In situ immune response and mechanisms of cell damage in central nervous system of fatal cases microcephaly by Zika virus
(Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
Zika virus (ZIKV) has recently caused a pandemic disease, and many cases of ZIKV infection in pregnant women resulted in abortion, stillbirth, deaths and congenital defects including microcephaly, which now has been ...
In situ inflammasome activation results in severe damage to the central nervous system in fatal Zika virus microcephaly cases
Zika virus (ZIKV) has caused substantial concern worldwide owing to its association with severe birth defects, such as microcephaly and other congenital malformations. Inflammasomes, i.e., multi-protein complexes that ...
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 ...