Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Sotskova V.A.

Saratov State Medical University n.a. V. I. Razumovsky, Department of Infectious Diseases, Post-graduate

Neuroinfection in patient with HIV: case report

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 168-173
Heading: Neurology Article type: Case report
Authors: Sotskova V.A., Bachilo Е.М., Shuldyakov А.А., Kolokolov O.V., Barylnik Yu.B., Potemina L.P., Krajnova O.N.
Organization: Saratov Regional Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of AIDS
Summary:

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most common opportunistic infections in HIV-positive patients. The onset of HIV-infection with cerebral toxoplasmosis makes this disease a multidisciplinary problem and requires the participation of doctors of various specialties (infectious disease specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, general practitioners, etc.). Early diagnosis and treatment of this disease will reduce the risk of deaths and severe consequences. We carry out an analysis of the clinical case of toxoplasma encephalitis in a HIV-infected patient. We have identified errors in the establishing diagnosis. We have given a detailed account a patient management plan. We also comment on some of the problem early disease detection HIV-infection.

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Features of epi-demiological situation on HIV-infection in Saratov region

Year: 2017, volume 13 Issue: №3 Pages: 489-494
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: Sotskova V.A., Shuldyakov А.А., Kolokolov O.V., Abramyan T.L., Potemina L.P., Tsareva T.D., Perminova Т.А.
Organization: Saratov Regional Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of AIDS, Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Objective: to perform analysis of HIV-infection epidemic in the Saratov region in the period from 1996 to 2015. Material and Methods. Epidemiological and static methods have been used, retrospective epidemiological analysis of HIV-infection progression on the territory of the region has been performed. Results. Excess incidence and prevalence of HIV-infection in the region has been noticed. The main virus routes are injections of narcotic drugs and sexual transmission. From 2009 the persons over 30 years old have been involved in the epidemical process to a greater extent. The increase in the number of women of fertile age among incident cases of HIV-infection has been registered. Increasing incidence rate of HIV-infection among rural people occurred. Conclusion. In the Saratov region, as well as in the Russian Federation, high burden of HIV-infection continues to persist, that imposes more detailed study of the problem.

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Rare forms neurological disorders in an HIV-infected patient

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №2 Pages: 296-299
Heading: Neurology Article type: Case report
Authors: Sotskova V.A., Kolokolov O.V., Shuldyakov А.А., Makarov N.S.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

The study aims paying the attention of specialists in rare cases of pathology of the nervous system in HIV-infected patients. The clinical case of brain abscess in a 32 year-old HIV-positive patient. Against the background of the surgical and antiretroviral treatment of brain abscess in HIV-positive patients it managed to achieve a virologic response and regression of neurological symptoms. Presented clinical case can be useful for specialists in determining the tactics of treatment of brain abscess in HIV-infected patients.

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Effciency of HIV-infected patients detection in neurological hospitals of large industrial center

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 563-567
Heading: Neurology Article type: Short message
Authors: Shuldyakov A.A., Kolokolov O.V., Potemina L.P., Abramova T.P., Kolokolova A.M., Lukina E.V., Sholomov I.I., Be-lousov M.I., Gryaznеv R.А., Salina E.A., Ornatskaya N.А., Mysovskaya O.V., Shmelev V.V., Eystrakh V.A., Shumilova A.V., Sotskova V.A.
Organization: Clinical hospital n.a. S. R. Mirotvortsev SSMU, Clinical Hospital № 12, Saratov, Clinical Hospital № 9, Saratov, Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Aim of the study: to evaluate the effciency of detection for HIV-infection in patients of neurological departments of Saratov. Materials and methods. We retrospectively analyzed 25 250 medical histories of patients hospitalized into neurological departments of Saratov hospitals between January 2007 and April 2012. Results. Blood samples of 2010 patients (7,96 %) were tested for the presence of HIV-antibodies. 37 patients were HIV-positive (1,84 % of examined patients and 0,15 % of the total number of patients). Conclusion. Increasing popularity and variety of clinical manifestations of HIV-infection requires the expansion of neurological patients whom serum test for antibodies against HIV is needed.

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