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Use of Adjunctive Therapy in Acute Kawasaki Disease in Latin America.

Brenda Fortuna-Reyna, Emelia V Bainto, Rolando Ulloa-Gutierrez, Luis M Garrido-García, Dora Estripeaut, Olguita Del Águila, Virgen Gómez, Enrique Faugier-Fuentes, Greta Miño-León, Sandra Beltrán, Fernanda Cofré, Enrique Chacón-Cruz, Patricia Saltigeral-Simental, Lucila Martínez-Medina, Lourdes Dueñas, Kathia Luciani, Francisco J Rodríguez-Quiroz, German Camacho-Moreno, Tamara Viviani, Martha I Alvarez-Olmos, Heloisa Helena de Sousa Marques, Eduardo López-Medina, María C Pirez, Adriana H Tremoulet, ,

<b>Objective:</b> To characterize the use of adjunctive therapy in Kawasaki disease (KD) in Latin America. <b>Methods:</b> The study included 1,418 patients from the Latin American KD Network (REKAMLATINA) treated for KD between January 1, 2009, and May 31, 2017. <b>Results:</b> Of these patients, 1,152 received only a single dose of ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in pediatrics)
[2020, 8:442]

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Influence of sex on disease severity in children with COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Latin America

Martin Brizuela, Jacopo Lenzi, Rolando Ulloa-Gutiérrez, Antúnez-Montes Omar Yassef, Jorge Alberto Rios Aida, Olguita del Aguila, Erick Arteaga-Menchaca, Francisco Campos, Fadia Uribe, Andrea Parra Buitrago, Lina Maria Betancur Londoño, Jessica Gómez-Vargas, Adriana Yock-Corrales, Danilo Buonsenso,

<h4>Summary</h4> Data from adult studies how that COVID-19 is more severe in men than women. However, no data are available for the pediatric population. For this reason, we performed this study aiming to understand if sex influenced disease severity and outcomes in a large cohort of latin-american children with COVID-19 ... Read more >>

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Presentation and Outcomes of Kawasaki Disease in Latin American Infants Younger Than 6 Months of Age: A Multinational Multicenter Study of the REKAMLATINA Network.

Elizabeth Moreno, S Diana Garcia, Emelia Bainto, Andrea P Salgado, Austin Parish, Benjamin D Rosellini, Rolando Ulloa-Gutierrez, Luis M Garrido-Garcia, Lourdes Dueñas, Dora Estripeaut, Kathia Luciani, Francisco J Rodríguez-Quiroz, Olguita Del Aguila, Germán Camacho-Moreno, Virgen Gómez, Tamara Viviani, Martha I Alvarez-Olmos, Heloisa Helena de Souza Marques, Enrique Faugier-Fuentes, Patricia Saltigeral-Simental, Eduardo López-Medina, Greta Miño-León, Sandra Beltrán, Lucila Martínez-Medina, Maria C Pirez, Fernanda Cofré, Adriana H Tremoulet, ,

<b>Objective:</b> To characterize the clinical presentation and outcomes of Kawasaki disease (KD) in infants <6 months of age as compared to those ≥6 months in Latin America. <b>Methods:</b> We evaluated 36 infants <6 months old and 940 infants ≥6 months old diagnosed with KD in Latin America. We compared differences ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in pediatrics)
[2020, 8:384]

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[Cross-sectional study of the clinical characteristics and outcomes of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lima, Peru].

Jesús Domínguez Rojas, Matilde Estupiñan Vigil, Raquel Garcés-Ghilardi, Giancarlo Alvarado-Gamarra, Olguita Del Águila, Adanida Flor Lope Tenorio, Carmen Cecilia Ayón Dejo, Kenny Chonlon Murillo, Sebastián Boluarte Baca, Angie Stapleton Herbozo, Ricardo Seminario Aliaga, Giuliana Reyes Florian, Diana Dávila Riega, Sarah Fernández Suárez, Álvaro Coronado Muñoz,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Coronavirus 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in children occurred in Peru as of March 2020, leading to pediatric patients' hospitalization in areas adapted for this purpose at the Edgardo Rebagliati Martins National Hospital. In the beginning, the demand for hospitalization was low, but it increased gradually. Consistent with international reports, the majority ... Read more >>

Medwave (Medwave)
[2021, 21(1):e8107]

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COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Latin American Children: A Multinational Study.

Omar Yassef Antúnez-Montes, Maria Isabel Escamilla, Augusto Flavio Figueroa-Uribe, Erick Arteaga-Menchaca, Manuel Lavariega-Saráchaga, Perla Salcedo-Lozada, Priscilla Melchior, Rodrigo Beréa de Oliveira, Juan Carlos Tirado Caballero, Hernando Pinzon Redondo, Laura Vanessa Montes Fontalvo, Roger Hernandez, Carolina Chavez, Francisco Campos, Fadia Uribe, Olguita Del Aguila, Jorge Alberto Rios Aida, Andrea Parra Buitrago, Lina Maria Betancur Londoño, León Felipe Mendoza Vega, Carolina Almeida Hernández, Michela Sali, Julian Esteban Higuita Palacio, Jessica Gomez-Vargas, Adriana Yock-Corrales, Danilo Buonsenso,

<h4>Background</h4>To date, there are no comprehensive data on pediatric COVID-19 from Latin America. This study aims to assess COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in Latin American children, to appropriately plan and allocate resources to face the pandemic on a local and international level.<h4>Methods</h4>Ambispective multicenter cohort study from 5 Latin ... Read more >>

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2021, 40(1):e1-e6]

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Antibiotic prescriptions in children with COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome: a multinational experience in 990 cases from Latin America

Adriana Yock-Corrales, Jacopo Lenzi, Rolando Ulloa-Gutiérrez, Jessica Gómez-Vargas, Antúnez-Montes Omar Yassef, Jorge Alberto Rios Aida, Olguita del Aguila, Erick Arteaga-Menchaca, Francisco Campos, Fadia Uribe, Andrea Parra Buitrago, Lina Maria Betancur Londoño, Martin Brizuela, Danilo Buonsenso,

<h4>Background</h4> To date, there are no comprehensive data on antibiotic use in children with COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C). <h4>Methods</h4> Multicenter cohort study from 5 Latin American countries. Children 17 years of age or younger with microbiologically confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection or fulfilling MIS-C definition were included. Antibiotic prescriptions were ... Read more >>

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Kawasaki Disease Presenting with Hoarseness: A Multinational Study of the REKAMLATINA Network.

Luisa B Gámez-González, Rolando Ulloa-Gutierrez, Chiharu Murata, Marco A Yamazaki-Nakashimada, Elissa Kim, Dora Estripeaut, Olguita Del Águila, Luis M Garrido-García, Virgen Gómez, Enrique Faugier-Fuentes, Greta Miño, Sandra Beltrán, Fernanda Cofré, Enrique Chacón-Cruz, Patricia Saltigeral-Simental, Lucila Martínez-Medina, Adriana H Tremoulet, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Recently, hoarseness affecting the supraglottic structure has been reported in Kawasaki Disease. The objective of this study was to characterize the frequency of hoarseness in acute KD patients in Latin America.<h4>Methods</h4>We used prospective data from the multinational REKAMLATINA Network (Red de Enfermedad de Kawasaki en America Latina) a total of ... Read more >>

Pediatr Int (Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society)
[2020, :]

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COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Latin American children: a multinational study

Omar Yassef Antúnez-Montes, Maria Isabel Escamilla, Augusto Flavio Figueroa-Uribe, Erick Arteaga-Menchaca, Manuel Lavariega-Saráchaga, Perla Salcedo-Lozada, Priscilla Melchior, Rodrigo Beréa de Oliveira, Juan Carlos Tirado Caballero, Hernando Pinzon Redondo, Laura Vanessa Montes Fontalvo, Roger Hernandez, Carolina Chavez, Francisco Campos, Fadia Uribe, Olguita del Aguila, Jorge Alberto Rios Aida, Andrea Parra Buitrago, Lina Maria Betancur Londoño, León Felipe Mendoza Vega, Carolina Almeida Hernández, Michela Sali, Julian Esteban Higuita Palacio, Jessica Gomez-Vargas, Adriana Yock-Corrales, Danilo Buonsenso,

<h4>Background</h4> To date, there are no comprehensive data on pediatric COVID-19 from Latin America. This study aims to assess COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in Latin American children, in order to appropriately plan and allocate resources to face the pandemic on a local and International lever <h4>Methods</h4> Ambispective multicentre ... Read more >>

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COVID-19 in South American Children: A Call For Action.

Omar Yassef Antúnez-Montes, María Isabel Escamilla, Augusto Flavio Figueroa-Uribe, Erick Arteaga-Menchaca, Manuel Lavariega-Sárachaga, Perla Salcedo-Lozada, Rosa Arana Sunohara, Priscilla Melchior, Jorge Omar Flores Del Razo, Juan Carlos Tirado-Caballero, Jaime Amadeo Tasayco-Muñoz, Hernando Pinzon-Redondo, Laura Vanessa Montes-Fontalvo, Teresa Ochoa, Francisco Eduardo Campos, Roger Hernandez, Lara Limansky, Olguita Del Aguila, Danilo Buonsenso,

Pediatr Infect Dis J (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2020, 39(10):e332-e334]

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Identfication of viral and bacterial etiologic agents of the pertussis-like syndrome in children under 5 years old hospitalized.

Stephanie Saiki-Macedo, Jorge Valverde-Ezeta, Angela Cornejo-Tapia, Maria Esther Castillo, Verónica Petrozzi-Helasvuo, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Luis J Del Valle, Erico Cieza-Mora, Carlos Bada, Olguita Del Aguila, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Johanna Martins-Luna, Fernando Vasquez-Achaya, Juana Del Valle-Mendoza,

<h4>Background</h4>Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) represent an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children, remaining a major public health concern, especially affecting children under 5 years old from low-income countries. Unfortunately, information regarding their epidemiology is still limited in Peru.<h4>Methods</h4>A secondary data analysis was performed from a previous cross-sectional study conducted ... Read more >>

BMC Infect Dis (BMC infectious diseases)
[2019, 19(1):75]

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[Antibiotic resistance and distribution of serotypes of invasive pneumococcal strains isolated from hospitalized adults in Lima, Peru].

Juan D Castro, Sofía M Siccha, Martha Egoavil, Eduardo Chaparro, Roger Hernandez, Wilda Silva, Olguita Del Águila, Andrés Saenz, Francisco Campos, Isabel Reyes, María E Castillo, Theresa J Ochoa,

To describe the clinical characteristics, antibiotic resistance, and distribution of serotypes of bacterial strains that cause invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in adults.Case series. Pneumococcal strains were isolated from 2009 to 2011 from hospitalized adult patients with IPD in five hospitals and two laboratories located in Lima.The analysis of data from ... Read more >>

Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica (Revista peruana de medicina experimental y salud publica)
[2017, 34(4):633-641]

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Seronegative disseminated Bartonella spp. infection in an immunocompromised patient.

Claudia Weilg, Olguita Del Aguila, Fernando Mazulis, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Carlos Alva-Urcia, Rosario Cerpa-Polar, Erick Mattos-Villena, Juana Del Valle Mendoza,

An 11 year old, hispanic girl with a history of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia was admitted to the hospital for symptoms compatible with Bartonella henselae infection. The first molecularly diagnosed case of disseminated Bartonella henselae infection was reported in an immunocompromised patient in Lima, Peru. The analysis was confirmed by ... Read more >>

Asian Pac J Trop Med (Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine)
[2016, 9(12):1222-1225]

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[Epidemiologic, clinical and bacteriologic characteristics of pneumococcal meningitis in pediatric patients from Lima, Peru].

Long Davalos, Yessica Terrazas, Ana Quintana, Martha Egoavil, Katherine Sedano, María E Castillo, Isabel Reyes, Eduardo Chaparro, Wilda Silva, Francisco Campos, Andrés Saenz, Roger Hernandez, Olguita Del Águila, Daniel Guillén Pinto, Theresa J Ochoa,

<h4>Objectives.</h4>To describe the clinical characteristics, lethality, antibiotic susceptibility, and serotype distribution of pneumococcal meningitis in pediatric patients in Lima, Peru.<h4>Materials and methods.</h4>A case series of pneumococcal meningitis in children less than 16 years of age from two prospective, multicenter, passive surveillance studies of invasive pneumococcal diseases held in Lima-Peru from ... Read more >>

Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica (Revista peruana de medicina experimental y salud publica)
[2016, 33(3):425-431]

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Detection of Bordetella pertussis using a PCR test in infants younger than one year old hospitalized with whooping cough in five Peruvian hospitals.

María Esther Castillo, Carlos Bada, Olguita Del Aguila, Verónica Petrozzi-Helasvuo, Verónica Casabona-Ore, Isabel Reyes, Juana Del Valle-Mendoza,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To report the incidence, epidemiology, and clinical features of Bordetella pertussis in Peruvian infants under 1 year old.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted in five hospitals in Peru from January 2010 to July 2012. A total of 392 infants under 1 year old were admitted with a clinical ... Read more >>

Int J Infect Dis (International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases)
[2015, 41:36-41]

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