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Nora Cardona-Castro

Médica y Cirujana Universidad, CES 1986. Colombia.

Especialista en Medicina de Laboratorio, Universidad CES, 1990. Colombia.

Maestría en Enfermedades Infecciosas, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2004.

PhD en Biología, Universidad de Antioquia, 2014. Colombia.

Investigadora Instituto Colombiano de Medicina Tropical desde Enero 1991.

Facultad de Medicina Universidad CES desde Enero 2015.

 

 

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Enfoque de la Investigación

Enfermedades tropicales y olvidadas.

Lepra, salmonelosis, micosis – A nivel clínico, epidemiológico, molecular.

 

Publicaciones seleccionadas

 

Cardona-Castro N, Cortés E, Beltrán C, Romero I, Badel-Mogollón JE, Bedoya G. Human genetic ancestral composition correlates with the origin of Mycobacterium leprae strains in a leprosy endemic population. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(9):e0004045. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004045. Link

 

Romero-Montoya IM, Beltrán-Alzate JC, Ortiz-Marín DC, Diaz-Diaz A, Cardona-Castro N. Leprosy in Colombian children and adolescents. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33:321-322. Link 

 

Cardona-Castro N, Beltrán-Alzate JC, Romero-Montoya IM, Li W, Brennan PJ, Vissa V. Mycobacterium leprae in Colombia described by SNP7614 in gyrA, two minisatellites and geography. Infection, Genetics and Evolution: Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases 2013; 14:375-82. Link

 

Cardona-Castro N, Beltrán-Alzate JC, Romero-Montoya M. Clinical, bacteriological and immunological follow-up of household contacts of leprosy patients from a post-elimination area - Antioquia, Colombia. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 2009; 104(6):935-6. Link

 

Duthie MS, Raychaudhuri R, Tutterrow YL, Misquith A, Bowman J, Casey A, Balagon MF, Maghanoy A, Beltran-Alzate JC, Romero-Alzate M, Cardona-Castro N, Reed SG. A rapid ELISA for the diagnosis of MB leprosy based on complementary detection of antibodies against a novel protein-glycolipid conjugate. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2014; 79(2):233-9. Link

 

Muñoz N, Diaz-Osorio M, Moreno J, Sánchez-Jiménez M, Cardona-Castro N. Development and evaluation of a multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction procedure to clinically type prevalent Salmonella enterica serovars. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics: JMD 2010; 12(2):220-5. Link

 

Cardona-Castro N, Agudelo-Flórez P. Immunoenzymatic dot-blot test for the diagnosis of enteric fever caused by Salmonella typhi in an endemic area. Clinical Microbiology and Infection: The Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1998; 4(2):64-69. Link 

 

Cardona-Castro N, Agudelo-Flórez P. Development of a chronic chromoblastomycosis model in immunocompetent mice. Medical Mycology 1999; 37(2):81-3. Link

 

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