycosis. Subclinical infection with Paracoccidioides brasiliensis was discussed on the ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS TREATMENT.
 

Author(s): Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2015 Sep;57 Suppl 19():31-7.

 

Considered to be an emerging endemic mycosis in Latin America, paracoccidioidomycosis is characterized by a chronic course and involvement of multiple organs in immunocompromised hosts. Infection sequelae are mainly related to pulmonary and adrenal insufficiency. The host-parasite ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: CHALLENGES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A VACCINE AGAINST AN ENDEMIC MYCOSIS IN THE AMERICAS.
 

Author(s): Carlos P Taborda, M E Urán, J D Nosanchuk, L R Travassos

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2015 Sep;57 Suppl 19():21-4.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM), caused by Paracoccidioides spp, is an important endemic mycosis in Latin America. There are two recognized Paracoccidioides species, P. brasiliensis and P. lutzii, based on phylogenetic differences; however, the pathogenesis and disease manifestations ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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[Disseminated juvenile paracoccidioidomycosis diagnosed in a girl in an urban area].
 

Author(s): Angélica Ballesteros, Sandra Beltrán, Jaime Patiño, Cynthia Bernal, Rocío Orduz

Journal: Biomedica. ;34(1):21-8.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is one of the most prevalent systemic fungal infections in Latin American countries. The incidence rate has been increasing and its detection has gotten increasingly common in travelers or immigrants from endemic areas. It is characterized by respiratory symptoms, ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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