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An unusual case of dental infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa causing a brain abscess: case report
A brain abscess may result when dental infection reaches the brain through contiguous anatomic cavities such as the maxillary sinus, the ethmoid sinus and the orbital cavity. It is an important complication and should be ...
Brain abscess due to viridans streptococci in a severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected patient
(ROYAL SOC MEDICINE PRESS LTD, 2009)
We report a case of viriclans streptococcus brain abscess in a severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected patient with a history of chronic sinusitis. A 39-year-old homosexual man showed mental confusion and worsening of a ...
In response: Reproducibility of diagnostic criteria for ventricular neurocysticercosis
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017)
Multiple brain abscess from dental origin: Case report and literature review
Background: Brain abscess of dental origin is a rare situation and deserves attention due to its high mortality rate even when adequate treatment is done. Few reports are available when dental origin is the main cause of ...
Trypanosoma evansi: Adenosine deaminase activity in the brain of infected rats
(ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2011)
The study was undertaken to evaluate changes in the activity of adenosine deaminase (ADA) in brains of rats infected by Trypanosoma evansi. Each rat was intraperitoneally infected with 10(6) trypomastigotes either suspended ...
DETECTION OF EHRLICHIA CANIS, BABESIA VOGELI, AND TOXOPLASMA GONDII DNA IN THE BRAIN OF DOGS NATURALLY INFECTED WITH LEISHMANIA INFANTUM
(Amer Soc Parasitologists, 2016-04-01)
The aims of this study were to investigate the presence of Leishmania infantum and possible co-infection with Anaplasma platys, Babesia vogeli, Ehrlichia canis, and Toxoplasma gondii in the brain of 24 dogs naturally ...
Lactoferrin and prematurity: a promising milk protein?
(NRC Research Press, 2016)
Lactoferrin (Lf) is the major whey protein in milk, with multiple beneficial health effects including direct antimicrobial activities, anti-inflammatory effects, and iron homeostasis. Oral Lf supplementation in human preterm ...
Distribution of brain lesions in rabbits naturally infected with Encephalitozoon cuniculi
Brain abscess. About a clinical series of 30 patients Absceso cerebral. A propósito de una serie de 30 casos
A retrospective study was designed to ascertain the main clinical features of 30 patients admitted for brain abscess between 1989 and 2005. A contiguous source of infection was identified in 40% of cases, direct inoculation ...