Suspected Brazilian purpuric fever, Brazilian Amazon Region
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009)
Epidemic of surgical-site infections by a single clone of rapidly growing mycobacteria in Brazil
(Future Medicine, 2010)
Aim: Our aim is to investigate if the clusters of postsurgical mycobacterial infections, reported between 2004 and 2008 in seven geographically distant states in Brazil, were caused by a single mycobacterial strain. ...
Natural environmental water sources in endemic regions of northeastern Brazil are potential reservoirs of viable Mycobacterium leprae
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2017)
BACKGROUND: The detection of live Mycobacterium leprae in soil and animals other than humans suggests that the environment plays a role in the transmission of leprosy. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to investigate ...
Evaluation of agreement between tests for the diagnosis of leprosy
(Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica, 2017)
Introduction: Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by the intracellular parasite Mycobacterium leprae. The diagnosis is essentially clinical, based on symptoms, skin exam, peripheral nerves and epidemiological ...
Clinical and microbiological features of infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients hospitalized in intensive care units
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2016)
Introduction: The spread of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Brazilian hospitals has greatly impacted upon the morbidity and mortality of individuals in intensive care units. Given the lack of information ...
Genotyping and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among women in Belém, Pará, northern Brazil
Introduction: Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases in women, and undetected cases of the disease are highly associated with long-term complications. Despite the ...
Presença de Mycobacterium leprae em escarro de paciente sintomático respiratório com hanseníase multibacilar
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2016)
Paciente com queixa principal de tosse produtiva crônica com três meses de duração e expectoração de muco purulento, perda de peso, falta de apetite, dispneia, dor na região torácica e cansaço, sendo ainda observados ...
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 ...