• Familial transmission of Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus : silent dissemination of an emerging but neglected infection 

      Costa, Carlos Araujo da; Furtado, Karen Cristini Yumi Ogawa; Ferreira, Louise de Souza Canto; Almeida, Danilo de Souza; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Ishak, Ricardo; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos Rosário; Lemos, José Alexandre Rodrigues de; Martins, Luisa Caricio; Ishikawa, Edna Aoba Yassui; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros de; Sousa, Maísa Silva de (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: HTLV-1 is a retrovirus that causes lymphoproliferative disorders and inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system in humans. The prevalence of this infection is high in parts of Brazil ...
    • Fatores de risco para câncer em lesões de cérvice uterina 

      Noronha, Vânia Lúcia; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Bisi, Fátima; Mota, Rosilda; Macedo, Roberto; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Fundação Santa Casa de Misericórdia do Pará, 1999)
      Embora a associação entre Papilomavírus humano (HPV) e lesões malignas em cérvice uterina esteja bem estabelecida, acredita-se que vários outros fatores possam estar implicados na gênese do processo. Objetivou-se, com este ...
    • A febre amarela silvestre no Brasil e os riscos de propagação urbana 

      Hervé, Jean-Pierre; Dégallier, Nicolas; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Sá Filho, Gregório Carneiro (Universidade Federal do Pará, 1985)
      No Brasil, a Febre Amarela se mantém no seu foco natural, por meio de um ciclo onde intervém a maioria dos macacos brasileiros e mosquitos pertencentes quase que exclusivamente ao gênero Haemagogus. Os macacos desempenham ...
    • Fifth disease in children living in Belém, Brazil 

      Miranda, Mário F. R. de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Shirley, J. A (Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 1989)
      Acute sera from two children suffering from an illness with an erythematous rash were positive for B 19 virus specific IgM antibody, as tested by a capture radioimmunoassay. The first patient, a two year old boy, presented ...
    • First complete genome sequence of a feline alphacoronavirus 1 strain from Brazil 

      Barros, Bruno de Cássio Veloso de; Castro, Ceyla Maria Oeiras de; Pereira, Diego; Ribeiro, Laila Graziela; Duarte Júnior, José Wandilson Barboza; Casseb, Samir Mansour Moraes; Holanda, Gustavo Moraes; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (American Society for Microbiology, 2019)
      We identified a strain of Alphacoronavirus 1, FCoV-SB22, from a pool of fecal samples from domestic cats from a rural settlement in the municipality of Santa Bárbara, Pará, Brazil. The nucleotide identity with feline ...
    • First detection of a human astrovirus type 8 in a child with diarrhea in Belém, Brazil: comparison with other strains worldwide and identification of possible three lineages 

      Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Nakamunra, Lilian S; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Gusmão, Rosa Helena P; Heinemann, Marcos B; Macêdo, Olinda; Leite, José Paulo G (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2007)
      This study describes the genetic relationships of the first human astrovirus type-8 (HAstV-8) detected in Belém-Brazil, during a public hospital-based study. This strain was compared with other HAstV-8 strains identified ...
    • First new world primate papillomavirus identification in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil: Alouatta guariba papillomavirus 1 

      Silvestre, Rodrigo Vellasco Duarte; Souza, Alex Junior Souza de; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Silva, Allan Kaio; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Silva, Adriana Marques J. da; Fries, Brigida Gomes; Summa, Maria Eugênia L; Sá, Lilian Rose Marques de (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)
      We report here the complete genome sequence of the first papillomavirus detected in a New World primate, howler monkey, Alouatta guariba clamitans papillomavirus 1 (AgPV1), from the Atlantic Forest in São Paulo State, Brazil.
    • First record of hematologic values in free-living and captive maned sloths (BRADYPUS TORQUATUS; XENARTHA, BRADYPODIDAE). 

      Catenacci, Lilian S; Nascimento, Aisla; Muniz Neta, Elza S; Cassano, Camila R; Deem, Sharon L; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Parker, Patrícia; Munhoz, Alexandre D (American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 2017)
      Bradypus torquatus is a rare and endemic sloth species from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Due to a lack of medical information including hematologic reference parameters for the species, hematologic baseline values were ...
    • First whole-genome characterization of avian nephritis virus 2 of broiler chicken from Pará, Brazil 

      Castro, Ceyla Maria Oeiras de; Chagas, Elaine Hellen Nunes; Bezerra, Delana Andreza Melo; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Silva, René Ribeiro da; Resque, Hugo Reis; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (American Society for Microbiology, 2018)
      Our results show the first full-genome characterization of avian nephritis virus 2 recovered from stools of broiler chickens at a commercial farm located in Benevides, Pará, Brazil. Nucleotide analyses of whole-genome ...
    • Full-length genomic and molecular characterization of Canine parvovirus in dogs from North of Brazil. 

      Silva, S. P.; Silva, L. N. P. P.; Rodrigues, E. D. L.; Cardoso, J. F.; Tavares Neto, Fernando; Souza, W. M.; Santos, C. M. P.; Martins, F. M. S.; Jesus, I. S.; Brito, T. C.; Moura, T. P. C.; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Casseb, L. M. N.; Silva Filho, E.; Casseb, A. R. (2017)
      With the objective of characterizing Canine parvovirus (CPV) from some suspected fecal samples of dogs collected from the Veterinarian Hospital in Belém city, five positive samples were found by PCR assay and an update ...
    • Further considerations about Detection and identification of enteroviruses circulating in children with acute gastroenteritis in Para State, Northern Brazil (2010-2011) 

      Machado, Raiana Scerni; Sousa Júnior, Ivanildo Pedro de; Monteiro, Jacqueline Cortinhas; Ferreira, James Lima; Alves, Jainara Cristina dos Santos; Tavares, Fernando Neto (BMC, 2021)
      On the detection and identifcation of enteroviruses circulating in children with acute gastroenteritis in Brazil: reply to Luchs, A. Comments on Detection and identifcation of enteroviruses circulating in children with ...
    • G1P 8 Rotavirus in children with severe diarrhea in the post-vaccine introduction era in Brazil: evidence of reassortments and structural modifications of the antigenic VP7 and VP4 regions 

      Santos, F. S; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Lobo, P. S; Penha Junior, E. T; Lima, A. B. F; Vinente, C. B. G; Chagas, E. H. N; Justino, M. C. A; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Matthijnssens, J; Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Elsevier, 2019)
      Worldwide rotaviruses A (RVA) are responsible for approximately 215,000 deaths annually among children aged <5 years. RVA G1P[8] remains associated with >50% of gastroenteritis cases in this age group. The aim of this study ...
    • Gastroenterite canina - agentes virais nas fezes de cães diarréicos e não diarrréicos 

      Homem, V. S. F; Mendes, Yvone Gabbay; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 1999)
      Foram analisadas 33 amostras de fezes de cães com diarréia (n=25) e sem diarréia (n=8), de variadas idades e raças, de ambos os sexos, a fim de se determinar a ocorrência de agentes virais considerados causadores ...
    • Genetic evolution of influenza viruses among selected countries in Latin America, 2017–2018 

      Leite, Juliana Almeida; Resende, Paola; Araya, Jenny Lara; Barrera, Gisela Badillo; Baumeister, Elsa; Caicedo, Alfredo Bruno; Coppola, Leticia; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Mora, Domenica de; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos; Fasce, Rodrigo; Fernández, Jorge; Goñi, Natalia; Martínez, Irma López; Mayhua, Jannet Otárola; Motta, Fernando; Nuñez, Maribel Carmen Huaringa; Ojeda, Jenny; Ortega, María José; Ospitia, Erika; Paiva, Terezinha Maria de; Pontoriero, Andrea; Porras, Hebleen Brenes; Quinonez, Jose Alberto Diaz; Ramas, Viviana; Ramírez, Juliana Barbosa; Santos, Katia Correa de Oliveira; Siqueira, Marilda Mendonça; Vàzquez, Cynthia; Palekar, Rakhee (Public Library of Science, 2020)
      OBJECTIVE: Since the 2009 influenza pandemic, Latin American (LA) countries have strengthened their influenza surveillance systems. We analyzed influenza genetic sequence data from the 2017 through 2018 Southern Hemisphere ...
    • Genome analysis of adenovirus 4a, a causative agent of pharyngoconjunctival fever and respiratory diseases in Brazil. 

      Gomes, S. A; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Nascimento, J. P; Niel, C (Wiley, 1988)
      An outbreak of pharyngoconjunctival fever caused by adenovirus (Ad) occurred in 1976 in Belem (northern Brazil). By restriction endonuclease analysis, it was shown that the type responsible was Ad4a, a variant of Ad4 ...
    • Genomic analysis of rotavirus species A isolated from swine, Amazon Region, Brazil 

      Neves, Mayara A. O; Camargo, Daniel S. de; Araújo, Kathleen V. S. de; Lobo, Patrícia S; Bandeira, Renato da S; Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Krishna Institute of Science, 2018)
      This present study has aimed to provide a molecular characterization of rotavirus species A (RVA) and to determine the frequency of RVC and RVH in fecal specimens from nonvaccinated piglets, across 5 farms in the metropolitan ...
    • Genotipagem da resistência genotípica secundária aos antirretrovirais em pacientes com aids nos Estados do Pará e Amazonas, Brasil: 2002 a 2006 

      Macêdo, Olinda; Ferreira, Luciana Macedo; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros de; Freitas, Carmen Andrea; Araújo, José Ricardo Mourão (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2011)
      A resistência às drogas antirretrovirais resulta da incompleta supressão da replicação do HIV-1. O presente estudo caracterizou o perfil de resistência genotípica aos antirretrovirais (ARV) em amostras sorológicas de 127 ...
    • Genotype diversity and molecular evolution of noroviruses: a 30-year (1982-2011) comprehensive study with children from Northern Brazil 

      Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Bandeira, Renato da Silva; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Santos, Liann Filiphe Pereira dos; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      A chronologically comprehensive 30-year study was conducted that involved children living in Belém, in the Amazon region of Northern Brazil, who participated in eight different studies from October 1982 to April 2011. The ...
    • Genotypes of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV1/EBV2) in individuals with infectious mononucleosis in the metropolitan area of Belém, Brazil, between 2005 and 2016 

      Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Costa, Iran Barros; Costa, Igor; Corrêa, Thais Letícia dos Santos; Coelho, Beatriz Monteiro Rodrigues; Silva, Amanda Emanuelle Santos; Ramos, Francisco Lúzio de Paula; Martins Filho, Arnaldo Jorge; Monteiro, José Luiz Furtado; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros (Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, 2020)
      Two types of Epstein Barr virus (EBV1/EBV2) have been shown to infect humans. Although their genomes are similar, the regions containing the EBNA genes differ. This study aimed to characterize the EBV genotypes of infectious ...
    • Geographic variation in infant loss of maternal measles antibody and in prevalence of rubella antibody 

      Black, Francis L; Berman, L. L; Borgoño, J. M; Capper, R. A; Carvalho, A. A; Collins, C; Glover, O; Hijazi, Z; Jacobson, D. L; Lee, Y. L; Libel, M; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Mendizabal-Morris, C. A; Simões, E; Siqueira Campos, E; Stevenson, J; Vecchi, N (Oxford University Press, 1986)
      Maternal and cord measles and rubella antibodies were compared in 15 populations from Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, India, Jordan, Nigeria, South Africa, Taiwan, and the United States. Review of the literature concerning these ...