Anna Carolina A P Barbosa

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One of the earliest manifestations of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the characteristic inability of affected individuals to form new memories. Memory impairment appears to significantly predate the death of nerve cells, implying that neuronal dysfunction is responsible for the pathophysiology of early stage AD. Mounting evidence now indicates that soluble(More)
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) was experimentally induced in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) by intravenously inoculating 2 x 10(7)amastigotes/kg of body weight of Leishmania infantum. The macaques developed a systemic disease showing characteristic features of human VL such as fever, diarrhoea, body weight loss, anaemia, hypergammaglobulinaemia and transient(More)
We performed a prospective prevalence survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage in the nares of 50 medical and 50 surgical house officers. None of the 50 internal medicine house officers and 5 of the 50 general surgery house officers had MRSA nares colonization (P = .03). None of the MRSA isolates recovered from the surgical(More)
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