• Healthcare-associated infections among HIV-positive and HIV/AIDS-negative patients: a casuistic from the Amazonian Region 

      Reis, Danielle Saraiva Tuma dos; Carneiro, Irna Carla do Rosário Souza; Neves, Dilma Costa de Oliveira; Marsola, Lourival Rodrigues; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros (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 ...
    • Hepatite no território de Rondônia 

      Dias, Leônidas Braga; Pinheiro Filho, Francisco de Paula (Fundação Serviço de Saúde Pública, 1969)
    • Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HbsAg) and antibody (anti-HBs) forming immune complexes in fulminant hepatitis 

      Soares, Manoel do Carmo Pereira; Bensabath, Gilberta; Cartágenes, Paulo R. B; Alves, Max Moreira; Silveira, Fernando A. A; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 1999)
      This paper reports an unusual pattern of serological HBV markers and the presence of HBsAg/anti-HBs immune complexes in serum samples from two patients with fulminant hepatitis from the Brazilian Western Amazon Basin. The ...
    • Herpesvírus human-7 as a cause of disease exantemática in Belém, Pará, Brazil 

      Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Freitas, Maria Rute Castro de; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2004)
      We screened sera from 370 patients suffering from exanthematous illnesses in Belém, North Brazil, for the presence of human herpesvirus-7 (HHV-7) IgM and IgG antibodies. Samples were obtained from January 1996 to December ...
    • High circulation of non-polio enteroviruses among hospitalized children with acute gastroenteritis in Belém, Pará State, Northern Brazil 

      Mota, Bruna Daniele Lisboa; Monteiro, Jacqueline Cortinhas; Freitas, Felipe Bonfim; Alves, Antonia dos Santos; Silveira, Edna da; Primo, Euda Galiza; Cunha, Clareana Costa Campelo; Wanzeller, Ana Lúcia Monteiro; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Tavares Neto, Fernando (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2016)
      Os enterovírus são transmitidos por vias fecal-oral e respiratória e pode ser associado a casos esporádicos e surtos de gastroenterite. Um agente causativo em aproximadamente 40 por cento dos casos de diarreia que permanecem ...
    • High incidence of rhinovirus infection in children with community-acquired pneumonia from a city in the Brazilian pre-Amazon region 

      Ferreira, Hivylla L. dos Santos; Costa, Karla Luana P; Cariolano, Marilha S; Oliveira, Gustavo S; Felipe, Karen K. P; Silva, Elen S. A; Alves, Matheus S; Maramaldo, Carlos Eduardo C; Sousa, Eduardo M. de; Rego, Joseany S; Silva, Ilana C. P. A; Albuquerque, Rejane K. S; Araújo, Nathalya S. C; Amorim, Angela M. M; Costa, Luciane D; Pinheiro, Claudiana S; Guimarães, Vinícius A; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos; Mello, Wyller Alencar de (Wiley, 2019)
      Community‐acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of child death worldwide. Viruses are the most common pathogens associated with CAP in children, but their incidence varies greatly. This study investigated the ...
    • High prevalence of G12P[8] rotavirus strains in Rio Branco, Acre, Western Amazon, in the post-rotavirus vaccine introduction period 

      Neves, Mayara A. O; Pinheiro, Helder H. C; Silva, Rita do Socorro Uchôa da; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Silva, Luciana Damascena da; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Silva, Mônica Cristina de Moraes; Loureiro, Edvaldo Carlos Brito; Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Wiley, 2016)
      The present study aimed to provide a molecular characterization of circulating rotavirus (RVA) strains in Rio Branco, Acre, in the post-rotavirus vaccination period, particularly with regard to the emerging, increasingly ...
    • High prevalence of norovirus in children with sporadic acute gastroenteritis in Manaus, Amazon Region, northern Brazil 

      Costa, Samya Thalita Picanço da; Fumian, Tulio Machado; Lima, Ian Carlos Gomes de; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Silva, Luciana Damascena da; Hernandez, Juliana das Mercês; Lucena, Maria Silvia Souza de; Reymão, Tammy Kathlyn Amaral; Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2017)
      BACKGROUND: Norovirus (NoV) is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) worldwide, especially in children under five years. Studies involving the detection and molecular characterisation of NoV have been performed in ...
    • High prevalence of sexual Chlamydia trachomatis infection in young women from Marajó Island, in the Brazilian Amazon 

      Santos, Leonardo Miranda dos; Vieira, Maria Renata Mendonça dos Santos; Oliveira, Jéssica Fernanda Galdino; Trindade, Josinaide Quaresma; Brasiliense, Danielle Murici; Ferrari, Stephen Francis; Tsutsumi, Mihoko Yamamoto; Fuzii, Hellen Thais; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Ishikawa, Edna Aoba Yassui; Ishak, Ricardo; Sousa, Maísa Silva de (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      BACKGROUND: Chlamydia trachomatis is the most prevalent bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. Approximately 80% of infected women are asymptomatic, although this infection can lead to serious ...
    • HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance mutations in recently diagnosed antiretroviral-naive patients in Belém, Pará, Northern Brazil 

      Irias, Susan D. F; Torres, Maria K. S; Avelino, Maria E. S; Santos, Mike B; Queiroz, Maria Alice Freitas; Freitas, Felipe Bonfim; Azevedo, Vania N; Feitosa, Rosimar N. M; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos R; Machado, Luiz Fernando Almeida (Mary Ann Liebert, 2019)
    • HLA antigens in South American Indians 

      Black, Francis Lee; Berman, Lee Lucas; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Wiley, 1980)
      New HLA data for the Tirio, Parakanâ, Kayapo and Mapuche tribes, as well as supplementary data for the Waiâpi are presented. Taken together with previously published information on South American lndians, these typings ...
    • Human antibodies to dengue and yellow fever do not react in diagnostic assays for hepatitis C virus 

      Yoshida, C. F. T; Rouzerè, C. D; Nogueira, R. M. R; Lampe, E; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Vanderborght, B. O. M; Schatzmayr, H. G (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 1992)
      Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a recently described causative agent of the great majority of post-transfusion non A-non B hepatitis and is classified within the Flaviviridae family. Due to a high prevalence of anti-HCV and ...
    • Human herpesvirus 8 in brazilian amerindians: a hyperendemic population with a new subtype 

      Biggar, Robert J; Whitby, Denise; Marshall, Vickie; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Black, Francis (Oxford University Press, 2000)
      Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) epidemiology in Brazilian Amerindians was studied. Use of an immunofluorescence (IFA) test for latent antibody demonstrated that the prevalence of HHV-8 in 781 Amerindians of diverse tribes ...
    • Human papillomavirus and anogenital cancers in Northern Brazil 

      Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Barros, Vera Lúcia Reis de Souza; Ribeiro, Marcella R. P; Rahal, Paula; Villa, Luisa L; Macedo, Joao Emílio; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 1992)
    • Human T Lymphotropic virus and pulmonary diseases 

      Dias, Apio R. N; Falcão, Luiz F. M; Falcão, Aline S. C; Normando, Valéria M. F; Quaresma, Juarez Antônio Simões (Frontiers Media, 2018)
      Human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is the etiological agent of HTLV1-associated myelopathy, and adult T cell lymphoma/leukemia (ATL/L). Pulmonary complications such as alveolitis and bronchiectasis were found in ...
    • Human t-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II infections in a cohort of patients with neurological disorders in Belém, Brazil 

      Macêdo, Olinda; Lima, Telma V. Ribeiro; Linhares, Adriana de O; Moura, Antônio de; Gomes, Maria de Lourdes Contente; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Universidade de São Paulo, 2003)
      Serum- and/or- cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples obtained from 190 patients suffering from chronic, progressive neurological disease were screened for the presence of human T-cell lymphotropic viruses type I (HTLV-I) and ...
    • Identification of lineage III of G12 rotavirus strains in diarrheic children in the Northern Region of Brazil between 2008 and 2010 

      Soares, Luana da Silva; Lobo, Patrícia dos Santos; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Neri, Darivaldo Luz; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Maestri, Regis Piloni; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Menezes, Euzeni Maria de Fátima Costa de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
      This study reports on the surveillance forrotavirus genotypes and the identification of G12 human rotavirus in the Northern Region of Brazil. Rotavirus positive samples were collected from children years of age with acute ...
    • Identification of rotavirus G and P genotypes in nursing and weaned piglets in the metropolitan region of Belém, Pará State, Northern Brazil 

      Camargo, Daniel Stangarlin de; Matos, Jane Cecília Silveira de; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Soares, Luana da Silva; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2012)
      Rotaviruses are an important agent of diarrhea in piglets, primarily during nursing and post-weaning with severity. The aim of this study was to identify rotavirus G and P genotypes obtained from piglets reared at five ...
    • Identification of two sublineages of genotype G2 rotavirus among diarrheic children in Parauapebas, Southern Pará State, Brazil 

      Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Lima, Clarissa Silva; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Maestri, Régis Piloni; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Lima, Ian Carlos Gomes de; Menezes, Euzeni Maria Costa de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Bensabath, Gilberta (Wiley, 2010)
      On a world scale, group A human rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe acute gastroenteritis during infancy and childhood, including five (G1, G2, G3, G4, and G9) epidemiologically important genotypes. Among these, ...
    • Immunogenicidad, inocuidad y eficacia de una vacuna tetravalente obtenida por recombinación genética de rotavirus aislados de monos rhesus y seres humanos en Belém, Brasil 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Bellesi, Newton; Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Lins-Lainson, Zéa Constante; Ramos, Francisco Lúzio de Paula; Valente, Sebastião Aldo da Silva (World Health Organization, 1998)
      A tetravalent rhesus-human reassortant rotavirus (RRV-TV) vaccine (4 x 10(4) plaque-forming units/dose) was evaluated for safety, immunogenicity and efficacy in a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled ...