• Diversity of rotavirus strains circulating in Northern Brazil after introduction of a rotavirus vaccine: high prevalence of G3P[6] genotype 

      Soares, Luana da Silva; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Santos, Fabiola da Silva dos; Menezes, Euzeni Maria de Fátima Costa de; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Wiley, 2014)
      Rotavirus A (RVA) is the most common cause of severe acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children worldwide, causing 453,000 deaths annually. In Brazil, the most frequent genotype identified was G1 during almost ...
    • Effectiveness of the monovalent G1P[8] rotavirus vaccine against hospitalization for severe G2P[4] rotavirus gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil. 

      Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Lanzieri, Tatiana M; Miranda, Yllen; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Abreu, Erika; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Silva, Veronilce B da; Sanchez, Nervo; Meyer, Nadia; Shafi, Fakrudeen; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Soriano-Gabarró, Montse; Colindres, Romulo E (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
      Background: Brazil initiated universal immunization of infants with the G1P_8_ human rotavirus (RV) vaccine in March 2006. This study evaluated vaccine effectiveness (VE) against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) ...
    • 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 ...