Publications by authors named "Leonel Mendoza"

69Publications

Left Homonymous Hemianopia: An Uncommon, Neuro-ophthalmological Presentation of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State.

Am J Med Case Rep 2020 3;8(12):463-466. Epub 2020 Sep 3.

Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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September 2020

Serological tests using Sporothrix species antigens for the accurate diagnosis of sporotrichosis: a meta-analysis.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2020 Nov 12;98(3):115131. Epub 2020 Jul 12.

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Prof. Alfredo Balena, 190, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 30130-10; Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analysis, Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 31270-901. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy Presented with Atrial Fibrillation: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Am J Med Case Rep 2020 29;8(9):281-283. Epub 2020 May 29.

Department of Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Health Science University, Brooklyn, NY 11203 USA.

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May 2020

An unusual case of cutaneous feline pythiosis.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2019 Dec 31;26:57-60. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA.

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December 2019

An accurate identification of Pythium insidiosum complex using MALDI-TOF, requires representative spectra of each of its four phylogenetic clusters.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 10 31;87:193. Epub 2019 Jul 31.

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

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October 2019

Phylogenetic and physiological traits of oomycetes originally identified as from fly and mosquito larvae.

Mycologia 2019 May-Jun;111(3):408-422. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

b Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University , 354 Farm Lane, East Lansing , Michigan 48824.

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April 2020

Identification of Pythium insidiosum complex by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry.

J Med Microbiol 2019 Apr 8;68(4):574-584. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA.

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April 2019

and keratitis in a contact lens user.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Dec 3;11(1). Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Microbiology, Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

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December 2018

Human Pathogenic Entomophthorales.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2018 10 29;31(4). Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

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October 2018

Taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the Oomycota mosquito larvae pathogen Crypticola clavulifera.

Fungal Biol 2018 09 30;122(9):847-855. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Biological Integrated Pest Management Research, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture & Health, Ithaca, NY, USA.

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September 2018

Pythium insidiosum isolated from infected mosquito larvae in central Brazil.

Acta Trop 2018 Sep 18;185:344-348. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Cutaneous pythiosis in a Red Brangus beef calf cured by immunotherapy.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2016 Dec 26;14:1-3. Epub 2016 Nov 26.

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.

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December 2016

Description of three novel Lagenidium (Oomycota) species causing infection in mammals.

Rev Iberoam Micol 2016 Apr-Jun;33(2):83-91. Epub 2016 Feb 28.

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States; Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade Federal do Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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October 2017

Rhinosporidium seeberi Nuclear Cycle Activities Using Confocal Microscopy.

J Parasitol 2016 Feb 13;102(1):60-8. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Pres. Antônio Carlos, 6627-Pampulha, Belo Horizonte-MG, 31270-901, Brazil.

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February 2016

Pythium insidiosum: A Rare Necrotizing Orbital and Facial Infection.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2015 Mar 24;4(1):e10-3. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis;

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March 2015

A biochemical screening approach to putatively differentiate mammalian pathogenic Oomycota species in the clinical laboratory.

J Med Microbiol 2015 Aug;64(8):862-868

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.

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August 2015

Human Fungal Pathogens of Mucorales and Entomophthorales.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2014 Nov 6;5(4). Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710.

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November 2014

Etiological agents of fungal endophthalmitis: diagnosis and management.

Int Ophthalmol 2014 Jun 1;34(3):707-21. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Ophthalmologic Center of Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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June 2014

Lagenidium sp. ocular infection mimicking ocular pythiosis.

J Clin Microbiol 2013 Aug 5;51(8):2778-80. Epub 2013 Jun 5.

Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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August 2013

Presumptive synchronized nuclear divisions without cytokinesis in the Rhinosporidium seeberi parasitic life cycle.

Microbiology (Reading) 2013 Aug 25;159(Pt 8):1545-1551. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Institute Superior of Medicine (ISMD), Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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August 2013

The taxonomy and phylogenetics of the human and animal pathogen Rhinosporidium seeberi: a critical review.

Rev Iberoam Micol 2012 Oct-Dec;29(4):185-99. Epub 2012 Apr 12.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48424-1031, USA.

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June 2013

Vulvar pythiosis in two captive camels (Camelus dromedarius).

Med Mycol 2012 Feb 22;50(2):219-24. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

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February 2012

Pythium insidiosum keratitis in Israel.

Eye Contact Lens 2011 Mar;37(2):96-8

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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March 2011

Pathology in practice. Penicilliosis.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2011 Jan;238(1):51-3

Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.

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January 2011

Pythium insidiosum: an overview.

Vet Microbiol 2010 Nov 24;146(1-2):1-16. Epub 2010 Jul 24.

Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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November 2010

Morphologic and phylogenetic characterization of Conidiobolus lamprauges recovered from infected sheep.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Feb 9;48(2):427-32. Epub 2009 Dec 9.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program, Michigan State University, 322 North Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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February 2010

Systemic Pythium insidiosum in a pediatric burn patient.

Burns 2010 Aug 28;36(5):e68-71. Epub 2009 Oct 28.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.

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August 2010

What is your diagnosis? Pythium insidiosum or Lagenidium sp.?

Vet Clin Pathol 2009 Sep;38(3):273; author reply 273-4

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September 2009

Molecular phylogeny of animal pathogen Lacazia loboi inferred from rDNA and DNA coding sequences.

Mycol Res 2009 Aug 9;113(Pt 8):851-7. Epub 2009 May 9.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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August 2009

Antibodies in the sera of host species with pythiosis recognize a variety of unique immunogens in geographically divergent Pythium insidiosum strains.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2009 Mar 30;16(3):330-6. Epub 2008 Dec 30.

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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March 2009

Mapping of Pythium insidiosum hyphal antigens and ultrastructural features using TEM.

Mycol Res 2007 Nov 19;111(Pt 11):1352-60. Epub 2007 Aug 19.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostic Program, Michigan State University, 322 North Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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November 2007

Molecular study of archival fungal strains isolated from cases of lacaziosis (Jorge Lobo's disease).

Mycoses 2007 Nov;50(6):470-4

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

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November 2007

Isolation and identification of the human pathogen Pythium insidiosum from environmental samples collected in Thai agricultural areas.

Med Mycol 2008 Feb;46(1):41-52

Department of Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand.

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February 2008

Cutaneous and meningeal sporotrichosis in a HIV patient.

Rev Iberoam Micol 2007 Jun;24(2):161-3

Hospital Eduardo de Menezes, Medical Mycology Laboratory, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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June 2007

Exacerbated inflammatory reaction to Trichophyton rubrum infection on an HIV-positive patient successfully treated with fluconazole.

Mycopathologia 2007 Apr 28;163(4):203-5. Epub 2007 Mar 28.

Graduate Program da Santa Casa de Misericórdia, Green River Valley University UNINCOR, Itabira, MG, Brazil.

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April 2007

Outbreaks of phaeohyphomycosis in the chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) caused by Phoma herbarum.

Mycopathologia 2007 Jan;163(1):41-8

Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, S-114 Plant Biology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.

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January 2007

WdChs1p, a class II chitin synthase, is more responsible than WdChs2p (Class I) for normal yeast reproductive growth in the polymorphic, pathogenic fungus Wangiella (Exophiala) dermatitidis.

Arch Microbiol 2006 May 17;185(4):316-29. Epub 2006 Mar 17.

Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Biological Science and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A5000, Austin, TX 78712-0162, USA.

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May 2006

Lacazia loboi and Rhinosporidium seeberi: a genomic perspective.

Rev Iberoam Micol 2005 Dec;22(4):213-6

Medical Technology Program, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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December 2005

Immunology and immunotherapy of the infections caused by Pythium insidiosum.

Med Mycol 2005 Sep;43(6):477-86

Medical Technology Program, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824-1031, USA.

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September 2005

Epizootic cutaneous pythiosis in beef calves.

Vet Microbiol 2005 Aug;109(1-2):121-8

University of Carabobo, Faculty of Health Science Health, Department of Microbiology, Aragua, Venezuela.

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August 2005

Molecular evidence for multiple host-specific strains in the genus Rhinosporidium.

J Clin Microbiol 2005 Apr;43(4):1865-8

Medical Technology Program, Michigan State University, 322 North Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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April 2005

Intestinal canine pythiosis in Venezuela confirmed by serological and sequencing analysis.

Mycopathologia 2005 Feb;159(2):219-22

Medical Technology Program, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, 322 North Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824-1031, USA.

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February 2005

Pythiosis in a dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius).

J Zoo Wildl Med 2004 Dec;35(4):564-8

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA.

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December 2004

The pathogen of frogs Amphibiocystidium ranae is a member of the order dermocystida in the class mesomycetozoea.

J Clin Microbiol 2005 Jan;43(1):192-8

Medical Technology Program, Michigan State University, 322 North Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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January 2005

Development of a species-specific probe for Pythium insidiosum and the diagnosis of pythiosis.

J Clin Microbiol 2004 Jun;42(6):2411-8

Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada.

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June 2004

Observations on the life stages of Sphaerothecum destruens n. g., n. sp., a mesomycetozoean fish pathogen formerly referred to as the rosette agent [correction].

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2003 Nov-Dec;50(6):430-8

Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, P.O. Box 247, Bodega Bay, California 94923, USA.

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March 2004

Disseminated pythiosis in three horses.

Vet Microbiol 2003 Oct;96(3):289-95

Veterinary Pathology Section, Federal University of Lavras, Minas Gerais, MG, Brazil.

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October 2003

A molecular phylogeny of Pythium insidiosum.

Mycol Res 2003 May;107(Pt 5):537-44

Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada.

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May 2003

Immunotherapy for treatment of multicentric cutaneous pythiosis in a dog.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2003 Jul;223(2):215-8, 197

Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

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July 2003

An improved Pythium insidiosum-vaccine formulation with enhanced immunotherapeutic properties in horses and dogs with pythiosis.

Vaccine 2003 Jun;21(21-22):2797-804

Medical Technology Program, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 322 N. Kedzie Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, USA.

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June 2003

The class mesomycetozoea: a heterogeneous group of microorganisms at the animal-fungal boundary.

Annu Rev Microbiol 2002 30;56:315-44. Epub 2002 Jan 30.

Medical Technology Program, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824-1030, USA.

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January 2003