• Norovirus infection in children admitted to hospital for acute gastroenteritis in Belém, Pará, Northern Brazil 

      Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Carvalho, Thaís Cristina Nascimento de; Aragão, Glicélia Cruz; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos; Sousa, Maisa Silvia de; Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Wiley, 2013)
      Noroviruses are the leading cause of epidemic, non-bacterial outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis, and are also a major cause of sporadic acute gastroenteritis in infants. The aim of the present study was to identify norovirus ...
    • Norovirus outbreak in a cruise ship along the Brazilian coast, March 2011 

      Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Lima, Ian Carlos Gomes de; Teixeira, Dielle Monteiro; Aragão, Glicélia Cruz; Barbagelata, Luana Soares; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Garcia, Carla Gisele Ribeiro; Galindo, Daniele de Barros; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2014)
      Outbreaks of gastrointestinal disease may occur on board of cruise ships due to the consumption of contaminated water or food, with a fast person-to-person transmission. Epidemiologic investigations carried out by Centers ...
    • Norovirus RNA in serum associated with increased fecal viral load in children: detection, quantification and molecular analysis. 

      Reymão, Tammy Kathlyn Amaral; Fumian, Tulio Machado; Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Hernandez, Juliana Merces; Bandeira, Renato Silva; Lucena, Maria Silvia Sousa; Teixeira, Dielle Monteiro; Farias, Fredison Pinheiro; Silva, Luciana Damascena; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Worldwide, norovirus (NoV) is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) responsible for pandemics every ~3 years, and over 200,000 deaths per year, with the majority in children from developing countries. We investigate ...
    • Norovirus: the current focus on a major enteropathogen 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2014)
    • Nosocomial transmission of an avian-like rotavirus strain among children in Belém, Brazil. 

      Gusmão, Rosa Helena P; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, 1994)
      An atypical group-A rotavirus strain, with an electrophoretype displaying 5 segments in the first dsRNA size class, was detected among 3 hospitalized children less than 2 years old. Detection occurred initially 24 h after ...
    • A novel hepacivirus in wild rodents from South America 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Santos Jr, Gilberto Sabino; Maia, Felipe Gonçalves Motta; Modha, Sejal; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Murcia, Pablo Ramiro; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (MDPI, 2019)
      The Hepacivirus genus comprises single-stranded positive-sense RNA viruses within the family Flaviviridae. Several hepaciviruses have been identified in different mammals, including multiple rodent species in Africa, ...
    • Novel parvoviruses from wild and domestic animals in Brazil provide new insights into parvovirus distribution and diversity 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Dennis, Tristan; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Araujo, Jansen; Sabino-Santos Jr, Gilberto; Maia, Felipe Gonçalves Motta; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Carrasco, Adriano de Oliveira Torres; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Modha, Sejal; Vieira, Luiz Carlos; Ometto, Tatiana; Queiroz, Luiza Helena; Durigon, Edison Luiz; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes; Gifford, Robert James (MDPI, 2018)
      Abstract: Parvoviruses (family Parvoviridae) are small, single-stranded DNA viruses. Many parvoviral pathogens of medical, veterinary and ecological importance have been identified. In this study, we used high-throughput ...
    • Novo agente de doença exantemática na Amazônia: o parvorírus B19 

      Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Miranda, Mario F. R. de; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Ministério da Saúde. Fundação Serviços de Saúde Pública, 1988)
    • Nutritional status in relation to the eficacy of the Rhesus-Human Reassortant, Tetravalent Rotavirus Vaccine (RRV-TV) in infants from Belém, Pará State, Brazil 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Carmo, Kênea B. do; Oliveira, Krynnssya Kleinlein; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Bellesi, Newton; Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira (Universidade de São Paulo, 2002)
      The rhesus-human reassortant, tetravalent rotavirus vaccine (RRV-TV) was licensed for routine use in the United States of America but it was recently withdrawn from the market because of its possible association with ...
    • Occurrence of norovirus genogroups I and II in recreational water from four beaches in Belém city, Brazilian Amazon region 

      Deus, Danielle Rodrigues de; Teixeira, Dielle Monteiro; Alves, Jainara Cristina dos Santos; Smith, Vanessa Cavaleiro; Bandeira, Renato da Silva; Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Moraes, Lena Líllian Canto de Sá; Resque, Hugo Reis; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (IWA Publishing, 2019)
      This study aimed to investigate the presence of norovirus (NoV) in recreational waters of four estuarine beaches located in Mosqueiro Island, Belém city, Brazilian Amazon, during two years of monitoring (2012 and 2013). ...
    • Occurrence of norovirus Giv In environmental water samples from Belém City, Amazon Region, Brazil 

      Teixeira, Dielle Monteiro; Hernandez, Juliana Merces; Silva, Luciana Damascena; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Spada, Paula Katharine de Pontes; Gurjão, Tereza Cristina Monteiro; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Morais, Lena Líllian Canto de Sá; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Noroviruses are the major cause of non-bacterial acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in humans, with few reports about the occurrence of the norovirus GIV strain. We investigated the presence of norovirus GIV in surface water ...
    • Occurrence of Prosthenorchis elegans in Free-living Primates from the Atlantic Forest of Southern Bahia, Brazil 

      Catenacci, Lilian Silva; Colosio, Adriana C; Oliveira, Leonardo C; De Vleeschouwer, Kristel M; Munhoz, Alexandre D; Deem, Sharon L; Pinto, Jaqueline M. S (Wildlife Disease Association, 2016)
      Parasite prevalence and abundance are important factors affecting species' conservation. During necropsies on a free-living golden-headed lion tamarin ( Leontopithecus chrysomelas ) and two Wied's marmosets ( Callithrix ...
    • Ocorrência de adenovírus em crianças com gastrenterite aguda grave na Cidade de Belém, Pará, Brasil 

      Muller, Elza Caroline Alves; Morais, Maria Aline Aguiar de; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2010)
      As gastrenterites são uma das principais causas de doença infantil em todo mundo. Estudos epidemiológicos detectaram adenovírus em 2% a 22% dos casos de diarreia aguda infantil em hospitais e ambulatórios clínicos. Eles ...
    • Ocorrência de bocavírus humano associado às infecções respiratórias agudas em crianças de 0 a 2 anos de idade na Cidade de Belém, Pará, Brasil 

      Silva, Allan Kaio; Santos, Mirleide Cordeiro dos; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros de (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2010)
      INTRODUÇÃO: As Infecções Respiratórias Agudas (IRA) permanecem como um dos principais problemas de saúde pública em todo o mundo. Essas infecções são associadas a diversos patógenos sendo os vírus os prevalentes. Recentemente, ...
    • Oral live attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RotarixTM) offers a sustained high protection against severe G9P[8] rotavirus gastroenteritis during the first two years of life in Brazilian children 

      Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Araújo, Eliete C; Doorn, Leen-Jan Van; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Miranda, Yllen S; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Silva, Veronilce B da; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2012)
      In a large Phase III trial conducted in 10 Latin American countries, the safety and efficacy of the live attenuated monovalent rotavirus vaccine RIX4414 was evaluated in 15,183 healthy infants followed up during the first ...
    • Oropouche virus I. A review of clinical, epidemiological, and ecological findings 

      Pinheiro Filho, Francisco de Paula; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rosa, Jorge Fernando Soares Travassos da; Ishak, Ricardo; Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Gomes, Maria de Lourdes Contente; Leduc, James W; Oliva, Otavio F. P (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1981)
      Between 1961 and 1978 seven outbreaks of Oropouche (ORO) vírus have been documented in Pará State, Brazil. The clinical picture of ORO infection is characterized by fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, arthralgia, and ...
    • Outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in Young children with death due to rotavirus genotype G9 in Rio Branco, Brazilian Amazon region, 2005 

      Siqueira, Alessandra A; Santelli, A. C. F. S; Alencar Jr, L. R; Dantas, M. P; Dimech, C. P. N; Carmo, G. M. I; Santos, D. A; Alves, R. M. S; Lucena, M. B. F; Morais, M; Assis, R. M. S; Fialho, A; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Costa, M; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Leite, José Paulo Gagliardi; Araújo, Wildo Navegantes de; Hatch, D. L (Elsevier, 2010)
      An epidemic of acute gastroenteritis occurred in Rio Branco City, Acre State, in Brazil's Amazon region in 2005. An investigation was conducted to confirm the etiology and identify possible risk factors for death. Methods: ...
    • Outbreaks of human-herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection in day-care centers in Belém, Pará, Brazil 

      Freitas, Ronaldo Barros de; Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Universidade de São Paulo, 2000)
      A total of 730 children aged less than 7 years, attending 8 day-care centers (DCCs) in Belém, Brazil were followed-up from January to December 1997 to investigate the occurrence of human-herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection ...
    • Outbreaks of Yellow Fever and Oropouche virus disease in Tomé Açu, Pará, 1978 

      Pinheiro, Francisco de Paula; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rosa, Jorge Fernando Soares Travassos da; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (1979)
    • Pacui virus, phlebotomine flies, and small mammals in Brazil: an epidemiological study 

      Aitken, Thomas H. G; Woodall, John P; Andrade, Amelia H. P. de; Bensabath, Gilberta; Shope, Robert E (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1975)
      Pacui virus, originally obtained from forest rodents, was isolated 100 times from 61,437 specimens (658 pools) of the phlebotomine fly Lutzomyia flaviscutellata, collected from rodent-baited traps in the forests of Belem, ...