• Ecologia da febre amarela no Brasil 

      Hervé, Jean Pierre; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da (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.
    • Economic impact of a rotavirus vaccine in Brazil 

      Constenla, Dagna O; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Rheingans, Richard D; Antil, Lynn R; Waldman, Eliseu A; Silva, Luiz J. da (BioMed Central, 2008)
      The study was done to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a national rotavirus vaccination programme in Brazilian children from the healthcare system perspective. A hypothetical annual birth-cohort was followed for a five-year ...
    • Editorial 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2010)
    • Effectiveness of the monovalent G1P[8] human rotavirus vaccine against hospitalization for severe G2P[4] rotavirus gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil 

      Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Lanzieri, Tatiana. M; Miranda, Ylle; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Abreu, Erika; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva S. L; Silva, Veronice B da; Sanchez, Nervo; Meyer, Nadia; Shafi, Fakrudeen; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Soriano-Gabarró, Montse; Colindres, Romulo E (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
      Background: Brazil initiated universal immunization of infants with the G1P[8] human rotavirus (RV) vaccine in March 2006. This study evaluated vaccine effectiveness (VE) against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) ...
    • Effectiveness of the monovalent G1P[8] rotavirus vaccine against hospitalization for severe G2P[4] rotavirus gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil. 

      Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Lanzieri, Tatiana M; Miranda, Yllen; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Abreu, Erika; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Silva, Veronilce B da; Sanchez, Nervo; Meyer, Nadia; Shafi, Fakrudeen; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Soriano-Gabarró, Montse; Colindres, Romulo E (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
      Background: Brazil initiated universal immunization of infants with the G1P_8_ human rotavirus (RV) vaccine in March 2006. This study evaluated vaccine effectiveness (VE) against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) ...
    • Efficacy of human rotavirus vaccine RIX4414 in malnourished children 

      Perez-Schael, Irene; Salinas, Belén; Tomat, Maria; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Guerrero, M. Lourdes; Ruiz-Palacios, Guillermo M; Bouckenooghe, Alain; Yarzábal, Pablo (Oxford University Press, 2007)
      The effect of nutritional status on protective efficacy of a live attenuated human rotavirus vaccine (RIX4414) was studied. Vaccine protection was evaluated through a secondary analysis of data from an efficacy study ...
    • Efficacy, safety and effectiveness of licensed rotavirus vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis for Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Castillo, Raúl F. Velázquez; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Muñoz, Sergio; Seron, Pâmela; Lorca, Pedro; Deantonio, Rodrigo; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo (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 ...
    • Electrophoretic study of the genome of human rotaviruses from Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Pará, Brazil. 

      Pereira, H. G; Azeredo, Rosete S; Leite, J. P. G; Candeias, J. A. N; Rácz, Maria L; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Trabulsi, J. R (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 ...
    • Emergence of G12P[6] rotavirus strains among hospitalised children with acute gastroenteritis in Belém, Northern Brazil, following introduction of a rotavirus vaccine 

      Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Fecury, Priscylla C. M. S; Bezerra, Delana Andreza Melo; Lobo, Patricia S.; Penha Júnior, Edvaldo Tavares da; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Soares, Luana da Silva; Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Springer Verlag, 2019)
      Species A rotavirus still remains a major cause of acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children. Globally, six genotypes (G1P[8], G2P[4], G3P[8], G4P[8], G9P[8] and G12P[8]) account for >90% of circulating strains; ...
    • Emerging alphaviruses in the Americas: Chikungunya and Mayaro 

      Figueiredo, Mario Luis Garcia de; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2014)
      Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and Mayaro virus (MAYV) are emergent arthropod-borne viruses that produce outbreaks of acute febrile illness with arthropathy. Despite their different continental origins, CHIKV and MAYV are closely ...
    • Encephalitis associated with Zika virus infection and reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus in a Brazilian child 

      Vieira, Marcelo Adriano da Cunha e Silva; Castro, Alzira Almeida de Souza; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Tavares Neto, Fernando; Martins, Lívia Carício; Guimarães, Lucas Melo; Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2018)
      We report a case of encephalitis associated with Zika virus infection and reactivation of varicella-zoster virus in the central nervous system of a Brazilian child. This case raises the possibility that reactivation of ...
    • Enterovirus B74 associated with hand, foot and mouth disease 

      Sousa Júnior, Ivanildo P; Burlandy, Fernanda M; Tavares Neto, Fernando; Silva, Edson E. da (Elsevier, 2018)
      Enterovirus 74 (EV-B74) has been associated with cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) but it is not a commonly found enterovirus. In this work, we present the characterization of an EV-B74 detected from the serum sample ...
    • Enterovirus detection and serotyping of fecal material collected from three children living on the outskirts of Belem city, Amazon region, Brazil, during the first 3 years of life (1983-1986) 

      Coutinho, Carla Rafaela Monteiro; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Machado, Raiana Scerni; Bandeira, Renato da Silva; Ferreira, James Lima; Alves, Jainara Cristina dos Santos; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Tavares, Fernando Neto (Wiley, 2020)
      In the current investigation, fecal material was obtained during a community‐based longitudinal study conducted from 1983 to 1986. This study consisted of 71 children aged newborn to 3 years. A total of 216 samples from ...
    • Enteroviruses as a possible cause of myocarditis, pericarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in Belém, Brazil 

      Ferreira Jr, A. G; Ferreira, S. M. A. G; Gomes, M. L. C; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 1995)
      We attempted to assess the role of enteroviruses in the etiology of myocarditis (MC), pericarditis (PC) and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) among 15 in-patients at a public hospital in Belém, Brazil, from November 1992 to ...
    • Enteroviruses associated with hand, foot, and mouth disease in Brazil 

      Sousa Júnior, Ivanildo P.; Burlandy, Fernanda M.; Costa, Eliane V.; Tavares Neto, Fernando; Silva, Edson E. da (Elsevier, 2018)
    • Epidemiologia das infecções diarréicas entre populações indígenas da Amazônia 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, 1992)
      Enteropatógenos bacterianos, viróticos e parasitários têm sido associados freqüentemente a processos gastrintestinais entre indígenas da Amazônia. Entre os índios Parakanã, registrou-se freqüência da ordem de 4% para ...
    • Epidemiologia das infecções por rotavírus no Brasil e os desafios para o seu controle 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, 2000)
      Resumo Os rotavírus causam de 600.000 a 870.000 óbitos por ano entre crianças em todo o mundo. Esses vírus foram visualizados pela primeira vez no Brasil em 1976, a partir da microscopia eletrônica das fezes de crianças ...
    • Epidemiologia molecular de cepas de rinovírus humano circulantes na cidade de Belém, Estado do Pará, Brasil 

      Lima, Stéphany Teixeira; Vergueiro, Mauro Victor Brabo; Souza Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Ferreira, Deimy Lima; Souza, Edna maria Acunã de; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2016)
      O rinovírus humano (HRV) é o mais comum entre os agentes virais associados a infecções no trato respiratório superior, sendo reconhecido como o principal patógeno causador de resfriado comum. Com o objetivo de detectar e ...
    • Epidemiological and molecular investigation of norovirus and astrovirus infections in Rio Branco, Acre, Northern Brazil: a retrospective study 

      Bitencurt, Evandro Leite Rodrigues; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Medeiros, Tallyta Barros; Bandeira, Renato; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Guimarães, Ricardo José de Paula Souza e; Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Teixeira, Dielle Monteiro; Silva, R. S. U; Loureiro, Edvaldo Carlos Brito; Silva, Mônica Cristina de Moraes; Silva, Luciana Damascena da; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Wiley, 2019)
      Norovirus (NoV) is a major cause of nonbacterial acute gastroenteritis (AGE) outbreaks worldwide, with infections reported in semiclosed environments, particularly in hospitals and nursing homes. Astrovirus (HAstV) is ...
    • Epidemiology and clinical features of parvovirus B19 infection in the Amazon Region. Brief review 

      Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Miranda, Mario F. R; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Brazilian Society for Virology, 1996)