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Prevalence of Toxocara infection in schoolchildren from the Butantã region, São Paulo, Brazil.
Visceral larva migrans syndrome by Toxocara affects mainly children between 2 and 5 years of age, it is generally asymptomatic, and the seroprevalence varies from 3 to 86% in different countries. AExpand
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Autoimmunity in IgA Deficiency: Revisiting the Role of IgA as a Silent Housekeeper
Both systemic and organ-specific autoimmune diseases are major manifestations of IgA deficiency (IgAD), the most common primary immunodeficiency. In addition, to discuss the clinical findings of IgADExpand
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Aerobic capacity and skeletal muscle function in children with asthma
Background Peripheral muscle strength and endurance are decreased in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases and seem to contribute to patients' exercise intolerance. However, the authors are notExpand
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Clinical and laboratorial features of visceral toxocariasis in infancy.
Forty children with a diagnosis of Visceral Toxocariasis were evaluated prospectively from February 1982 to June 1989. Diagnosis was established by clinical, laboratory and serological (ELISA - ESExpand
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Brazilian Report on Primary Immunodeficiencies in Children: 166 Cases Studied Over a Follow-up Time of 15 Years
One hundred sixty-six cases of primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) (95 males, 71 females), diagnosed according to WHO criteria, have been registered at the Children's Hospital, University of SãoExpand
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Prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, and atopic eczema in Brazilian adolescents related to exposure to gaseous air pollutants and socioeconomic status.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between exposure to gaseous air pollutants (ozone [O3], carbon monoxide [CO], nitrogen dioxide [NO2], and sulfur dioxide [SO2]) socioeconomic status and theExpand
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[Visceral leishmaniasis: clinical and laboratorial aspects].
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical and laboratorial data before and after the treatment of patients with visceral leishmaniasis admitted to a pediatric hospital in a nonendemic area, highlighting theExpand
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Interleukin 10 (IL10) and transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) gene polymorphisms in persistent IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate whether interleukin 10 (IL10) and transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) gene polymorphisms were associated with persistentExpand
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Congenital Heart Disease as a Warning Sign for the Diagnosis of the 22q11.2 Deletion
Background To alert for the diagnosis of the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Objective To describe the main CHDs, as well as phenotypic,Expand
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Risk Factors for Asthma in Adolescents in a Large Urban Region of Brazil
Background. Identify risk factors for asthma in adolescents from São Paulo, Brazil. Methods. total of 528 adolescents (141 asthmatics, 387 control subjects) from the ISAAC study (phase III) wereExpand
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