Schistosomiasis Mansoni in the Amazon Region: malacological surveys of intermediate hosts for the identification of disease transmission areas in Belém, Pará, Brazil
(David Publishing, 2019)
In Brazil, schistosomiasis occurrence is related to the presence of the etiological agent Schistosoma mansoni. The presence of mollusks for Biomphalaria genus is a necessary condition for development of the parasite cycle. ...
Análise espaço-temporal da incidência de tuberculose na atenção primária
(Fundação Santa Casa de Misericórdia do Pará, 2017)
Objetivo: Analisar a distribuição espacial das incidências de Tuberculose (TB) nas áreas adscritas de uma Unidade de Saúde da Família, no município de Belém-PA, no período de 2010 a 2015. Método: Estudo ecológico descritivo ...
Chikungunya virus detection in Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus during an outbreak in the Amazon Region
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was first reported in Brazil in 2014 and, after it spread countrywide, an outbreak of febrile illness with reports of arthralgia happened in the municipality of Xinguara, Pará, Brazil in 2017, ...
A clinical-epidemiological and geospatial study of tuberculosis in a neglected area in the amazonian region highlights the urgent need for control measures
Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious communicable disease, which despite global efforts, still needs special attention in regions with difficult access. This study aims to describe the spatial and epidemiological ...
Serological evidence of Eastern equine encephalitis circulation in equids in Pará state, Brazil
(Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Rio de Janeiro, 2021)
Serum samples from 89 equids were analyzed (75 horses, 9 donkeys, and 5 mules) from the municipality of Viseu, Pará state, Brazil. Samples were collected in November 2014 and August 2015. The antibody prevalence against ...
Occurrence of cardiovascular complications associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a systematic review
Cardiovascular Diseases represent the main cause of death in the world, and are associated with risk factors that cause serious complications in cases of infections, such as those of the respiratory tract. In March 2020 ...