• Astrovírus infection in hospitalized children: molecular, clinical and epidemiological features 

      Siqueira, Jones Anderson Monteiro; Oliveira, Darleise de Souza; Carvalho, Thaís Cristina Nascimento de; Portal, Thayara Morais; Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Silva, Luciana Damascena da; Resque, Hugo Reis; Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol (Elsevier, 2017)
      Background: Astrovirus (HAstV) is a common viral pathogen that causes gastroenteritis worldwide. It is classified into eight classical human types (HAstV-1/8) and seven other less prevalent types, described as HAstV VA1, ...
    • Prevalence and genetic diversity of astroviruses in children with and without diarrhea in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil 

      Gabbay, Yvone Benchimol; Luz, Cláudia Regina N. E. da; Costa, Ivete V; Pepino, Elielma L. Cavalcante; Sousa, Maisa S; Oliveira, Krynnssya Kleinlein; Wanzeller, Ana Lucia Monteiro; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Leite, José Paulo G; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2005)
      Human astroviruses (HAstV) have been increasingly identified as important etiological agents of acute gastroenteritis in children up to five years old. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and genotype ...