First isolation of West Nile virus in Brazil
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2019)
BACKGROUND Serological evidence of West Nile virus (WNV) infection has been reported in different regions of Brazil from equine and human hosts but the virus had never been isolated in the country. OBJECTIVES We sought ...
Histopathological lesions of congenital Zika syndrome in newborn squirrel monkeys
(Nature Research, 2021)
The absence of an adequate animal model for studies has limited the understanding of congenital Zika syndrome (CZS) in humans during the outbreak in America. In this study, we used squirrel monkeys (Saimiri collinsi), a ...