Elvira Garza-Gonzalez

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc mRNA levels of TLR4 and TLR5 are independent of H pylori
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departmento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Madero y Dr Aguirre s n, Colonia Mitras Centro, Monterrey 64460, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5306-10. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Frequency and genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico and correlation with sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological factors
    Néstor Casillas-Vega
    Departamento de Patologia Clinica, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    BMC Womens Health 17:83. 2017
  3. doi request reprint Rapid spread of an ongoing outbreak of Zika virus disease in pregnant women in a Mexican hospital
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Mexico Electronic address
    Braz J Infect Dis 21:554-556. 2017
  4. pmc The bioactivity of plant extracts against representative bacterial pathogens of the lower respiratory tract
    Virgilio Bocanegra-Garcia
    Departamento de Biología Molecular y Bioingeniería, UAM Reynosa Aztlán, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Reynosa, Mexico
    BMC Res Notes 2:95. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Changes in Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility across Latin America between 2004 and 2010
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Department of Microbiology, Facultad de Medicina Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 17:13-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Microbiological and molecular characterization of human clinical isolates of Staphylococcus cohnii, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus sciuri
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:930-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Isolation of rare coagulase-negative isolates in immunocompromised patients: Staphylococcus gallinarum, Staphylococcus pettenkoferi and Staphylococcus pasteuri
    Rayo Morfin-Otero
    Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Fray Antonio Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 42:182-5. 2012
  8. pmc Association of IL1B -511C/-31T haplotype and Helicobacter pylori vacA genotypes with gastric ulcer and chronic gastritis
    Dinorah N Martínez-Carrillo
    Laboratorio de Investigación Clínica, Unidad Académica de Ciencias Químico Biológicas, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Av, Lázaro Cárdenas S N, Ciudad Universitaria, Colonia Haciendita, Chilpancingo, Guerrero, C, P, 39090, Mexico
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:126. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from northeastern Mexico
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    J Chemother 14:342-5. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility of extended-spectrum {beta}-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates at a tertiary-care centre in Monterrey, Mexico
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 60:84-90. 2011

Collaborators

  • Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
  • Rayo Morfin-Otero
  • Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega
  • Francisco J Bosques-Padilla
  • Guillermo I Perez-Perez
  • Isaias Balderas-Renteria
  • Jesus Silva-Sanchez
  • Abraham Garcia
  • Esther Del Olmo
  • Diana Vilar-Compte
  • Scot E Dowd
  • Mark Miller
  • Maria Yolanda Rios
  • Lucio Vera-Cabrera
  • Aldo Segura-Cabrera
  • Ilseung Cho
  • Ivan Munoz
  • G M Gonzalez
  • J M Viader-Salvado
  • Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán
  • Samantha Flores-Treviño
  • Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias
  • Licet Villarreal-Treviño
  • Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez
  • Jorge Llaca-Díaz
  • Juan Manuel J Favela-Hernández
  • Laura Paláu-Dávila
  • Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz
  • Maria Del Rayo Camacho-Corona
  • Aldo F Clemente-Soto
  • María del Rayo Camacho-Corona
  • Virgilio Bocanegra-Garcia
  • Néstor Casillas-Vega
  • Héctor Jesús Maldonado-Garza
  • Reynaldo Lara-Medrano
  • Lidia Mendoza-Flores
  • Raúl Hernández-García
  • Edelmiro Pérez-Rodríguez
  • Blanca Alanis-Garza
  • Laura Palau Dávila
  • Karen Reyes-Melo
  • Baltazar González-Andrade
  • Sandra Abril Herrera-Heredia
  • Dante Alí García-Lecona
  • Hector J Maldonado-Garza
  • Evelyn Saadeh-Navarro
  • Adrian Martinez-Melendez
  • Ulises Garza-Ramos
  • Eva María Gutiérrez-Delgado
  • Humberto Barrios
  • Jorge M Llaca-Díaz
  • Juan Manuel Rodríguez-López
  • Jessica Lizzeth Gutiérrez-Ferman
  • Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra
  • Esteban Gonzalez-Diaz
  • Ana Gabriela Medina-Torres
  • Nora Cecilia Cruz-Rodríguez
  • Ana Gabriela Salinas-Caballero
  • Perla López-Salas
  • Martín Almaguer-Leyva
  • Nallely E Sandoval-Montemayor
  • Jonathan Pérez-Meseguer
  • Noemi Waksman de Torres
  • Rogelio De J Treviño-Rangel
  • Sissy Muro
  • Ricardo Salazar-Aranda
  • Patricia C Esquivel-Ferriño
  • Gildardo Rivera
  • Merab M Rios-Licea
  • Dinorah N Martínez-Carrillo
  • E Garza Gonzalez
  • Sandra Iveth Mendoza-Ibarra
  • Jaime Raúl Zúñiga-Noriega
  • Antonio Romo-Mancillas
  • Jesús Ancer-Rodríguez
  • Ramiro Santos-Lartigue
  • Luis D Miranda
  • Jose F Garcia-Mazcorro
  • Francisco J Huerta-Torres
  • Alberto Niderhauser-García
  • Guadalupe Gallegos-Avila
  • Patricia Rodríguez-Zulueta
  • Verónica M Rivas-Galindo
  • Ma de la Merced Ayala-Castellanos
  • Samatha Flores-Treviño
  • Hipólito Villarreal-Vázquez
  • Magaly Padilla-Orozco
  • Juan C Rodríguez-Aldama
  • Santiago Petersen-Morfín
  • Javier Vargas-Villarreal

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. pmc mRNA levels of TLR4 and TLR5 are independent of H pylori
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departmento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Madero y Dr Aguirre s n, Colonia Mitras Centro, Monterrey 64460, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5306-10. 2008
    ..To determine if the presence H pylori or its virulence affect toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) and TLR5 mRNA expression levels...
  2. doi request reprint Frequency and genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico and correlation with sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological factors
    Néstor Casillas-Vega
    Departamento de Patologia Clinica, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    BMC Womens Health 17:83. 2017
    ..trachomatis in patients attending an obstetrics and gynecology clinic in Jalisco, Mexico and correlates them with sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological factors...
  3. doi request reprint Rapid spread of an ongoing outbreak of Zika virus disease in pregnant women in a Mexican hospital
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Mexico Electronic address
    Braz J Infect Dis 21:554-556. 2017
    ..1%), myalgia (46.9%), arthralgia (45.7%), pruritus (35.8%), retroocular pain (29.6%), conjunctivitis (21%), and fever (21%). The women's epidemiologic exposure history indicates local transmission and a community outbreak...
  4. pmc The bioactivity of plant extracts against representative bacterial pathogens of the lower respiratory tract
    Virgilio Bocanegra-Garcia
    Departamento de Biología Molecular y Bioingeniería, UAM Reynosa Aztlán, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Reynosa, Mexico
    BMC Res Notes 2:95. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Changes in Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility across Latin America between 2004 and 2010
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Department of Microbiology, Facultad de Medicina Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 17:13-9. 2013
    ..2% of methicillin-resistant S. aureus were levofloxacin-susceptible. This study shows that linezolid, vancomycin, and tigecycline are all highly active against S. aureus from Latin America, regardless of methicillin resistance...
  6. doi request reprint Microbiological and molecular characterization of human clinical isolates of Staphylococcus cohnii, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus sciuri
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:930-6. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Isolation of rare coagulase-negative isolates in immunocompromised patients: Staphylococcus gallinarum, Staphylococcus pettenkoferi and Staphylococcus pasteuri
    Rayo Morfin-Otero
    Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Fray Antonio Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 42:182-5. 2012
    ..These data suggest that rare coagulase-negative staphylococcal infections may be under-diagnosed due to difficulties associated with routine clinical laboratory diagnostic methods...
  8. pmc Association of IL1B -511C/-31T haplotype and Helicobacter pylori vacA genotypes with gastric ulcer and chronic gastritis
    Dinorah N Martínez-Carrillo
    Laboratorio de Investigación Clínica, Unidad Académica de Ciencias Químico Biológicas, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Av, Lázaro Cárdenas S N, Ciudad Universitaria, Colonia Haciendita, Chilpancingo, Guerrero, C, P, 39090, Mexico
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:126. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine if the IL-1B -511 T>C and -31 C>T polymorphisms and H. pylori vacA genotypes are associated with risk of chronic gastritis and gastric ulcer in a Mexican population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from northeastern Mexico
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    J Chemother 14:342-5. 2002
    ..In northeastern Mexico, the percentage of resistant strains was similar to that observed in developed countries. These results confirm that it is necessary to evaluate the susceptibility patterns of H. pylori strains by geographic area...
  10. doi request reprint Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility of extended-spectrum {beta}-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates at a tertiary-care centre in Monterrey, Mexico
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 60:84-90. 2011
    ..Enterobacteriaceae are a concern in our hospital, especially K. pneumoniae and Enterobacter cloacae. Our results confirm that the CTX-M-15 ESBL type has spread rapidly in the hospital, and thus requires careful monitoring...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria at a tertiary-care teaching hospital in Mexico: special focus on Acinetobacter baumannii
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Chemotherapy 56:275-9. 2010
    ..aureus, 96% of the isolates were susceptible to vancomycin, followed by tigecycline and minocycline (91% of strains susceptible). The high multidrug resistance observed underscores the need for surveillance of bacterial drug resistance...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease in a North-eastern Mexican population
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Madero s n Colonia Mitras Centro, CP 64460 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Int J Immunogenet 37:355-9. 2010
    ..01). There was no difference in the prevalence of H. pylori infection between cases and controls. This study provides evidence that variation in IL10 is correlated with IBD occurrence in this Mexican population...
  13. pmc Evaluation of Sensititre plates for identification of clinically relevant coagulase-negative staphylococci
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Clin Microbiol 48:963-5. 2010
    ..The Sensititre plates correctly identified 68.9% of isolates, with a concordance of 86% for Staphylococcus haemolyticus and 73% for Staphylococcus epidermidis...
  14. doi request reprint Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec structures in coagulase-negative staphylococci and relationship to drug resistance
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey Nuevo Leon 64460, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 59:323-9. 2010
    ..As far as is known, this is the first report describing the newly identified S. pettenkoferi possessing SCCmec IVd and S. pasteuri harbouring SCCmec type I. MR-CoNS harbouring SCCmec type III were found to be more resistant to meropenem...
  15. doi request reprint Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCC mec) in methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci. A review and the experience in a tertiary-care setting
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Epidemiol Infect 138:645-54. 2010
    ..In addition to the review of SCCmec in CNS, in this paper we report a 2-year surveillance of methicillin-resistant CNS in a tertiary-care hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico...
  16. doi request reprint A pyrosequencing method for molecular monitoring of regions in the inhA, ahpC and rpoB genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:607-12. 2010
    ..Furthermore, this method represents an opportunity to expedite the description of novel mutations related to drug resistance...
  17. pmc Assessment of the toll-like receptor 4 Asp299Gly, Thr399Ile and interleukin-8 -251 polymorphisms in the risk for the development of distal gastric cancer
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    BMC Cancer 7:70. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether the presence of the TLR4 Asp299Gly, TLR4 Thr399Ile and IL-8-251 A/T polymorphisms had any influence in the development of distal GC in a Mexican population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of Helicobacter pylori isolates from the north-eastern region of Mexico
    E Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiología Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Madero y Dr Eduardo Aguirre Pequeño s n, Colonia Mitras Centro, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 64460
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:41-5. 2004
    ..The s1/m1 genotype was associated with cagA-positive strains (p < 0.05). No association was found between the vacA and cagA genotypes and clinical outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Role of polymorphism of certain cytokines in gastric cancer in Mexico. Preliminary results]
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, U A N L, Mexico
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 68:107-12. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether these same genotypes are involved in susceptibility to gastric cancer in Mexican population...
  20. doi request reprint Molecular and microbiological report of a hospital outbreak of NDM-1-carrying Enterobacteriaceae in Mexico
    Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias
    Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 12:e0179651. 2017
    ..To characterize the microbiological, molecular and epidemiological data of an outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a tertiary-care hospital in Mexico...
  21. doi request reprint The carriage of interleukin-1B-31*C allele plus Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae increases the risk of recurrent tonsillitis in a Mexican population
    Baltazar González-Andrade
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 12:e0178115. 2017
    ..influenzae biofilm producer, the OR tended to infinite. Thus, the presence of IL1B-31*C allele plus the presence of S. aureus and/or H. influenzae could be related to the development of tonsillitis in this particular Mexican population...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Helicobacter pylori genotypes and their association with host's immune response]
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 67:155-60. 2002
    ..Several studies have shown the clinical relevance of the determination of IgG anti-CagA antibodies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparision of endoscopy-based and serum-based methods for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Can J Gastroenterol 17:101-6. 2003
    ..Available commercial tests for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection are based on different types of antigen preparations and hence the diagnostic utility differs substantially...
  24. pmc Microbiological and molecular characterization of Staphylococcus hominis isolates from blood
    Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Monterrey Nuevo León, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 8:e61161. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize biofilm formation, antibiotic resistance, define the SCCmec (Staphylococcal Chromosomal Cassette mec) type, and genetic relatedness of clinical S. hominis isolates...
  25. doi request reprint Risk factors and molecular mechanisms associated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in Mexico
    Sandra Abril Herrera-Heredia
    1 Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 66:1102-1109. 2017
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the risk factors and mechanisms associated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (SXT) resistance in S. maltophilia infections in Mexico...
  26. doi request reprint Molecular typing of clinical isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans/Cryptococcus gattii species complex from Northeast Mexico
    Gloria M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, NL, Mexico
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 61:51-6. 2016
    ..8 %), and VGIII and VGIV (2 cases, 1.2 % each). We confirm the presence of C. gattii in clinical isolates in Northeast Mexico, and a high clonal diversity in the studied strains of C. neoformans/C. gattii species complex...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of gastric cancer, HLA-DQA1, and infection with Helicobacter pylori CagA+ and VacA+ in a Mexican population
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Gastroenterol 39:1138-42. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the importance of Helicobacter pylori CagA+, VacA+, and HLA-DQA1 alleles in a Mexican population with gastric cancer (GC)...
  28. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae nosocomial bloodstream infections in a tertiary care hospital: a clinical and molecular analysis
    Sissy Muro
    Servicio de Infectologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Mexico
    Chemotherapy 58:217-24. 2012
    ..To describe the risk factors and molecular epidemiology of nosocomial bloodstream infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary care hospital...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic utility of invasive tests and serology for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in different clinical presentations
    Jaime Raúl Zúñiga-Noriega
    Servicio de Gastroenterología del Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 37:123-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic utility of rapid urease test (RUT), culture, histology and serology for the diagnosis of H. pylori in patients with different clinical presentations...
  30. pmc Antibiotic Susceptibility of Biofilm Cells and Molecular Characterisation of Staphylococcus hominis Isolates from Blood
    Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 10:e0144684. 2015
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Virulence and antibiotic resistance of Enterococcus faecalis clinical isolates recovered from three states of Mexico. Detection of linezolid resistance
    Perla López-Salas
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 44:422-8. 2013
    ..faecalis recovered from three hospitals in Mexico, including biofilm production, the presence of biofilm-related genes, antibiotic susceptibility, and clonal diversity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Role of the polymorphic IL-1B, IL-1RN and TNF-A genes in distal gastric cancer in Mexico
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Madero y Gonzalitos s n Colonia Mitras Centro, Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico, C P 64460
    Int J Cancer 114:237-41. 2005
    ..These findings are similar to previous reports in Caucasian populations and underscore the importance of cytokine gene polymorphisms in the development of distal GC...
  33. doi request reprint Draft genome sequences of two opportunistic pathogenic strains of Staphylococcus cohnii isolated from human patients
    Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo León México
    Stand Genomic Sci 12:49. 2017
    ..This is the first report of whole genome sequences of opportunistic S. cohnii isolated from human patients...
  34. doi request reprint Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae biofilm production and severity in lower respiratory tract infections in a tertiary hospital in Mexico
    Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez
    1 Servicio de Infectología, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Francisco I Madero Pte S N y Av Gonzalitos, Col Mitras Centro, 64460 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 65:1385-1391. 2016
    ..Younger age was correlated with lower Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score (moderate, P=0.07; severe, P=0.03)...
  35. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clinical isolates from two hospitals in Mexico: First detection of VanB phenotype-vanA genotype
    Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 34:415-21. 2016
    ..Our aim was to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility, biofilm production, and clonal relatedness of vancomycin-resistant E. faecium (VREF) clinical isolates from two hospitals in Mexico...
  36. doi request reprint Characterization of phenotypic and genotypic drug resistance patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from a city in Mexico
    Samantha Flores-Treviño
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 33:181-5. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine phenotypic resistance and gene mutations associated with MDR of clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Guadalajara, Mexico...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Helicobacter pylori prevalence in symptomatic patients in northeastern Mexico with the rest of the country: its association with gastrointestinal disease
    Francisco Javier Bosques-Padilla
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 34:60-3. 2003
    ..Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori varies among different geographic regions. The aim of this study was to assess H. pylori prevalence in symptomatic patients in northeastern Mexico and its possible association of H. pylori with disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chemical composition of hexane extract of Citrus aurantifolia and anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis activity of some of its constituents
    Nallely E Sandoval-Montemayor
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Molecules 17:11173-84. 2012
    ..Compound 5 and palmitic acid were the most active ones. The antimycobacterial activity of the hexane extract of C. aurantifolia could be attributed to these compounds...
  39. doi request reprint Molecular characterization and antifungal susceptibility of the Candida parapsilosis species complex of clinical isolates from Monterrey, Mexico
    Rogelio De J Treviño-Rangel
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Med Mycol 50:781-4. 2012
    ..Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto was the most frequent species, and was the only one which showed resistance to antifungals...
  40. doi request reprint Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in Mexico: antimicrobial resistance, biofilm formation and clonal diversity
    Samantha Flores-Treviño
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Francisco I Madero Pte S N y Av Gonzalitos, Col Mitras Centro, 64460 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 63:1524-30. 2014
    ..maltophilia. Clonal diversity data indicate low cross-transmission of S. maltophilia in a hospital setting. The high antibiotic resistance underscores the need for continuous surveillance of S. maltophilia in hospital settings in Mexico...
  41. doi request reprint Molecular diversity of Cladophialophora carrionii in patients with chromoblastomycosis in Venezuela
    Gloria M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Med Mycol 51:170-7. 2013
    ..There was also no correlation between antifungal susceptibilities and strain clustering. In conclusion, molecular typing using ERIC-PCR revealed a genomic heterogeneity in the C. carrionii clinical isolates studied...
  42. ncbi request reprint Utility of diagnostic tests for detection of Helicobacter pylori in children in northeastern Mexico
    Sandra Iveth Mendoza-Ibarra
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Pediatr Int 49:869-74. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to determine the prevalence of H. pylori in pediatric patients with RAP in northeastern Mexico and to assess the diagnostic utility of invasive tests and serology in this population...
  43. ncbi request reprint A new antimycobacterial furanolignan from Leucophyllum frutescens
    Blanca Alanis-Garza
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, P O Box 2316, Sucursal Tecnológico, Monterrey, N L, 64841 Mexico
    Nat Prod Commun 7:597-8. 2012
    ..The compound was identified by 1D/2D NMR spectroscopy a s2',5"-dimethoxysesamin...
  44. doi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of posaconazole against Candida glabrata in a murine model of vaginitis
    Gloria M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Mycoses 54:119-22. 2011
    ..glabrata. FLC at 20 mg kg(-1) twice a day was effective in reducing the load of both the isolates of C. glabrata. PSC displayed a more effective in vivo activity than FLC in the treatment of murine C. glabrata vaginitis...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Helicobacter pylori erradication and its relation to antibiotic resistance and CYP2C19 status]
    E Garza Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiología Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 99:71-5. 2007
    ..to assess the efficacy of rabeprazole (RPZ), amoxicillin (Am), and clarithromycin (Cla) (7 vs. 14 days) in the eradication of H. pylori, and to determine the effect of strain-specific antibiotic resistance and host CYP2C19 status...
  46. doi request reprint meso-Dihydroguaiaretic acid derivatives with antibacterial and antimycobacterial activity
    Karen Reyes-Melo
    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Av Universidad s n, Ciudad Universitaria, C P 66455 San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Bioorg Med Chem 25:5247-5259. 2017
    ..The amino-ether 31 exhibited a selectivity index value of 23, which indicate it was more toxic to M. tuberculosis than to mammalian cells. Therefore, 31 can be considered as a promising antitubercular agent for further studies...
  47. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of coagulase-negative bloodstream isolates: detection of Staphylococcus epidermidis ST2, ST7 and linezolid-resistant ST23
    Adrian Martinez-Melendez
    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Departamento de Microbiologia e Inmunologia, Monterrey, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 20:419-28. 2016
    ..This is the first report of ST7 in Mexico. There was a high genetic diversity in both species, though both species shared characteristics that may contibute to virulence. ..
  48. pmc First report of Clostridium difficile NAP1/027 in a Mexican hospital
    Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
    Servicio de Infectologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122627. 2015
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence of NAP1/ribotype 027 among C. difficile isolates in a tertiary care hospital, and review the main clinical data...
  49. pmc Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Guadalajara, Mexico and identification of a rare multidrug resistant Beijing genotype
    Samantha Flores-Treviño
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118095. 2015
    ..Clustering rates indicated low transmission of MDR strains. We detected a rare Beijing genotype, SIT406, which was a highly resistant strain. This is the first report of this Beijing genotype in Latin America. ..
  50. doi request reprint Influence of whole-body washing of critically ill patients with chlorhexidine on Acinetobacter baumannii isolates
    Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 42:874-8. 2014
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effect of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) whole-body washing of ICU patients on A baumannii in a tertiary care hospital...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in health-care settings: medical and ethical implications
    Francisco Javier Bosques-Padilla
    Facultad de Medicina y Centro Regional para el Estudio de Enfermedades Digestivas, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, UANL, Monterrey, N L Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 9:132-40. 2010
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis and risk of persistent systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Francisco J Bosques-Padilla
    Gastroenterology Unit FJBP, GVE, LDFM, Opg, JAGG, HJMG, EGG, University Hospital José Eleuterio González MD, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico Chemistry School OGS, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico and Clinical Pathology Department EGG, University Hospital José Eleuterio González MD, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Med Sci 349:206-11. 2015
    ..The mechanisms responsible for the development of acute pancreatitis (AP) and its complications are not fully understood...
  53. doi request reprint Outbreak of parvovirus B19 infection among anesthesiology and surgical fellows
    Reynaldo Lara-Medrano
    Servicio de Infectologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 44:1069-70. 2016
    ..Medical personnel were put on leave of absence until resolution of symptoms and laboratory confirmation of health. No cases of infection were detected in hospitalized patients or other health care workers on follow-up. ..
  54. doi request reprint Potential mechanism of action of 3'-demethoxy-6-O-demethyl-isoguaiacin on methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Juan Manuel J Favela-Hernández
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Universidad s n Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo León C P 66451, Mexico
    Molecules 20:12450-8. 2015
    ..This molecular mechanism is not present in any antibacterial commercial drug and could be a new target for the development of novel antibacterial agents. ..
  55. doi request reprint Potential Mechanism of Action of 3'-Demethoxy-6-O-demethyl-isoguaiacin on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Juan Manuel J Favela-Hernández
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Universidad s n Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo León C P 66451, Mexico
    Molecules 20:12450-8. 2015
    ..This molecular mechanism is not present in any antibacterial commercial drug and could be a new target for the development of novel antibacterial agents...
  56. doi request reprint Impact of daily chlorhexidine baths and hand hygiene compliance on nosocomial infection rates in critically ill patients
    Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez
    Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 42:713-7. 2014
    ..Up to 25% of all nosocomial infections (NIs) develop in critically ill patients. Our objective was to evaluate chlorhexidine (CHX) bathing and hand hygiene (HH) compliance in the reduction of NIs in the intensive care unit...
  57. doi request reprint One-year surveillance of ESKAPE pathogens in an intensive care unit of Monterrey, Mexico
    Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz
    Departamento de Patologia Clinica, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
    Chemotherapy 58:475-81. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to monitor the incidence of ESKAPE pathogens at the intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary care hospital in Monterrey, Mexico...
  58. doi request reprint Increasing rates of Clostridium difficile infection in Mexican hospitals
    Laura Palau Dávila
    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Hospital de Epidemología, Monterrey, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 21:530-534. 2017
    ..The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has changed in the last two decades. There is a lack of information regarding incidence and severity of CDI, especially in the developing world...
  59. doi request reprint A 5-year surveillance of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens in a university teaching hospital in Monterrey, Mexico
    Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 41:e85-8. 2013
    ..Lack of experience of medical personal in training could make them more susceptible for acquiring infections by these infectious agents...
  60. doi request reprint Outcomes of Clostridium difficile-infected patients managed in a common isolation unit compared with isolation in their bed of diagnosis
    Dante Alí García-Lecona
    Department of Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control . 2017
    ..Patients treated in the CIU showed lower mortality rates and antibiotic usage; however, a higher recurrence rate was reported...
  61. pmc Efficacy of computed tomography for the prediction of colectomy and mortality in patients with clostridium difficile infection
    Laura Paláu-Dávila
    Servicio de Infectologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, 64460 Monterrey, NL, Mexico
    Ann Med Surg (Lond) 12:101-105. 2016
    ..To develop a CT predictor scale for the need for colectomy and to evaluate predictors of all-cause mortality within 30 days after diagnosis ofC. difficile infection (CDI)...
  62. doi request reprint Individual versus pooled multiple-lumen blood cultures for the diagnosis of intravascular catheter-related infections
    Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra
    Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 43:715-8. 2015
    ..The current gold standard method for diagnosis of central-line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) requires central venous catheter removal and a positive culture of the CVC tip with a positive peripheral blood culture...
  63. doi request reprint Association between early influenza vaccination and the reduction of influenza-like syndromes in health care providers
    Evelyn Saadeh-Navarro
    Coordinación de Epidemiología Hospitalaria, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 44:250-2. 2016
    ..001) were found for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 seasons, respectively. An association between earlier influenza vaccination among HCPs and a reduction in ILI, leave of absence, and days of lost work was found. ..
  64. pmc A review of Helicobacter pylori diagnosis, treatment, and methods to detect eradication
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Elvira Garza González, Héctor Jesús Maldonado Garza, Francisco Javier Bosques Padilla, Servicio de Gastroenterología y Departamento de Patología Clínica, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey 64460, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 20:1438-49. 2014
    ..pylori infection. In this work, we review the main diagnostic methods used to identify H. pylori infection and to confirm eradication of infection. In addition, key factors related to treatment are reviewed. ..
  65. doi request reprint Antimycobacterial activity of constituents from Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce grown in Mexico
    Patricia C Esquivel-Ferriño
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Av Universidad s n, Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, C P 66451, Mexico
    Molecules 17:8471-82. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of the presence of 5-hydroxy-furanocoumarin in F. vulgare...
  66. doi request reprint Synthesis of Leubethanol derivatives and evaluation against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Jonathan Pérez-Meseguer
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, PO Box 2316, Sucursal Tecnológico, Monterrey, NL 64841, Mexico
    Bioorg Med Chem 20:4155-63. 2012
    ..Several compounds showed antimycobacterial potencies similar to that of the lead compound and two of them displayed higher selectivity indexes...
  67. doi request reprint Immune response against Streptococcus gallolyticus in patients with adenomatous polyps in colon
    Elvira Garza-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Int J Cancer 131:2294-9. 2012
    ..Serum from individuals with adenomatous polyps recognized two proteins from S. gallolyticus. This result confirmed the possible association of S. gallolyticus with adenomatous polyps in the colon...
  68. ncbi request reprint Activity against drug resistant-tuberculosis strains of plants used in Mexican traditional medicine to treat tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases
    Maria Del Rayo Camacho-Corona
    Laboratorio de Quimica de Productos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Phytother Res 22:82-5. 2008
    ..These data point to the importance of biological testing of extracts against drug-resistant M. tuberculosis isolates, and the bioguided assay of these extracts for the identification of lead compounds against MDR-TB isolates...
  69. doi request reprint Application of the ATLAS score for evaluating the severity of Clostridium difficile infection in teaching hospitals in Mexico
    Raúl Hernández-García
    Coordinación de Epidemiología Hospitalaria, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 19:399-402. 2015
    ..For clinicians, a practical bedside tool for severity assessment and prognosis of patients with Clostridium difficile infection is a highly desirable unmet medical need...
  70. doi request reprint Genetic characterisation of drug resistance and clonal dynamics of Acinetobacter baumannii in a hospital setting in Mexico
    Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 45:309-13. 2015
    ..Of the isolates evaluated, 28.3% and 25.7% were positive for the blaOXA-58 and blaOXA-72 genes, respectively. Biofilm production was associated with resistance to imipenem (P=0.002). ..
  71. ncbi request reprint Drug resistance and molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mexico: a systematic review
    Samantha Flores-Treviño
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 56:63-77. 2014
    ..To compare drug resistance (DR) rates and genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from different states of Mexico...
  72. doi request reprint Hand hygiene compliance in patients under contact precautions and in the general hospital population
    Martín Almaguer-Leyva
    Hospital Epidemiology Unit, University Hospital Dr José Eleuterio González, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 41:976-8. 2013
    ..Hand hygiene (HH) is the single most important intervention for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Contact precautions are a series of actions that infection control units take to reduce the transmission of nosocomial pathogens...
  73. doi request reprint The effect of pharmacy restriction of clindamycin on Clostridium difficile infection rates in an orthopedics ward
    Nora Cecilia Cruz-Rodríguez
    Coordinación de Epidemiología Hospitalaria, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 42:e71-3. 2014
    ..40 to 0.38 × 1,000 patients-days, P = .021) was achieved. Clindamycin was reduced 92.61% without an increase in other antibiotics. We identified high consumption of clindamycin as a risk factor for CDI...
  74. doi request reprint Murine model of disseminated fusariosis: evaluation of the fungal burden by traditional CFU and quantitative PCR
    Gloria M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Madero y Dr Eduardo A Pequeño s n, Colonia Mitras Centro, 64460, Monterrey, NL, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 176:219-24. 2013
    ..qPCR could be considered as a tool for quantitative evaluation of fungal burden in experimental disseminated F. solani infection. ..
  75. doi request reprint Quadruplex real-time quantitative PCR assay for the detection of pathogens related to late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia: a preliminary report
    Merab M Rios-Licea
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    J Microbiol Methods 81:232-4. 2010
    ..The specificity of the assay was 100% for all four species...
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of severe outcomes in patients with Clostridium difficile infection from a Hispanic population
    Laura Paláu-Dávila
    Servicio de Infectologia, Hospital Universitario Dr José Eleuterio González, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, 64460, Monterrey, Mexico
    Indian J Gastroenterol . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with a higher risk of colectomy, all-cause mortality, and CDI-associated mortality in a Hispanic population...
  77. doi request reprint Potential mechanism of action of meso-dihydroguaiaretic acid on Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv
    Aldo F Clemente-Soto
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Av Universidad s n, Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo León 66451, Mexico
    Molecules 19:20170-82. 2014
    ..The natural product MDGA is thus an attractive template to develop new anti-tuberculosis drugs, because its target is different from those of known anti-tubercular agents. ..
  78. pmc Efficacy of albaconazole against Candida albicans in a vaginitis model
    Gloria M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4540-1. 2009
    ....
  79. pmc Mycolic acid index susceptibility method for Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    J M Viader-Salvado
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2642-5. 2001
    ..tuberculosis clinical isolates within 5 days after clinical isolates are incubated in the presence or absence of an antituberculosis drug...