Organization of the skin immune system and compartmentalized immune responses in infectious diseases
(American Society for Microbiology, 2019)
The skin is an organ harboring several types of immune cells that participate in innate and adaptive immune responses. The immune system of the skin comprises both skin cells and professional immune cells that together ...
Functional aspects, phenotypic heterogeneity, and tissue immune response of macrophages in infectious diseases
(Dove Medical Press, 2019)
Macrophages are a functionally heterogeneous group of cells with specialized functions depending not only on their subgroup but also on the function of the organ or tissue in which the cells are located. The concept of ...
Experimental infection of golden hamsters with Guama virus (Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus)
The Guama virus (GMAV) is a member of Peribunyaviridae family, Orthobunyavirus genus. Several strains of the virus were isolated in South and Central Americas from several hosts, such as humans, wild animals, including nonhuman ...
Avaliação imuno-histoquímica dos fatores envolvidos na indução da morte celular programada na Hepatite da Febre Amarela
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2003)
Doppler ultrasonography: a non-invasive method used to diagnose and follow up patients with chronic hepatitis C
Background and Aim: This study aimed to investigate the association between the findings of Doppler ultrasonography and transient elastography using FibroScan and to determine the cut-off points, sensitivity, and specificity ...
A protocol of hepatic volume measurement using magnetic resonance imaging in individuals from the Eastern Brazilian Amazon population
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Determination of hepatic volume is an important preoperative procedure and is done through imaging exams or standard liver volume (SLV) formulas developed based on the biotype of each population. In the absence of a ...
HTLV-I induces lesions in the pulmonary system: a systematic review
This study analyzed the relationship between infection by human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) and changes in the pulmonary system. Cohort and case-control study models that analyzed a causal association between ...
Meanings and senses of being a health professional with tuberculosis: an interpretative phenomenological study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to analyse and understand meanings and senses of living with tuberculosis for health professionals. METHOD/DESIGN: This is an interpretative phenomenological study conducted from in-depth ...
Prenatal disorders and congenital Zika syndrome in squirrel monkeys
(Nature Research, 2021)
During the Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in Brazil (2015–2016), the clinical manifestations associated with its infection were complex and included miscarriage and congenital malformations, not previously described. In this ...
The complexity of respiratory disease associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection: from immunopathogenesis to respiratory therapy
Covid-19, a disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, may present with polymorphic symptomatology and subclinical, neurological, gastrointestinal, dermatological, renal and ...