F Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term CD4+ T-cell response to highly active antiretroviral therapy according to baseline CD4+ T-cell count
    Felipe Garcia
    Clinic Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:702-13. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of mycophenolate mofetil on immune response and plasma and lymphatic tissue viral load during and after interruption of highly active antiretroviral therapy for patients with chronic HIV infection: a randomized pilot study
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:823-30. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cell activation in muscle biopsy samples is related to clinical severity in human cerebral malaria
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 179:475-83. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Residual low-level viral replication could explain discrepancies between viral load and CD4+ cell response in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 30:392-4. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and immunological effects of antiretroviral agents in healthy individuals receiving post-exposure prophylaxis
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 7:195-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of twice-daily stavudine plus once- or twice-daily didanosine and nevirapine in early stages of HIV infection: the scan study
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer Hospital Clínic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 14:2485-94. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy and therapeutic vaccines in HIV infection
    Felipe Garcia
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:84-104. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immunologic restoration and virologic response in plasma, tonsillar tissue, and cerebrospinal fluid in HIV-1-infected patients treated with double versus triple antiretroviral therapy in very early stages: The Spanish EARTH-2 Study. Early An
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit and Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:26-35. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of T-cell subsets' reconstitution after 12 months of highly active antiretroviral therapy initiated during early versus advanced states of HIV disease
    C Tortajada
    Infectious Diseases Unit and Immunology Laboratory, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:296-305. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The virological and immunological consequences of structured treatment interruptions in chronic HIV-1 infection
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 15:F29-40. 2001

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term CD4+ T-cell response to highly active antiretroviral therapy according to baseline CD4+ T-cell count
    Felipe Garcia
    Clinic Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:702-13. 2004
    ..It seems that the immune recovery slows down after approximately 3 years of HAART and reaches a plateau after 4-5 years of HAART...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of mycophenolate mofetil on immune response and plasma and lymphatic tissue viral load during and after interruption of highly active antiretroviral therapy for patients with chronic HIV infection: a randomized pilot study
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:823-30. 2004
    ..005) after 6 months off HAART. We found that combining MMF and HAART delayed VL rebound and improved control of viral replication without HAART but only when inhibition of lymphocyte proliferation was achieved...
  3. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cell activation in muscle biopsy samples is related to clinical severity in human cerebral malaria
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 179:475-83. 1999
    ..These data suggest that skeletal muscle biopsy could be a useful model for the study of the pathogenesis of malaria in vivo...
  4. ncbi request reprint Residual low-level viral replication could explain discrepancies between viral load and CD4+ cell response in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 30:392-4. 2000
    ..A low level of HIV-1 replication could explain the lack of immunologic response in patients with apparent virological response...
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and immunological effects of antiretroviral agents in healthy individuals receiving post-exposure prophylaxis
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 7:195-7. 2002
    ..This antiretroviral regimen seems to have no effect on lymphocyte T cell subsets, however, it could have an immune-modulator role, inducing an increase in the proliferative responses to mitogens...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of twice-daily stavudine plus once- or twice-daily didanosine and nevirapine in early stages of HIV infection: the scan study
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer Hospital Clínic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 14:2485-94. 2000
    ..To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of once-daily didanosine and nevirapine plus twice-daily stavudine versus twice-daily administration of all three drugs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy and therapeutic vaccines in HIV infection
    Felipe Garcia
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:84-104. 2005
    ..Therefore, priority should be given to research in this field...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immunologic restoration and virologic response in plasma, tonsillar tissue, and cerebrospinal fluid in HIV-1-infected patients treated with double versus triple antiretroviral therapy in very early stages: The Spanish EARTH-2 Study. Early An
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit and Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:26-35. 2000
    ..HIV-1-related immune system abnormalities improved but were still defective after 1 year of antiretroviral therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of T-cell subsets' reconstitution after 12 months of highly active antiretroviral therapy initiated during early versus advanced states of HIV disease
    C Tortajada
    Infectious Diseases Unit and Immunology Laboratory, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:296-305. 2000
    ..Control group: 10 healthy HIV-negative individuals. Immunophenotypic markers were evaluated before and after 6-and 12-months' therapy. Functional assays were performed in one subset...
  10. ncbi request reprint The virological and immunological consequences of structured treatment interruptions in chronic HIV-1 infection
    F Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 15:F29-40. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that cyclic structured treatment interruptions structured treatment interruptions (STI) could augment HIV-1 specific immune responses in chronic HIV-1 infection, which might help to control HIV-1 replication off therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lymphoid tissue viral burden and duration of viral suppression in plasma
    E Martinez
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology IDIBAPS Hospital Clínic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 15:1477-82. 2001
    ..To assess virological response in lymphoid tissue and its impact on the durability of response in plasma in HIV-1-infected persons who achieved sustained suppression of plasma viraemia with different antiretroviral regimens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Immunological and virological factors at baseline may predict response to structured therapy interruption in early stage chronic HIV-1 infection
    Felipe Garcia
    Clinic Institute of Infections and Immunology, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 16:1761-5. 2002
    ..The objective was to analyse which baseline factors could predict a favourable outcome after structured therapy interruption (STI)...
  13. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution in severely immunosuppressed antiretroviral-naive HIV type 1-infected patients using a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based or a boosted protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral regimen: three-year results (The Advanz T
    Jose M Miro
    Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:747-57. 2010
    ..At 1 and 3 years, the immune reconstitution induced by an efavirenz-based regimen in very immunosuppressed patients was at least as potent as that induced by a ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral regimen...
  14. ncbi request reprint A cytostatic drug improves control of HIV-1 replication during structured treatment interruptions: a randomized study
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Clinic Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 17:43-51. 2003
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  15. doi request reprint Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma in HIV-positive patients: lack of association with human papillomavirus infection
    S Moyano
    Departments of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Med 10:634-9. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy on vaccine-induced humoral immunity in HIV-infected adults
    R Gonzalez
    Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology Department, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Med 11:535-9. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Influence of a vaccination schedule on viral load rebound and immune responses in successfully treated HIV-infected patients
    Pedro Castro
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:1249-59. 2009
    ..However, it induced an increase in T cell activation and a drop in CD4(+) T cells, although these changes did not influence the VL rebound dynamics after HAART interruption...
  18. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 upregulates intercellular adhesion molecule-1 gene expression in lymphoid tissue of patients with chronic HIV-1 infection
    Marta Garrido
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:268-74. 2007
    ..Our main objective was to study ICAM-1 expression in LT from HIV-1-infected persons and to correlate this expression with LT viral load and the immunoarchitecture alteration before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  19. doi request reprint In vitro effects of the CCR5 inhibitor maraviroc on human T cell function
    H Arberas
    Retrovirology and Viral Immunopathology Laboratory, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:577-86. 2013
    ..Our objective was to analyse the in vitro effects of CCR5 blockade on T lymphocyte function and homeostasis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk of selecting de novo drug-resistance mutations during structured treatment interruptions in patients with chronic HIV infection
    M Arnedo-Valero
    Microbiology Laboratory, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 41:883-90. 2005
    ..Structured treatment interruption (STI) may allow viral replication in the presence of decreased plasma drug levels, with risk of selection of resistance mutations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence and causes of death in HIV-infected persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy compared with estimates for the general population of similar age and from the same geographical area
    E Martinez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Med 8:251-8. 2007
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  22. doi request reprint Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in Spanish HIV-infected patients in the combined antiretroviral therapy era: prevalence of dihydropteroate synthase mutations and prognostic factors of mortality
    Miriam J Alvarez-Martinez
    Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:34-43. 2008
    ..03 and P < 0.001, respectively). The prevalence of DHPS mutants in Spain is low and is not associated with a worse outcome. Severe respiratory failure at admission is the strongest predictor of PCP outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic immunization with dendritic cells loaded with heat-inactivated autologous HIV-1 in patients with chronic HIV-1 infection
    Felipe Garcia
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 191:1680-5. 2005
    ..This response was associated with changes in HIV-1-specific CD4(+) lymphoproliferative and CD8(+) T cell responses. These changes were not observed in a group of nonimmunized control patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection: clinical, virological and immunological characteristics of 75 patients (1997-2003)
    Omar Sued
    Servicios de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Clinic, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:238-44. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics and the evolution of a cohort of patients with primary HIV-1 infection from the Barcelona area...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical follow-up, without antiretroviral therapy, of patients with chronic HIV-1 infection with good virological response to structured treatment interruption
    Eric Florence
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 39:569-74. 2004
    ..In conclusion, approximately 2 years after STI, only a low proportion of patients who had a good immunological profile at the end of the STI period still had a good virological response...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of low dose mycophenolate mofetil in HIV-infected patients treated with abacavir, efavirenz and nelfinavir
    Olga Millán
    Servei Immunologia, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Pharmacokinet 44:525-38. 2005
    ..Due to the low doses involved, pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic monitoring is recommended...
  27. pmc Broadly cross-neutralizing antibodies in HIV-1 patients with undetectable viremia
    M Medina-Ramírez
    Retrovirology and Viral Immunopathology Laboratory, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol 85:5804-13. 2011
    ..This observation is in stark contrast to the data obtained from long-term nonprogressors, whose little neutralizing activity has been attributed to the low levels of viral replication...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Use of non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis in Spain (2001-2005)]
    Nuria Vives
    Centro de estudios epidemiológicos sobre ITS SIDA de Cataluña CEEISCAT CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera de Canyet s n, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:546-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the characteristics of the persons exposed, types of exposures, antiretroviral treatment prescribed, and outcome of HIV infection in cases of non-occupational exposure in Spain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Liver conditioning after cardiac arrest: the use of normothermic recirculation in an experimental animal model
    J C Garcia-Valdecasas
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain
    Transpl Int 11:424-32. 1998
    ..Histological changes also indicate lesion reversibility, since they almost disappear after 5 days...
  30. ncbi request reprint Immunologic reconstitution after 1 year of highly active antiretroviral therapy, with or without protease inhibitors
    Montserrat Plana
    Institut Clínic de Infeccions i Immunologia ICII, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:429-34. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Immune restoration in HIV-positive, antiretroviral-naive patients after 1 year of zidovudine/lamivudine plus nelfinavir or nevirapine
    Montserrat Plana
    Institut Clinic d Infeccions i Immunologia, Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Units, Institut de Investigació Biomèdica Agusti Pi i Suñer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 9:197-204. 2004
    ..To evaluate the immunological response in HIV-1-infected, antiretroviral-naive patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy regimen of two nucleosides plus a protease inhibitor or a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evolution of resistance mutations pattern in HIV-1-infected patients during intensification therapy with a boosted protease inhibitor
    Jose L Blanco
    Infectious Diseases Service, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 19:829-31. 2005
    ..Only one of the 66 patients developed changes in their pattern of mutations able to generate or increase resistance to new drugs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 can be detected in monocytes by polymerase chain reaction
    E Quiros
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Granada, Spain
    J Med Microbiol 42:411-4. 1995
    ..The different pattern of amplification found in monocytes may suggest that these cells could be infected by a genetic variant of the virus...
  34. ncbi request reprint A nosocomial outbreak of influenza during a period without influenza epidemic activity
    J P Horcajada
    Service of Infectious Diseases, Institut Clinic Infeccions i Immunologia, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques Augusti Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 21:303-7. 2003
    ..Epidemiological data suggest transmission from healthcare workers to inpatients. Most healthcare workers were not vaccinated against influenza. Vaccination programmes should be reinforced among healthcare workers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for mitochondrial toxicity in treated HIV/HCV-coinfected patients
    Montse Laguno
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 10:423-9. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Phenotypic and functional characteristics of HIV-specific CD8 T cells and gag sequence variability after autologous dendritic cells based therapeutic vaccine
    Anna Lopez
    Retrovirology and Viral Immunopathology Laboratory, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 27:6166-78. 2009
    ..Taken together, heterogeneity in the maturation status of HIV-specific CD8 T cells may be partially involved in the drop of peptide-specific IFN-gamma production during immunizations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic toxic effects associated with co-administration of didanosine and tenofovir in HIV-infected adults
    Esteban Martinez
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Calle Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 364:65-7. 2004
    ..666, 95% CI 1.246-91.294, p=0.031). These results suggest that the risk of pancreatitis is heightened when didanosine and tenofovir are given together...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors of tonsillar tissue HIV-1 viral burden at baseline and after 1 year of antiretroviral therapy
    Pilar Navarrete
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Clinic Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 8:635-7. 2003
    ..No correlation was observed after 1 year of antiretroviral therapy. A protease inhibitor-containing regimen was the best predictor of good tonsillar tissue virological response...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive drugs as an adjuvant to HIV treatment
    Emilio Fumero
    Clinic Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:415-7. 2004
    ..Caution is required when using HAART in combination with cytostatic drugs in HIV-1 infection until their impact and long-term safety have been investigated further in larger clinical trials...
  40. ncbi request reprint Plasma stromal cell-derived factor (SDF)-1 levels, SDF1-3'A genotype, and expression of CXCR4 on T lymphocytes: their impact on resistance to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection and its progression
    Alex Soriano
    Institut Clinic d Infeccions i Immunologia, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 186:922-31. 2002
    ..EU subjects with sexual exposure to HIV-1, but not EU hemophiliacs, showed an underpresentation of SDF1-3'A allele frequency, which was coupled with high plasma SDF-1 levels and low CXCR4 expression...
  41. doi request reprint Prevalence of dihydropteroate synthase genotypes before and after the introduction of combined antiretroviral therapy and their influence on the outcome of Pneumocystis pneumonia in HIV-1-infected patients
    Miriam J Alvarez-Martinez
    Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS Institut d Investigació August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:60-5. 2010
    ..However, their presence did not worsen prognosis of PcP. The response to TMP-SMX with therapeutic doses was successful in most cases...
  42. ncbi request reprint Immunological profile of heterosexual highly HIV-exposed uninfected individuals: predominant role of CD4 and CD8 T-cell activation
    Anna Suy
    Gynecology Department, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 196:1191-201. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinicoimmunological progression and response to treatment of long-term nonprogressor HIV-hepatitis C virus-coinfected patients
    Pedro Castro
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:863-7. 2007
    ..HCV-treated LTNP could have a worse HIV progression than HIV-HCV-treated NP or untreated coinfected LTNP. HCV infection does not have a deleterious effect on the progression of LTNP...
  44. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal homologies between Cebus and Ateles (primates) based on ZOO-FISH and G-banding comparisons
    F Garcia
    Departament de Biologia Cel lular, Fisiologia i Immunologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Primatol 57:177-88. 2002
    ..In particular, associations 2/16 and 5/7 should be included in the ancestral karyotype of New World monkeys...
  45. doi request reprint Mortality in incident haemodialysis patients: time-dependent haemoglobin levels and erythropoiesis-stimulating agent dose are independent predictive factors in the ANSWER study
    Joan Fort
    Servicio de Nefrologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2702-10. 2010
    ..In addition, divergent results have been reported on the relation between erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and mortality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of H1- and H2-receptor antagonists on the hemodynamic changes induced by the intravenous administration of ketamine in sevoflurane-anesthetized cats
    C Costa-Farré
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary School, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Inflamm Res 54:256-60. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Serological evidence of Ehrlichia spp. exposure in cats from northeastern Spain
    A Ortuño
    Departament de Sanitat Animal, Facultat de Veterinaria, Universitat Autonomod de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 52:246-8. 2005
    ..4% in pet cats. Results revealed that cats are exposed to Ehrlichia spp. infection, as the low antibody titres detected and the serological cross-reactivity between Ehrlichia species do not allow us to confirm E. canis exposure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity for mutations in the CFTR gene and clinical correlations in patients with congenital absence of the vas deferens
    T Casals
    Medical and Molecular Genetics Center IRO, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod 15:1476-83. 2000
    ..In contrast with previous studies, this report suggests that CFTR might have a role in urogenital anomalies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system opportunistic infections in developed countries in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era
    Christian Manzardo
    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurovirol 11:72-82. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the interleukin-4 receptor alpha chain gene influence susceptibility to HIV-1 infection and its progression to AIDS
    Alex Soriano
    Service of Infectious Diseases and AIDS Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Immunogenetics 57:644-54. 2005
    ..Further studies are required to confirm these findings...
  51. pmc Increased alpha-defensins 1-3 production by dendritic cells in HIV-infected individuals is associated with slower disease progression
    Marta Rodríguez-García
    Service of Immunology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e9436. 2010
    ..Since DC-HIV interaction plays a critical role during the first steps of HIV infection, we investigated the possible impact of alpha-defensins1-3 production by DC on disease progression...
  52. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms after initiation of interferon therapy in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Montserrat Laguno
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Clinic Universitari de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Antivir Ther 9:905-9. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated the incidence and management of depressive symptoms during IFN-alpha therapy in HIV-infected patients with CHC...
  53. ncbi request reprint De novo depression and anxiety disorders and influence on adherence during peginterferon-alpha-2a and ribavirin treatment in patients with hepatitis C
    R Martin-Santos
    Drug Abuse and Psychiatry Department, Hospital del Mar and Grup de Recerca Clínica en Farmacologia Humana i Neurociències, Unitat de Recerca Farmacològica, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:257-65. 2008
    ..Depression and anxiety have been associated with interferon treatment and low treatment adherence...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with and without HIV infection]
    Montse Laguno
    Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Clínic Universitari de Barcelona IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:32-40. 2005
    ..Currently, the combination of ribavirine and a new pegilated formulation of the interferon has become the standard in the treatment reaching rates of sustained viral response around 40-80%...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic and preventive vaccine against HIV problems and the necessity to develop one]
    Felipe Garcia
    Unidad de Investigación en Inmunopatogenia del VIH, Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona
    Rev Enferm 28:24-8. 2005
    ..The upcoming work by the Spanish Group "RIS" on Therapeutic and Preventive Vaccines might place Spanish professionals in the front line in the international fight against AIDS...
  56. ncbi request reprint Group A streptococcal infections in injection drug users in Barcelona, Spain: epidemiologic, clinical, and microbiologic analysis of 3 clusters of cases from 2000 to 2003
    Josep M Sierra
    Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 85:139-46. 2006
    ..Clonality (emm 25.2) but not mutations in the csrRS genes was associated with more severe GAS soft-tissue infections...
  57. doi request reprint Impact of alpha-defensins1-3 on the maturation and differentiation of human monocyte-derived DCs. Concentration-dependent opposite dual effects
    Marta Rodríguez-García
    Service of Immunology, Hospital Clinic Universitari de Barcelona, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Immunol 131:374-84. 2009
    ..Results suggest that alpha-defensins1-3 might modulate the maturation and differentiation of MDDCs in vivo and therefore could be of special interest in the field of vaccine development...