Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Scherbakova S.A.

Saratov Scientific Research Institute «Microbe», Head of Department of Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases, Candidate of Biological Science

First cases of West Nile fever in Saratov region

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №3 Pages: 495-501
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: Krasovskaya T.Yu., Naydenova E.V., Mironova N.I., Talaeva E.A., Kuklev V.E., Scherbakova S.A., Kutyrev V.V.
Organization: Engels Hospital № 2, Saratov Scientific Research Institute «Microbe»
Summary:

The aimofthe article is to provide assessment of the role of West Nile virus in the infectious pathology on the territory of the Saratov region. Material and methods. Clinical samples (blood, serum, cerebrospinal fluid, urine) taken from 27 patients with symptoms resembling West Nile fever, receiving treatment in infectious departments of hospitals in Saratov and the Saratov region were analyzed. Results. In 2012 forthe first time in the Saratov region 11 cases ofWest Nile fever were detected. Conclusion. Analysis of the current epidemiological situation on West Nile fever demonstrates the necessity of strengthening of prophylactic and counter-epidemic measures to prevent cases of this disease in the region.

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Causative agents of urinary tracts infection in children with obstructive uropathy

Year: 2010, volume 6 Issue: №2 Pages: 442-446
Heading: Urology Article type: Original article
Authors: P.V.Glybochko, A.A. Svistunov, O.L. Morozova, D.A. Morozov, S.A. Scherbakova, E.S. Kazakova, I.A. Kasjan
Organization: First Moscow State Medical University n.a. I.M. Sechenov, Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute «Microbe», Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

167 children with different variants of congenital obstructions of urinary tracts were examined; the causative agents of urinary tracts infections were analyzed in all the cases. The changes of the cytokines levels were determined in those patients which had the more often found causative agents in the analyses. It was mentioned that of the total patients with obstructive uropathy (OU) the fifth part in the absence of bacteriuria had a pathogen in biopsy material (BM) of urinary tracts. In fourth part of cases microorganisms that were detected in BM and urine did not matched. The changes of cytokines levels in urine did not have any species-specific dependence on causative agent

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