Prevalência de sintomáticos respiratórios em regiões do Distrito Federal, Brasil
(World Health Organization, 2011)
A captação de sintomáticos respiratórios (SR) é importante para a detecção precoce de tuberculose. O objetivo deste estudo foi estimar a prevalência de SR em três regiões administrativas (RA) do Distrito Federal, Brasil. ...
Prevalence of type-specific HPV among female university students from northern Brazil
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is associated with cervical cancer, the most frequent cancer in women from northern Brazil. Assessment of the short-term impact of HPV vaccination depends on the availability of ...
Prevalence of trachoma in schoolchildren in Brazil
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Purpose: Trachoma was hyperendemic in Brazil until the 20th century. The prevalence has declined sharply in the past decades. The aim of this study was to estimate trachoma prevalence in schoolchildren in Brazilian ...
High rates of unprotected receptive anal intercourse and their correlates among young and older MSM in Brazil
The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and factors associated with unprotected receptive anal intercourse (URAI), stratified by age (18-24 or 25 + years old), in a sample of 4,129 MSM recruited by respondent ...
High prevalence of atypical virulotype and genetically diverse background among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from a referral hospital in the Brazilian Amazon
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen causing different types of infections, particularly in intensive care unit patients. Characteristics that favor its persistence artificial environments are related to its ...
Syphilis in a mining region of the Brazilian Amazon: prevalence and characteristics
Syphilis is a chronic bacterial infection, being one of the main determinants of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It is endemic in low-income countries, it is important for both individual and public health because, ...