• Genomic and phylogenetic characterization of brazilian yellow fever virus strains 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Palacios, Gustavo; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Martins, Lívia Carício; Sousa Junior, Edivaldo C; Lima, Clayton P. S. de; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Savji, Nazir; Desai, Aaloki; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Lipkin, W. Ian (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)
      Globally, yellow fever virus infects nearly 200,000 people, leading to 30,000 deaths annually. Although the virus is endemic to Latin America, only a single genome from this region has been sequenced. Here, we report 12 ...
    • Complete genome sequence of a sucrose-nonfermenting epidemic strain of Vibrio cholerae O1 from Brazil 

      Morais, Lena Líllian Canto de Sá; Garza, Daniel Rios; Loureiro, Edvaldo Carlos Brito; Nunes, Keley Nascimento Barbosa; Vellasco, Rodrigo Silvestre; Silva, Clayton Pereira da; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Thompson, Cristiane Carneiro; Vicente, Ana Carolina Paulo; Santos, Elisabeth Conceição de Oliveira (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)
      We report the genome sequence of Vibrio cholerae strain IEC224, which fails to ferment sucrose. It was isolated from a cholera outbreak in the Amazon. The defective sucrose phenotype was determined to be due to a frameshift ...
    • Changuinola virus serogroup, new genomes within the genus Orbivirus (Family Reoviridae) isolated in the Brazilian Amazon Region 

      Silva, Sandro P; Dilcher, Meik; Weidmann, Manfred; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Casseb, Alexandre R; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Nunes, Keley N. B; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Martins, Lívia Carício; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (American Society for Microbiology, 2013)
      We report here the first complete genome sequence of a Changuinola virus (CGLV) serotype Irituia virus (BE AN 28873) isolated from a wild rodent (Oryzomys goeldi) in the municipality of Ipixuna, State of Pará, northern ...
    • Air travel is associated with intracontinental spread of dengue virus serotypes 1-3 in Brazil 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Palacios, Gustavo; Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Sousa Junior, Edivaldo Costa; Pantoja, Jamilla A; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Savji, Nazir; Baele, Guy; Suchard, Marc A; Lemey, Philippe; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Lipkin, W. Ian (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Dengue virus and its four serotypes (DENV-1 to DENV-4) infect 390 million people and are implicated in at least 25,000 deaths annually, with the largest disease burden in tropical and subtropical regions. We investigated ...
    • New genome sequences of Gamboa Viruses (Family Bunyaviridae, Genus Orthobunyavirus) isolated in Panama and Argentina 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Lima, Clayton P. S. de; Martins, Lívia Carício; Dias, Amarílis Aragão; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, Sandro P; Silva, Daisy E. A. da; Oliveira, Layanna F; Vasconcelos, Janaina M; Ferreira, João Paulo C; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Guzman, Hilda; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
      We describe here the nearly complete open reading frame (ORF) of five Gamboa virus strains isolated in Panama and Argentina. The viruses with complete ORF showed the regular genome organization observed in other orthobunyaviruses ...
    • Complete nucleotide sequences of two blaKPC-2-Bearing IncN plasmids isolated from sequence Type 442 Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical strains four years apart. 

      Pérez-Chaparro, Paula Juliana; Cerdeira, Louise Teixeira; Queiroz, Maíse Gomes; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Levy, Carlos Emílio; Pavez, Mónica; Lincopan, Nilton; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa; Mamizuka, Elsa Masae; Sampaio, Jorge Luiz Mello; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; McCulloch, John Anthony (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
      We sequenced the oldest blaKPC-2-bearing plasmid isolated in Brazil and another plasmid also carried by a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain of sequence type 442 (ST442), isolated 52 months later. Both plasmids present an IncN ...
    • Analysis of a reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) for yellow fever diagnostic 

      Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Keley Nascimento Barbosa; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Guzman, Hilda; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (Elsevier, 2015)
      Yellow Fever virus (YFV) is an important human pathogen in tropical areas of Africa and South America. Although an efficient vaccine is available and has been used since the early 1940s, sylvatic YFV transmission still ...
    • Emergence of new insect-restrictive viruses in the Amazon Region 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Silva, Daisy Elaine Andrade da; Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de; Nunes Neto, Joaquim Pinto; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Monteiro, Hamilton A. O; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Guzman, Hilda; Tesh, Robert; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Martins, Lívia Carício (American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
      The complete genome was determined for 12 viruses isolated from 8 different pools of mosquitoes (Culex sp. and Psorophora ferox) collected at Brejeira farm, Canaan dos Carajas, Para state in northern Brazil. Eight of the ...
    • Establishment of a minigenome system for Oropouche virus reveals the S genome segment to be significantly longer than reported previously 

      Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Tilston-Lunel, Natasha L; Spiegel, Martin; Weidmann, Manfred; Dilcher, Meik; Silva, Daisy Elaine Andrade da; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Elliott, Richard M (Microbiology Society, 2015)
      Oropouche virus (OROV) is a medically important orthobunyavirus, which causes frequent outbreaks of a febrile illness in the northern parts of Brazil. However, despite being the cause of an estimated half a million human ...
    • First isolation of Bunyamwera virus (Bunyaviridae family) from horses with neurological disease and an abortion in Argentina 

      Tauro, Laura B; Rivarola, Maria E; Lucca, Eduardo; Mariño, Betina; Mazzini, Rubén; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Barrandeguy, María Edith; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Contigiani, Marta S (Elsevier, 2015)
      Bunyamwera virus (BUNV) is the prototype virus for both the Orthobunyavirus genus and the Bunyaviridae family. Different strains of BUNV have been associated with clinical diseases in domestic animals, mainly ruminants. ...
    • Molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in dogs from Belém, northern Brazil 

      Moraes, Pablo H. G; Rufino, C. P; Baraúna, A. R. F; Reis, T; Agnol, L. T. D; Meneses, A. M. C; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (Funpec-Rp, 2015)
      Babesiosis is an infectious hemolytic disease that occurs worldwide, and is caused by a protozoan of the Babesia genus (Apicomplexa). Little is known about this genus; therefore, this study conducted a molecular characterization ...
    • Testicular biometry and semen characteristics in captive and wild squirrel monkey species (Saimiri sp.) 

      Oliveira, Karol Guimarães; Santos, R. R; Leão, D. L; Queiroz, H. L; Paim, F. P; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Domingues, S. F. S (Elsevier, 2016)
      Differential phenotypic characteristics for taxonomic diagnosis purposes are well determined in the genus Saimiri (squirrel monkey). However, data on its reproductive characteristics are lacking. Our aim was to determine ...
    • Molecular analysis reveals the diversity of Hepatozoon species naturally infecting domestic dogs in a northern region of Brazil 

      Gomes, Laise de Azevedo; Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Nascimento, Luciana de Cássia Silva do; O’Dwyer, Lucia Helena; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Rossi, Adriana dos Reis Ponce; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (Elsevier, 2016)
      This study aimed to optimize molecular methods for detecting DNA of Hepatozoon spp. as well as identify the phylogenetic relationships of Hepatozoon strains naturally infecting domestic dogs in Belém, Pará, northern Brazil. ...
    • Complete genome sequence of Piry vesiculovirus 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Reis Júnior, Osvaldo; Tolardo, Aline Lavado; Andrade, Amanda Araújo Serrão de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Piry virus (PIRYV) is a rhabdovirus (genus Vesiculovirus) and is described as a possible human pathogen, originally isolated from a Philander opossum trapped in Para State, Northern Brazil. This study describes the complete ...
    • Molecular characterization of Capim and Enseada orthobunyaviruses 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Reis Junior, Osvaldo; Tolardo, Aline Lavado; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Varela, Mariana; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Elsevier, 2016)
      Capim and Enseada viruses are members of the genus Orthobunyavirus isolated from mosquitoes and mammals in Brazil. Despite seroprevalence studies indicating human infections in Latin America, these viruses remain relatively ...
    • Draft genome sequence of Flavihumibacter sp. Strain CACIAM 22H1, a heterotrophic bacterium associated with cyanobacteria 

      Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Lima, Alex Ranieri Jerônimo; Siqueira, Andrei Santos; Dall’Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Baraúna, Anna Rafaella Ferreira; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Fuzii, Hellen Thais; Albuquerque, Keila Cristina Ferreira; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)
      Here, we present a draft genome and annotation of Flavihumibacter sp. CACIAM 22H1, isolated from Bolonha Lake, Brazil, which will provide further insight into the production of substances of biotechnological interest.
    • Draft genome sequence of Limnobacter sp. Strain CACIAM 66H1, a heterotrophic bacterium associated with cyanobacteria 

      Silva, Fábio Daniel Florêncio da; Lima, Alex Ranieri Jerônimo; Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Siqueira, Andrei Santos; Dall’Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Baraúna, Anna Rafaella Ferreira; Martins, Luisa Carício; Oliveira, Karol Guimarães; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)
      Ecological interactions between cyanobacteria and heterotrophic prokaryotes are poorly known. To improve the genomic studies of heterotrophic bacterium-cyanobacterium associations, the draft genome sequence (3.2 Mbp) of ...
    • First new world primate papillomavirus identification in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil: Alouatta guariba papillomavirus 1 

      Silvestre, Rodrigo Vellasco Duarte; Souza, Alex Junior Souza de; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Silva, Allan Kaio; Mello, Wyller Alencar de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Silva, Adriana Marques J. da; Fries, Brigida Gomes; Summa, Maria Eugênia L; Sá, Lilian Rose Marques de (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)
      We report here the complete genome sequence of the first papillomavirus detected in a New World primate, howler monkey, Alouatta guariba clamitans papillomavirus 1 (AgPV1), from the Atlantic Forest in São Paulo State, Brazil.
    • Mobile real-time surveillance of Zika virus in Brazil 

      Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Sabino, Ester C; Nunes, Marcio Roberto Teixeira; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Junior; Loman, Nicholas J; Pybus, Oliver G (BioMed Central, 2016)
      The World Health Organization has declared Zika virus an international public health emergency. Knowledge of Zika virus genomic epidemiology is currently limited due to challenges in obtaining and processing samples ...
    • Draft genome sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa CACIAM 03, a cyanobacterium isolated from an Amazonian freshwater environment 

      Castro, Wendel Oliveira; Lima, Alex Ranieri Jerônimo; Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Siqueira, Andrei Santos; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Baraúna, Anna Rafaella Ferreira; Martins, Luisa Carício; Fuzii, Hellen Thais; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Dall’Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)
      Given its toxigenic potential, Microcystis aeruginosa is an important bloom-forming cyanobacterium. Here, we present a draft genome and annotation of the strain CACIAM 03, which was isolated from an Amazonian freshwater ...