Elizabeth Castaneda

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Publications

  1. pmc Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 1990-2010
    Elizabeth Castaneda
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:124. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Laboratory-based surveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive disease in children in 10 Latin American countries: a SIREVA II project, 2000-2005
    Elizabeth Castaneda
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:e265-70. 2009
  3. pmc Dissemination of Streptococcus pneumoniae clone Colombia(5)-19 in Latin America
    Liliana Gamboa
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3942-50. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Tracking methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in Colombian hospitals over 7 years (1996-2003): emergence of a new dominant clone
    Cesar Cruz
    Microbiology Group, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota D C, Colombia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:457-62. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Resistance profiles to fluoroquinolones in clinical isolates of Gram positive cocci]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:284-94. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Streptococcus pneumoniae: serotype evolution and patterns of antimicrobial susceptibility in invasive isolates from 11 years surveillance (1994 -2004) in Colombia]
    Clara Inés Agudelo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:234-49. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of clinical and environmental isolates of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex reveals a high genetic diversity and the presence of the molecular type VGII mating type a in Colombia
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    FEMS Yeast Res 6:625-35. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Molecular characterization of Colombian invasive serotype 5 Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates recovered between 1994 and 2004]
    Carolina Firacative
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:295-301. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Acute diarrhea outbreak caused by Shigella flexneri at a school in Madrid, Cundinamarca: phenotypic and genotypic characterization of the isolates]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 22:272-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Molecular surveillance of invasive penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Colombian isolates recovered from children less than 5 years of age]
    Jaime Moreno
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, DC, Colombia
    Biomedica 24:296-301. 2004

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  1. pmc Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 1990-2010
    Elizabeth Castaneda
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:124. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review to determine the distribution of serotype 19A, burden of pneumococcal disease and antibiotic resistance in the region...
  2. doi request reprint Laboratory-based surveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive disease in children in 10 Latin American countries: a SIREVA II project, 2000-2005
    Elizabeth Castaneda
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:e265-70. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Dissemination of Streptococcus pneumoniae clone Colombia(5)-19 in Latin America
    Liliana Gamboa
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3942-50. 2002
    ..In summary, the S. pneumoniae serotype 5 isolates from Latin American are genetically closely related but show different patterns of antibiotic resistance, probably as a result of horizontal transfer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tracking methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones in Colombian hospitals over 7 years (1996-2003): emergence of a new dominant clone
    Cesar Cruz
    Microbiology Group, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota D C, Colombia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:457-62. 2005
    ..The results indicate a shift in the population genetics of Colombian MRSA and confirm dissemination of the Chilean clone for the first time...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Resistance profiles to fluoroquinolones in clinical isolates of Gram positive cocci]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:284-94. 2008
    ..Fluoroquinolones are broad spectrum antibiotics commonly used in the treatment of infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Streptococcus pneumoniae: serotype evolution and patterns of antimicrobial susceptibility in invasive isolates from 11 years surveillance (1994 -2004) in Colombia]
    Clara Inés Agudelo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:234-49. 2006
    ..Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children and adults in the world...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of clinical and environmental isolates of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex reveals a high genetic diversity and the presence of the molecular type VGII mating type a in Colombia
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    FEMS Yeast Res 6:625-35. 2006
    ..The data presented form part of the Colombian contribution to the ongoing global survey of the C. neoformans species complex...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Molecular characterization of Colombian invasive serotype 5 Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates recovered between 1994 and 2004]
    Carolina Firacative
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:295-301. 2006
    ..Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 5 is an important cause of invasive disease in Colombia where the circulation of the clone Colombia5-19, penicillin susceptible but tetracycline and chloramphenicol resistant, has been demonstrated...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Acute diarrhea outbreak caused by Shigella flexneri at a school in Madrid, Cundinamarca: phenotypic and genotypic characterization of the isolates]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 22:272-9. 2002
    ..The network system permitted the INS ready access to the isolates and the implementation of the PFGE permitted a quantitative characterization of the clonal relationship among the isolates from the outbreak...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Molecular surveillance of invasive penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Colombian isolates recovered from children less than 5 years of age]
    Jaime Moreno
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, DC, Colombia
    Biomedica 24:296-301. 2004
    ..Our results indicated that the dissemination of penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae was the result of the spread of international clones, specially, the 3-Spain9V clone...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Resistance to non-beta-lactam antibiotics in the clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae of children in Latin America. SIREVA II, 2000-2005]
    Clara Inés Agudelo
    Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:305-13. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Accuracy of the slide agglutination method evaluated with PCR in typing Haemophilus influenzae isolates]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 23:208-12. 2003
    ..influenzae serotype b and 92% of the other serotypes. When the slide agglutination technique is conducted under a strict quality control program, it remains a sensitive and specific tool for serotyping H. influenzae...
  13. doi request reprint [Increase in erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Colombia, 1994-2008]
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 31:124-31. 2011
    ..Streptococcus pneumoniae is a commonly implicated agent in invasive disease. For infections of S. pneumoniae resistant to b-lactam, macrolides are an alternative treatment. However, resistance to macrolides has increased worldwide as well...
  14. doi request reprint Cryptococcosis in Colombia: results of the national surveillance program for the years 2006-2010
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 32:386-98. 2012
    ..A survey on cryptococcosis is being conducted regularly in Colombia since 1997. We present hereby the results corresponding to patients diagnosed from 2006 to 2010...
  15. pmc Clinical and microbiological aspects of linezolid resistance mediated by the cfr gene encoding a 23S rRNA methyltransferase
    Cesar A Arias
    Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:892-6. 2008
    ..The detection of cfr-mediated linezolid resistance might be compromised by the use of the disk diffusion or Etest method...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of Haemophilus influenzae serotypes and antimicrobial resistance in Colombia, 1994-2002]
    María Victoria Ovalle
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 23:194-201. 2003
    ..Surveillance of invasive H. influenzae isolates has allowed the evaluation of Hib vaccine impact, as well as the detection of an increase of non-capsular isolates, and changes in resistance patterns...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Molecular characterization of invasive isolations of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae recovered from adult patients]
    Jaime Moreno
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Av Calle 26 No 51 60, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 23:77-86. 2003
    ..Wide spread circulation of international strains as well as a Colombian strain highlighted the importance of these clones in maintaining the prevalence of resistance to penicillin in Colombia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of Salmonella enteritidis and Typhimurium clinical and food isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in Bogotá, Colombia
    Magdalena Wiesner
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Avenida Calle 26, No 51 60, Bogota, Colombia
    Microb Drug Resist 12:68-73. 2006
    ..En0001 and S. Typ0001 prevailed monthly during the 6 years of the study. Data collected demonstrate that there was a dominant pattern of S. Enteritidis and S. Typhimurium circulating in clinical and food isolates in Bogotá, Colombia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Circulation of Streptococcus pneumoniae clone Colombia 5 ST289 in nine Latin American countries
    Carolina Firacative
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:337-43. 2009
    ..To determine genetic relatedness of clone Colombia(5) ST289 with invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 5 isolates recovered in nine Latin American countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Identification of Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis by polymerase chain reaction]
    Eliana Parra
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, DC, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:454-60. 2007
    ..Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis are the main human pathogens that cause meningitis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of macrolide resistance in Gram-positive cocci from Colombian hospitals: a countrywide surveillance
    Jinnethe Reyes
    Bacterial Molecular Genetics Unit, Centro de Investigaciones, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    Int J Infect Dis 11:329-36. 2007
    ..The characterization of macrolide resistance in Gram-positive cocci recovered from Colombian hospitals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anti-glucuronoxylomannan IgG1 specific antibodies production in Cryptococcus neoformans resistant mice
    Claudia Parra
    Grupo de Inmunobiología, Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 25:110-9. 2005
    ..Cryptococcus neoformans has a polysaccharide capsule composed of glucuronoxylomannan (GXM), which acts as a major virulence factor and is considered to be a thymus independent type-2 antigen (TI-2)...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Cryptococcus spp. DNA extraction from environmental samples]
    Alexandra Castañeda
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, DC, Colombia
    Biomedica 24:324-31. 2004
    ..With this work we extracted and amplified DNA from Cryptococcus spp. from environmental samples with appropriate PCR specificity, it will be a tool to establish the ecological areas of C. neoformans in our country...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid lateral flow immunoassay for the detection of cryptococcal antigen for the early diagnosis of cryptococcosis in HIV patients in Colombia
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Med Mycol 51:765-8. 2013
    ....
  25. pmc Detection and serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae from nasopharyngeal samples by PCR-based multiplex assay
    Jaime Moreno
    Instituto Nacional de Salud, Avenida calle 26 No 51 60, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Microbiol 43:6152-4. 2005
    ..This technique can be used to study the epidemiology of pneumococcal colonization and the effect of conjugate vaccines...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Experimental inoculation of Terminalia catappa seedlings with an environmental isolate of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii serotype C ]
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 22:524-8. 2002
    ..This finding suggests that there appears to be an association between the host plant and C. neoformans var. gattii in the environment...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Characterization by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Salmonella typhimurium isolates recovered in the acute diarrheal disease surveillance program in Colombia, 1997-2004]
    Nélida Muñoz
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, DC Colombia
    Biomedica 26:397-407. 2006
    ..Previously, little was known about the molecular attributes of these strains and commonality of genetic subtypes among S. Typhimurium isolated from humans in Colombia...
  28. ncbi request reprint In vitro mating of Colombian isolates of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:308-14. 2007
    ..neoformans, serotype D and a hybrid, serotype AD) and C. gattii (serotypes B and C). Mating types a and alpha are designated by a single locus, with the mating type alpha being most prevalent in serotype A and D strains...
  29. doi request reprint Geographic variation in risk factors for SFG rickettsial and leptospiral exposure in Colombia
    Harish Padmanabha
    Insituto Nacional de Salud de Colômbia, Bogota, Colombia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:483-90. 2009
    ..While contrasting risk factors may reflect the unique transmission cycles of each pathogen, the observed patterns of geographic variation suggest that both diseases may respond similarly larger scale human-ecological dynamics...
  30. ncbi request reprint [In vitro determination of virulence factors activity associated with several Cryptococcus neoformans clinical isolates]
    Adriana Sánchez
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Iberoam Micol 25:145-9. 2008
    ..gattii. All isolates expressed the enzyme urease, a lower activity of the proteases (Pz= 0.54), but a higher activity of the phospholipase (Pz=0.43) and phenoloxidase (Pz=0.003) was determined for C. gattii...
  31. pmc Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Colombia
    Marylin Hidalgo
    Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1058-60. 2007
    ..A retrospective serosurvey of febrile patients showed that > 21% of the serum samples had antibodies aaainst spotted fever group rickettsiae...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of climatic conditions on the isolation of members of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex from trees in Colombia from 1992-2004
    Diana Paola Granados
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia
    FEMS Yeast Res 6:636-44. 2006
    ..The climatic conditions for 15 days before the sampling date were correlated with positive or negative isolation of the different serotypes...