Bessa Monteiro

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Retrospective clinical study on 422 files of pneumonia and on 124 files of meningitis occurred from January 1981 to December 1983 in the CNHU of Cotonou. The study of 25 cases of pneumonia with meningeal involvement enabled to demonstrate that, because of its complications, pneumonia remains a severe complaint, in spite of diversity of available antibiotics.
UNLABELLED The development of male internal and external genitalia in an XY fetus requires a complex interplay of many critical genes, enzymes, and cofactors. The enzyme 17β-hydroxysteroid-dehydrogenase type 3 (17βHSD3) is present almost exclusively in the testicles and converts Delta 4-androstenodione (Δ4) to testosterone. A deficiency in this enzyme is(More)
The present work studied the importance of allergy in a population of 41 asthmatics in Benin, using specific IgE measurement by RAST. Specific serum IgE to different allergens has been found in 80% of all cases. Reactions were frequently positive when grass pollens were used and more than half of the patients were sensitive to mites. Standard commercial(More)
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