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)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Correlation between apoptosis and in situ immune response in fatal cases of microcephaly caused by Zika Virus
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA flavivirus that possesses a genome approximately 10.7 Kb in length. Although pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines and apoptotic markers belonging to the ...