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    • Antiviral activity of maca (Lepidium meyenii) against human influenza virus 

      Del Valle Mendoza, Juana; Pumarola, Tomas; Alzamora Gonzales, Libertad; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (2014)
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      Objective To investigate antiviral activity of maca to reduce viral load in Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cells infected with influenza type A and B viruses (Flu-A and Flu-B, respectively). Methods Maca were ...
    • Detection of human Metapneumovirus infection in children under 18 years old hospitalized in Lima-Peru 

      Del Valle Mendoza, Juana; Orellana Peralta, Fiorella; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Verne, Eduardo; Ugarte, Claudia; Weilg, C.; Silva Caso, Wilmer; Valverde Ezeta, Jorge (2019-07-25)
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      Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV) is a negative single-stranded RNA virus. Infection by hMPV mainly affects the pediatric population and can cause upper or lower respiratory tract pathologies which can develop life threating ...
    • Diarrhoea caused by rotavirus in a regional Peruvian hospital: Determination of circulating genotypes 

      Weilg Espejo, Pablo; Orellana Peralta, Fiorella; Cornejo Pacheres, Hernán; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Cornejo Tapia, Angela; Bazan Mayra, Jorge; Ruiz Blazquez, Joaquim; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2014-07)
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      Background: Gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus is responsible for approximately 810 deaths per year in children under 5 years of age in Peru and emerging rotavirus genotypes have led to concerns regarding cross-protection ...
    • Gut microbiota in hospitalized children with acute infective gastroenteritis caused by virus or bacteria in a regional Peruvian hospital 

      Taco Masías, Andre Alonso; Fernández Aristi, Augusto Rafael; Cornejo Tapia, Ángela; Aguilar Luis, Miguel Angel; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Silva Caso, Wilmer; Zabaleta Gavidia, Víctor; Weilg Espejo, Pablo; Cornejo Pacheres, Hernán; Bazan Mayra, Jorge; Puyen Guerra, Zully Margoth; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2020-11-03)
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      Acute infective gastroenteritis (AIG) is a leading cause of mortality in children worldwide. In Peru, more than 40% of cases of AIG occurring in children under 5 years old. The disruption of the gut microbiota can increase ...
    • High prevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae in children with acute respiratory infections from Lima, Peru 

      Del Valle Mendoza, Juana; Orellana Peralta, Fiorella; Marcelo Rodríguez, Alvaro; Verne, Eduardo; Esquivel Vizcarra, Mónica; Silva Caso, Wilmer; Aguilar Luis, Miguel Angel; Weilg Espejo, Pablo; Casabona Oré, Veronica; Ugarte, Claudia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (2017-01-27)
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      Background Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae are atypical pathogens responsible for pneumonia and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in low income countries. The study objective is to determine the ...
    • Incidence of respiratory viruses in peruvian children with acute respiratory infections 

      Del Valle Mendoza, Juana; Cornejo Tapia, Angela; Weilg Espejo, Pablo; Verne, Eduardo; Nazario Fuertes, Ronald; Ugarte, Claudia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Pumarola, Tomas (2015-06-01)
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      Acute respiratory infections are responsible for high morbi-mortality in Peruvian children. However, the etiological agents are poorly identified. This study, conducted during the pandemic outbreak of H1N1 influenza in ...
    • Molecular detection of Bartonella bacilliformis in Lutzomyia maranonensis in Cajamarca, Peru: a new potential vector of Carrion's disease in Peru? 

      Ulloa, Gabriela M.; Vásquez Achaya, Fernando; Gomes, Cláudia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Ruiz Blazquez, Joaquim; Pons, Maria J.; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2018-11-07)
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      Carrion’s disease is a neglected, vector-borne illness that affects Colombia, Ecuador, and especially Peru. The phlebotomine sand flies Lutzomyia verrucarum and Lutzomyia peruensis are the main illness vectors described, ...
    • Unidentified dengue serotypes in DENV positive samples and detection of other pathogens responsible for an acute febrile illness outbreak 2016 in Cajamarca, Peru 

      Del Valle Mendoza, Juana; Vásquez Achaya, Fernando; Aguilar Luis, Miguel Angel; Martins Luna, Johanna Elizabeth; Bazan Mayra, Jorge; Zabaleta Gavidia, Víctor; Silva Caso, Wilmer; Carrillo Ng, Hugo; Tarazona Castro, Yordi Qesler; Aquino Ortega, Ronald; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (2020-10-06)
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      To describe the prevalence of dengue virus serotypes, as well as other viral and bacterial pathogens that cause acute febrile illness during an outbreak in Cajamarca in 2016. Dengue virus (DENV) was the most frequent ...
    • Variations in cervico-vaginal microbiota among HPV-positive and HPV-negative asymptomatic women in Peru 

      Carrillo Ng, Hugo; Becerra Goicochea, Lorena; Tarazona Castro, Yordi Qesler; Pinillos Vilca, Luis; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Aguilar Luis, Miguel Angel; Tinco Valdez, Carmen; Silva Caso, Wilmer; Martins Luna, Johanna Elizabeth; Peña Tuesta, Isaac; Aquino Ortega, Ronald; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2021-12-01)
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      Objective:To characterize the cervicovaginal microbiota of HPV-positive and HPV-negative asymptomatic Peruvian women, by identifying the presence of 13 representative bacteria genus.Results:A total of 100 HPV-positive and ...