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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Dr Dora Corzo-Leon

Dr Dora Corzo-Leon

 Geoffrey Pope 


Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK



MD, MSc, PhD

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Journal articles

Guzmán-Castro S, Chora-Hernandez LD, Trujillo-Alonso G, Calvo-Villalobos I, Sanchez-Rangel A, Ferrer-Alpuin E, Ruiz-Jimenez M, Corzo-Leon DE (2022). COVID-19–associated mucormycosis, diabetes and steroid therapy: Experience in a single centre in Western Mexico. Mycoses, 65(1), 65-70. Abstract.
Corzo-Leon DE, Peacock M, Rodriguez-Zulueta P, Salazar-Tamayo GJ, MacCallum DM (2021). General hospital outbreak of invasive candidiasis due to azole-resistant Candida parapsilosis associated with an Erg11 Y132F mutation. Medical Mycology, 59(7), 664-671. Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, MacCallum DM, Munro CA (2021). Host Responses in an Ex Vivo Human Skin Model Challenged with Malassezia sympodialis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10 Abstract.
Tan TH, Patton E, Munro CA, Corzo-Leon DE, Porter AJ, Palliyil S (2021). Monoclonal human antibodies that recognise the exposed n and c terminal regions of the often-overlooked sars-cov-2 orf3a transmembrane protein. Viruses, 13(11). Abstract.
Quondamatteo F, Corzo-Leon DE, Brassett C, Colquhoun I, Davies DC, Dockery P, Grenham S, Guild S, Hunter A, Jones J, et al (2021). Neutralisation of SARS-CoV-2 by anatomical embalming solutions. Journal of Anatomy, 239(5), 1221-1225. Abstract.
Chora-Hernández LD, Sereno-Gómez B, Ruiz-Martínez F, Barajas-Magallon JM, Ruiz-Jiménez M, Corzo-Leon DE (2020). Influenza challenging the diagnosis and management of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 29, 35-37. Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, Munro CA, MacCallum DM (2019). An ex vivo human skin model to study superficial fungal infections. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10(JUN). Abstract.
Cornely OA, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Arenz D, Chen SCA, Dannaoui E, Hochhegger B, Hoenigl M, Jensen HE, Lagrou K, Lewis RE, et al (2019). Global guideline for the diagnosis and management of mucormycosis: an initiative of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology in cooperation with the Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 19(12), e405-e421. Abstract.
Aranda-Audelo M, Rivera-Martínez NE, Corzo-León DE (2018). Characteristics of invasive fungal infections among hiv individuals from an indigenous origin in Mexico. Journal of Fungi, 4(3). Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, Chora-Hernández LD, Rodríguez-Zulueta AP, Walsh TJ (2018). Diabetes mellitus as the major risk factor for mucormycosis in Mexico: Epidemiology, diagnosis, and outcomes of reported cases. Medical Mycology, 56(1), 29-43. Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, Perales-Martínez D, Martin-Onraet A, Rivera-Martínez N, Camacho-Ortiz A, Villanueva-Lozano H (2018). Monetary costs and hospital burden associated with the management of invasive fungal infections in Mexico: a multicenter study. Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 22(5), 360-370. Abstract.
Salazar-Tamayo G, López-Jácome LE, Resendiz-Sanchez J, Franco-Cendejas R, Rodriguez-Zulueta P, Corzo-León DE (2017). Higher in vitro Proliferation Rate of Rhizopus oryzae in Blood of Diabetic Individuals in Chronic Glycaemic Control Compared with Non-diabetic Individuals. Mycopathologia, 182(11-12), 1005-1014. Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, Armstrong-James D, Denning DW (2015). Burden of serious fungal infections in Mexico. Mycoses, 58, 34-44. Abstract.
Corzo-León DE, Satlin MJ, Soave R, Shore TB, Schuetz AN, Jacobs SE, Walsh TJ (2015). Epidemiology and outcomes of invasive fungal infections in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients in the era of antifungal prophylaxis: a single-centre study with focus on emerging pathogens. Mycoses, 58(6), 325-336. Abstract.
Corzo-Leon DE, Alvarado-Matute T, Colombo AL, Cornejo-Juarez P, Cortes J, Echevarria JI, Guzman-Blanco M, Macias AE, Nucci M, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, et al (2014). Surveillance of Candida spp bloodstream infections: Epidemiological trends and risk factors of death in two Mexican tertiary care hospitals. PLoS ONE, 9(5). Abstract.
Sifuentes-Osornio J, Corzo-León DE, Ponce-De-León LA (2012). Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in Latin America. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 6(1), 23-34. Abstract.
Orea-Tejeda A, Colin-Ramirez E, Castillo-Martinez L, Asensio-Lafuente E, Corzo-Leon D, Gonzalez-Toledo R, Rebollar-Gonzalez V, Narvaez-David R, Dorantes-Garcia J (2007). Aldosterone receptor antagonists induce favorable cardiac remodeling in diastolic heart failure patients. REVISTA DE INVESTIGACION CLINICA-CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL INVESTIGATION, 59(2), 103-107.  Author URL.


Corzo-Leon DE, Munro C, MacCallum C (2018). Histological characterization and host response during Fusarium solani infection in an ex-vivo human skin model.  Author URL.

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