Anderson Oliveira Estevan

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BACKGROUND Dengue, an arboviral disease, is a public health problem in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide. In Brazil, epidemics have become increasingly important, with increases in the number of hospitalizations and the costs associated with the disease. This study aimed to describe the direct costs of hospitalized dengue cases, the financial(More)
INTRODUCTION Jailed populations exhibit high rates of tuberculosis (TB) infection and active disease. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed to estimate the prevalence of latent and active TB and to identify factors associated with latent infection in inmates. RESULTS The prevalence of latent TB was 49%, and the prevalence of active TB was 0.4%.(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among indigenous peoples in Brazil, and identifying the risk factors for TB in this population secondary to specific epidemiological conditions is essential for recommending interventions aimed at disease control. METHODS This case-control study was conducted with an(More)
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