Alejandro Arenas-Pinto

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Association between parasitic intestinal infections and acute or chronic diarrhoea in HIV-infected patients in Caracas, Venezuela
    A Arenas-Pinto
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina J M Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
    Int J STD AIDS 14:487-92. 2003
  2. pmc Lactic acidosis in HIV infected patients: a systematic review of published cases
    A Arenas-Pinto
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:340-3. 2003
  3. ncbi The risk of developing peripheral neuropathy induced by nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors decreases over time: evidence from the Delta trial
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Antivir Ther 13:289-95. 2008
  4. ncbi Isosporiasis in Venezuelan adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus: clinical characterization
    Gabriela Certad
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina J M Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, San Jose, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:217-22. 2003
  5. doi Common inherited mitochondrial DNA mutations and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-induced severe hyperlactataemia in HIV-infected adults: an exploratory study
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Antivir Ther 17:275-82. 2012
  6. ncbi Cryptosporidiosis in HIV-infected Venezuelan adults is strongly associated with acute or chronic diarrhea
    Gabriela Certad
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina José María Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, San José Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:54-7. 2005
  7. doi Risk factors for fatality in HIV-infected patients with dideoxynucleoside-induced severe hyperlactataemia or lactic acidosis
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, UK
    Antivir Ther 16:219-26. 2011
  8. ncbi Platelet dysfunction-eosinophilia syndrome in parasitized Venezuelan children
    Arlette Ruiz-Saez
    Banco Municipal de Sangre del Distrito Capital, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:381-5. 2005
  9. pmc Neurocognitive Function in HIV-Infected Patients: Comparison of Two Methods to Define Impairment
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology, London, United Kingdom Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e103498. 2014

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Association between parasitic intestinal infections and acute or chronic diarrhoea in HIV-infected patients in Caracas, Venezuela
    A Arenas-Pinto
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina J M Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
    Int J STD AIDS 14:487-92. 2003
    ..Similarly, eosinophilia might suggest parasitic infection in these patients...
  2. pmc Lactic acidosis in HIV infected patients: a systematic review of published cases
    A Arenas-Pinto
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:340-3. 2003
    ..To describe the clinical, epidemiological, and biochemical characteristics of published cases of lactic acidosis (LA) and to generate hypotheses concerning risk factors associated with this complication...
  3. ncbi The risk of developing peripheral neuropathy induced by nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors decreases over time: evidence from the Delta trial
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Antivir Ther 13:289-95. 2008
    ..Peripheral neuropathy (PN) in HIV-infected individuals is thought be due to a toxic effect on mitochondria induced by some nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI)...
  4. ncbi Isosporiasis in Venezuelan adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus: clinical characterization
    Gabriela Certad
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina J M Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, San Jose, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:217-22. 2003
    ..In fact, isosporiasis should be suspected in HIV-infected patients from tropical countries with diarrhea, weight loss, eosinophilia, and low CD4+ cell counts...
  5. doi Common inherited mitochondrial DNA mutations and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-induced severe hyperlactataemia in HIV-infected adults: an exploratory study
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Antivir Ther 17:275-82. 2012
    ..Genetic predisposition to dideoxynucleoside-induced mitochondrial dysfunction might be related to mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) polymorphisms. Severe hyperlactataemia is probably the best model to assess such a predisposition...
  6. ncbi Cryptosporidiosis in HIV-infected Venezuelan adults is strongly associated with acute or chronic diarrhea
    Gabriela Certad
    Catedra de Parasitologia, Escuela de Medicina José María Vargas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, San José Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:54-7. 2005
    ..05, P = 0.001). In fact, results of the current study confirm the worldwide importance of cryptosporidiosis as a clinically significant opportunistic infection associated with an advanced stage of immunosuppression...
  7. doi Risk factors for fatality in HIV-infected patients with dideoxynucleoside-induced severe hyperlactataemia or lactic acidosis
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, UK
    Antivir Ther 16:219-26. 2011
    ..Lactic acidosis (LA) and severe hyperlactataemia (HL) are infrequent but serious complications of antiretroviral therapy that have been associated with a high fatality rate...
  8. ncbi Platelet dysfunction-eosinophilia syndrome in parasitized Venezuelan children
    Arlette Ruiz-Saez
    Banco Municipal de Sangre del Distrito Capital, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:381-5. 2005
    ..The possible pathogenic roles of eosinophilia and parasitism are reviewed. This is the first report of this pathologic combination in Latin American children...
  9. pmc Neurocognitive Function in HIV-Infected Patients: Comparison of Two Methods to Define Impairment
    Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology, London, United Kingdom Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e103498. 2014
    ..To compare two definitions of neurocognitive impairment (NCI) in a large clinical trial of effectively-treated HIV-infected adults at baseline...