J Infect 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Ospedale Salvini, Garbagnate Milanese, ASST Rhodense, ASST Rhodense, Milan, Italy.
Infect Dis Now 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Radiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Aspergillus is a ubiquitous ascomycete that can cause a variety of clinical presentations depending on immune status. Central nervous system aspergillosis is a fatal disease with non-specific clinical features. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis and therapeutic interventions in CNS aspergillosis patients. Read More
Infect Genet Evol 2021 May 5:104893. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Clinical Laboratory, The Third People's Hospital of Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310009, China.
Candida albicans (C. albicans) is a common cause of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC). In this paper, the genetic diversity and molecular epidemiology of 173C. Read More
HIV Med 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.
Department of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.
Objectives: Organ failure (OF), a leading cause of death in HIV-positive individuals, is common in patients undergoing liver transplantation (LT). We examined the impact of HIV infection on pre- and post-LT mortalities in cirrhotic patients stratified by the number and type of OFs.Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study and a retrospective cohort study using the US National Inpatient Sample (NIS) and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) registry data, respectively. Read More
Eur J Immunol 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.
CEA - Université Paris-Saclay - INSERM U1184, Immunology of Viral Infections, Autoimmune, Hematological and Bacterial diseases, (IMVA-HB/IDMIT), Fontenay-aux-Roses & Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France.
New ways of characterizing CD8 memory T cell responses in chronic infections are based on the measurement of chemokine receptor expression (CXCR3, CXCR5, and CX3CR1). We applied these novel phenotyping strategies to chronic HIV infection by comparing healthy donors (HDs), HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and spontaneous HIV controllers (HICs). In all groups, the memory cells exhibited high proportion of CXCR3 cells. Read More
Ir J Med Sci 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.
Council of Forensic Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
Background: Although the lung is seen as the main target organ affected by SARS-CoV-2, other organs are also damaged.Aim: We aimed to determine the extrapulmonary findings of autopsies performed on cases with positive results with postmortem polymerase chain reaction test.Methods: Pathological changes in extrapulmonary organs were examined with light microscopy. Read More