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Detection and sequencing of Zika virus from amniotic fluid of fetuses with microcephaly in Brazil: a case study.
BACKGROUND The incidence of microcephaly in Brazil in 2015 was 20 times higher than in previous years. Congenital microcephaly is associated with genetic factors and several causative agents.Expand
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Tissue culture adaptation of foot-and-mouth disease virus selects viruses that bind to heparin and are attenuated in cattle.
Isolates of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) exist as complex mixtures of variants. Two different serotype O1 Campos preparations that we examined contained two variants with distinct plaqueExpand
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Zika virus impairs growth in human neurospheres and brain organoids
Zika virus tested in human brain organoids The pernicious and resilient Aedes mosquito is rapidly spreading Zika virus (ZIKV) through the Americas. ZIKV infection mostly causes mild disease, but inExpand
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Brazilian Network for HIV Drug Resistance Surveillance (HIV-BResNet): a survey of chronically infected individuals
Objective: To study the prevalence of HIV drug resistance mutations and subtype distribution in a Brazilian drug-naive population. Asymptomatic, drug-naive HIV-1-infected individuals were targeted inExpand
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Genomic and epidemiological monitoring of yellow fever virus transmission potential
Arbovirus risk in Brazil Despite the existence of an effective vaccine for yellow fever, there are still almost 80,000 fatalities from this infection each year. Since 2016, there has been aExpand
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Congenital Brain Abnormalities and Zika Virus: What the Radiologist Can Expect to See Prenatally and Postnatally.
Purpose To document the imaging findings associated with congenital Zika virus infection as found in the Instituto de Pesquisa in Campina Grande State Paraiba (IPESQ) in northeastern Brazil, whereExpand
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Evolution and epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil
Brazil currently has one of the fastest growing SARS-CoV-2 epidemics in the world. Due to limited available data, assessments of the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) on virusExpand
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HIV-1 subtype C dissemination in southern Brazil
Objectives:To describe the molecular and epidemiological profile of HIV-1 in patients followed at the University Hospital of Rio Grande, Brazil. Design and methods:A cross-sectional study wasExpand
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Genomic characterization of a novel SARS-CoV-2 lineage from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In this study, we report the sequencing of 180 new viral genomes obtained from different municipalities of the state of Rio de Janeiro from April to December 2020. We identified a novel lineage ofExpand
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