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OBJECTIVE Validate Digital Cervicography as adjunctive cervical cancer screening test to VIA and Cytology. METHOD Women (1292) were submitted to both cytological and VIA tests to obtain a sample of 301 positive VIA cases (23.3%) which have had the Digital Cervicography (DC) taken and evaluated. Just cases considered positive by DC (149/301 cases--49.5%)(More)
The allozymic variation at at the esterase-6 locus examined in fourteen samples of natural populations of Drosophila simulans collected in two different localities. The samples were collected from different species of fruits in the two localities and from banana baits located some meters apart from the fruits. The analysis was done by sequential(More)
Mosquitoes have an efficient defense system against infection. The cellular immune defense mechanism initiated by the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus infected with the fungus Candida albicans was investigated in this study. Differences in the hemocyte counts in hemolymph perfused from uninoculated, saline-inoculated, and C. albicans-infected mosquitoes were(More)
This is the first report of the presence of Aedes albopictus in the native rain forest, near the urban area of Recife (State of Pernambuco, Brazil). Adult female mosquitoes were collected using human bait. Mosquitoes in aquatic stages were looked for in treeholes, bamboos, bromeliads and old tires. The existence of Ae. albopictus in the metropolitan area of(More)
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