A A Escobedo

Summary

Affiliation: Ciudad de La Habana
Country: Cuba

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Giardiasis: the ever-present threat of a neglected disease
    Angel A Escobedo
    Hospital Pediátrico Universitario Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616 esquina 27 Plaza Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10400, Cuba
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 10:329-48. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of intestinal protozoan infections in children
    A A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, Cuba
    Arch Dis Child 94:478-82. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, risk factors and clinical features associated with intestinal parasitic infections in children from San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, 10400 Cuba
    West Indian Med J 57:377-82. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The treatment of giardiasis in children: single-dose tinidazole compared with 3 days of nitazoxanide
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology, Pediatric Academic Hospital Pedro Borrás, 616 F Plaza Havana City, 10400, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 102:199-207. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Intestinal protozoan and helminth infections in the Municipality San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology, Paediatric Academic Hospital Pedro Borraás, Havana City 10400, Cuba
    Trop Doct 37:236-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Giardiasis: a pharmacotherapy review
    Angel A Escobedo
    Jefe del departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Hospital Pediátrico Universitario Pedro Borrás, Ciudad de La Habana, CP, Cuba
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1885-902. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Caregiver perspectives for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood giardiasis in Havana City, Cuba. A qualitative study
    Angel A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, Cuba
    Acta Trop 119:99-106. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing mebendazole and secnidazole for the treatment of giardiasis
    A A Escobedo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Hospital Pediatrico Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616 esquina a 27, Plaza, Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10400, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:499-504. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalization of Cuban children for giardiasis: a retrospective study in a paediatric hospital in Havana
    A A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616, Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:47-56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for Giardia infection among hospitalized children in Cuba
    J Bello
    Academic Paediatric Hospital of Cerro, Calzada del Cerro No 2002, Cerro, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:57-64. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Giardiasis: the ever-present threat of a neglected disease
    Angel A Escobedo
    Hospital Pediátrico Universitario Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616 esquina 27 Plaza Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10400, Cuba
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 10:329-48. 2010
    ..A number of future research priorities are also presented...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of intestinal protozoan infections in children
    A A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, Cuba
    Arch Dis Child 94:478-82. 2009
    ..This article presents an update on the pharmacotherapy currently available for amoebiasis, giardiasis and other intestinal protozoan infections...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, risk factors and clinical features associated with intestinal parasitic infections in children from San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, 10400 Cuba
    West Indian Med J 57:377-82. 2008
    ..We suggest that IPIs, especially STH, in SJM should be strongly suspected in children with abdominal pain from rural areas. Targeted and frequent interventions to control these infections are needed in this municipality...
  4. doi request reprint The treatment of giardiasis in children: single-dose tinidazole compared with 3 days of nitazoxanide
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology, Pediatric Academic Hospital Pedro Borrás, 616 F Plaza Havana City, 10400, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 102:199-207. 2008
    ..Although apparently less efficacious than tinidazole, nitazoxanide remains a good candidate for the treatment of children with G. lamblia infection...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intestinal protozoan and helminth infections in the Municipality San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba
    A A Escobedo
    Department of Microbiology, Paediatric Academic Hospital Pedro Borraás, Havana City 10400, Cuba
    Trop Doct 37:236-8. 2007
    ..The rates and intensity of intestinal parasitic infections found permit us to speculate that the conditions that predispose to acquire intestinal protozoan and STH infections persist in this municipality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Giardiasis: a pharmacotherapy review
    Angel A Escobedo
    Jefe del departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Hospital Pediátrico Universitario Pedro Borrás, Ciudad de La Habana, CP, Cuba
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1885-902. 2007
    ..The present article examines some of the most important points of antigiardial pharmacotherapy available at present and the future prospects of development of new agents...
  7. doi request reprint Caregiver perspectives for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood giardiasis in Havana City, Cuba. A qualitative study
    Angel A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Havana City, Cuba
    Acta Trop 119:99-106. 2011
    ..Treatment-seeking behaviour when giardiasis suspected mainly included visiting the nearby family doctor. The findings of this study reveal the need for a health education intervention in areas of misperceptions and confusion...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing mebendazole and secnidazole for the treatment of giardiasis
    A A Escobedo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Hospital Pediatrico Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616 esquina a 27, Plaza, Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10400, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:499-504. 2003
    ..Mebendazole may be preferable to secnidazole in the treatment of giardiasis cases who have an history of intolerance to 5-nitromidazoles, and where infections with Giardia and soil-transmitted helminths frequently co-occur...
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalization of Cuban children for giardiasis: a retrospective study in a paediatric hospital in Havana
    A A Escobedo
    Academic Paediatric Hospital Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616, Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:47-56. 2011
    ..Such information on the clinical characteristics of giardiasis among children living in an endemic area may be valuable to paediatricians and public-health officials who wish to screen for the disease...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for Giardia infection among hospitalized children in Cuba
    J Bello
    Academic Paediatric Hospital of Cerro, Calzada del Cerro No 2002, Cerro, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:57-64. 2011
    ..If appropriately managed, the surveillance of drinking water and foodstuffs, for Giardia and other parasites, might also help to reduce the hospitalization of Cuban children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of chloroquine, albendazole and tinidazole in the treatment of children with giardiasis
    A A Escobedo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Hospital Pediatrico Pedro Borrás, Calle F No 616 esquina a 27, Plaza Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10400, Cuba
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:367-71. 2003
    ..All three drugs were well accepted and tolerated, with only mild, transient and self-limiting side-effects reported. Chloroquine appears to be a good alternative to tinidazole for the treatment of paediatric patients with giardiasis...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled, open-label trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of chloroquine in the treatment of giardiasis in children
    R Canete
    Cuban Institute of Gastroenterology, Havana City, Cuba
    West Indian Med J 59:607-11. 2010
    ..Giardia duodenalis is among the commonest protozoan parasites in the intestinal tract of humans and may cause significant morbidity worldwide. Although there are several antigiardial agents, treatment failures have been commonly reported...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intestinal coccidia in Cuban pediatric patients with diarrhea
    F A Núñez
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, La Habana, Cuba
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 98:539-42. 2003
    ..01). Our results showed that emerging intestinal coccidia are pathogens strongly associated in this group of children with diarrhea...