Diego R Falci

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Impact of polymyxin-B-associated acute kidney injury in 1-year mortality and renal function recovery.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2018 Jul 2;52(1):86-89. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Medical Sciences Post Graduation Program, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Hypervirulent Clostridium difficile Strain Has Arrived in Brazil.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 Mar 25;39(3):371-373. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

3Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul,Porto Alegre,Brazil.

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March 2018

Severe Infusion-Related Adverse Events and Renal Failure in Patients Receiving High-Dose Intravenous Polymyxin B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 Jan 21;62(1). Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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January 2018

Neglected endemic mycoses.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Nov 31;17(11):e367-e377. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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November 2017

Malaria in Southern Brazil: a potential threat for a non-endemic region.

Braz J Infect Dis 2017 Nov - Dec;21(6):678-679. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

Universidade La Salle, Prograna de Pós-graduação em Saúde e Desenvolvimento Humano, Canoas, RS, Brazil; Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Serviço de Infectologia, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis: a systematic review on the performance of non-culture-based diagnostic tests.

Braz J Infect Dis 2017 Jan - Feb;21(1):7-11. Epub 2016 Nov 19.

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil; Irmandade Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

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August 2017

A Review of Diagnostic Methods for Invasive Fungal Diseases: Challenges and Perspectives.

Infect Dis Ther 2017 Jun 29;6(2):213-223. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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June 2017

Has Aspergillus PCR Come to the Age of Maturity?

Mycopathologia 2016 Oct 29;181(9-10):623-4. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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October 2016

Hematological toxicities associated with amphotericin B formulations.

Leuk Lymphoma 2015 9;56(10):2889-94. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

b Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) , Porto Alegre , Brazil.

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September 2016

The Evolving Genotypic Profile of HIV-1 Mutations Related to Antiretroviral Treatment in the North Region of Brazil.

Biomed Res Int 2015 12;2015:738528. Epub 2015 Oct 12.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90035-903 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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August 2016

Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of Renal Failure in Patients Treated with Colistin versus Polymyxin B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 Apr 25;60(4):2443-9. Epub 2016 Mar 25.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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April 2016

Clinical features and mortality of patients on renal replacement therapy receiving polymyxin B.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2016 Feb 11;47(2):146-50. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, 2350 Ramiro Barcelos St., Porto Alegre 90.035-903, Brazil; Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2016

Risk factors for acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients treated with polymyxin B and influence of AKI on mortality: a multicentre prospective cohort study.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 May 20;70(5):1552-7. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, 2350 Ramiro Barcelos St., Porto Alegre 90.035-903, Brazil Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto, Alegre, Brazil

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May 2015

Comparison of nephrotoxicity associated to different lipid formulations of amphotericin B: a real-life study.

Mycoses 2015 Feb 15;58(2):104-12. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Porto Alegre, Brazil; Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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February 2015

Detection of NDM-1-, CTX-M-15-, and qnrB4-producing Enterobacter hormaechei isolates in Brazil.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 21;58(4):2475-6. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Laboratório de Pesquisa em Infecção Hospitalar (LAPIH), Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

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November 2014

Detection of bla(GES-5) in carbapenem-resistant Kluyvera intermedia isolates recovered from the hospital environment.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 4;58(1):622-3. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

Laboratório de Pesquisa em Resistência Bacteriana, Centro de Pesquisa Experimental, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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September 2014

Emergence of NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Int J Infect Dis 2014 Aug 21;25:79-81. Epub 2014 May 21.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto, 2350 Ramiro Barcelos St, 90035-903, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Department of Internal Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Carbapenem-resistant GES-5-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Southern Brazil.

Braz J Infect Dis 2014 Mar-Apr;18(2):231-2. Epub 2014 Feb 8.

Infectious Diseases Service, HCPA, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address:

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June 2014

Detection of OXA-370, an OXA-48-related class D β-lactamase, in Enterobacter hormaechei from Brazil.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 Jun 7;58(6):3566-7. Epub 2014 Apr 7.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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June 2014

Profile of isavuconazole and its potential in the treatment of severe invasive fungal infections.

Infect Drug Resist 2013 Oct 22;6:163-74. Epub 2013 Oct 22.

Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Porto Alegre, Brazil ; Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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October 2013

Population pharmacokinetics of intravenous polymyxin B in critically ill patients: implications for selection of dosage regimens.

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Aug 22;57(4):524-31. Epub 2013 May 22.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital São Lucas da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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August 2013

Pharmacokinetics of polymyxin B in patients on continuous venovenous haemodialysis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2013 Mar 23;68(3):674-7. Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital São Lucas da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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March 2013

Continuous infusion of amphotericin B deoxycholate: an innovative, low-cost strategy in antifungal treatment.

Mycoses 2011 Mar;54(2):91-8

Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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March 2011