Rotavirus serotype G9 Is associated with more-severe disease in Latin America
(Oxford University Press, 2006)
The association between rotavirus serotypes and severity is not well established. Analysis of a clinical trial conducted in Latin America points at more-severe disease associated with serotype G9. Thus, demonstration ...
Rotavirus vaccine for developing countries – Authors' reply
Bacterial, yeast, parasitic, and viral enteropathogens in HIV-infected children from São Paulo State, Southeastern Brazil
We present here the frequency of enteropathogens in an HIV-infected children group and investigate their correlation with clinical and sociodemographic characteristics by collecting 100 stool samples from 55 HIV-seropositive ...
A short report on highlights of world-wide development of RIX4414: a latin american experience
An oral, human-derived monovalent (G1P1A) rotavirus vaccine, strain RIX4414, has been developed by GlaxoSmithKline, Rixensart, Belgium. The safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of this vaccine were evaluated in a randomized, ...
Human herpesvirus 8 in brazilian amerindians: a hyperendemic population with a new subtype
(Oxford University Press, 2000)
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) epidemiology in Brazilian Amerindians was studied. Use of an immunofluorescence (IFA) test for latent antibody demonstrated that the prevalence of HHV-8 in 781 Amerindians of diverse tribes ...
First detection of a human astrovirus type 8 in a child with diarrhea in Belém, Brazil: comparison with other strains worldwide and identification of possible three lineages
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2007)
This study describes the genetic relationships of the first human astrovirus type-8 (HAstV-8) detected in Belém-Brazil, during a public hospital-based study. This strain was compared with other HAstV-8 strains identified ...
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(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008)
Evidence for zoonotic transmission of group C rotaviruses among children in Belém, Brazil
The prevalence and potential zoonotic transmission of group C rotavirus (RVC) were examined by testing fecal samples collected from children during a longitudinal study that was carried out in the outskirts of Belém, Brazil, ...
Low frequency of human papillomavirus detection in prostate tissue from individuals from Northern Brazil
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2009)
The presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) was evaluated in 65 samples of prostate tumours and six samples of prostates with benign prostatic hyperplasia from individuals from Northern Brazil. We used a highly sensitive ...
Outbreaks of human-herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection in day-care centers in Belém, Pará, Brazil
(Universidade de São Paulo, 2000)
A total of 730 children aged less than 7 years, attending 8 day-care centers (DCCs) in Belém, Brazil were followed-up from January to December 1997 to investigate the occurrence of human-herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection ...