Nieves Sopena

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Affiliation: Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi [Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus]
    Nieves Sopena
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas Servicio de Medicina Interna Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol Badalona Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:671-6. 2002
  2. ncbi Comparative study of community-acquired pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila or Chlamydia pneumoniae
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:330-4. 2004
  3. ncbi Multicenter study of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ICU patients
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Baldona Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 127:213-9. 2005
  4. doi Genotypic variability and persistence of Legionella pneumophila PFGE patterns in 34 cooling towers from two different areas
    Inma Sanchez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Environ Microbiol 10:395-9. 2008
  5. ncbi Impact of copper and silver ionization on fungal colonization of the water supply in health care centers: implications for immunocompromised patients
    Maria Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol of Badalona, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 45:84-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Persistence of Legionella in hospital water supplies and nosocomial Legionnaires' disease
    Marian García-Núñez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Fundació Institut d Investigació Germans Trias i Pujol, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 52:202-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Hospital-acquired legionnaires disease in a university hospital: impact of the copper-silver ionization system
    Josep Mòdol
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, 08916, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 44:263-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Environmental cultures and hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease: a 5-year prospective study in 20 hospitals in Catalonia, Spain
    Miquel Sabria
    Infectious Diseases Section, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1072-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Prevalence of and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage at hospital admission
    Irma Casas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1314-7. 2007
  10. pmc Legionella pneumophila in cooling towers: fluctuations in counts, determination of genetic variability by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), and persistence of PFGE patterns
    Sonia Ragull
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Cta Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona Barcelona, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5382-4. 2007

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  1. ncbi [Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus]
    Nieves Sopena
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas Servicio de Medicina Interna Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol Badalona Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:671-6. 2002
  2. ncbi Comparative study of community-acquired pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila or Chlamydia pneumoniae
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:330-4. 2004
    ..pneumophila and C. pneumoniae pneumonia. In conclusion, some risk factors and clinical characteristics of patients with CAP may help to broaden empirical therapy against atypical pathogens until rapid diagnostic tests are available...
  3. ncbi Multicenter study of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ICU patients
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Baldona Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 127:213-9. 2005
    ..To know the incidence, epidemiology, etiology, and outcome of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) in non-ICUs adult patients...
  4. doi Genotypic variability and persistence of Legionella pneumophila PFGE patterns in 34 cooling towers from two different areas
    Inma Sanchez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Environ Microbiol 10:395-9. 2008
    ..However, shared patterns in small areas may confound the epidemiological investigation. The persistence of some PFGE patterns in cooling towers makes the recovery of the Legionella isolate causing the outbreak possible over time...
  5. ncbi Impact of copper and silver ionization on fungal colonization of the water supply in health care centers: implications for immunocompromised patients
    Maria Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol of Badalona, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 45:84-6. 2007
    ..The prevalence of fungi was significantly lower in ionized than in nonionized water samples from health care facilities. The clinical consequences of this finding require further investigation...
  6. ncbi Persistence of Legionella in hospital water supplies and nosocomial Legionnaires' disease
    Marian García-Núñez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Fundació Institut d Investigació Germans Trias i Pujol, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 52:202-6. 2008
    ..The isolates associated with hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease corresponded to the persistent environmental PFGE patterns of Legionella pneumophila in potable water supplies...
  7. ncbi Hospital-acquired legionnaires disease in a university hospital: impact of the copper-silver ionization system
    Josep Mòdol
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, 08916, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 44:263-5. 2007
    ..45 to 0.18 cases per 1000 patient discharges...
  8. ncbi Environmental cultures and hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease: a 5-year prospective study in 20 hospitals in Catalonia, Spain
    Miquel Sabria
    Infectious Diseases Section, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1072-6. 2004
    ..To determine whether environmental cultures for Legionella increase the index of suspicion for legionnaires' disease (LD)...
  9. ncbi Prevalence of and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage at hospital admission
    Irma Casas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1314-7. 2007
    ..The prevalence of MRSA carriage at hospital admission was 1.4%. Older patients and patients previously admitted to healthcare centers were the most likely to have MRSA carriage at admission...
  10. pmc Legionella pneumophila in cooling towers: fluctuations in counts, determination of genetic variability by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), and persistence of PFGE patterns
    Sonia Ragull
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Cta Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona Barcelona, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5382-4. 2007
    ..Despite genetic variability, in small geographical areas the same indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns may be shared among different cooling towers and persist over time...
  11. ncbi Streptococcus pneumoniae and Legionella pneumophila pneumonia in HIV-infected patients
    M Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:122-8. 2007
    ..7 vs 2.2%). In conclusion, CAP by Legionella has a higher morbimortality than CAP by S. pneumoniae in HIV-infected patients. Detailed analysis of CAP presentation features allows suspicion of Legionnaires' disease in this subset...
  12. ncbi Surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in acute care hospitals. Results of the VINCat Program (2008-2010)
    Nuria Freixas
    Infection Control Nurse, Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 30:39-42. 2012
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  13. ncbi Community-acquired legionella pneumonia in elderly patients: characteristics and outcome
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital Badalona, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:114-9. 2007
    ..To compare the risk factors, clinical and laboratory features, and outcome of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) caused by Legionella pneumophila in elderly (aged > or =65) and younger patients...
  14. ncbi [Hospital-acquired pneumonia in the non-ventilated patient]
    Nieves Sopena
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:24-9. 2005
    ..The present article reviews the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in general wards...
  15. ncbi [Legionnaires' disease and HIV infection: an opportunistic infection?]
    Maria Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:582-4. 2004
    ..This manuscript analyzes the clinical features and immunological situation of HIV-infected patients with Legionnaires' disease (LD)...
  16. ncbi [Superheat-and-flush effect on the control of hospital-acquired Legionella infection]
    Sonia Ragull
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:211-3. 2006
    ..An outbreak of nosocomial legionellosis (NL) was detected in the hospital Germans Trias i Pujol in January 1996. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of this disinfection technique at an environmental and clinical level...
  17. ncbi Comparative molecular and antibody typing during the investigation of an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease
    Marian García-Núñez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Fundació Institut Investigació en Ciencies de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Ctra Can Ruti Camí escoles s n, 08916, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Chemother 19:896-901. 2013
    ..Despite the minor discrimination of PFGE versus SBT, the two genetic methods are recommended in outbreak investigations. Further studies are currently underway in this area to obtain more definitive conclusions...
  18. ncbi Environmental legionellosis and oropharyngeal colonization by Legionella in immunosuppressed patients
    Maria Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma, Badalona, Catalonia, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:279-81. 2002
    ..Eighty-five oropharyngeal swabs (April 1996 to June 1996) were seeded on selective and nonselective buffered charcoal-yeast extract media. Legionella was not isolated...
  19. ncbi Legionnaires disease and HIV infection
    Maria Luisa Pedro-Botet
    Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma, Badalona, Spain
    Chest 124:543-7. 2003
    ..To compare the outcome of Legionnaires disease (LD) in patients with and without HIV infection...
  20. doi Risk factors for hospital-acquired pneumonia outside the intensive care unit: A case-control study
    Nieves Sopena
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Badalona, Spain Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:38-42. 2014
    ..Numerous studies on HAP have been performed in intensive care units (ICUs), whereas very few have focused on patients in general wards. This study examined the incidence of, risk factors for, and outcomes of HAP outside the ICU...
  21. ncbi Fluoroquinolones vs macrolides in the treatment of Legionnaires disease
    Miquel Sabria
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain
    Chest 128:1401-5. 2005
    ..This study compared the evolution of patients with LD treated with macrolides and fluoroquinolones...
  22. ncbi [Mansonella perstans isolated on aspiration puncture of a salivary gland]
    Lourdes Mateu
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 59:145-7. 2008
    ..Both ivermectin and mebendazol are used for treatment; the scant pathogenicity of the genus Mansonella should, however, lead to an individualized decision...
  23. ncbi [Fever after surgical procedure in a 54 year-old male]
    Nieves Sopena
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:710-6. 2005
  24. ncbi [Diagnostic methods and therapeutic approach in non-ventilated nosocomial pneumonia patients]
    Nieves Sopena
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:517-8. 2005
  25. ncbi [Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus postsurgery meningitis]
    Nieves Sopena
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:106-7. 2005