Sergio Sosa-Estani

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Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Etiological treatment in patients infected by Trypanosoma cruzi: experiences in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Ministerio de Salud y Ambiente, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:583-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint [Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Argentina]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Invesgación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Ministerio de Salúd de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:29-32. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Therapy, diagnosis and prognosis of chronic Chagas disease: insight gained in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:167-80. 2009
  4. pmc Therapy of chagas disease: implications for levels of prevention
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Instituto Nacional de Parasitología Dr Mario Fatala Chaben y Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Ministerio de Salud, Avendia Paseo Colón 568, 1063 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Trop Med 2012:292138. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of a rapid test on umbilical cord blood to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in pregnant women in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and Mexico
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:755-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Vectorial and congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in Las Lomitas, Formosa]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán
    Medicina (B Aires) 69:424-30. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiological treatment of young women infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, and prevention of congenital transmission
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 42:484-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint High seroprevalence of bloodborne viruses among street-recruited injection drug users from Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mercedes Weissenbacher
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Facultad de Medicina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S348-52. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and other viral co-infections among young heterosexual men and women in Argentina
    María de los Angeles Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:153-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in injection drug users in Argentina: high seroprevalence of HIV infection
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S338-42. 2003

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Etiological treatment in patients infected by Trypanosoma cruzi: experiences in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Ministerio de Salud y Ambiente, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:583-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to describe knowledge, mainly of the last 15 years, that changed criteria for specific treatment against Trypanosoma cruzi infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Argentina]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Invesgación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Ministerio de Salúd de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:29-32. 2005
    ..cruzi by congenital transmission are born in Argentina, per year. The implementation of an early strategy of detection for an effective and opportune treatment acquires great relevance as a Public Health measure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Therapy, diagnosis and prognosis of chronic Chagas disease: insight gained in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:167-80. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Therapy of chagas disease: implications for levels of prevention
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Instituto Nacional de Parasitología Dr Mario Fatala Chaben y Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Ministerio de Salud, Avendia Paseo Colón 568, 1063 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Trop Med 2012:292138. 2012
    ..Based on current evidence, etiological treatment has to be considered as an essential public health strategy useful to reduce disease burden and to eliminate Chagas disease altogether...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of a rapid test on umbilical cord blood to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in pregnant women in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and Mexico
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:755-9. 2008
    ..6% and 99.0%, respectively. These results show the ability for a rapid determination of the presence of T. cruzi-specific antibodies in umbilical cord blood as a pragmatic strategy to screen for infection in pregnant women...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Vectorial and congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in Las Lomitas, Formosa]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán
    Medicina (B Aires) 69:424-30. 2009
    ..3%. The local health system has introduced high impact procedures of primary and secondary prevention in order to prevent new cases and to treat infected people...
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiological treatment of young women infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, and prevention of congenital transmission
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 42:484-7. 2009
    ..5% to IHA and 43.8% to IFA. 62.5% of the women were non-reactive according to two or three serological tests. No infected children were detected among the newborns of mothers treated before their pregnancy...
  8. ncbi request reprint High seroprevalence of bloodborne viruses among street-recruited injection drug users from Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mercedes Weissenbacher
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Facultad de Medicina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S348-52. 2003
    ..3% (68) were coinfected with HCV and 68.8% (53) were coinfected with HBV. We demonstrated the existence of multiple viral infections with a high rate of prevalence in IDUs in Buenos Aires, Argentina...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and other viral co-infections among young heterosexual men and women in Argentina
    María de los Angeles Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:153-9. 2004
    ..The IDU-related and sexual transmission of hepatitis viruses constitute a significant problem among young, HIV-infected, heterosexuals in Argentina...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in injection drug users in Argentina: high seroprevalence of HIV infection
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S338-42. 2003
    ..0%; and among 26 female sex workers (2 studies), the prevalence was 47.0%. Prevalence of HIV infection was high among IDUs in Argentina, ranging from 27% to 80%...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of Chagas disease with benznidazole and thioctic acid]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Buenos Aires
    Medicina (B Aires) 64:1-6. 2004
    ..However, a single month cycle of this parasiticide permitted a high compliance rate to therapy among infected outpatients...
  12. pmc Early diagnosis of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection, using shed acute phase antigen, in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
    María Cristina Mallimaci
    Laboratorio Central, Hospital Regional Ushuaia, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:55-9. 2010
    ..For infants older than 3 months, congenital infection could be ruled out using the same procedure...
  13. doi request reprint Cultural barriers to effective communication between Indigenous communities and health care providers in Northern Argentina: an anthropological contribution to Chagas disease prevention and control
    Ana Dell'arciprete
    Departamento de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Lujan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Equity Health 13:6. 2014
    ..This article contributes to the understanding of the cultural barriers that affect the communication process between indigenous peoples and their health care providers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tegumentary leishmaniasis outbreak in Bella Vista City, Corrientes, Argentina during 2003
    Oscar Daniel Salomón
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, Av Paseo Colon 568, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:767-74. 2006
    ..Tegumentary leishmaniasis risk should be assessed for any project that involves changes in land use throughout an endemic area...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multiple infections and associated risk factors among non-injecting cocaine users in Argentina
    Diana Rossi
    Intercambios Asociación Civil para el Estudio y Atención de Problemas Relacionados con las Drogas, Avenida Corrientes 2548, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cad Saude Publica 24:965-74. 2008
    ..Because of the rising number of NICU and the multiple infections detected, it is essential to implement prevention strategies focused on this population...
  16. pmc Risk factors for sporadic Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections in children, Argentina
    Marta Rivas
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:763-71. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Buenos Aires cohort of men who have sex with men: prevalence, incidence, risk factors, and molecular genotyping of HIV type 1
    Marcela Segura
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1322-9. 2007
    ..Retention rates and HIV incidence rate were high. These data should be considered as a promising potential population for HIV vaccine trials...
  18. ncbi request reprint Detection and characterization of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in captive non-domestic mammals
    Gerardo A Leotta
    Servicio Fisiopatogenia, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, 1281 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vet Microbiol 118:151-7. 2006
    ..This is the first work developed with zoological mammals and STEC in Argentina...
  19. ncbi request reprint HIV seroincidence estimates among at-risk populations in Buenos Aires and Montevideo: use of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion
    Moira Vignoles
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA CNRS, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:494-500. 2006
    ..There is an urgent need for development and implementation of specific prevention strategies to address this burgeoning epidemic...
  20. pmc The need of a neonatal preparation for Chagas disease
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    PLoS Med 2:e387. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint [Hantavirus in human and rodent population in an endemic area for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Argentina]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación, Endemo epidemias CeNDIE Administración Nacional, Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán
    Medicina (B Aires) 62:1-8. 2002
    ..The transmission would be from rodent contact exclusively and mainly in ongoing deforestation areas and domestic habitat surrounding rural dwellings...