Carlos Franco-Paredes

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chagas disease: an impediment in achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez, Mexico DF
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 7:7. 2007
  2. pmc Haemoglobin and haematocrit: the threefold conversion is also non valid for assessing anaemia in Plasmodium vivax malaria-endemic settings
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    Malar J 6:166. 2007
  3. pmc The first influenza pandemic in the new millennium: lessons learned hitherto for current control efforts and overall pandemic preparedness
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Dr, Balmis 148, Col, Doctores, Mexico
    J Immune Based Ther Vaccines 7:2. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistent and untreated tropical infectious diseases among Sudanese refugees in the United States
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:633-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Vaccination strategies to prevent tuberculosis in the new millennium: from BCG to new vaccine candidates
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Mexico
    Int J Infect Dis 10:93-102. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Bioterrorism agents: getting ready for the unthinkable]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 57:695-705. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Problem pathogens: prevention of malaria in travellers
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:139-49. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A woman from British Guyana with recurrent back pain and fever. Chyluria associated with infection due to Wuchereria bancrofti
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1297, 1340-1. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The ever-expanding association between rheumatologic diseases and tuberculosis
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Med 119:470-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac manifestations of parasitic infections part 1: overview and immunopathogenesis
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:195-9. 2007

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Publications73

  1. pmc Chagas disease: an impediment in achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez, Mexico DF
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 7:7. 2007
    ..Achieving sustainable economic and social growth through advances in health is crucial in Latin America within the framework of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals...
  2. pmc Haemoglobin and haematocrit: the threefold conversion is also non valid for assessing anaemia in Plasmodium vivax malaria-endemic settings
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    Malar J 6:166. 2007
    ..In summary, the relationship between haematocrit and haemoglobin needs to be specifically evaluated according to each particular region or epidemiological setting...
  3. pmc The first influenza pandemic in the new millennium: lessons learned hitherto for current control efforts and overall pandemic preparedness
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Dr, Balmis 148, Col, Doctores, Mexico
    J Immune Based Ther Vaccines 7:2. 2009
    ..We suggest that development of vaccine/antiviral deployment plans is a key preparedness step that allows nations identify logistic gaps in their response capacity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistent and untreated tropical infectious diseases among Sudanese refugees in the United States
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:633-5. 2007
    ..We suggest that based on these preliminary results, pre-departure presumptive treatment and/or testing algorithms need to address some of these persistent tropical infections...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vaccination strategies to prevent tuberculosis in the new millennium: from BCG to new vaccine candidates
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Mexico
    Int J Infect Dis 10:93-102. 2006
    ..New vaccine candidates may offer better protection than that afforded by currently available BCG vaccines. Furthermore, combined vaccination schedules against TB seem to be a promising strategy in the new millennium...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Bioterrorism agents: getting ready for the unthinkable]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 57:695-705. 2005
    ..In the current article, we present a review of the main bioterrorism agents, as well as a historical and clinical aspects and their significance for public health preparedness and response...
  7. ncbi request reprint Problem pathogens: prevention of malaria in travellers
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:139-49. 2006
    ..Standby malaria self-treatment represents an alternative in some travellers. However, carefully selected and geographically specific antimalarial drug regimens should be recommended to non-immune people travelling to high-risk areas...
  8. ncbi request reprint A woman from British Guyana with recurrent back pain and fever. Chyluria associated with infection due to Wuchereria bancrofti
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1297, 1340-1. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The ever-expanding association between rheumatologic diseases and tuberculosis
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Med 119:470-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that M. tuberculosis can directly or indirectly affect the musculoskeletal system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac manifestations of parasitic infections part 1: overview and immunopathogenesis
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:195-9. 2007
    ..This is part one of a three-part series discussing parasites of the heart. In this section, we provide a general overview and immunopathogenesis of parasitic infections of the heart...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cardiac manifestations of parasitic infections. Part 2: Parasitic myocardial disease
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:218-22. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiac manifestations of parasitic infections part 3: pericardial and miscellaneous cardiopulmonary manifestations
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:277-80. 2007
    ..In this section, we present an overview on parasitic diseases involving predominantly the pericardium and other miscellaneous cardiopulmonary manifestations such as some pulmonary hypertension syndromes and endomyocardial fibrosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis of the pancreas: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 323:54-8. 2002
    ..Herein we describe 2 cases of pancreatic tuberculosis that presented as multicystic masses, and we review the literature to describe the diverse clinical manifestations of this condition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcomes of bacterial meningitis in Mexican children: 10-year experience (1993-2003)
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Doctor Marquéz No 162, Col Doctores, Delegación Cuauhtémoc CP 06720, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Infect Dis 12:380-6. 2008
    ..Acute bacterial meningitis remains an important cause of morbidity, neurologic sequelae, and mortality in children in Latin America...
  15. doi request reprint An unusual clinical presentation of posttraumatic stress disorder in a Sudanese refugee
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health, 550 Peachtree Street, MOT 7th Floor TravelWell, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:267-9. 2010
    ..We suggest that the diagnosis of PTSD requires a culture-based approach in the clinical history-taking incorporating geopolitical context and an in-depth assessment of the degree of exposure to serial traumatic events...
  16. doi request reprint Transplantation and tropical infectious diseases
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, 550 Peachtree Street, MOT 7th Floor TravelWell, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e189-96. 2010
    ..We also suggest potential screening guidelines for some of these tropical infections...
  17. doi request reprint H1N1 influenza pandemics: comparing the events of 2009 in Mexico with those of 1976 and 1918-1919
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Med Res 40:669-72. 2009
    ..In particular, it is useful to compare the events in Mexico in 2009 to those during the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918-1919...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preserving idealism in global health promotion
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Glob Health Promot 17:57-60. 2010
    ..Morality and empathy are considered by-products of our evolutionary history as a human species. Idealism may be a trait that we may choose to preserve in our modern evolutionary history...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Spanish royal philanthropic expedition to bring smallpox vaccination to the New World and Asia in the 19th century
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1285-9. 2005
    ..This expedition was the first large scale mass vaccination of its kind. The historic legacy of this pioneering event in international health should be revisited in the current era of persistent inequalities in global health...
  20. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases, non-zero-sum thinking, and the developing world
    Erik Folch
    AIDS Internastional Training and Research program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:66-72. 2003
    ..Subsequently, we will outline the game, the players, and the potential win-win outcomes that may potentially result...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parasitology resources on the World Wide Web: a powerful tool for infectious disease practitioners
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Departamento de Medicina Experimental, Facultad de Medicina, Microbiología e Inmunología Clínicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    Clin Infect Dis 37:694-701. 2003
    ..At least 60 Web sites were identified that contained comprehensive and high-quality information about helminths and protozoa. These Internet resources provide invaluable information for the infectious disease practitioner...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Confronting bioterrorism: Epidemiologic, clinical, and preventive aspects of smallpox]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Centro Nacional para la Salud de la Infancia y Adolescencia, Secretaria de Salud del Estado de Sonora, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:298-309. 2003
    ..Herein we present an indepth review for health care personnel with relevant epidemiologic, clinical, and preventive information on smallpox...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inverse relationship between decreased infectious diseases and increased inflammatory disorder occurrence: the price to pay
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Angeles de Interlomas, Huixquilucan, Edo de Mexico, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 35:258-61. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Psoas muscle abscess caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Staphylococcus aureus: case report and review
    C Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 321:415-7. 2001
    ..In this patient, the abscess was not associated with Potts disease but with osteomyelitis of the iliac crest, in which the evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging was very specific in determining the extent and regional spread...
  25. doi request reprint Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in patients with AIDS in the inner city: a persistent and deadly opportunistic infection
    Ildefonso Tellez
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:192-7. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that despite the availability of HAART, PCP continues to cause a significant burden of disease among inner-city HIV-infected populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Historical perspective of smallpox in Mexico: emergence, elimination, and risk of reemergence due to bioterrorism]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez
    Gac Med Mex 140:321-7. 2004
    ..In response to this risk, Mexico has developed a comprehensive National preparedness plan. The impact of a new epidemic of smallpox will be considered a catastrophic event from both a historical and public health perspectives...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical, epidemiologic characteristics of foreign-born Latinos with HIV/AIDS at an urban HIV clinic
    Colleen F Kelley
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AIDS Read 17:73-4, 78-80, 85-8. 2007
    ..However, a sustained virologic response is difficult to achieve in men...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Immunization and equity in the Regional Initiative of the Mesoamerican Health Initiative]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Escuela de Salud Pública de la Universidad de Emory, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 53:S323-32. 2011
    ..We hope to have a transformational impact on health systems so as to improve effective coverage, including vaccine and other integrated primary healthcare services...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Shortened, strictly supervised tuberculosis treatment in populations with moderate drug resistance levels: international impact perspective]
    Jose Ignacio Santos-Preciado
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez
    Rev Invest Clin 57:488-90. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and travel: pretravel recommendations and health-related risks
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Top HIV Med 17:2-11. 2009
    ..HIV-infected travelers who are ill, particularly those with fever, should undergo an immediate medical evaluation to rule out the possibility of a life-threatening infectious disease such as malaria...
  31. ncbi request reprint Five-year experience with type 1 and type 2 reactions in Hansen disease at a US travel clinic
    Jesse T Jacob
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:452-4. 2008
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  32. pmc Commentary: improving the health of neglected populations in Latin America
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Federico Gomez, Mexico D F, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 7:11. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Pelvic echinococcosis in a Northern Iraqi refugee
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Travel Med 13:119-22. 2006
  34. doi request reprint What have we learned from the novel influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in 2009 for strengthening pandemic influenza preparedness?
    José Santos-Preciado
    Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 40:673-6. 2009
    ..The current swine-related influenza A (H1N1) pandemic has also shown that international collaboration remains a critical component to effectively respond to influenza pandemics in the current globalized world...
  35. ncbi request reprint Health literacy is a predictor of HIV/AIDS knowledge
    Giselle Hicks
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University
    Fam Med 38:717-23. 2006
    ....
  36. pmc Cardiac involvement with parasitic infections
    Alicia Hidron
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 550 Peachtree St MOT, 7th Floor, TravelWell Clinic, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 23:324-49. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint [Severe acute respiratory syndrome: a global overview of the epidemic]
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Centro Nacional para la Salud de la Infancia y Adolescencia, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:211-20. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Rapid HIV testing: a review of the literature and implications for the clinician
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, 69 Jesse Hill Jr Drive S E, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 3:169-75. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among refugees resettled in the U.S.: high prevalence and challenges in access to health care
    Oidda Ikumboka Museru
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:823-7. 2010
    ..Further efforts are required to assure their entry into the healthcare system. Primary care physicians caring for refugee patients should think about verifying HBV-infection status as part of health maintenance protocols...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nocardia nova aortitis after coronary artery bypass surgery
    David A Liff
    Division of Internal Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:537.e7-8. 2007
    ..This is the first reported case of Nocardia aortitis after coronary bypass operation and serves to alert physicians of this rare but serious postoperative complication...
  41. doi request reprint Brainstem encephalitis: an unusual presentation of herpes simplex virus infection
    Daniel Livorsi
    Department of Infectious Disease, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Neurol 257:1432-7. 2010
    ..With the increasing use of HSV-PCR, more cases of HSV brainstem encephalitis may be identified. A greater recognition of this syndrome will help better define its optimal treatment and prognosis...
  42. pmc Unsolved matters in leprosy: a descriptive review and call for further research
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Infectious Diseases Clinic, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, 507 3rd Avenue, Albany, GA, 31721, USA
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 15:33. 2016
    ..Many challenges remain in our understanding of the epidemiology of leprosy including: (a) the precise mode and route of transmission; (b) the socioeconomic, environmental, and behavioral factors that promote its transmission; and ..
  43. doi request reprint Trends in hospitalizations for AIDS-associated Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in the United States (1986 to 2005)
    Colleen F Kelley
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Emory Centerfor AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Chest 136:190-7. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Spectrum of CNS disease caused by rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Naasha J Talati
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:390-8. 2008
    ..Treatment requires a long course of two or more antibiotics that have the ability to penetrate the blood-brain barrier, and possibly of steroids as immunomodulatory agents, such as those used in tuberculous meningitis...
  45. pmc Low health literacy is associated with HIV test acceptance
    Maribel Barragan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:422-5. 2005
    ..The health care setting represents a logical site to accomplish this goal. However, little is known about factors that determine acceptability of HIV testing in health care settings, particularly patients' health literacy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
    Xiaohong M Davis
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:4-8. 2008
    ..Tropical and parasitic diseases were rare. Pre-travel consultation for China travelers should be individualized according to these findings...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis: epidemiological, clinical, and preventive perspectives]
    Lourdes Almeida-González
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 46:438-50. 2004
    ..The English version of this paper is available at: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.html...
  48. ncbi request reprint Multifocal septic arthritis: an unusual complication of invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infection
    Alejandro Diaz-Borjon
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med 118:924-5. 2005
  49. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical outcomes of hepatitis B virus infection among refugees seen at a U.S. travel medicine clinic: 2005-2008
    Oidda Museru
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Travel Med Infect Dis 7:171-4. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of diffuse CD8+ lymphocytosis syndrome in HIV-infected patients
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS Read 12:408-13. 2002
    ..Other manifestations of DILS to consider include a severe form of peripheral neuropathy; lymphocytic infiltration of the liver, evident as hepatitis; myositis; and lymphocytic interstitial nephritis...
  51. ncbi request reprint An unexpected visitor
    Richard Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med 120:415-6. 2007
  52. doi request reprint Immunogenicity of a 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine among Mexican children
    Sara Elva Espinosa-Padilla
    Immunodeficiency Research Unit, National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 43:402-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the immune response to six serotypes in children <5 years of age after immunization with a 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine...
  53. doi request reprint Chagasic encephalitis in HIV patients: common presentation of an evolving epidemiological and clinical association
    Carlos A DiazGranados
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:324-30. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint A painful thorn in the foot: a case of eumycetoma
    Nadine G Rouphael
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:142-4. 2007
    ..Clinicians need to recognize mycetoma early and institute treatment promptly to reduce the substantial morbidity associated with this devastating infection...
  55. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of schistosomiasis in travelers reported to the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network 1997-2008
    Deborah J Nicolls
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:729-34. 2008
    ..Half of those examined for schistosomiasis were diagnosed with infection. Screening for schistosomiasis should be encouraged for all potentially exposed travelers and especially for missionaries, volunteers, and expatriates...
  56. doi request reprint Leishmania tropica-induced cutaneous and presumptive concomitant viscerotropic leishmaniasis with prolonged incubation
    Francesca Weiss
    Department of Dermatology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 1100, Bldg A, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:1023-6. 2009
    ..The patient was treated with a 28-day course of intravenous pentavalent antimonial compound sodium stibogluconate with complete resolution of her systemic signs and symptoms and improvement of her pretibial ulcerations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease involving the meninges
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 95:1101-2. 2002
    ..Meningeal biopsy revealed Rosai-Dorfman disease. Sinus histiocytosis may mimic meningeal disease, and Rosai-Dorfman disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of dural-based masses with diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement...
  58. ncbi request reprint Aseptic meningitis and optic neuritis preceding varicella-zoster progressive outer retinal necrosis in a patient with AIDS
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Emory University School of Medicine, 69 Butler Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    AIDS 16:1045-9. 2002
    ..We also review of the literature of seven additional reported cases of retrobulbar optic neuritis preceding the onset of VZV retinitis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Impact of imported malaria on the burden of disease in northeastern Venezuela
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    Centro Trujillano de Investigaciones Parasitológicas José Witremundo Torrealba, Núcleo Universitario Rafael Rangel, Universidad de Los Andes, Trujillo, Venezuela
    J Travel Med 13:15-20. 2006
    ..It is now well documented that population movements play an important role in the spread and introduction of malaria infection in nonendemic areas...
  60. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal infection among international travelers globally
    Zoe Greenwood
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Travel Med 15:221-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze infections associated with oral ingestion of pathogens in international travelers in relation to place of exposure...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathological recognition of leprosy
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Am J Med 114:246-7. 2003
  62. doi request reprint Atypical Plasmodium vivax malaria in a traveler: bilateral hydronephrosis, severe thrombocytopenia, and hypotension
    Pedro M Rifakis
    Internal Medicine, Hosipital de Emergencia Pérez de León, Caracas, Venezuela
    J Travel Med 15:119-21. 2008
    ..This case highlights the importance of preventing malaria cases among nonimmune or semi-immune individuals traveling to P vivax-endemic areas...
  63. doi request reprint Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American blastomycosis) of the larynx mimicking carcinoma
    Iraida Garcia
    Instituto Anatomopatológico José A O Daly, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas
    Am J Med Sci 335:149-50. 2008
    ..Herein, we describe a case of a patient with paracoccidioidomycosis of the larynx mimicking carcinoma of the larynx and we review the literature regarding this unusual manifestation of this fungal infection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Atypical manifestations of infections in patients with familial dysautonomia
    David Huneycutt
    Am J Med 115:505-6. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Carlos del Rio
    N Engl J Med 351:1262-3. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of imported malaria during pregnancy within Venezuelan states: implications for travel advice
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    Instituto Experimental José Witremundo Torrealba former Centro Trujillano de Investigaciones Parasitológicas José Witremundo Torrealba, Universidad de Los Andes, Trujillo, Venezuela
    J Travel Med 14:67-71. 2007
    ..Travel medicine practitioners should be aware and educate their pregnant patients regarding the risk of malaria even when living in malaria endemic areas and traveling to other endemic areas such as occurs in Venezuela...
  67. ncbi request reprint [West Nile virus: a reality in Mexico]
    Ildefonso Tellez
    Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital Angeles Lomas, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 142:493-9. 2006
    ..There is no antiviral treatment to date against WNV but interferon ?2b, and WNVspec4ic-immunoglobulin have been used Prevention is therefore the key to control the infection...
  68. ncbi request reprint Is anemia in Plasmodium vivax malaria more frequent and severe than in Plasmodium falciparum?
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    Am J Med 119:e9-10. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome in Plasmodium vivax malaria in traveler returning from Venezuela
    Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
    J Travel Med 13:325-6; author reply 326. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Impact of climate variability in the occurrence of leishmaniasis in northeastern Colombia
    Rocio Cardenas
    Instituto Departamental de Salud de Norte de Santander, Cucuta, Colombia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:273-7. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity due to antimalarial therapy associated with misdiagnosis of malaria
    Carlos Franco-Paredes
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1710-1. 2005