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  • Whole-genome sequencing of Leishmania infantum chagasi isolates from Honduras and Brazil 

    Silveira, Fernando Tobias; Sousa Junior, Edivaldo Costa; Silvestre, Rodrigo Vellasco Duarte; Martins, André Guilherme Costa; Pinheiro, Kenny da Costa; Ochoa, Wilfredo Sosa; Santos, Thiago Vasconcelos dos; Ramos, Patrícia Karla; Casseb, Samir Mansour Moraes; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Valeriano, Concepción Zúniga; Lima, Luciana Vieira; Campos, Marliane Batista; Matta, Vania Lucia da; Gomes, Claudia Maria; Flores, Gabriela Venicia; Pacheco, Carmen Maria; Corbett, Carlos Eduardo; Nakaya, Helder; Laurenti, Márcia Dalastra (American Society for Microbiology, 2021)
    This work reports on the whole-genome sequencing of Leishmania infantum chagasi from Honduras (Central America) and Brazil (South America).
  • Unwanted exacerbation of the immune response in neurodegenerative disease: a time to review the impact 

    Leite, Amanda de Oliveira Ferreira; Torres Neto, João Bento; Reis, Renata Rodrigues dos; Sobral, Luciane Lobato; Souza, Aline Cristine Passos de; Trévia, Nonata; Oliveira, Roseane Borner de; Lins, Nara Alves de Almeida; Diniz, Daniel Guerreiro; Diniz, José Antônio Picanço; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Anthony, Daniel Clive; Brites, Dora; Diniz, Cristovam Wanderley Picanço (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic imposed a series of behavioral changes that resulted in increased social isolation and a more sedentary life for many across all age groups, but, above all, for the elderly population who are the most ...
  • First description of the mitogenome and phylogeny of culicinae species from the Amazon Region 

    Nascimento, Bruna Laís Sena do; Silva, Fábio Silva da; Nunes Neto, Joaquim Pinto; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Silva, Lucas Henrique da Silva e; Monteiro, Hamilton Antônio de Oliveira; Dias, Daniel Damous; Vieira, Durval Bertram Rodrigues; Rosa Jr, José Wilson; Brandão, Roberto Carlos Feitosa; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Martins, Livia Carício; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (MDPI, 2021)
    The Culicidae family is distributed worldwide and comprises about 3587 species subdivided into the subfamilies Anophelinae and Culicinae. This is the first description of complete mitochondrial DNA sequences from Aedes ...
  • Occurrence of tick-borne diseases in domestic dogs in Belém, Pará, Brazil 

    Guimarães, Mylenna de Cássia Neves; Silva, Pâmela Talita de Aguiar e; Monteiro, Thamillys Rayssa Marques; Santos, Camile de Cássia dos; Costa, Jacqueline Corrêa; Valente, Keila Feitosa; Silva, Barbara Wilka Leal; Casseb, Alexandre do Rosário; Casseb, Livia Medeiros Neves (Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, 2021)
    Tick-borne blood cell pathogens, which are challenging to diagnose, are primarily detected using molecular techniques. Therefore, this study aimed to detect the main infectious agents involved in 50 cases of suspected ...
  • Whole-genome sequencing of alcaligenes faecalis HZ01, with potential to inhibit nontuberculous mycobacterial growth 

    Fernandes, Henry Marcel Zolona; Conceição, Emilyn Costa; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Machado, Edson; Sisco, Maria Carolina; Sharma, Abhinav; Lima, Karla Valéria Batista; Conceição, Marília Lima da; Carvalho, Ana Carolina da Silva; Miranda, Karla Rodrigues; Duarte, Rafael Silva; Alviano, Daniela Sales; Dias, Rubens Clayton da Silva (American Society for Microbiology, 2021)
    Alcaligenes faecalis is a Gram-negative rod that is ubiquitous in the environment and is an opportunistic human pathogen. Here, we report the whole-genome sequencing analysis of A. faecalis HZ01, which presents mycobacterial ...
  • Molecular diagnosis and clinicopathological characteristics of canine distemper neurologic disease 

    Jesus, I. S; Cruz, A. V; Santos, C. M. P; Barra, E. C. M; Costa, J. C; Monteiro, T. R. M; Santos, C. C; Valente, K. F; Silva, B. W. L; Rodrigues, E. D. L; Almeida, J. C. F; Silva Filho, E; Figueiredo, M. J. F. M; Sousa, S. K. S. A; Silva, S. P; Casseb, Livia Medeiros Neves; Negrão, A. M. G; Casseb, A. R (FUNPEC-EDITORA, 2021)
    Canine distemper is a highly infectious disease, distributed throughout the world. It is characterized by lymphotropism, neurotropism, and epitheliotropism, resulting in severe clinical changes and death. We report on the ...
  • Prevalence of arbovirus antibodies in young healthy adult population in Brazil 

    Salgado, Bárbara Batista; Maués, Fábio Carmona de Jesus; Pereira, Renato Lemos; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Freitas, Maria Nazaré de Oliveira; Ferreira, Milene Silveira; Martins, Lívia Carício; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Ganoza, Christian; Lalwani, Pritesh (BMC, 2021)
    Background: The emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases are a cause for worldwide concern. The introduction of Zika and Chikungunya diseases in the Americas has exposed unforeseen medical and logistical challenges ...
  • West Nile Vrus in the state of Ceará, northeast Brazil 

    Chalhoub, Flávia Lowen Levy; Queiroz Júnior, Eudson Maia de; Duarte, Bruna Holanda; Sá, Marcos Eielson Pinheiro de; Lima, Pedro Cerqueira; Oliveira, Ailton Carneiro de; Casseb, Lívia Medeiros Neves; Chagas, Liliane Leal das; Monteiro, Hamilton Antônio de Oliveira; Neves, Maycon Sebastião Alberto Santos; Chaves, Cyro Facundo; Maura, Paulo Jean da Silva; Nascimento, Aline Machado Rapello do; Pinheiro, Rodrigo Giesbrecht; Vieira, Antonio Roberio Soares; Moura, Francisco Bergson Pinheiro; Silva, Luiz Osvaldo Rodrigues da; Escóssia, Kiliana Nogueira Farias da; Sousa, Lindenberg Caranha de; Ramalho, Izabel Leticia Cavalcante; Silva, Antônio Williams Lopes da; Mello, Leda Maria Simões; Souza, Fábio Felix de; Almeida, Francisco das Chagas; Rodrigues, Raí dos Santos; Chagas, Diego do Vale; Brito, Anielly Ferreira de; Cavalcante, Karina Ribeiro Leite Jardim; Mares-Guia, Maria Angélica Monteiro de Mello; Campos, Vinícius Martins Guerra; Faria, Nieli Rodrigues da Costa; Vieira, Marcelo Adriano da Cunha e Silva; Mendonça, Marcos Cesar Lima de; Pivisan, Nayara Camila Amorim de Alvarenga; Moreno, Jarier de Oliveira; Vieira, Maria Aldessandra Diniz; Gomes, Ricristhi Gonçalves de Aguiar; Araújo, Fernanda Montenegro de Carvalho; Passos, Pedro Henrique de Oliveira; Ramos, Daniel Garkauskas; Romano, Alessandro Pecego Martins; Martins, Lívia Carício; Oliveira, Ricardo Lourenço de; Filippis, Ana Maria Bispo de; Corrêa, Alex Pauvolid (MDPI, 2021)
    Abstract: In June 2019, a horse with neurological disorder was diagnosed with West Nile virus (WNV) in Boa Viagem, a municipality in the state of Ceará, northeast Brazil. A multi-institutional task force coordinated by ...
  • West Nile Virus in Brazil 

    Costa, Érica Azevedo; Giovanetti, Marta; Catenacci, Lilian Silva; Fonseca, Vagner; Aburjaile, Flávia Figueira; Chalhoub, Flávia L. L; Xavier, Joilson; Iani, Felipe Campos de Melo; Vieira, Marcelo Adriano da Cunha e Silva; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Guedes, Maria Isabel Maldonado Coelho; Santos, Beatriz Senra Álvares da Silva; Silva, Aila Solimar Gonçalves; Maranhão, Renata de Pinto Albuquerque; Faria, Nieli Rodrigues da Costa; Siqueira, Renata Farinelli de; Oliveira, Tulio de; Cavalcante, Karina Ribeiro Leite Jardim; Moura, Noely Fabiana Oliveira de; Romano, Alessandro Pecego Martins; Albuquerque, Carlos F. Campelo de; Feitosa, Lauro César Soares; Bayeux, José Joffre Martins; Teixeira, Raffaella Bertoni Cavalcanti; Lobato, Osmaikon Lisboa; Silva, Silvokleio da Costa; Filippis, Ana Maria Bispo de; Cunha, Rivaldo Venâncio da; Lourenço, José; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Júnior (MDPI, 2021)
    Background: West Nile virus (WNV) was first sequenced in Brazil in 2019, when it was isolated from a horse in the Espírito Santo state. Despite multiple studies reporting serological evidence suggestive of past circulation ...
  • Reporter virus neutralization test evaluation for Dengue and Zika Virus diagnosis in flavivirus endemic area 

    Nunes, Jannyce G. C; Nunes, Bruno Tardelli Diniz; Shan, Chao; Moraes, Adriana Freitas; Silva, Tais R; Mendonça, Maria H. R. de; Chagas, Liliane L. das; Silva, Franco A. e; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Martins, Livia Carício; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Casseb, Livia Medeiros Neves; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Burbano, Rommel Mário Rodrígues; Shi, Pei-Yong; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida (MDPI, 2021)
    Reporter virus neutralization test (RVNT) has been used as an alternative to the more laborious and time-demanding conventional PRNT assay for both DENV and ZIKV. However, few studies have investigated how these techniques ...
  • Challenges of rabies surveillance in the eastern Amazon: the need of a one health approach to predict rabies spillover 

    Bastos, Victor; Mota, Roberta; Guimarães, Mylena Cristina Ever de; Richard, Yuri; Lima, André Luis; Casseb, Alexandre; Barata, Gyovanna Corrêa; Andrade, Jorge; Casseb, Livia Medeiros Neves (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Brazil has been promoting essential improvements in health indicators by implementing free-access health programs, which successfully reduced the prevalence of neglected zoonosis in urban areas, such as rabies. Despite ...
  • Outbreak of dengue in Ipupiara and Prado, Bahia State. Seroepidemiologic survey 

    Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Mota, Karla; Straatmann, Andréa; Santos-Torres, Sandro; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Tavares Neto, José (Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2000)
    Serologic studies in Brazil have indicated a 25% to 56% prevalence of dengue virus infections. However, these studies were carried out in populations of middle-sized and larger cities. The present study describes two ...
  • Inadequate management of natural ecosystem in the Brazilian Amazon region results in the emergence and reemergence of arboviruses 

    Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Dégallier, Nicolas; Rosa, Jorge Fernando Soares Travassos da (Fiocruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, 2001)
    A total of 187 different species of arboviruses and other viruses in vertebrates were identified at the Evandro Chagas Institute (IEC) from 1954 to 1998, among more than 10,000 arbovirus strains isolated from humans, ...
  • Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Anajatuba, Maranhão, Brazil 

    Mendes, Wellington S; Aragão, Nelson J. L; Santos, Henrique J; Raposo, Lourdes; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Elkhoury, Mauro R (Instituto de Medicina Tropical, 2001)
    The authors report a confirmed case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in the rural area of the municipality of Anajatuba, state of Maranhão. Two other suspected cases from the same region are also described. The confirmed ...
  • Yellow fever in Para State, Amazon region of Brazil, 1998-1999: entomologic and epidemiologic findings 

    Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Monteiro, Hamilton Antônio de Oliveira; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Barros, Vera Lucia Reis Souza de; Souza, Maria R; Rosa, Jorge Fernando Soares Travassos da (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2001)
  • Experimental yellow fever virus infection in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). I. Virologic, biochemical, and immunologic studies 

    Tesh, Robert B; Guzman, Hilda; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Dias Junior, Leonidas Braga; Bunnell, Joseph E; Zhang, Hui; Xiao, Shu-Yuan (Oxford University Press, 2001)
    This report describes the clinical laboratory findings in golden hamsters experimentally infected with yellow fever (YF) virus. An accompanying paper describes the pathologic findings. Following intraperitoneal inoculation ...
  • Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface proteins-3 beta and-3 gamma share structural similarities with P. vivax merozoite surface protein-3 alpha and define a new gene family 

    Galinski, Mary R; Ingravallo, Paul; Corredor-Medina, Claudia; Al-Khedery, Basima; Póvoa, Marinete Marins; Barnwell, John W (Elsevier, 2001)
    The genes encoding two merozoite surface proteins of Plasmodium i ax that are related to PvMSP3 [1] are reported. One of these genes was identified within P. i ax gt11 clone 5.4, which was selected by immunoscreening ...
  • Diagnosis of Oropouche virus infection using a recombinant nucleocapsid protein-based enzyme immunoassay 

    Saeed, Mohammad F; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Watts, Douglas M; Russell, Kevin; Shope, Robert E; Tesh, Robert B; Barretti, Alan D. T (American Society for Microbiology, 2001)
    Oropouche (ORO) virus is an emerging infectious agent that has caused numerous outbreaks of an acute febrile (dengue-like) illness among humans in Brazil, Peru, and Panama. Diagnosis of ORO virus infection is based mainly ...
  • Epidemic of jungle yell fever in Brazil, 2000: implications of climatic alterations in disease spread 

    Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Costa, Z. G; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Luna, E; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Barros, V. L. R. S; Dias, J. P; Monteiro, H. A. O; Oliva, O. F. P; Vasconcelos, H. B; Oliveira, R. C; Sousa, M. R. S; Silva, J. Barbosa da; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Martins, E. C; Rosa, Jorge Fernando Soares Travassos da (Wiley, 2001)
    Seventy-seven human cases of sylvatic yellow fever were reported in Brazil during the period January–June 2000. The first cases were reported 1 week after New Year's day and originated at Chapada dos Veadeiros, a tourist ...
  • Phenotypic and molecular analyses of yellow fever 17DD vaccine viruses associated with serious adverse events in Brazil 

    Galler, R; Pugachev, K. V; Santos, C. L. S; Ocran, S. W; Jabor, A. V; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Marchevsky, R. S; Freire, M. S; Almeida, L. F. C; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Yamamura, A. M. Y; Rocco, I. M; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Souza, L. T. M; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Guirakhoo, F; Monath, T. P (Elsevier, 2001)
    The yellow fever (YF) 17D virus is one of the most successful vaccines developed to data. Its use has been estimated to be over 400 million doses with an excellent record of safety. In the past 3 years, yellow fever ...

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