Amalia del Palacio

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using the N-terminal fragment of Candida albicans hyphal wall protein 1
    Ana Laín
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
    BMC Microbiol 7:35. 2007
  2. ncbi [Cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Rhizopus arrhizus in a surgical wound.]
    C Toro
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Iberoam Micol 15:94-6. 1998
  3. ncbi [Dermatophytes isolated in Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (Madrid, Spain).]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:101-6. 1999
  4. ncbi [Five cases of zygomycosis.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:50-6. 1999
  5. ncbi [Antifungal treatment: Recent advances in dermatology.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:86-91. 1999
  6. ncbi Isolation of Aspergillus lentulus in Spain from a critically ill patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Almudena Alhambra
    Departmento de Microbiología Clínica, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Iberoam Micol 25:246-9. 2008
  7. ncbi [Laboratory diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:90-8. 2003
  8. ncbi [Invasive aspergillosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:77-8. 2003
  9. ncbi [Early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections caused by Aspergillus and other emerging mycelial fungi]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Unidad de Micologia, Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:187-97. 2007
  10. ncbi [Scedosporium apiospermum external otitis.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:161-3. 1999

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  1. pmc Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using the N-terminal fragment of Candida albicans hyphal wall protein 1
    Ana Laín
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
    BMC Microbiol 7:35. 2007
    ..In the last decade, much effort has been made to develop reliable tests for rapid diagnosis of invasive candidiasis, but none of them have found widespread clinical use...
  2. ncbi [Cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Rhizopus arrhizus in a surgical wound.]
    C Toro
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Iberoam Micol 15:94-6. 1998
    ..Diagnosis was confirmed on a combined histological and microbiological study. Extensive surgical resection, high doses of amphotericin B and treatment of the underlying conditions permitted the control of the infection...
  3. ncbi [Dermatophytes isolated in Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (Madrid, Spain).]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:101-6. 1999
    ..Our study is basically based on an out-patient selected population, and tinea corporis (30.79%), followed by tinea cruris (16.69%) and tinea unguium (16.69%) were the most prevalent clinical forms...
  4. ncbi [Five cases of zygomycosis.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:50-6. 1999
    ..The clinical presentations are outlined, including the outcomes and predisposing factors and focus on the diagnostic procedures, treatment and preventive measures...
  5. ncbi [Antifungal treatment: Recent advances in dermatology.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:86-91. 1999
    ..The aims of this review is to give an actual view on antifungal therapy with a critical discussion on the efficacy of antifungals...
  6. ncbi Isolation of Aspergillus lentulus in Spain from a critically ill patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Almudena Alhambra
    Departmento de Microbiología Clínica, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Iberoam Micol 25:246-9. 2008
    ..lentulus in a non-neutropenic critically ill patient, although we note that since it was isolated only once from respiratory specimens, its implication as an etiologic agent of infection for this patient remains to be established...
  7. ncbi [Laboratory diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:90-8. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi [Invasive aspergillosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:77-8. 2003
    ..The experience accumulated in Spain in the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis by Platelia Aspergillus is presented in this monograph...
  9. ncbi [Early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections caused by Aspergillus and other emerging mycelial fungi]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Unidad de Micologia, Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:187-97. 2007
    ..Antigen based assays or measurement of (1-3)-beta-D-glucan in blood have been developed and validated in clinical laboratories. We review these diagnostic contemporary tools, their clinical application and impact...
  10. ncbi [Scedosporium apiospermum external otitis.]
    A Del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:161-3. 1999
    ..The patient was topically treated with miconazole cream and achieved a clinical and mycological cure. The etiology, diagnosis and treatment of external fungal otitis are discussed...
  11. doi [Epidemiology of invasive candidiasis in pediatric and adult populations]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Unidad de Micologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Iberoam Micol 26:2-7. 2009
    ..Invasive candidiasis (IC) is the most frequent fungal disease in children and adults...
  12. ncbi [Anidulafungin: a new echinocandin for the treatment of mycosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Unidad de Micologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 25:74-7. 2008
    ..Finally, anidulafungin has shown a higher therapeutic efficiency when compared with the conventional treatment of candidemia, since although it is more expensive, the treatment with anidulafungin is highly cost effective...
  13. ncbi [Candidemia and cutaneous lesions in two patients without intravenous drug addiction.]
    A Arribi
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 16:235-7. 1999
    ..Histological and microbiological studies showed Candida albicans in blood and cutaneous lesions. The outcome was favourable with azole systemic treatment...
  14. ncbi Diagnostic potential of (1,3)-beta-D-glucan and anti-Candida albicans germ tube antibodies for the diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring of invasive candidiasis in neutropenic adult patients
    Carmen Pazos
    Unidad de Micologia, Departamento de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avenida de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:209-15. 2006
    ..Both tests anticipated the clinical and radiological diagnosis, and the initiation of antifungal therapy in most patients. Combination of both tests improved specificity and positive predictive value to 100%...
  15. ncbi False positive galactomannan results in adult hematological patients treated with piperacillin-tazobactam
    Almudena Alhambra
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Unidad de Micologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Avenida del Córdoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:106-12. 2007
    ..01). Two other patients with no invasive aspergillosis (2.5%) and false GM reactivity had graft versus host disease (GVHD) and one of them had also mucositis grade IV. The kinetic patterns of false positive GM due to P-T is discussed...
  16. ncbi [Early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic patients with bi-weekly serial screening of circulating galactomannan by Platelia Aspergillus]
    Carmen Pazos
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:99-102. 2003
    ..Antigenemia was detected before clinical suspicion of invasive aspergillosis (median, 6 days before) in 30% of patients and anticipated the onset of radiologic signs 9 days in 60% of patients...
  17. pmc Contribution of (1->3)-beta-D-glucan chromogenic assay to diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic adult patients: a comparison with serial screening for circulating galactomannan
    Carmen Pazos
    Unidad de Micologia, Departamento de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avenida de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 43:299-305. 2005
    ..In conclusion, BG and GM detection are useful tests for the diagnosis of IA in high-risk hematological patients, but a combination of the two tests was very useful to identify false-positive reactions by each test...
  18. pmc Detection of (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan as an adjunct to diagnosis in a mixed population with uncommon proven invasive fungal diseases or with an unusual clinical presentation
    Maria Soledad Cuétara
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Leganes, Madrid
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:423-6. 2009
    ..with unusual clinical presentations...
  19. doi Lichtheimia corymbifera subcutaneous infection successfully treated with amphotericin B, early debridement, and vacuum-assisted closure
    Daniel Blazquez
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e13-5. 2010
    ..corymbifera infection in a 13-year-old immune-competent child, with a severe traumatic injury, with a successful outcome after early diagnosis and treatment with lipid amphotericin B, early debridement, and vacuum-assisted closure (VAC)...
  20. ncbi [A case of dystrophic fingernail]
    Susana Hernando
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:297-8. 2004
  21. ncbi [Traditional microbiological diagnosis for invasive candidiasis in critical non-neutropenic patients]
    Maria Soledad Cuétara
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Avda de Orellana s n, 28911, Leganes, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:4-7. 2006
    ..We herein discuss the utility of direct examination and cultures from different sites and the value of surveillance cultures for establishing the likelihood of invasive candidiasis...
  22. ncbi [Management strategies: prophylaxis, empirical and preemptive treatment of established invasive candidiasis in the critically ill non-neutropenic patient]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avenida de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:35-8. 2006
    ..All these approaches in relationship with risk strategies and microbiological indirect laboratory techniques for establishing invasive candidiasis will be discussed...
  23. ncbi [Prevention of invasive candidiasis in the critically ill non neutropenic patient]
    Juan Carlos Montejo
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Unidad Polivalente, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:32-4. 2006
    ..Concomitant interventions aimed at reducing risk factors are important to decrease IC...
  24. ncbi [Importance of invasive candidiasis in critical non-neutropenic patients]
    Juan Carlos Montejo
    Unidad Polivalente, Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avda de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:2-3. 2006
    ..IC is associated with high attributable mortality and increased healthcare cost. In this review current, epidemiological, diagnostic and clinical management is updated and discussed in the critically ill non netropenic patient...
  25. ncbi [Risk factors in invasive candidiasis: stratification]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avenida de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:29-31. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi [Peripheral thrombophlebitis in a patient undergoing abdominal surgery]
    Laura Molina
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:295-6. 2004
  27. ncbi [Successful treatment with voriconazol of a Pseudallescheria boydii fungus ball in a HIV positive patient and previous tuberculosis]
    Jesús Garcí
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:64-7. 2003
    ..5 mg/ml) guided antifungal prophylactic treatment before surgical eradication of the fungus ball since the patient was immunosuppressed. We discuss the clinical spectrum of P. boydii infections and currently medical approach...
  28. ncbi [Current treatment of dermatophytosis]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 19:68-71. 2002
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss topical and systemic antifungal treatment of dermatophyte infections with current antifungal drugs...
  29. pmc In vitro susceptibilities of Malassezia species to a new triazole, albaconazole (UR-9825), and other antifungal compounds
    Margarita Garau
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2342-4. 2003
    ..Albaconazole showed an in vitro profile similar to those of the different antifungals tested (MIC <or= 0.06 microg/ml for all the strains)...
  30. ncbi [Advances and limitations in the early diagnosis of invasive yeast infections]
    Jose Ponton
    Laboratorio de Micologia Medica, Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:181-6. 2007
    ..The most recent studies suggest that combination of two tests to detect antígen, antibodies, (1-3)-beta-D-glucan and DNA will be needed to optimize the diagnosis of systemic yeast infections...
  31. doi Contribution of serum biomarkers to the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis
    Ana Laín
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Apartado 699, E 48080 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 8:315-25. 2008
    ..Therefore, new nonculture-based methods are being developed. In this review, we will discuss the most recent studies concerning the use of serum biomarkers in the diagnosis of invasive Candida infections...
  32. pmc Evaluation of a novel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect immunoglobulin G antibody to enolase for serodiagnosis of invasive candidiasis
    Ana Laín
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Apartado 699, E 48080 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:318-9. 2007
    ..The sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values of the test for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis were 81.0, 83.9, 79.1, and 85.5%, respectively...
  33. ncbi Isolation of Issatchenkia occidentalis from the esophagus of a leukemic patient
    Ismail H Sahand
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Apartado 699, E 48080 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:235-7. 2006
    ..The identification of the isolate was not possible by the use of the available commercial methods. Thus, its identification was done by PCR and DNA sequencing using panfungal primers...
  34. ncbi [Anidulafungin in the invasive fungal infection: current topics]
    Amalia del Palacio
    Rev Iberoam Micol 25:73. 2008
  35. ncbi [Present and future of voriconazole in the treatment of invasive mycoses: the inseparable binomial diagnosis-treatment]
    Guillermo Quindos
    Laboratorio de Micologia Medica, Departamento de Inmunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:179-80. 2007
    ..This monography presents the most relevant studies on the present situation of invasive mycoses, its diagnosis and treatment, as well as data confirming the important role of voriconazole in their treatment...
  36. ncbi Influence of Candida colonization on the (1-->3) beta-D-glucan assay
    Jose Ponton
    Clin Infect Dis 43:263-4. 2006
  37. pmc Comparison of the susceptibilities of Candida spp. to fluconazole and voriconazole in a 4-year global evaluation using disk diffusion
    Kevin C Hazen
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5623-32. 2003
    ..5-year study period and that voriconazole demonstrated 10- to 100-fold greater in vitro activity than fluconazole against most yeast species...