Healthcare-associated infections among HIV-positive and HIV/AIDS-negative patients: a casuistic from the Amazonian Region
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate and compare the incidence of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) involving HIV and non-HIV/AIDS patients. METHODS: Analytical, observational and prospective study. Setting: The Infectious Disease ...
Detection of corona-like virus in a case of flaccid paraparesis in Belém, Pará State, Brazil
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2011)
In this study, we analyzed a fecal sample of a female infant with paralysis and other clinical symptoms that resembled poliomyelitis. Negative staining electron microscopy showed viral particles with a diameter of ...
Ecologia da febre amarela no Brasil
(Fundação Serviço de Saúde Pública, 1983)
Os autores passam em revista os vetares potenciais e os hospedeiros vertebrados recenseados do vírus da Febre Amarela presentes no Brasil. Eles discutem brevemente seus papéis respectivos no ciclo silvestre desta arbovirose.
Electrophoretic study of the genome of human rotaviruses from Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Pará, Brazil.
(Cambridge University Press, 1983)
Human rotaviruses from the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Pará of Brazil were analysed by RNA electrophoresis. At least some bands characteristic of rotavirus double-stranded RNA were detected in 138 (86.8%) of ...
Rotavirus infection in wild marsupials (Didelphis marsupialis) of the Amazon region
(Oxford University Press, 1986)
Rotavirus was detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in faecal specimens collected from two (1.35%) of 148 marsupials trapped in the Amazon jungle environment. The positive samples were both from the "common opossum", ...
Vírus da Varicela-zoster: identificação dos genótipos em casos de varicela e herpes-zoster nos Municípios de Ananindeua, Belém e Marituba, Estado do Pará, Brasil
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2016)
Este é um estudo do tipo transversal, em que o critério clínico para inclusão das amostras foi a suspeita clínica e/ou aparecimento dos sintomas da varicela ou herpes-zoster para identificação dos genótipos do vírus da ...
Persistence of rabies virus-neutralizing antibodies after vaccination of rural population following vampire bat rabies outbreak in Brazil
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Animal control measures in Latin America have decreased the incidence of urban human rabies transmitted by dogs and cats; currently most cases of human rabies are transmitted by bats. In 2004-2005, rabies outbreaks in ...
Detection of a novel equine-like G3 rotavirus associated with acute gastroenteritis in Brazil
(Microbiology Society, 2016)
Genotype G3P of rotavirus A (RVA) is detected worldwide, usually associated with Wa-like constellation and exhibiting a long RNA migration pattern. More recently, a novel inter-genogroup, G3P reassortant variant with ...
Efficacy, safety and effectiveness of licensed rotavirus vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis for Latin America and the Caribbean
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Background: RotaTeq™ (RV5; Merck & Co. Inc., USA) and Rotarix™ (RV1, GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium) vaccines, developed to prevent rotavirus diarrhea in children under five years old, were both introduced into national immunization ...
The His131Arg substitution in the FCGR2A gene (rs1801274) is not associated with the severity of influenza A(H1N1) pdm09 infection
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: The virulence and pathogenicity of different influenza strains are responsible for a more or less severe disease. Recent studies have attempted to understand how host genetic factors may influence the clinical ...