Carlos Pigrau


Affiliation: Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
Country: Spain


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    Pigrau Serrallach C. [Recurrent urinary tract infections]. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2005;23 Suppl 4:28-39 pubmed
    ..These algorithms are based on the type of urinary infection (relapse-reinfection), on the type of patient (young, postmenopausal, or pregnant women) and on the number of episodes of RUTI. ..
  2. Pigrau C, Almirante B, Rodriguez D, Larrosa N, Bescos S, Raspall G, et al. Osteomyelitis of the jaw: resistance to clindamycin in patients with prior antibiotics exposure. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009;28:317-23 pubmed publisher
    ..In penicillin-allergic cases, the new fluorquinolones, probably in combination with rifampin and/or clindamycin, could be a promising alternative. ..
  3. Pigrau C, Almirante B. [Oxazolidinones, glycopeptides and cyclic lipopeptides]. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2009;27:236-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The main side effect of vancomycin is nephrotoxicity, and teicoplanin can cause fever. Daptomycin is a safe antibiotic, with myotoxicity being the most relevant side effect. ..
  4. Rodriguez Pardo D, Pigrau C, Campany D, Diaz Brito V, Morata L, de Diego I, et al. Effectiveness of sequential intravenous-to-oral antibiotic switch therapy in hospitalized patients with gram-positive infection: the SEQUENCE cohort study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016;35:1269-76 pubmed publisher
    ..4 % vs 2.6 %, P?=?0.621). Our results suggest that an intravenous-to-oral antibiotic switch strategy is effective for reducing the length of hospital stay in selected hospitalized patients with gram-positive infection. ..
  5. de Cueto M, Aliaga L, Alós J, Canut A, Los Arcos I, Martínez J, et al. Executive summary of the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infection: Guidelines of the Spanish Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (SEIMC). Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2017;35:314-320 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of these Clinical Guidelines is to provide a set of recommendations for improving the diagnosis and treatment of UTI. ..
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    Pigrau C, Almirante B, Flores X, Falco V, Rodriguez D, Gasser I, et al. Spontaneous pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis and endocarditis: incidence, risk factors, and outcome. Am J Med. 2005;118:1287 pubmed