Affiliation: Ciudad de La Habana
Rodríguez González I, Fernández Molina C, Obregón A, Zamora Martínez Y, Rodríguez Silveira J, Rodríguez Preval N, et al
. [Microbiological confirmation of two emergent outbreaks of human leptospirosis in Cuba]. Rev Cubana Med Trop. 2007;59:19-23 pubmed
..The two epidemiologic events were caused by pathogenic leptospires infection, which contributed to the adoption of hygienic-sanitary measures in both provinces. ..
Rodríguez I, Alvarez E, Fernandez C, Miranda A. Comparison of a recombinant-antigen enzyme immunoassay with Treponema pallidum hemagglutination test for serological confirmation of syphilis. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2002;97:347-9 pubmed
..The EIA can be used as alternative method for the serological confirmation of syphilis. ..
Rodríguez I, Martínez R, Zamora Y, Rodríguez J, Fernandez C, Obregón A. [Response of antileptospira IgG antibodies in individuals immunized with vax-SPIRAL]. Rev Cubana Med Trop. 2005;57:32-7 pubmed
..The application of this Cuban immunogen amomg the main risk groups was recommended...
Rodríguez I, Rodriguez J, Fernandez C. [Alkalinization of human urine for the experimental isolation of leptospiras]. Rev Cubana Med Trop. 2005;57:55-6 pubmed
..The effect of different alkalizing agents of urine on the isolation of leptospiras was studied. Better results were obtained on using the basic solution of NaOH 1N inoculated in urine one hour after being alkalized...
Rodríguez I, Fernandez C, Sanchez L, Martinez B, Siegrist H, Lienhard R. Prevalence of antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in humans from a Cuban village. Braz J Infect Dis. 2012;16:82-5 pubmed
..These results support the previous serological findings, suggesting the presence of this borreliosis in Cuba. ..