• Measles vaccine reactions in a virgin population 

      Black, Francis Lee; Woodall, John P; Pinheiro Filho, Francisco de Paula (Oxford University Press, 1969)
      Indians of an Amazon tribe, virgin with respect to measles, have been vaccinated with the Schwartz strain of attenuated measles virus. The average of the maximum observed temperatures during the period of vaccine reaction ...
    • Medicina tradicional e populações da Amazônia: realidades das políticas de saúde 

      Castro, Nádile Juliane Costa de; Santos, Antônio Luis Parlandin dos; Miranda, Shirley Aviz de; Silva, Thais do Socorro da Luz; Naka, Karytta Sousa; Mesquita, Deisiane da Silva; Miranda, Max José de Aviz; Cordeiro, Juliana Pereira Pinto; Castro, Juliana Costa de; Santos, Dayanne de Nazaré dos (2019)
      Objetivo: Revisar na literatura a respeito das políticas de saúde direcionadas a medicina tradicional em um município paraense. Métodos: Estudo de abordagem exploratória e descritiva, com caráter documental. Como aporte ...
    • Meningite associada à infecções por vírus Oropouche 

      Pinheiro, Francisco de Paula; Rocha, Arnaldo G; Freitas, Ronaldo B; Oliana, Benjamin A; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rogério, Juvenal S; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (MS/Fundação Serviço de Saúde Pública, 1982)
    • Meningite associada ás infecções por vírus Oropouche 

      Pinheiro, Francisco de Paula; Rocha, Arnaldo G; Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Ohana, Benjamin A; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rogério, Juvenal S; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 1982)
      Manifestações neurológicas associadas com infecções provocadas pelo virus Oropouche foram observadas durante o surto de 1980, no Estado do Pará. Tais manifestações consistiram em meningite ou meningismo, e foram observadas ...
    • Microssurtos familiares de gastroenterite aguda associada a rotavírus na área de Belém, Pará 

      Silva, Karla Tereza F e; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Fundação Serviço de Saúde Pública, 1984)
      Estudos foram realizados em 6 famílias residentes na área de Belém-Pará, Brasil, acometidas de diarréia aguda. As taxas de ataque clínico variaram de 25,0% a 71,4%, ocorrendo diarréia, mais freqüentemente, entre as crianças. ...
    • Molecular analysis of G3P[6] rotavirus in the Amazon region of Brazil: evidence of reassortment with equine-like strains 

      Serra, Ana C. Silva; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo costa; Cruz, Jonas F; Lobo, Patrícia dos Santos; Penha Júnior, Edvaldo Tavares da; Bandeira, Renato S; Bezerra, Delana Andreza Melo; Mascarenhas, Joana D’Arc Pereira; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Soares, Luana da Silva (Future Science Group, 2021)
      Aim: To perform a molecular analysis of rotavirus A (RVA) G3P[6] strains detected in 2012 and 2017 in the Amazon region of Brazil. Materials & methods: Eighteen RVA G3P[6] strains were collected from children aged under ...
    • Molecular analysis of norovirus in specimens from children enrolled in a 1982-1986 study in Belém, Brazil: a community-based longitudinal study 

      Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Wiley, 2017)
      Fecal specimens were collected during a longitudinal, community-based study in the city of Belém, North Brazil, that was conducted over 3 years (October 1982 to March 1986), in which 20 children were included from birth ...
    • Molecular analysis of VP4, VP7, and NSP4 genes of P[6]G2 rotavirus genotype strains recovered from neonates admitted to hospital in Belém, Brazil 

      Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Bayma, Amanda Patricia G; Lima, Jackson C; Sousa, Maisa S; Araújo, Irene T; Heinemann, Marcos B; Gusmão, Rosa Helena Porto; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Leite, José Paulo G (Wiley, 2006)
      This investigation describes the molecular characterization of P[6] G2 rotavirus strains from hospitalized neonates with community-acquired diarrhea (CAD), nosocomial diarrhea (ND), and asymptomatic nosocomial infection ...
    • Molecular characterization and epidemiological aspects of non-polio enteroviruses isolated from acute flaccid paralysis in Brazil: a historical series (2005–2017) 

      Sousa Júnior, Ivanildo Pedro de; Oliveira, Maria de Lourdes Aguiar; Burlandy, Fernanda M; Machado, Raiana Scerni; Oliveira, Silas S; Tavares, Fernando N; Gomes Neto, Francisco; Costa, Eliane V. da; Silva, Edson E. da (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      Due to the advanced stage of polio eradication, the possible role of non-polio enteroviruses (NPEVs) associated to acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases has been highlighted. In this study, we described epidemiological aspects ...
    • Molecular characterization of G1 human rotaviruses detected in children from Belém, Pará, Brazil 

      Soares, Luana da Silva; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Gusmão, Rosa Helena Porto; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2010)
      Os rotavírus são responsáveis por 40% das ocorrências de gastroenterites infantil no mundo, resultando em 611 mil mortes anualmente, e o rotavírus do tipo G1 representa o seu genótipo circulante mais comum. O objetivo do ...
    • Molecular characterization of norovirus, sapovirus and astrovirus in children with acute gastroenteritis from Belém, Pará, Brazil 

      Aragão, Glicélia Cruz; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2010)
      A importância dos norovírus (NoVs), sapovírus (SaVs) e astrovírus humanos (HAstVs) como causa de surtos de gastrenterites já está bem definida. Entretanto, poucos estudos têm descrito casos esporádicos de gastrenterite ...
    • Molecular characterization of TP53 gene in human populations exposed to low-dose Ionizing radiation 

      Costa, Igor Brasil; Alencar, Dayse Oliveira de; Moraes, Milene Raiol; Pessoa, Igor A; Brito, Alexandre W. M; Jati, Schneyder R; Santos, Sidney E. B; Burbano, Rommel M. R; Santos, Andrea Kely Campos Ribeiro dos (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Ionizing radiation, such as that emitted by uranium, may cause mutations and consequently lead to neoplasia in human cells. The TP53 gene acts to maintain genomic integrity and constitutes an important biomarker of ...
    • Molecular characterization of VP4 and NSP4 genes from rotavirus strains infecting neonates and young children in Belém, Brazil 

      Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Lima, Clarissa S; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Soares, Luana da Silva; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Lima, Jackson C; Macêdo, Olinda; Leite, José Paulo Gagliardi (Elsevier, 2007)
      Several reports have identified P[6] specificities in humans and in animals in different countries of the world, but few sequence data are available in public databases. In this work we have characterized the VP4 strains ...
    • Molecular epidemiology and temporal evolution of norovirus associated with acute gastroenteritis in Amazonas state, Brazil 

      Hernandez, Juliana Merces; Silva, Luciana Damascena; Sousa Junior, Edivaldo Costa; Bandeira, Renato Silva; Rodrigues, Elmer Abraão Martins; Lucena, Maria Silvia Souza; Costa, Samya Thalita Picanço; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (BioMed Central, 2018)
      Background: Globally, Norovirus (NoV) is considered the most common cause of diarrheal episodes across all age groups. Despite its wide genetic diversity, the GII.4 strain is the most predominant and has been associated ...
    • Molecular epidemiology of adenoviruses: global distribution of adenovirus 7 genome types 

      Wadell, Goran; Cooney, Marion K; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Silva, Lakshman de; Kennett, Margery L; Kono, Reisaku; Gui-Fang, Ren; Lindman, Kristina; Nascimento, Jussara P; Schoub, Barry D; Smith, Creed D (American Society for Microbiology, 1985)
      Adenovirus 7 (Ad7) is the adenovirus species that most frequently has been associated with severe illness. Seven distinct genome types of adenovirus 7, Ad7p, Ad7a, Ad7b, Ad7c, Ad7d, Ad7e, and Ad7f, can be identified by ...
    • Molecular epidemiology of avian rotavirus in fecal samples of broiler chickens in Amazon Region, Brazil, from August 2008 to May 2011 

      Silva, René Ribeiro da; Bezerra, Delana Andreza Melo; Kaiano, Jane Haruko Lima; Manno, Maria Cristina; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Sagica, Fernanda do Espirito Santo; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Chaves, Sílvio Orlan de Castro; Silva, Artur Luiz da Costa da; Alfieri, Amauri Alcindo; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2013)
      Enteric viruses cause avian diseases that result in economic losses. Avian Rotavirus (AvRV) is the most important virus associated with enteritis in poultry. The main goals of this study were to determine the prevalence ...
    • Molecular epidemiology of human bocavirus in children with acute gastroenteritis from North Region of Brazil 

      Soares, Luana da Silva; Lima, Ana Beatriz F; Pantoja, Kamilla C; Lobo, Patrícia Santos; Cruz, Jonas F; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Bezerra, Delana Andreza Melo; Bandeira, Renato S; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Microbiology Society, 2019)
      PURPOSE: Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a DNA virus that is mostly associated with respiratory infections. However, because it has been found in stool samples, it has been suggested that it may be a causative agent for human ...
    • A multi-country study of intussusception in children under 2 years of age in Latin America: analysis of prospective surveillance data 

      Sáez-Llorens, Xavier; Velázquez, F. Raul; Lopez, Pio; Espinoza, Felix; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Abate, Hector; Nuñez, Ernesto; Venegas, Guillermo; Vergara, Rodrigo; Jimenez, Ana L; Rivera, Maribel; Aranza, Carlos; Richardson, Vesta; Macias-Parra, Mercedes; Palacios, Guillermo Ruiz; Rivera, Luiz; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Cervantes, Yolanda; Ruttimann, Ricardo; Rubio, Pilar; Acosta, Camilo J; Newbern, Claire; Verstraeten, Thomas; Breuer, Thomas (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Intussusception (IS) is a form of acute intestinal obstruction that occurs mainly in infants and is usually of unknown cause. An association between IS and the first licensed rotavirus vaccine, a reassortantt ...
    • Multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with coronavirus disease in children a multi-centered study in Belem, Para, Brazil 

      Farias, Emmerson Carlos Franco de; Piva, Jefferson Pedro; Mello, Mary Lucy Ferraz Maria Fiuza de; Nascimento, Luciana M. P. P. do; Costa, Carina C; Machado, Mayara M. M; Rodrigues, Thatiane da S; Carvalho, Railana D. F. P; Alves, Marília C. B; Aires, Larisse F. Q; Cotta, Marilia L. M; Pedreira, Ana R. G; Saraty, Salma B; Lima, Miriam C; Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2020)
      We described the characteristics of 11 children with pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome-temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2. The main clinical indications for hospital admission were vasogenic toxic shock (n = ...
    • National laboratory surveillance of viral agents of gastroenteritis in Brazil 

      Pereira, H. G; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Candeias, J. A. N; Glass, R. I (Pan American Health Organization, 1993)
      In 1984 an enzyme immunoassay for rotavirus and adenovirus developed in the Virology Department of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation was distributed to laboratories in 14 Brazilian states as part of a proyect to survey viral ...