• Characterization of an astrovirus genotype 2 strain causing an extensive outbreak of gastroenteritis among Maxakali Indians, Southeast Brazil 

      Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Chamone, Chequer Buffe; Nakamura, Liliany Satiko; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Abreu, Simone Faria de; Pepino, Elielma Lira Cavalcante; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Leite, José Paulo Gagliardi; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Elsevier, 2006)
      BACKGROUND: Human astroviruses (HAstVs) are a common cause of sporadic diarrhea in children but large outbreaks occur in children's day care centers, schools and in homes for the elderly. OBJECTIVES: To report a large ...
    • Prevalence of human astrovirus genotypes associated with acute gastroenteritis among children in Belém, Brazil 

      Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Pepino, Elielma Lira Cavalcante; Nakamura, Liliany Satiko; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Silva, Luciana Damascena da; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Monteiro, Talita Antônia Furtado; Leite, José Paulo Gagliardi (Wiley, 2007)
      Worldwide human astroviruses (HAstV) have increasingly been recognized as causative agents of viral gastroenteritis, mainly in infants and young children. The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiology and genotype ...