Felipe Francisco Tuon

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi A systematic literature review on the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) from bronchoalveolar lavage clinical samples
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:89-94. 2007
  2. ncbi Concomitant pleural and disseminated tuberculosis in AIDS: immune response or HIV infection compartmentalization?
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Acta Trop 104:79-83. 2007
  3. ncbi Central venous catheter-associated fungemia due to Rhodotorula spp. --a systematic review
    Felipe F Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Cerqueira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Mycol 45:441-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Chryseobacterium meningosepticum as a cause of cellulitis and sepsis in an immunocompetent patient
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 56:1116-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis reactivation 2 years after treatment caused by systemic corticosteroids - first report
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Dermatol 46:628-30. 2007
  6. ncbi Simultaneous occurrence of pulmonary tuberculosis and carcinomatous lymphangitis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:76-7. 2007
  7. doi Vitamin D intoxication: a cause of hypocalcaemia and acute renal failure in a HIV patient
    F F Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J STD AIDS 19:137-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Acute pancreatitis associated with lamivudine therapy for chronic B hepatitis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:263. 2008
  9. ncbi Bladder irrigation with amphotericin B and fungal urinary tract infection--systematic review with meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar 255, 4 Andar Sala 4028 ICHC, Cerqueira Cesar, CEP 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Infect Dis 13:701-6. 2009
  10. ncbi Adenosine deaminase and tuberculous pericarditis--a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar 255, 4 Andar Sala 4028 ICHC, Cerqueira Cesar, CEP Number 05403 010 São Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Trop 99:67-74. 2006

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  1. ncbi A systematic literature review on the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) from bronchoalveolar lavage clinical samples
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:89-94. 2007
    ..The present study showed support for the clinical value of PCR from BAL for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in patients with risk factors for this disease...
  2. ncbi Concomitant pleural and disseminated tuberculosis in AIDS: immune response or HIV infection compartmentalization?
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Acta Trop 104:79-83. 2007
    ..Associations between these entities are not so rare, while they remain incompletely explained. This brief review discusses several points of this contradictory association...
  3. ncbi Central venous catheter-associated fungemia due to Rhodotorula spp. --a systematic review
    Felipe F Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Cerqueira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Mycol 45:441-7. 2007
    ..The use of specific antifungal therapy may be associated with an increase in the survival. It should be noted that Rhodotorula spp. is resistant to fluconazole...
  4. ncbi Chryseobacterium meningosepticum as a cause of cellulitis and sepsis in an immunocompetent patient
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 56:1116-7. 2007
    ..Chryseobacterium meningosepticum is a Gram-negative rod with a worldwide distribution. A case of C. meningosepticum cellulitis with severe sepsis and hepatitis in a 36-year-old male patient is described...
  5. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis reactivation 2 years after treatment caused by systemic corticosteroids - first report
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Dermatol 46:628-30. 2007
    ..This report demonstrates the possibility of ATL reactivation in patients using corticosteroids, an observation that should be considered in individuals treated with this medication...
  6. ncbi Simultaneous occurrence of pulmonary tuberculosis and carcinomatous lymphangitis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:76-7. 2007
    ..Carcinomatous lymphangitis is a rare event that may be confounded with tuberculosis because of its radiographic and clinical characteristics...
  7. doi Vitamin D intoxication: a cause of hypocalcaemia and acute renal failure in a HIV patient
    F F Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J STD AIDS 19:137-8. 2008
    ..Serum creatinine and calcium returned to near normal levels after vitamin D discontinuation, saline and furosemide administration. Some aspects of the drug-induced nephropathy are discussed...
  8. ncbi Acute pancreatitis associated with lamivudine therapy for chronic B hepatitis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:263. 2008
    ..We report a case of a pancreatitis following lamivudine therapy. A careful monitoring of amylase levels during treatment with lamivudine is discussed, mainly in the first weeks, considering the cost of this exam and further complication...
  9. ncbi Bladder irrigation with amphotericin B and fungal urinary tract infection--systematic review with meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar 255, 4 Andar Sala 4028 ICHC, Cerqueira Cesar, CEP 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Infect Dis 13:701-6. 2009
    ..The treatment of asymptomatic candiduria is not well established and the use of amphotericin B bladder irrigation (ABBI) is controversial. The aim of this systematic review was to determine the best place for this therapy in practice...
  10. ncbi Adenosine deaminase and tuberculous pericarditis--a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar 255, 4 Andar Sala 4028 ICHC, Cerqueira Cesar, CEP Number 05403 010 São Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Trop 99:67-74. 2006
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the utility of ADA activity as a diagnostic marker of TP on patients presenting with pericardial effusion...
  11. ncbi Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome associated with disseminated mycobacterial infection in patients with AIDS
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:527-32. 2007
    ..Clinical aspects of IRIS are presented in the paper and clinical management options for this event are carefully discussed...
  12. doi Treatment of New World cutaneous leishmaniasis--a systematic review with a meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Infectious and Parasitic Clinic, and Laboratory of Medical Investigation Parasitology LIM 46, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Dermatol 47:109-24. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the best drug management in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Latin America based on the best studies published in the medical literature...
  13. doi Immunohistochemistry and polymerase chain reaction on paraffin-embedded material improve the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Amazon region
    Valdir Sabbaga Amato
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Parasitology LIM 46, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Enéas de Carvalho, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Dermatol 48:1091-5. 2009
    ..Amongst the new tests described are those including nucleic acid amplification (polymerase chain reaction, PCR) and immunohistochemistry (IHC)...
  14. ncbi Mucosal leishmaniasis . Current scenario and prospects for treatment
    Valdir Sabbaga Amato
    Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 05403 010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Trop 105:1-9. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, it also frequently provokes serious side effects. This review offers a critical analysis of the drugs now available for the treatment of ML as also of the future prospects for the treatment of the disease...
  15. ncbi Human visceral leishmaniasis expresses Th1 pattern in situ liver lesions
    Maria Irma Seixas Duarte
    Laboratory of Infectious Diseases Pathology, Pathology Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Infect 57:332-7. 2008
    ..This pattern of immune response is probably responsible for improvement in the parasite's clearance from liver tissue and it is a prognostic marker of human visceral leishmaniasis...
  16. ncbi Expression of TLR2 and TLR4 in lesions of patients with tegumentary American leishmaniasis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 54:159-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the pattern of expression of Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) and Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) in skin biopsies of patients with American tegumentary leishmaniasis (ATL) caused by Leishmania braziliensis...
  17. ncbi Local immunological factors associated with recurrence of mucosal leishmaniasis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Immunol 128:442-6. 2008
    ..These data suggest that exacerbated CD8(+) activity, in addition to a poor regulatory response, could underlie an unfavorable fate with regard to ML. These markers may be useful for predicting the prognosis of ML in lesion studies...
  18. ncbi Usefulness of kDNA PCR in the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis reactivation in co-infected patients
    Antonio Carlos Nicodemo
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, São PauloSP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 55:429-31. 2013
    ..The kDNA PCR seems to be a useful tool for diagnosing VL and may be a good marker for predicting VL relapses after treatment of co-infected patients with clinical symptoms of the disease...
  19. doi Diffuse-regressive alterations and apoptosis of myocytes: possible causes of myocardial dysfunction in HIV-related cardiomyopathy
    Geanete Pozzan
    Pathology Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 132:90-5. 2009
    ..To determine the frequency of cardiac alterations in necropsies of AIDS patients in pre-HAART era and better understand the pathogenesis of HIV-related cardiomyopathy...
  20. ncbi False-positive results of a rapid K39-based strip test and Chagas disease
    Vicente Amato Neto
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation Parasitology LIM 46, Hospital das Clinicas, Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Infect Dis 13:182-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of false-positive exams using a rapid test for VL in patients with Chagas disease...
  21. ncbi Chronic colitis associated with HIV infection can be related to intraepithelial infiltration of the colon by CD8+ T lymphocytes
    Elaine Raniero Fernandes
    Laboratório da Disciplina de Patologia de Moléstias Transmissíveis, Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455 Cerqueira César, Sao Paulo
    Int J STD AIDS 19:524-8. 2008
    ..An imbalance of lymphocyte subpopulations in the colon, both in the lamina propria and epithelium, could result in an intraepithelial CD8 infiltration, involved in the pathogenesis of CCH in AIDS patients...
  22. ncbi Leishmania: origin, evolution and future since the Precambrian
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 54:158-66. 2008
    ..Understanding of this global condition is fundamental in determining the best approach to use against the parasite, specifically for the development of an efficient vaccine...
  23. doi Adenosine deaminase and tuberculous meningitis--a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Hospital das Clinicas, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:198-207. 2010
    ..The different methods used to measure ADA and the heterogeneity of data do not allow standardization of this test as a routine...
  24. ncbi Cytokine expression in the duodenal mucosa of patients with visceral leishmaniasis
    Kleber Giovanni Luz
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 43:393-5. 2010
    ..This pattern of organ-specific immune response has never been evaluated in the gastrointestinal tract. The aim of this study was to determine the in situ immune response in duodenal biopsies on patients with VL...
  25. ncbi Hemophagocytic syndrome associated with hepatitis A: case report and literature review
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 50:123-7. 2008
    ..In this article the clinical features, presumed pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria and treatment of VAHS are discussed, including description of cases of VAHS related to hepatitis A virus infection found in the medical literature...
  26. ncbi The usefulness of adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 49:165-70. 2007
    ..The specificity of ADA activity for the TP was best applied in the differential diagnosis from PE of unknown origin. The present study demonstrates the clinical value of the measurement of ADA activity in PE in the diagnosis of TP...
  27. ncbi Treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis in Latin America: systematic review
    Valdir Sabbaga Amato
    Infectious and Parasitic Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:266-74. 2007
    ..Cost, adverse effects, local experience, and availability of drugs to treat ML are strong points to be considered before determining the best management of this disease, especially in developing countries...
  28. doi TGF-beta and mesenchymal hepatic involvement after visceral leishmaniasis
    Maria Irma Seixas Duarte
    Laboratory of the Discipline of Pathology of Transmissible Disease, University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Av Dr Arnaldo, 455 Cerqueira César, 01246 903, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Parasitol Res 104:1129-36. 2009
    ..Residual hepatomegaly in visceral leishmaniasis could result from sustained Kupffer cell activation with perihepatocytic fibrosis...
  29. ncbi Candida albicans skin abscess
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 48:301-2. 2006
    ..We describe a case of Candida albicans subcutaneous abscess without fungemia, which can be associated with central venous catheter...
  30. ncbi Facial structure alterations and abnormalities of the paranasal sinuses on multidetector computed tomography scans of patients with treated mucosal leishmaniasis
    Raphael Abegão de Camargo
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3001. 2014
    ..We compared the findings with a control group...
  31. ncbi Treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis with a lipid formulation of amphotericin B
    Valdir Sabbaga Amato
    Clin Infect Dis 44:311-2. 2007
  32. ncbi Video-assisted thoracoscopy and tuberculous pericarditis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2338. 2006
  33. ncbi Tuberculosis and tracheal bronchus
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Int J Infect Dis 11:467-8. 2007
  34. ncbi Brain abscess secondary to frontal osteomyelitis
    Felipe Francisco Tuon
    Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diesases, School of Medicine University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 48:233-5. 2006
    ..We described a case of frontal osteomyelitis with brain abscess caused by Staphylococcus aureus with improve after needle aspiration and antibiotics to brain abscess for eight weeks and for chronic osteomyelitis for four months...