• Association of Chlamydia trachomatis, C. pneumoniae, and IL-6 and IL-8 Gene alterations with heart diseases 

      Almeida, Nubia Caroline Costa; Queiroz, Maria Alice Freitas; Lima, Sandra Souza; Costa, Igor Brasil; Fossa, Marco Antonio Ayin; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos Rosário; Ishak, Marluísa de Oliveira Guimarães; Ishak, Ricardo (Frontiers Media, 2019)
      Atherosclerosis is a progressive disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the arterial walls, associated with genetic and infectious factors. The present study investigated the involvement of Chlamydia trachomatis ...
    • Detection of human polyomavirus 2 (HPyV2) in oyster samples in northern Brazil 

      Abreu, Isabella Nogueira; Cortinhas, Jacqueline Monteiro; Santos, Mike Barbosa dos; Queiroz, Maria Alice Freitas; Silva, Andréa Nazaré Monteiro Rangel da; Cayres-Vallinoto, Izaura Maria Vieira; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos Rosário (BMC, 2020)
      Background: Human polyomavirus 2 (HPyV2 or JCPyV) is persistent in the environment due to its excretion in urine and feces; it is detected in samples of wastewater, surface water and drinking water. A lack of basic ...
    • Familial transmission of Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus : silent dissemination of an emerging but neglected infection 

      Costa, Carlos Araujo da; Furtado, Karen Cristini Yumi Ogawa; Ferreira, Louise de Souza Canto; Almeida, Danilo de Souza; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Ishak, Ricardo; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos Rosário; Lemos, José Alexandre Rodrigues de; Martins, Luisa Caricio; Ishikawa, Edna Aoba Yassui; Sousa, Rita Catarina Medeiros de; Sousa, Maísa Silva de (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: HTLV-1 is a retrovirus that causes lymphoproliferative disorders and inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system in humans. The prevalence of this infection is high in parts of Brazil ...
    • Prevalence of high risk HPV in HIV-Infected women from Belem, Para, Amazon Region of Brazil: a cross-sectional study 

      Monteiro, Jacqueline Cortinhas; Fonseca, Ricardo Roberto de Souza; Ferreira, Tuane Carolina de Sousa; Rodrigues, Luana Lorena Silva; Silva, Andreza Reis Brasil da; Gomes, Samara Tatielle; Silvestre, Rodrigo Vellasco Duarte; Silva, Andréa Nazaré Monteiro Rangel; Pamplona, Ilze; Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos Rosário; Ishak, Ricardo; Machado, Luiz Fernando Almeida (Frontiers Media, 2021)
      Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the world. Several studies have shown a higher prevalence of HPV infection in HIV-infected women. The aim of this study was to determine the ...