Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel

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Publications

  1. pmc Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Tepehuanos Aged 15 Years and Older in Durango, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    J Pathog 2013:243246. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a case-control study in a Northern Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Dgo 34000, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 7:167. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Michoacán State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Mexico Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 112:433-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in a Mennonite community in Durango State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Dgo, Durango, Mexico
    Helicobacter 18:215-21. 2013
  5. pmc Toxocara infection in psychiatric inpatients: a case control seroprevalence study
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Department of Infectology, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 8:e62606. 2013
  6. pmc Toxocariasis in waste pickers: a case control seroprevalence study
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Department of Infectology, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 8:e54897. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in elderly people in a northern Mexican city
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina y Nutrición, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:568-74. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Tepehuanos in Durango, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:138-42. 2012
  9. pmc High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a subset of Mexican patients with work accidents and low socioeconomic status
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 5:13. 2012
  10. pmc Toxoplasma gondii infection and liver disease: a case-control study in a northern Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 4:75. 2011

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  1. pmc Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Tepehuanos Aged 15 Years and Older in Durango, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    J Pathog 2013:243246. 2013
    ..02). This is the first report of seroprevalence and contributing factors for Helicobacter pylori infection in Tepehuanos and of the association of Helicobacter pylori infection with laborer occupation. Results warrants further research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a case-control study in a Northern Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Dgo 34000, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 7:167. 2014
    ..Very little is known about a potential association between infections, i.e. those with Toxoplasma gondii, and hypertensive disorders during pregnancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Michoacán State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Mexico Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 112:433-7. 2013
    ..1%). This is the first report on the seroprevalence and correlates of T. gondii infection in sheep in Michoacán State, Mexico. The role of environmental characteristics for T. gondii infection in sheep deserves further research...
  4. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in a Mennonite community in Durango State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Dgo, Durango, Mexico
    Helicobacter 18:215-21. 2013
    ..The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection among Mennonites (an ethnic group of German descent living in rural communities in Mexico) has not been previously studied...
  5. pmc Toxocara infection in psychiatric inpatients: a case control seroprevalence study
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Department of Infectology, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 8:e62606. 2013
    ..There is poor knowledge about the epidemiology of toxocariasis in psychiatric patients...
  6. pmc Toxocariasis in waste pickers: a case control seroprevalence study
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Department of Infectology, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 8:e54897. 2013
    ..The epidemiology of Toxocara infection in humans in Mexico has been poorly explored. There is a lack of information about Toxocara infection in waste pickers...
  7. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in elderly people in a northern Mexican city
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina y Nutrición, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:568-74. 2012
    ..gondii infection. Our results will provide the basis for the design of optimal preventive measures against T. gondii infection...
  8. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Tepehuanos in Durango, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:138-42. 2012
    ..Toxoplasma may be impacting the health of Tepehuanos. This is the first report of T. gondii infection in Tepehuanos, and the results should prove useful for the design of preventive measures...
  9. pmc High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a subset of Mexican patients with work accidents and low socioeconomic status
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 5:13. 2012
    ..Socio-demographic, work, clinical and behavioral characteristics from each worker were obtained...
  10. pmc Toxoplasma gondii infection and liver disease: a case-control study in a northern Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 4:75. 2011
    ..Socio-demographic, clinical and behavioral characteristics from the study subjects were obtained...
  11. pmc Toxoplasma gondii infection and abdominal hernia: evidence of a new association
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Durango, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 4:112. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint [Knowledge and practices on toxoplasmosis in physicians attending pregnant women in Durango, Mexico]
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango
    Gac Med Mex 147:311-24. 2011
    ..To determine the level of knowledge and practices about toxoplasmosis in physicians attending pregnant women in Durango, Mexico...
  13. pmc Toxoplasma gondii infection in workers occupationally exposed to unwashed raw fruits and vegetables: a case control seroprevalence study
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasit Vectors 4:235. 2011
    ..Through a case control seroprevalence study, we sought to determine the association of Toxoplasma gondii infection with occupational exposure to unwashed raw fruits and vegetables...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evolution of hepatitis C virus-specific T cell responses and cytokine production in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with high doses of interferon-alpha
    Cosme Alvarado Esquivel
    Departamento de Inmunologia y Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Investigacion Cientifica, Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, UJED
    Rev Invest Clin 54:41-50. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of postnatal depression in women attending public hospitals in Durango, Mexico]
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango UJED, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 146:1-9. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of postnatal depression and associated epidemiological features in a population of women from Durango, Mexico...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in registered female sex workers in northern Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado Esquivel
    Instituto de Investigacion Cientifica, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 30:195-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in female sex workers (FSWs) in Mexico...
  17. doi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii infection and schizophrenia: a case control study in a low Toxoplasma seroprevalence Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad S N esquina Fanny Anitua, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasitol Int 60:151-5. 2011
    ..6) than in those with paranoid schizophrenia (F20.0) (P=0.02). This study provides elements to clarify the controversial information on the association of T. gondii infection and schizophrenia...
  18. pmc Prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in elders of nursing homes and a senior center of Durango City, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango City, Mexico
    BMC Psychiatry 4:3. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Genotypic resistance to lamivudine among hepatitis B virus isolates in Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo, and National Institute of Public Health, Morelos, Mexico
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:221-3. 2006
    ..Drug resistance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is an increasing clinical problem. Resistance to lamivudine in HBV isolates in Mexico has been poorly explored...
  20. pmc Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women in a public hospital in northern Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State UJED, Durango, Mexico
    BMC Infect Dis 6:113. 2006
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of T. gondii infection and associated socio-demographic, clinical and behavioural characteristics in a population of pregnant women of Durango City, Mexico...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of hepatitis B virus isolates in Mexico: predominant circulation of hepatitis B virus genotype H
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6540-5. 2006
    ..To determine the genotypes in Mexican hepatitis B virus (HBV) isolates and characterize their precore and core promoter mutations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Characterization of rpoB gene mutations in rifampicin resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients at 5 Mexican public hospitals
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Departamento de Inmunologia y Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Investigacion Cientifica, UJED, Durango, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 53:526-30. 2001
    ..To characterize the rpoB gene mutations of the rifampicin-resistant M. tuberculosis strains isolated in pulmonary tuberculosis patients from Mexico...
  23. pmc Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in psychiatric inpatients in a northern Mexican city
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State UJED, Durango, Mexico
    BMC Infect Dis 6:178. 2006
    ..Seroprevalence in patients was compared with that obtained in a control population...
  24. pmc Seroepidemiology of infection with Toxoplasma gondii in healthy blood donors of Durango, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State UJED, Durango, Mexico
    BMC Infect Dis 7:75. 2007
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of T. gondii infection and associated socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics in a population of healthy blood donors of Durango City, Mexico...
  25. pmc Hepatitis virus and HIV infections in inmates of a state correctional facility in Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Mexico
    Epidemiol Infect 133:679-85. 2005
    ..These results have implications for the optimal planning of preventive and therapeutic measures...
  26. pmc Molecular analysis of Mycobacterium isolates from extrapulmonary specimens obtained from patients in Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado Esquivel
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, , Durango, Mexico
    BMC Clin Pathol 9:1. 2009
    ..tuberculosis complex infections in lymph nodes was not found...
  27. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of infection with Toxoplasma gondii in waste pickers and waste workers in Durango, Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:306-12. 2008
    ..gondii infection; (iii) the higher the exposure to garbage, the higher the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection; (iv) Eating food products from the garbage may represent an important route for T. gondii infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of selected viral, bacterial and parasitic infections among inpatients of a public psychiatric hospital of Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Avenida Universidad y Fanny Anitua, Durango, Mexico
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 50:161-4. 2008
    ..HCV is an important pathogen among our psychiatric inpatients. Health care strategies for prevention and control of infections in Mexican psychiatric patients should be considered...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Seroreactivity to hepatitis B virus surface antigen among different population groups in the City of Durango, Mexico]
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 144:481-4. 2008
    ..To determine the seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) in several groups of populations in Durango City, Mexico...
  30. doi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii infection and suicide attempts: a case-control study in psychiatric outpatients
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, and Institute for Scientific Research, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad, Durango, Mexico Hospital of Mental Health Dr Miguel Vallebueno, Durango City, Secretary of Health, Avenida Fidel Velázquez, Durango, Mexico and Institute for Microbiology and Hygiene, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Medical School, Berlin, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:948-52. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that although seroprevalence of Toxoplasma infection is not associated with suicide attempts, a high anti-Toxoplasma antibody level is, therefore warranting further research. ..
  31. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic rabbits in Durango State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Mexico
    Prev Vet Med 111:325-8. 2013
    ..This is the first study of T. gondii infection in rabbits in Durango, Mexico. Results indicate that infected rabbits are a potential source of T. gondii infection in humans in Durango State. ..
  32. pmc Human papillomavirus infections in women seeking cervical Papanicolaou cytology of Durango, Mexico: prevalence and genotypes
    Luis Francisco Sánchez-Anguiano
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Mexico
    BMC Infect Dis 6:27. 2006
    ..Also to determine whether any socio-demographic characteristic from the women associated with HPV infection exists...
  33. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in captive mammals in three zoos in Mexico City, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Mexico
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:803-6. 2013
    ..However, none of these animals were ill. Seropositivity to T. gondii was found for the first time in a number of species...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection in patients suffering from acute and chronic liver disease in three public hospitals in Durango, Mexico]
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 142:447-50. 2006
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic pigs in Veracruz State, Mexico
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000, Durango, Mexico
    Trop Anim Health Prod 46:705-9. 2014
    ..gondii infection in pigs. Results also remark the risk of T. gondii infection in humans by ingestion of raw or undercook pork in Mexico...
  36. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in human adults from three rural communities in Durango State, Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad S N esquina Fanny Anitua, Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    J Parasitol 94:811-6. 2008
    ..22; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.11-16.05) and turkey meat (adjusted OR = 4.58; 95% CI = 1.14-18.44). This is the first epidemiological study of T. gondii prevalence in rural Mexico...
  37. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in cats from Durango City, Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Dgo Mexico
    J Parasitol 93:1214-6. 2007
    ..5 yr (41 vs. 13.2%, respectively; odds ratio = 4.55; 95% CI = 1.24-17.18; P = 0.01). Overall, the seroprevalence of T. gondii antibodies in cats in Durango, Mexico, is much lower compared with those reported in other countries...
  38. doi request reprint Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in dogs from Durango City, Mexico
    J P Dubey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
    J Parasitol 93:1033-5. 2007
    ..The N. caninum antibody titers of the 2 dogs were: 1:400 by IFAT and 1:200 by NAT in 1, and 1:25 by NAT and IFAT in the other. Results indicate that these 2 structurally similar protozoans are antigenically different...