Anopheles darlingi and Anopheles marajoara (Diptera: Culicidae) susceptibility to pyrethroids in an endemic area of the Brazilian Amazon
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2015)
This study aimed to evaluate the susceptibility of Anopheles darlingi Root (1926) and Anopheles marajoara Galvão & Damasceno (1942) to pyrethroids used by the National Malaria Control Program in Brazil. Methods: Mosquitoes ...
A comparison of electrophoretic methods for isoenzyme characterization of trypanosomatids. In Standard stocks of Trypanosoma cruzi zymodemes from northeast Brazil
(Oxford University Press, 1981)
An investigation of the relative merits of cellulose acetate electophoresis (CAE) and starch-gel electrophoresis (SGE) was made for 18 enzymes of T. cruzi using standard stocks of zymodemes ZI, Z2 and Z3. The 18 enzymes ...
Laboratory colonization of Anopheles aquasalis (Diptera: Culicidae) in Belém, Pará, Brazil
(Oxford University Press, 2006)
Anopheles aquasalis Curry, a coastal malaria vector with a Neotropical distribution, was collected from Bele´m, Para´ state, Brazil, and 500 adults per cage were maintained at the Instituto Evandro Chagasinsectary at 26 ...
Plasmodium falciparum: emerging mefloquine resistance in vitro in Para State, north Brazil
(Oxford University Press, 2001)
Neotropical echinococcosis: second report of Echinococcus vogeli natural infection in its main definitive host, the bush dog (Speothos venaticus)
The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) acts as the natural definitive host in the life cycle of Echinococcus vogeli, the causative agent of polycystic hydatid disease, a zoonotic neglected disease in the South America. We report ...
Malária no Município de Cruzeiro do Sul, Estado do Acre, Brasil: aspectos epidemiológicos, clínicos e laboratoriais
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2012)
A malária é um sério problema de saúde pública na Região Amazônica brasileira, onde se situa o Estado do Acre. O objetivo deste estudo foi descrever os aspectos epidemiológicos, clínicos e laboratoriais dos casos de malária ...
Histidine-rich protein 2 (pfhrp2) and pfhrp3 gene deletions in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from select sites in Brazil and Bolivia
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
More than 80% of available malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are based on the detection of histidine-rich protein-2 (PfHRP2) for diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Recent studies have shown the genes that code ...
Prevalence of autoantibodies against cellular antigens in patients with HIV and leprosy coinfection in the Amazon region
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Background: Infectious agents can activate self-reactive T cells. In general, infections trigger various mechanisms, including a lack of auto-tolerance, induction of costimulatory molecules on antigen presenting cells, and ...