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Bats host noteworthy viral pathogens, including coronaviruses, astroviruses, and adenoviruses. Knowledge on the ecology of reservoir-borne viruses is critical for preventive approaches against zoonotic epidemics. We studied a maternity colony of Myotis myotis bats in the attic of a private house in a suburban neighborhood in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany,… (More)
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay-based immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody avidity test was evaluated by using sera from 57 patients with acute dengue infection. Overall, 55 of 57 patients were correctly classified (27 of 27 with primary dengue and 28 of 30 with secondary dengue). We conclude that the IgG avidity test can be useful for differentiating… (More)
To investigate a possible role for human rhinovirus C in respiratory exacerbations of children with cystic fibrosis, we conducted microbiologic testing on respiratory specimens from 103 such patients in São Paulo, Brazil, during 2006-2007. A significant association was found between the presence of human rhinovirus C and respiratory exacerbations.
LETTERS tivitis during July–September 2007. Reported treatment included home remedies and a nonprescription, locally available, cream containing a sulfa drug. Review of municipal hospital records during June 1–September 30, 2007, identifi ed no additional cases of conjunctivitis. After the last case-patient died, 17 other persons were iden-tifi ed with… (More)
AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (AIDS-KS) caused by human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) is the most severe and resistant form of KS tumor. Our aim was to verify whether there is an association between HHV-8 variability and development of AIDS-KS in Brazil by comparing the HHV-8 variability between individuals without and with KS. Saliva samples and blood, when… (More)
Romão MR, Rodrigues JC, et al. Rhinovirus C and respiratory exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis. To investigate a possible role for human rhinovirus C in respiratory exacerbations of children with cystic fibrosis, we conducted microbiologic testing on respiratory specimens from 103 such patients in São Paulo, Brazil, during 2006–2007. A… (More)