Cristina Prat

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of procalcitonin, neopterin, C-reactive protein, IL-6 and IL-8 as a diagnostic marker of infection in patients with febrile neutropenia
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1752-61. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of procalcitonin after cardiac surgery
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    J Card Surg 23:627-32. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide as a prognostic marker in pneumonia
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    J Infect 55:400-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of T-cell response after specific antigen stimulation in active and latent tuberculosis infection in adults and children
    Irene Latorre
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 65:236-46. 2009
  5. pmc Value of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and neopterin in exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alicia Lacoma
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:157-69. 2011
  6. doi request reprint T-cell responses to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens in active tuberculosis patients at the beginning, during, and after antituberculosis treatment
    Jose Dominguez
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:43-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and leukocyte count in children with lower respiratory tract infection
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, C Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:963-8. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Specific Mycobacterium tuberculosis T cell responses to RD1-selected peptides for the monitoring of anti-tuberculosis therapy
    Irene Latorre
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:161-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Utility of pneumococcal urinary antigen detection in diagnosing exacerbations in COPD patients
    Felipe Andreo
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, corrected Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Badalona, Spain
    Respir Med 104:397-403. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum procalcitonin values correlate with renal scarring in children with urinary tract infection
    Cristina Prat
    Serveis de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, C Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:438-42. 2003

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of procalcitonin, neopterin, C-reactive protein, IL-6 and IL-8 as a diagnostic marker of infection in patients with febrile neutropenia
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1752-61. 2008
    ..Since it showed a high negative predictive value of Gram-negative bacteremia, clinical prediction rules that attempt to predict a high risk of severe infection might be improved by including measurement of PCT...
  2. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of procalcitonin after cardiac surgery
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    J Card Surg 23:627-32. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide as a prognostic marker in pneumonia
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    J Infect 55:400-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP) measurement in the stratification of severity in community-acquired pneumonia...
  4. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of T-cell response after specific antigen stimulation in active and latent tuberculosis infection in adults and children
    Irene Latorre
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 65:236-46. 2009
    ..In addition, the results are consistent with the current evidence that T-cell response may indicate mycobacterial burden and disease activity...
  5. pmc Value of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and neopterin in exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alicia Lacoma
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:157-69. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint T-cell responses to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens in active tuberculosis patients at the beginning, during, and after antituberculosis treatment
    Jose Dominguez
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:43-51. 2009
    ..The T-SPOT.TB was more sensitive in diagnosing active TB than the QFN-G-IT. The IFN-gamma tests could be used as a complementary method in the diagnosis of active TB...
  7. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and leukocyte count in children with lower respiratory tract infection
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, C Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:963-8. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the reliability of procalcitonin (PCT), C-reactive protein (CRP) and leukocyte count in distinguishing pneumococcal, atypical and viral lower respiratory tract infection...
  8. doi request reprint Specific Mycobacterium tuberculosis T cell responses to RD1-selected peptides for the monitoring of anti-tuberculosis therapy
    Irene Latorre
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:161-7. 2012
    ..We have evaluated the host interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) T cell response to these RD1 selected peptides at the beginning and during anti-tuberculosis therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Utility of pneumococcal urinary antigen detection in diagnosing exacerbations in COPD patients
    Felipe Andreo
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, corrected Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Badalona, Spain
    Respir Med 104:397-403. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum procalcitonin values correlate with renal scarring in children with urinary tract infection
    Cristina Prat
    Serveis de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, C Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:438-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to test the usefulness of PCT concentration in serum to distinguish between uncomplicated UTI and severe acute pyelonephritis with renal scars...
  11. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin and neopterin correlation with aetiology and severity of pneumonia
    Cristina Prat
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    J Infect 52:169-77. 2006
    ..The objective was to evaluate the usefulness of procalcitonin and neopterin in distinguishing among aetiologies as well as severity in patients with pneumonia...
  12. doi request reprint Usefulness of mid regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide in the exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alicia Lacoma
    Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
    Clin Chim Acta 412:470-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of mid regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP) to predict short and long term prognosis...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of a latex agglutination test (PYLOGEN) for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens
    Silvia Blanco
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d Investigació Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:349-53. 2009
    ..The results of the UBT of the patients were studied 6 weeks after eradication therapy. The sensitivity and specificity of the LA test relative to UBT for patients after treatment were 75% and 93.3%, respectively...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of stool antigen immunoassay methods for detecting Helicobacter pylori infection before and after eradication treatment
    Silvia Blanco
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:150-5. 2008
    ..pylori Letitest (85%). HpStAR EIA and H. pylori Letitest could be used as a routine diagnostic tool in the microbiology laboratory for assessing clinical significance and eradication control of H. pylori infection...
  15. doi request reprint Validation of a polymerase chain reaction-oligochromatography test for detection of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus
    Loreto Fuenzalida
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Institut d Investigació en Ciènces de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Departament de Genetica i Microbiologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 72:144-9. 2012
    ..The new assay is simple, rapid, and provides a good sensitivity for detection of influenza A (H1N1) 2009. This assay might be a good alternative to real-time PCR assays for laboratories not equipped with real-time PCR instruments...
  16. pmc Comparison of two commercially available gamma interferon blood tests for immunodiagnosis of tuberculosis
    Jose Dominguez
    Servei de Microbiologia, Fundació Institut en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera del Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:168-71. 2008
    ..Among children who were not BCG vaccinated but had a positive tuberculin skin test, QFN-G-IT was negative in 53.3% of cases, and T-SPOT.TB was negative in 50% of cases...
  17. pmc Evaluation of interferon-gamma release assays in the diagnosis of recent tuberculosis infection in health care workers
    Irma Casas
    Servei de Medicina Preventiva, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e6686. 2009
    ..TB in HCWs, comparing the results with tuberculin skin test (TST); and to analyze the capacity of IFN-gamma tests to detect recent versus remote LTBI with a prolonged stimulation test (PST)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of rapid urine antigen tests to determine the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Felipe Andreo
    Department of Pneumology, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 100:884-91. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Utility of molecular biology in the microbiological diagnosis of mycobacterial infections]
    Jose Dominguez
    Servei de Microbiologia, Fundació Institut d Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:33-41. 2008
    ..The molecular epidemiology of TB will be performed, in its various applications, by faster and more automated techniques than those currently available...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of 2 molecular assays and a serologic test in diagnosing Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in paediatrics patients
    Silvia Blanco
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Departament de Genetica i Microbiologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:463-6. 2011
    ..7% and 78.1%, respectively. Among the 94 samples with negative serology, we only obtained 1 positive result by real-time PCR assay. In the group of samples from healthy children, no positive results were obtained...
  21. pmc IFN-γ response on T-cell based assays in HIV-infected patients for detection of tuberculosis infection
    Irene Latorre
    Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut en Ciències de Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 10:348. 2010
    ..TB in HIV patients, and evaluate the influence of CD4 cell count on tests performance...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Bacteremia in outpatients: a 10-year period follow-up]
    Pere Tudela
    Unidad de Corta Estancia Servicio de Urgencias, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:770-2. 2007
    ..To know the incidence of bacteremia in outpatients (BO), their clinical and epidemiological characteristics and evolution...
  23. doi request reprint Lack of impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the outcome of lymphoma patients transferred to the intensive care unit
    Christelle Ferrè
    Clinical Hematology Department, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
    Leuk Lymphoma 53:1966-70. 2012
    ..In this study, HIV infection did not have a negative impact on the outcome of patients with lymphoma admitted to the ICU...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis in health care personnel in a general hospital]
    Xavier Casas
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 122:741-3. 2004
    ..The objective of our study was to review tuberculosis cases in health care professionals from a general hospital and to determine their incidence in relation to the general population...
  25. doi request reprint [Prediction of bacteremia in patients with suspicion of infection in emergency room]
    Pere Tudela
    Unidad de Corta Estancia Urgencias, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonònoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 135:685-90. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relationship between some clinical and analytical data and the presence of bacteremia in order to establish a clinical decision rule...
  26. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin to reduce the number of unnecessary cystographies in children with a urinary tract infection: a European validation study
    Sandrine Leroy
    Clinical Epidemiological Unit Department of Pediatrics, Saint Vincent de Paul Hospital, AP HP, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    J Pediatr 150:89-95. 2007
    ..To validate high serum procalcitonin (PCT) as a predictor of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children with a first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint A new staphylococcal anti-inflammatory protein that antagonizes the formyl peptide receptor-like 1
    Cristina Prat
    Eijkman Winkler Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Immunol 177:8017-26. 2006
    ..aureus infections. As a novel described FPRL1 antagonist, it might lead to the development of therapeutic agents in FPRL1-mediated inflammatory components of diseases such as systemic amyloidosis, Alzheimer's, and prion disease...