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Acute ischemic stroke due to endocarditis from Brucella infection
Source: Neurological Sciences - October 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

Flow-Diverter Stenting of Intracavernous Internal Carotid Artery Mycotic Aneurysm
This is the first reported case in which a mycotic aneurysm refractory to the first medical treatment was treated with a Pipeline embolization device (PED), and the first case of a mycotic aneurysm from Brucella treated by endovascular therapy. A 35-year-old man presented with left eye pain and ptosis, and fever for 2 weeks. Before symptom onset, he visited Vietnam where he developed a flu-like illness; however, antibiotics were ineffective. We suspected Brucella as the most likely infectious etiology for the patient's intracavernous aneurysm.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - May 14, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Hirotoshi Imamura, Nobuyuki Sakai, Michael J. Alexander Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

A Comparison of Three Different Bioinformatics Analyses of the 16S –23S rRNA Encoding Region for Bacterial Identification
Conclusion The higher resolution at the species level identification provided by 16S–23S rRNA encoding region NGS makes its use in routine diagnostic microbiology potentially attractive. Particularly, data analysis is one of the most important steps of a diagnostic workflow, which requires an optimal pipeline for the interpretation of the sequencing data in a short time. This study demonstrates that de novo assembly and subsequent BLASTN analysis using an in-house developed database compared to OTU clustering and mapping approaches is the most accurate and fastest approach for identification of bacterial pathogens....
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - April 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Vasculitis and neurobrucellosis: Evaluation of nine cases using radiologic findings
ConclusionsWe aimed to present our cases due to the fact that this disease should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of patients with stroke and similar neuropsychiatric findings. Vascular syndromes are rarely seen in inflammation in Neurobrucellosis. Neurobrucellosis should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of stroke and patients with similar neuropsychiatric findings.
Source: Brain and Behavior - March 1, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sule Aydin Turkoglu, Siddika Halicioglu, Fatma Sirmatel, Murside Yildiz, Nebil Yildiz, Serpil Yildiz Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research

Neurobrucellosis: diagnostic and clinical management of an atypical case.
We describe an atypical case of brucellar meningitis with many stroke-like signs, think as recurrent cerebrovascular events and treated with antithrombotic therapy, but without meningeal syndrome. PMID: 29384559 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: New Microbiologica - February 1, 2018 Category: Microbiology Tags: New Microbiol Source Type: research