Carmen Muñoz-Almagro

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence and clonal distribution of pcpA, psrP and Pilus-1 among pediatric isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Laura Selva
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e41587. 2012
  2. pmc Easy diagnosis of invasive pneumococcal disease
    Laura Selva
    University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1125-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiologic and clinical implications of second-generation pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, 08950, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:184-90. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of pneumococcal vaccine on the incidence of empyema
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Spain
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:394-8. 2010
  5. pmc PsrP, a protective pneumococcal antigen, is highly prevalent in children with pneumonia and is strongly associated with clonal type
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, P Sant Joan de Déu No 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1672-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR in paediatric patients with herpes simplex infections of the central nervous system
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, Microbiology Service, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Po Sant Joan de Deu No 2, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol Methods 147:297-300. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Serotypes and clones causing invasive pneumococcal disease before the use of new conjugate vaccines in Catalonia, Spain
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, P Sant Joan de Déu 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 63:151-62. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Application of molecular amplification methods in the diagnosis and follow-up of HIV-1 infection in children infected by vertical transmission]
    C Munoz Almagro
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:769-71. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis and serogrouping of meningococcal disease in children
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:148-54. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in pregnant women and vertical transmission]
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Servicios de Microbiologia, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:452-4. 2002

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  1. pmc Prevalence and clonal distribution of pcpA, psrP and Pilus-1 among pediatric isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Laura Selva
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e41587. 2012
    ..These results indicate that PcpA, and subsequently Psrp and Pilus-1 together might be good candidates to be used in a next-generation of multivalent pneumococcal protein vaccine...
  2. pmc Easy diagnosis of invasive pneumococcal disease
    Laura Selva
    University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1125-7. 2011
    ..DBS screening is a reliable method that requires only a small amount of blood; it is used for the diagnosis of several human diseases (3,4)...
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiologic and clinical implications of second-generation pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, 08950, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:184-90. 2013
    ..This review is based on published literature about some of the potential advantages and challenges of the second generation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, with special reference to 13-valent vaccine in children and adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of pneumococcal vaccine on the incidence of empyema
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Spain
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:394-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to highlight recent reports (2009) concerning empyema and the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
  5. pmc PsrP, a protective pneumococcal antigen, is highly prevalent in children with pneumonia and is strongly associated with clonal type
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, P Sant Joan de Déu No 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1672-8. 2010
    ..These data support the potential use of PsrP as one component in a multivalent protein-based vaccine...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR in paediatric patients with herpes simplex infections of the central nervous system
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, Microbiology Service, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Po Sant Joan de Deu No 2, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol Methods 147:297-300. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm the relationship between viral load and other clinical, pathological, and genetic variables...
  7. doi request reprint Serotypes and clones causing invasive pneumococcal disease before the use of new conjugate vaccines in Catalonia, Spain
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Molecular Microbiology Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, P Sant Joan de Déu 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 63:151-62. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint [Application of molecular amplification methods in the diagnosis and follow-up of HIV-1 infection in children infected by vertical transmission]
    C Munoz Almagro
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:769-71. 2000
    ..To describe the vertical transmission of HIV-1 by means of molecular methods...
  9. doi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis and serogrouping of meningococcal disease in children
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:148-54. 2009
    ..7%; serogroup C, 7.1%; and nontypeable serogroups, 7.1%. In conclusion, real-time PCR is more rapid and sensitive than culture for diagnosis and serogrouping of IMD...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in pregnant women and vertical transmission]
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Servicios de Microbiologia, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:452-4. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study were to know the seroprevalence of HCV in pregnant women and to determine its vertical transmission rate as well as the viremia evolution in infected children...
  11. doi request reprint DNA bacterial load in children and adolescents with pneumococcal pneumonia and empyema
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Pº Sant Joan de Déu nº 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:327-35. 2011
    ..001). Quantification of pneumococcal DBL by real-time PCR may be helpful for the diagnosis and clinical management of pediatric patients with pneumonia and empyema...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of meningococcal disease by polymerase chain reaction]
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Servicio de Microbiología Hospital Universitario Sant Joan de Déu Esplugues de Llobregat Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:721-4. 2003
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the application of a rapid and simple PCR technique to diagnose meningococcal disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of invasive pneumococcal disease in Spain in the era of heptavalent conjugate vaccine
    Maria F de Sevilla
    Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:124-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the rate of incidence, clinical presentation, serotype, and clonal distribution of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in the era of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Barcelona, Spain...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors for invasive pneumococcal disease in a community with a high proportion of non vaccine serotypes
    Pilar Ciruela
    Agència de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 31:960-6. 2013
    ..Attending day care or school was a strong risk factor for IPD, while vaccination was protective in children aged <24 months. Age and antibiotic use in the previous month were associated with penicillin-nonsusceptible IPD...
  15. doi request reprint Pneumococcal carriage in children attending a hospital outpatient clinic in the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Barcelona
    Susanna Hernandez-Bou
    Pediatric Emergency Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 74:258-62. 2012
    ..In our pediatric population, NVT were predominant among pneumococcal carriers whereas antibiotic resistance was significantly associated with VT. PCV13 can substantially increase the serotype coverage of S.pneumoniae in healthy carriers...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of human metapneumovirus and human bocavirus viral load
    Sílvia Ricart
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona Department of Microbiology, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic Universitat de Barcelona Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1032-4. 2013
    ..Infants coinfected by other viruses were younger, but no differences were seen regarding VL. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Hyperlactatemia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children receiving antiretroviral treatment
    Antoni Noguera
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Pediatric Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:778-82. 2003
    ..Hyperlactatemia and lactic acidosis occur in HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral treatment. Our objective was to determine the incidence, course and risk factors for hyperlactatemia in our HIV-infected pediatric patients...
  18. doi request reprint Viral coinfection in children less than five years old with invasive pneumococcal disease
    Cristian Launes
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:650-3. 2012
    ..Viral detection occurred significantly more often in those episodes caused by nonhighly invasive serotypes (29/40; 72%), suggesting that a viral synergism could help those serotypes to make invasiveness more likely...
  19. doi request reprint Pneumococcal serotypes causing acute otitis media among children in Barcelona (1992-2011): emergence of the multiresistant clone ST320 of serotype 19A
    Amadeu Gene
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e128-33. 2013
    ..There is scarce information about changes in serotypes and clonal types of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing acute otitis media (AOM) in recent years, particularly in European countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Rapid diagnosis of herpetic meningoencephalitis by PCR]
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Servicios de Microbiologia, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 20:110-2. 2002
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of a rapid and simple PCR method in the diagnosis of herpetic meningoencephalitis in a pediatric population...
  21. doi request reprint Emergence of invasive pneumococcal disease caused by nonvaccine serotypes in the era of 7-valent conjugate vaccine
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 46:174-82. 2008
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) after the introduction of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Spain and other European countries...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus infection in Barcelona, Spain: a prospective study
    Gemma Claret
    Pediatrics Department, Agrupació Sanitària Hospital Clínic, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Déu 2, Esplugues, Barcelona 08950, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 166:1297-9. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Hyperlactatemia in human immunodeficiency virus-uninfected infants who are exposed to antiretrovirals
    Antoni Noguera
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Pediatrics Department, Integrated Unit Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatrics 114:e598-603. 2004
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence, clinical evolution, and risk factors for hyperlactatemia in our cohort of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-uninfected children who were exposed to antiretrovirals...
  24. doi request reprint Direct detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in positive blood cultures by real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Laura Selva
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:204-6. 2010
    ..For the 128 blood culture bottles tested, the assay had 94% and 98.4% sensitivity and specificity, respectively. This assay provides rapid and accurate identification of this pathogen...
  25. pmc Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type B by real-time PCR from dried blood spot samples among children with pneumonia: a useful approach for developing countries
    Laura Selva
    University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e76970. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to apply this methodology for the diagnosis of S. pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae b (Hib) in DBS samples of children with pneumonia admitted to two hospitals in Mozambique and Morocco...
  26. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of GB virus C/hepatitis G virus RNA among healthy and HCV-infected Catalan children
    Gemma Claret
    Pediatrics Department, Agrupació Sanitària Hospital Clínic, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 2, 08950, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 167:991-4. 2008
    ..In conclusion, while GBV-C viremia is more frequent among HCV-infected pediatric patients, it is neither associated with liver disease nor has any influence on HCV-related chronic hepatitis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of human immunodeficiency virus coinfection on the progression of mother-to-child transmitted hepatitis C virus infection
    Gemma Claret-Teruel
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:801-4. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Clinical risk factors are more relevant than respiratory viruses in predicting bronchiolitis severity
    Sílvia Ricart
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Pulmonol 48:456-63. 2013
    ..Whether specific viruses or the classical clinical risk factors are more important in determining severe bronchiolitis is not well established...
  29. doi request reprint Viral load at diagnosis and influenza A H1N1 (2009) disease severity in children
    Cristian Launes
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e89-92. 2012
    ..73; P=0.03). Having <4.5 log10 copies/ml with ≥ 5 days of symptoms was associated with a lower risk of requiring MV...
  30. doi request reprint Effectiveness of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged 7-59 months. A matched case-control study
    Angela Dominguez
    Departament de Salut Publica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 29:9020-5. 2011
    ..The results of this study carried out in a population with intermediate vaccination coverage confirm those of other observational studies showing high levels of effectiveness of routine 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination...
  31. doi request reprint 2009 Influenza A H1N1 infections: delays in starting treatment with oseltamivir were associated with a more severe disease
    Cristian Launes
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:622-5. 2011
    ..Of the 127 patients, 24 required pediatric intensive care unit admission. Four patients died. Patients admitted with chronic conditions and those in whom oseltamivir was delayed more than 72 hours had a more severe disease...
  32. doi request reprint Emergence of invasive pneumococcal disease caused by multidrug-resistant serotype 19A among children in Barcelona
    Carmen Muñoz-Almagro
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 59:75-82. 2009
    ..To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A...
  33. ncbi request reprint Severe enterovirus disease in febrile neonates
    Iolanda Jordan
    University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:399-402. 2009
    ..Our aim was to describe the characteristics and outcome of group of febrile neonates with severe enterovirus infection compared to a group of neonates with severe bacterial infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Identification of vaccine human papillomavirus genotypes in squamous intraepithelial lesions (CIN2-3)
    Eduardo Gonzalez-Bosquet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Gynecol Oncol 111:9-12. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence of human papillomavirus vaccine genotypes and non-vaccine genotypes implicated in the appearance of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2-3)...
  35. doi request reprint Cost of hospitalizing children with invasive pneumococcal pneumonia
    Pedro Brotons
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu University of Barcelona, Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 31:1117-22. 2013
    ..Although invasive pneumococcal pneumonia remains responsible for a significant number of child hospitalizations, specific data on hospital resource utilization and related costs are limited...
  36. pmc Rapid and easy identification of capsular serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae by use of fragment analysis by automated fluorescence-based capillary electrophoresis
    Laura Selva
    Molecular Microbiology Department, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3451-7. 2012
    ..These results indicate that FAF-mPCR is a good method to determine the capsular serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae...
  37. ncbi request reprint Detection of human papillomavirus infection in women attending a colposcopy clinic
    Laura Selva
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:416-21. 2009
    ..The main aim of this study is to know the distribution of different types of HPV in women attending a colposcopy clinic for cervical dysplasia...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of CD4 T cell count on the outcome of planned treatment interruptions in early-treated human immunodeficiency virus-infected children
    Claudia Fortuny
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:435-8. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that early treatment in HIV-infected infants increases their potential to safely control viral replication after PTI for long periods...
  39. ncbi request reprint Performance of a rapid multi-analyte 2-photon excitation assay in children with acute respiratory infection
    Pedro Brotons
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu and University of Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 79:190-3. 2014
    ..0% (98.7-100.0), respectively. The mariPOC Assay is a highly specific method for simultaneous detection of 8 respiratory viruses but has sensitivities that range from moderately high for RSV to moderate for IFV and hMPV and low for ADV. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Evolution of mitochondrial DNA content after planned interruption of HAART in HIV-infected pediatric patients
    Antoni Noguera
    Unitat d Infectologia, Servei de Pediatria, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1015-8. 2010
    ..In this series, PTI led to a partial restoration of mtDNA levels and a significant decrease in lactate values...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Low prevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children with acute pharyngitis]
    María Fernández de Sevilla
    Agrupació Sanitària Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona, Esplugues de Llobregat, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:403-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in pediatric patients with acute pharyngitis and in a healthy control group...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conization and limited excision of the transformation zone (LETZ) in the treatment of squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) of the uterine cervix
    E Gonzalez Bosquet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:123-5. 2008
    ..To compare the treatment of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix using conization with limited excision of the transformation zone (LETZ)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Neonatal pulmonary tuberculosis evolving to a destroyed lung
    L Alsina
    Department of Paediatrics, Agrupació Sanitària Hospital Clínic, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:573-5. 2008
    ..A high index of clinical suspicion is required when evaluating pregnant women at risk for TB and their ill children, as early identification and treatment can prevent the devastating consequences of TB...
  44. ncbi request reprint Value of anaerobic blood cultures in pediatrics
    A Gene
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Déu 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:47-50. 2005
    ..Considering that the quantity of blood available from pediatric patients for blood cultures is usually small, it may be reasonable to limit the use of anaerobic blood cultures to patients with the highest risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinaemia and folate deficiency in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children
    M A Vilaseca
    Servei de Bioquimica, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 2, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:992-8. 2001
    ..We studied the relationship of these vitamins and methionine with tHcy values...
  46. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of invasive pneumococcal isolates in Catalan children up to 5 years of age, 1989-2000
    C Latorre
    Microbiology Service, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Déu 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:177-81. 2004
    ..Resistance to penicillin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol and erythromycin was the most common pattern (18.8% of strains). Most isolates (80.2%) belonged to serogroups/types included in the heptavalent conjugate vaccine...
  47. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for the detection of CIN II-III in the follow-up of women with CIN I
    E Gonzalez-Bosquet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Esplugues Barcelona
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 31:369-71. 2010
    ..To determine which factors may increase the risk that women diagnosed with CIN I may later develop CIN II-III...
  48. ncbi request reprint Low serum carnitine in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment
    M A Vilaseca
    Department of Biochemistry, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1317-22. 2003
    ..We analysed the relation among serum carnitine, its amino-acid precursors (methionine and lysine), clinical evaluation and antiretroviral therapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Compliance with a culture-based strategy to prevent perinatal Group B streptococcal infection in a third-level hospital]
    Laia Alsina-Manrique
    Servicios de Pediatría, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universidad de Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:505-8. 2006
    ..1%) and only partially amenable to improvements. Effectively, there are inherent limitations to the protocol that can be resolved with the use of other strategies, such as tests for quick identification of genital carrier status...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human metapneumovirus among hospitalized children younger than 1 year in Catalonia, Spain
    Marta Camps
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 80:1452-60. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Human Metapneumovirus in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of a Patient With Acute Encephalitis
    Iván Sánchez Fernández
    Department of Child Neurology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Neurol 69:649-52. 2012
    ..To report, to our knowledge, the first case of detection of human metapneumovirus in the cerebrospinal fluid of a patient during acute encephalitis...
  52. doi request reprint Pandemic influenza A (2009 H1N1) in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Cristian Launes
    Departments of Paediatric Haematology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu de Barcelona, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Haematol 149:874-8. 2010
    ..ALL patients under maintenance treatment had mild disease. In conclusion, in our series only patients under intensive treatment developed a moderate to severe disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for the development of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
    E Gonzalez Bosquet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:43-5. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors for the appearance of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Novel influenza A (H1N1) encephalitis in a 3-month-old infant
    L Sánchez-Torrent
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Pediatric Department, Corporació Sanitària Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 2, Esplugues de Llobregat, 08950, Barcelona, Spain
    Infection 38:227-9. 2010
    ..The infection was confirmed in nasopharyngeal aspirate and cerebrospinal fluid. Treatment with oseltamivir was started. He was discharged without any neurologic sequelae...
  55. ncbi request reprint Secondary alteration of the transferrin isoelectric focusing pattern in a case of bacterial meningitis
    E Quintana
    Institut de Bioquimica Clinica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:267. 2007
    ..Furthermore, our findings highlight the possibility that the type 2 IEF pattern of serum sialotransferrin detected in some patients with neonatal death due to organ failure and septic events might be secondary to the infectious process...