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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices about dengue among pupils from rural schools in an endemic area in Colombia

Sarmiento-Senior D, Matiz MI, Jaramillo-Gómez JF, Olano VA, Vargas SL, Alexander N, Lenhart A, Stenström TA, Overgaard HJ.

Biomedica. 2019 Sep 1;39(3):478-490. doi: 10.7705/biomedica.4255. English, Spanish.


Niflumic Acid Reverses Airway Mucus Excess and Improves Survival in the Rat Model of Steroid-Induced Pneumocystis Pneumonia.

Pérez FJ, Iturra PA, Ponce CA, Magne F, Garcia-Angulo V, Vargas SL.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Jul 5;10:1522. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01522. eCollection 2019.


Primary infection by Pneumocystis induces Notch-independent Clara cell mucin production in rat distal airways.

Méndez A, Rojas DA, Ponce CA, Bustamante R, Beltrán CJ, Toledo J, García-Angulo VA, Henriquez M, Vargas SL.

PLoS One. 2019 Jun 6;14(6):e0217684. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217684. eCollection 2019.


Pneumocystis primary infection in infancy: Additional French data and review of the literature.

Nevez G, Guillaud-Saumur T, Cros P, Papon N, Vallet S, Quinio D, Minoui-Tran A, Pilorgé L, de Parscau L, Sizun J, Ochoa TJ, Bustamante B, Ponce C, Vargas SL, Le Gal S.

Med Mycol. 2020 Feb 1;58(2):163-171. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz040.


Increase in secreted airway mucins and partial Muc5b STAT6/FoxA2 regulation during Pneumocystis primary infection.

Rojas DA, Iturra PA, Méndez A, Ponce CA, Bustamante R, Gallo M, Bórquez P, Vargas SL.

Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 14;9(1):2078. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39079-4.


The macula densa prorenin receptor is essential in renin release and blood pressure control.

Riquier-Brison ADM, Sipos A, Prókai Á, Vargas SL, Toma L, Meer EJ, Villanueva KG, Chen JCM, Gyarmati G, Yih C, Tang E, Nadim B, Pendekanti S, Garrelds IM, Nguyen G, Danser AHJ, Peti-Peterdi J.

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Sep 1;315(3):F521-F534. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00029.2018. Epub 2018 Apr 18.


Reply to Nevez et al.

Rojas P, Friaza V, García E, de la Horra C, Vargas SL, Calderón EJ, Pavón A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 1;67(4):646. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy134. No abstract available.


[Coinfection of dengue and chikungunya viruses. Narrative review].

Vargas SL, Céspedes DC, Vergel JD, Ruiz EP, Luna MC.

Rev Chilena Infectol. 2018;35(6):658-668. doi: 10.4067/S0716-10182018000600658. Review. Spanish.


Progression of Type 2 Helper T Cell-Type Inflammation and Airway Remodeling in a Rodent Model of Naturally Acquired Subclinical Primary Pneumocystis Infection.

Iturra PA, Rojas DA, Pérez FJ, Méndez A, Ponce CA, Bonilla P, Bustamante R, Rodríguez H, Beltrán CJ, Vargas SL.

Am J Pathol. 2018 Feb;188(2):417-431. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.10.019. Epub 2017 Nov 21.


Importance of tissue sampling, laboratory methods, and patient characteristics for detection of Pneumocystis in autopsied lungs of non-immunosuppressed individuals.

Vargas SL, Ponce C, Bustamante R, Calderón E, Nevez G, De Armas Y, Matos O, Miller RF, Gallo MJ.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Oct;36(10):1711-1716. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3006-8. Epub 2017 Jun 5. Review.


Early Acquisition of Pneumocystis jirovecii Colonization and Potential Association With Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Newborn Infants.

Rojas P, Friaza V, García E, de la Horra C, Vargas SL, Calderón EJ, Pavón A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 15;65(6):976-981. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix454.


High Prevalence of Pneumocystis jirovecii Dihydropteroate Synthase Gene Mutations in Patients with a First Episode of Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Santiago, Chile, and Clinical Response to Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Therapy.

Ponce CA, Chabé M, George C, Cárdenas A, Durán L, Guerrero J, Bustamante R, Matos O, Huang L, Miller RF, Vargas SL.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jan 24;61(2). pii: e01290-16. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01290-16. Print 2017 Feb.


Detection of all four dengue serotypes in Aedes aegypti female mosquitoes collected in a rural area in Colombia.

Pérez-Castro R, Castellanos JE, Olano VA, Matiz MI, Jaramillo JF, Vargas SL, Sarmiento DM, Stenström TA, Overgaard HJ.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2016 Apr;111(4):233-40. doi: 10.1590/0074-02760150363.


Schools as Potential Risk Sites for Vector-Borne Disease Transmission: Mosquito Vectors in Rural Schools in Two Municipalities in Colombia.

Olano VA, Matiz MI, Lenhart A, Cabezas L, Vargas SL, Jaramillo JF, Sarmiento D, Alexander N, Stenström TA, Overgaard HJ.

J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2015 Sep;31(3):212-22. doi: 10.2987/moco-31-03-212-222.1.


Fungal colonization with Pneumocystis correlates to increasing chloride channel accessory 1 (hCLCA1) suggesting a pathway for up-regulation of airway mucus responses, in infant lungs.

Pérez FJ, Ponce CA, Rojas DA, Iturra PA, Bustamante RI, Gallo M, Hananias K, Vargas SL.

Results Immunol. 2014 Jul 30;4:58-61. doi: 10.1016/j.rinim.2014.07.001. eCollection 2014.


Diagnosis of the primary infection by pneumocystis in autopsy specimens from two infants using lung impression smears (touch preps).

Ponce CA, Bustamante RI, Gallo M, Vargas SL.

Med Mycol Case Rep. 2014 Jun 20;5:28-31. doi: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.06.001. eCollection 2014 Jul.


Near-universal prevalence of Pneumocystis and associated increase in mucus in the lungs of infants with sudden unexpected death.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Gallo M, Pérez F, Astorga JF, Bustamante R, Chabé M, Durand-Joly I, Iturra P, Miller RF, Aliouat el M, Dei-Cas E.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;56(2):171-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis870. Epub 2012 Oct 16.


Seroepidemiological study of Pneumocystis jirovecii infection in healthy infants in Chile using recombinant fragments of the P. jirovecii major surface glycoprotein.

Djawe K, Daly KR, Vargas SL, Santolaya ME, Ponce CA, Bustamante R, Koch J, Levin L, Walzer PD.

Int J Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;14(12):e1060-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.07.003.


Pneumocystis colonization is highly prevalent in the autopsied lungs of the general population.

Ponce CA, Gallo M, Bustamante R, Vargas SL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 1;50(3):347-53. doi: 10.1086/649868.


Pneumocystis colonization in older adults and diagnostic yield of single versus paired noninvasive respiratory sampling.

Vargas SL, Pizarro P, López-Vieyra M, Neira-Avilés P, Bustamante R, Ponce CA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 1;50(3):e19-21. doi: 10.1086/649869.


Localization of the succinate receptor in the distal nephron and its signaling in polarized MDCK cells.

Robben JH, Fenton RA, Vargas SL, Schweer H, Peti-Peterdi J, Deen PM, Milligan G.

Kidney Int. 2009 Dec;76(12):1258-67. doi: 10.1038/ki.2009.360. Epub 2009 Sep 23.


Connexin 30 deficiency impairs renal tubular ATP release and pressure natriuresis.

Sipos A, Vargas SL, Toma I, Hanner F, Willecke K, Peti-Peterdi J.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Aug;20(8):1724-32. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2008101099. Epub 2009 May 28.


Activation of the succinate receptor GPR91 in macula densa cells causes renin release.

Vargas SL, Toma I, Kang JJ, Meer EJ, Peti-Peterdi J.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 May;20(5):1002-11. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2008070740. Epub 2009 Apr 23.


Multiphoton imaging of renal regulatory mechanisms.

Peti-Peterdi J, Toma I, Sipos A, Vargas SL.

Physiology (Bethesda). 2009 Apr;24:88-96. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00001.2009. Review.


The collecting duct is the major source of prorenin in diabetes.

Kang JJ, Toma I, Sipos A, Meer EJ, Vargas SL, Peti-Peterdi J.

Hypertension. 2008 Jun;51(6):1597-604. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.107268. Epub 2008 Apr 14.


Connexin 40 and ATP-dependent intercellular calcium wave in renal glomerular endothelial cells.

Toma I, Bansal E, Meer EJ, Kang JJ, Vargas SL, Peti-Peterdi J.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Jun;294(6):R1769-76. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00489.2007. Epub 2008 Apr 9.


Exploring transplacental transmission of Pneumocystis oryctolagi in first-time pregnant and multiparous rabbit does.

Sanchez CA, Chabé M, Aliouat el M, Durand-Joly I, Gantois N, Conseil V, López C, Duriez T, Dei-Cas E, Vargas SL.

Med Mycol. 2007 Dec;45(8):701-7.


Pneumocystis is not a direct cause of sudden infant death syndrome.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Gálvez P, Ibarra C, Haas EA, Chadwick AE, Krous HF.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Jan;26(1):81-3.


Detection of Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis and viruses in presumably immunocompetent infants who died in the hospital or in the community.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Luchsinger V, Silva C, Gallo M, López R, Belletti J, Velozo L, Avila R, Palomino MA, Benveniste S, Avendaño LF.

J Infect Dis. 2005 Jan 1;191(1):122-6. Epub 2004 Dec 6.


Molecular typing of Pneumocystis jirovecii found in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded lung tissue sections from sudden infant death victims.

Chabé M, Vargas SL, Eyzaguirre I, Aliouat EM, Follet-Dumoulin A, Creusy C, Fleurisse L, Recourt C, Camus D, Dei-Cas E, Durand-Joly I.

Microbiology. 2004 May;150(Pt 5):1167-1172. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.26895-0.


High-dose azithromycin versus high-dose amoxicillin-clavulanate for treatment of children with recurrent or persistent acute otitis media.

Arrieta A, Arguedas A, Fernandez P, Block SL, Emperanza P, Vargas SL, Erhardt WA, de Caprariis PJ, Rothermel CD.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Oct;47(10):3179-86.


Efficacy of single-dose azithromycin in treatment of acute otitis media in children after a baseline tympanocentesis.

Dunne MW, Khurana C, Mohs AA, Rodriguez A, Arrieta A, McLinn S, Krogstad JA, Blatter M, Schwartz R, Vargas SL, Emparanza P, Fernandez P, Gooch WM 3rd, Aspin M, Podgore J, Roine I, Blumer JL, Ehrlich GD, Chow J.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Aug;47(8):2663-5.


Pregnancy and asymptomatic carriage of Pneumocystis jiroveci.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Sanchez CA, Ulloa AV, Bustamante R, Juarez G.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 May;9(5):605-6. No abstract available.


Quinolone treatment for pediatric bacterial meningitis: a comparative study of trovafloxacin and ceftriaxone with or without vancomycin.

Sáez-Llorens X, McCoig C, Feris JM, Vargas SL, Klugman KP, Hussey GD, Frenck RW, Falleiros-Carvalho LH, Arguedas AG, Bradley J, Arrieta AC, Wald ER, Pancorbo S, McCracken GH Jr, Marques SR; Trovan menigitis Study Group.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Jan;21(1):14-22. Erratum in: Pediatr Infect Dis J 2002 Mar;21(3):270.


Distribution of Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis types in the lung of a child dying of Pneumocystis pneumonia.

Ambrose HE, Ponce CA, Wakefield AE, Miller RF, Vargas SL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Nov 1;33(9):e100-2. Epub 2001 Sep 24.


Identification of Pneumocystis carinii in the lungs of infants dying of sudden infant death syndrome.

Morgan DJ, Vargas SL, Reyes-Mugica M, Walterspiel JN, Carver W, Gigliotti F.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001 Mar;20(3):306-9.


Search for primary infection by Pneumocystis carinii in a cohort of normal, healthy infants.

Vargas SL, Hughes WT, Santolaya ME, Ulloa AV, Ponce CA, Cabrera CE, Cumsille F, Gigliotti F.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Mar 15;32(6):855-61. Epub 2001 Mar 9.


Candidal meningitis in children with cancer.

McCullers JA, Vargas SL, Flynn PM, Razzouk BI, Shenep JL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Aug;31(2):451-7. Epub 2000 Aug 28.


[Severe apnea: an early sign of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in an HIV-negative infant].

García CA, Delpiano L, Prado F, Ponce CA, Amaya M, Vargas SL.

Rev Med Chil. 2000 Apr;128(4):425-9. Spanish.


Transmission of Pneumocystis carinii DNA from a patient with P. carinii pneumonia to immunocompetent contact health care workers.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Gigliotti F, Ulloa AV, Prieto S, Muñoz MP, Hughes WT.

J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Apr;38(4):1536-8.


Association of primary Pneumocystis carinii infection and sudden infant death syndrome.

Vargas SL, Ponce CA, Hughes WT, Wakefield AE, Weitz JC, Donoso S, Ulloa AV, Madrid P, Gould S, Latorre JJ, Avila R, Benveniste S, Gallo M, Belletti J, Lopez R.

Clin Infect Dis. 1999 Dec;29(6):1489-93.


Search for extrapulmonary Pneumocystis carinii in an animal model.

Oz HS, Hughes WT, Vargas SL.

J Parasitol. 1996 Apr;82(2):357-9.


Limited persistence in and subsequent elimination of Pneumocystis carinii from the lungs after P. carinii pneumonia.

Vargas SL, Hughes WT, Wakefield AE, Oz HS.

J Infect Dis. 1995 Aug;172(2):506-10.


Azithromycin for treatment of severe Cryptosporidium diarrhea in two children with cancer.

Vargas SL, Shenep JL, Flynn PM, Pui CH, Santana VM, Hughes WT.

J Pediatr. 1993 Jul;123(1):154-6.


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