Vivian Kouri

Summary

Affiliation: Ciudad de La Habana
Country: Cuba

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in various populations in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Virology Department, Havana, Cuba
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:320-5. 2004
  2. doi request reprint High frequency of antiviral drug resistance and non-B subtypes in HIV-1 patients failing antiviral therapy in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodía Km 6, Marianao 13, Havana City, Cuba
    J Clin Virol 55:348-55. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Kaposi's Sarcoma and Human Herpesvirus 8 in Cuba: evidence of subtype B expansion
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Virology 432:361-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Departamento de Virologia, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:1073-7. 2002
  5. pmc Simultaneous quantification of human herpesvirus 8 DNA by real time PCR in different tissues of HIV infected cuban patients with Kaposi's sarcoma
    Vivian Kouri
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Herpesviridae 1:3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus load in asymptomatic contacts of Cuban epidemic KS patients
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, Km 6, La Lisa, PO Box 601, Marianao, Havana 13, Cuba
    Arch Virol 155:1971-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of herpesviruses in kidney transplant recipients in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Clin Infect Dis 36:818-21. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Nearly identical strains of human herpesvirus 8 in couples discordant for Kaposi's sarcoma
    Vivian Kouri
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    AIDS 21:765-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of herpesvirus as a cause of mononucleosis-like and febrile syndromes in Cuba, 2006-2009
    Consuelo Correa
    Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, Havana, Cuba
    MEDICC Rev 13:45-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on outcome of central nervous system herpesviruses infection in Cuban human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals
    Pedro Ariel Martínez
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri IPK, Marianao 13, Ciudad Habana, Cuba
    J Neurovirol 13:446-51. 2007

Collaborators

  • Anne Mieke Vandamme
  • Carlos Fonseca
  • Kristel Van Laethem
  • Carlos Aragonés
  • Angela Gala
  • L Angel Pérez
  • Yuan Chang
  • Philippe Lemey
  • Daniel Perez
  • Ulrich Hengge
  • Ida González
  • Patrick S Moore
  • Maria G Guzman
  • Lissette Pérez
  • Yudira Soto
  • Yoan Alemán
  • Consuelo Correa
  • Pedro A Martínez
  • Alina Alvarez
  • Magilé C Fonseca
  • Jorge Perez
  • Alexander Piñón
  • Sonia Resik
  • Luis Sarmiento
  • Virginia Capo
  • Guelsys Gonzalez
  • Pedro Ariel Martínez
  • Clara Savón
  • Odalys Valdés
  • Aimée Festary
  • Yoeri Schrooten
  • Lore Vinken
  • Lai Heng Hung
  • Adibel Goicolea
  • Hermis Rodriguez
  • Pedro Mas
  • Angel Goyenechea
  • Grehete Gonzalez
  • Belsy Acosta
  • Delfina Rosario
  • Consuelo B Correa
  • Martha P Couret
  • Tania Roig
  • Denis Verdasquera
  • Yeissel Abrahantes
  • Consuelo Beatriz Correa
  • Blanca Rosa Manzano
  • Ledy Xiomara López
  • Celia María Limia
  • Odalys Valdéz
  • Anamays Govín
  • Alina Ana Alvarez
  • Luis Morier
  • Griselda Torres
  • Yenisleidys Martínez
  • Ana Isabel de la Torre
  • Stijn Imbrechts
  • Delmis Alvarez
  • Yeisel Abrahantes
  • Jorge Campos
  • Nathalie Dekeersmaeker
  • Gertjan Beheydt
  • Orlando Martinez
  • Juan José Marchena
  • Gustavo Cordero
  • Licet González
  • Norma Hondal
  • Gregorio Petirena
  • Iliana Alvarez
  • José Florin
  • César Silvério
  • Niurka Pereda
  • Bienvenido Gra
  • Elvira Dorticós
  • Lourdes Perez
  • Yardelys Pérez
  • Nancy Cazorla
  • Juan C Jaime
  • Diana P Duran
  • Luis Solar
  • Mabel González
  • Daniel Limonta
  • Alberto Arencibia
  • Joan Alemán
  • Yoan Alemán Campos
  • Juan J Marchena
  • Ma Pilar Perez Breña
  • Alina Llop
  • Inmaculada Casas
  • Lidice Palerm

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in various populations in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Virology Department, Havana, Cuba
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:320-5. 2004
    ..Little is known about the prevalence and distribution of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) infection in the Caribbean. The aim of this study was to determine rates of KSHV seropositivity in various populations in Cuba...
  2. doi request reprint High frequency of antiviral drug resistance and non-B subtypes in HIV-1 patients failing antiviral therapy in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodía Km 6, Marianao 13, Havana City, Cuba
    J Clin Virol 55:348-55. 2012
    ..Emergence of HIV-1 drug resistance may limit the sustained benefits of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in settings with limited laboratory monitoring and drug options...
  3. doi request reprint Kaposi's Sarcoma and Human Herpesvirus 8 in Cuba: evidence of subtype B expansion
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Virology 432:361-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the temporal distribution (1991-2009) and associated variation of KSHV subtypes in Cuba...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Departamento de Virologia, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:1073-7. 2002
    ..The present study is the first report of C. trachomatis prevalence in Cuba. It showed that there was not significantly difference in the prevalence rate of C. trachomatis between both groups...
  5. pmc Simultaneous quantification of human herpesvirus 8 DNA by real time PCR in different tissues of HIV infected cuban patients with Kaposi's sarcoma
    Vivian Kouri
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Herpesviridae 1:3. 2010
    ..1 to 12.5). These results emphasize the systemic nature of HHV-8-infection and demonstrate the possible role of saliva in HHV-8 transmission among MSM...
  6. doi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus load in asymptomatic contacts of Cuban epidemic KS patients
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, Km 6, La Lisa, PO Box 601, Marianao, Havana 13, Cuba
    Arch Virol 155:1971-6. 2010
    ..Even in the absence of disease, KSHV could cause an asymptomatic systemic infection in individuals who maintain close contact with AIDS-KS patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of herpesviruses in kidney transplant recipients in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Clin Infect Dis 36:818-21. 2003
    ..Cytomegalovirus and human herpesvirus 6 were detected in these patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nearly identical strains of human herpesvirus 8 in couples discordant for Kaposi's sarcoma
    Vivian Kouri
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    AIDS 21:765-8. 2007
    ..By quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction and HHV-8 genotyping we provide strong evidence for the sexual transmission of HHV-8 in this unique cohort...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of herpesvirus as a cause of mononucleosis-like and febrile syndromes in Cuba, 2006-2009
    Consuelo Correa
    Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, Havana, Cuba
    MEDICC Rev 13:45-9. 2011
    ..In immunocompromised patients, herpetic infection can be lethal and routine laboratory tests are of little use. Use of novel techniques may provide important improvements in diagnosis and treatment of these patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on outcome of central nervous system herpesviruses infection in Cuban human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals
    Pedro Ariel Martínez
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri IPK, Marianao 13, Ciudad Habana, Cuba
    J Neurovirol 13:446-51. 2007
    ..It was therefore concluded that it is more likely that HIV individuals receiving HAART have a better recovery of CNS infections than those who are not receiving it...
  11. doi request reprint A myocarditis outbreak with fatal cases associated with adenovirus subgenera C among children from Havana City in 2005
    Clara Savón
    Tropical Medicine Institute Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    J Clin Virol 43:152-7. 2008
    ..Eleven patients had a rapid evolution of disease and there were 8 fatalities from cardiac failure secondary to myocarditis...
  12. pmc High frequency of antiviral drug resistance and non-b subtypes in HIV-1 patients failing antiviral therapy in Cuba
    Vivian Kouri
    Virology Department, Laboratory of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19754. 2014
    ..The objective is to implement the surveillance of drug resistance and subtypes in HIV-1 patients failing ART in Cuba...
  13. doi request reprint Antiretroviral drug resistance in HIV-1 therapy-naive patients in Cuba
    Lissette Pérez
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Infect Genet Evol 16:144-50. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV) in Cuban and German patients with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and asymptomatic sexual contacts
    Vivian Kouri
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Virology 337:297-303. 2005
    ..The unique ethnic background of the Cuban population may explain the variety of different KSHV strains...
  15. ncbi request reprint Distinct genotypic distribution of cytomegalovirus (CMV) envelope glycoprotein B (gB) in a Cuban cohort of patients with different CMV diseases
    Vivian Kouri
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:1038-44. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, this preliminary report has allowed us to identify that the main 4 CMV genotypes are present in the Cuban population, with genotypes 2 and 1 being the most frequent strains...
  16. ncbi request reprint Drug-resistant HIV-1 in Cuban children and their seropositive mothers
    Lissette Pérez
    Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, Havana, Cuba
    MEDICC Rev 13:24-31. 2011
    ..We recommend antiretroviral resistance assays before initiating treatment in pregnant seropositive women and their newborns...
  17. pmc Performance of an in-house human immunodeficiency virus type 1 genotyping system for assessment of drug resistance in Cuba
    Yoan Alemán
    Virology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 10:e0117176. 2015
    ..Overall, the in-house assay provided good results, was feasible with equipment and reagents available in Cuba and was half as expensive as commercial assays. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology and KSHV K1 subtypes in a Cuban AIDS-Kaposi's sarcoma population
    Vivian Kouri
    Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana City, Cuba
    AIDS 19:984-7. 2005
    ..The molecular epidemiology of the KSHV subtypes seems to reflect the unique mixed ethnic background of the Cuban population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Limitations to contact tracing and phylogenetic analysis in establishing HIV type 1 transmission networks in Cuba
    Sonia Resik
    Tropical Medicine Institute Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:347-56. 2007
    ..Also, superinfection and incomplete epidemiological information are other factors that will limit the concordance of phylogenetic reconstruction and reported epidemiological linkage...
  20. doi request reprint Diagnosis and screening for cytomegalovirus infection in pregnant women in Cuba as prognostic markers of congenital infection in newborns: 2007-2008
    Vivian Kouri
    Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1105-10. 2010
    ..The objective of this research was prenatal identification of pregnant women at risk for developing active infection due to HCMV as well as to diagnose congenitally infected newborns...
  21. doi request reprint Isolation of Coxsackievirus A24 variant from patients with hemorrhagic conjunctivitis in Cuba, 2008-2009
    Magilé C Fonseca
    Department of Virology, Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute IPK, Autopista Novia del Mediodia Km 6 1 2, Marianao 13, Havana, Cuba
    J Clin Virol 53:77-81. 2012
    ..An outbreak of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis occurred in Cuba in 2008 and 2009...
  22. ncbi request reprint Human Papillomavirus infections in Cuban women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Yudira Soto
    Virology Department, Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, Havana City, Cuba
    Sex Transm Dis 34:974-6. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Coxsackievirus A6 and enterovirus 71 causing hand, foot and mouth disease in Cuba, 2011-2013
    Magilé C Fonseca
    Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, Avenida Novia del Mediodía KM 6 1 2, La Lisa, Marianao 13, P O Box 601, CP 11400, Havana, Cuba
    Arch Virol 159:2451-5. 2014
    ..HEV was detected in 11 HFMD cases. Emerging genetic variants of coxsackievirus A6 and EV71 were identified as the causative agents of the Cuban HFMD cases. ..
  24. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human papillomavirus infections in cervical samples from cuban women older than 30 years
    Yudira Soto
    1Sexually Transmitted Diseases Laboratory, Department of Virology, Microbiology Branch, and 2Department of Pathology, Medical Assistance Branch, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, La Lisa 3Maternity Hospital Eusebio Hernández and 4Maternity Hospital Ramón González Coro, Havana, Cuba
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 18:210-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to provide information about the molecular epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) in a group of Cuban women...
  25. doi request reprint Assessment of infection with polyomaviruses BKV, JCV and SV40 in different groups of Cuban individuals
    Pedro A Martínez
    STD Laboratory, Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, Km 6, La Lisa, Marianao 13, Havana City, Cuba
    Arch Virol 157:315-21. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint First report on fatal myocarditis associated with adenovirus infection in Cuba
    Odalys Valdés
    Respiratory Viruses Laboratory, Virology Department, Division of Microbiology, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    J Med Virol 80:1756-61. 2008
    ..Histological examination was undertaken to detect myocardial inflammation. After exclusion of other possible causes of death, the results indicated that viral myocarditis was the cause of death in patients with adenovirus infection...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex infections in mothers and newborns in a Havana maternity hospital
    Aimée Festary
    Dr Ramón González Coro University Maternity Hospital HMURGC, Havana, Cuba
    MEDICC Rev 17:29-34. 2015
    ..Cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus are associated with congenital or perinatal infection, causing potential damage to the newborn...