• 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 ...
    • 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 ...