Association of the polymorphism of the vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) with the risk of leprosy in the Brazilian Amazon
(Portland Press, 2021)
The transmission and evolution of leprosy depends on several aspects, including immunological and genetic factors of the host, as well as genetic factors of Mycobacterium leprae. The present study evaluated the association ...
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 ...
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 ...
Socio-epidemiological features and spatial distribution of Malaria in an area under mining activity in the Brazilian Amazon Region
Abstract: Malaria is an acute febrile infectious disease that represents an important public health problem in the Brazilian amazon region. The present study described the socio-epidemiological and spatial characteristics ...
Risk factors associated with the severity of COVID-19 in a region of the Brazilian Amazon
(Nature Research, 2021)
The Brazilian Northern region registered a high incidence of COVID-19 cases, particularly in the state of Pará. The present study investigated the risk factors associated with the severity of COVID-19 in a Brazilian Amazon ...