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Human vaccinia-like virus outbreaks in São Paulo and Goiás States, Brazil: virus detection, isolation and identification.
Since October 2001, the Adolfo Lutz Institute has been receiving vesicular fluids and scab specimens of patients from Paraíba Valley region in the São Paulo and Minas Gerais States and from SãoExpand
Rash after measles vaccination: laboratory analysis of cases reported in São Paulo, Brazil.
OBJECTIVE The clinical differential diagnosis of rash due to viral infections is often difficult, and misdiagnosis is not rare, especially after the introduction of measles and rubella vaccination. AExpand
Rubella in pregnancy: intrauterine transmission and perinatal outcome during a Brazilian epidemic.
Sixty pregnant women with clinical signs of rubella and specific rubella antibodies were studied between January 1999 and December 2002 in order to determine the intrauterine rubella transmissionExpand
Antiviral Action of Hydromethanolic Extract of Geopropolis from Scaptotrigona postica against Antiherpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1)
The studies on chemical composition and biological activity of propolis had focused mainly on species Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). There are few studies about the uncommon propolisExpand
Molecular epidemiology of rubella viruses involved in congenital rubella infections in São Paulo, Brazil, between 1996 and 2009
Rubella virus (RV) infection during the early stages of pregnancy can lead to serious birth defects, known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). This retrospective study was conducted between 1996Expand
Resurgence of measles virus in São Paulo, Brazil.
The epidemic that occurred in SP in 1997 showed the circulation of the D6 group. After this period there was a decrease in the individuals susceptible to it. Due to good strategies for the closeExpand
Genetic Homogeneity of Measles Viruses Associated with a Measles Outbreak, São Paulo, Brazil, 1997
During a resurgence of measles in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1997, >40,000 cases (peak incidence rate of 246/100,000 inhabitants) and 42 measles-related deaths were reported. ReverseExpand
Isolation and genotype analysis of rubella virus from a case of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Rubella virus (RV) infection has sporadically been linked to Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), but the association with RV has been based only on clinical and/or serological backgrounds. In the presentExpand
In vitro rapid organization of rabbit meniscus fibrochondrocytes into chondro-like tissue structures.
We described the behaviour of 120 days rabbit knee-meniscus cells in monolayer culture. The cells were grown forming cellular aggregates resembling true cellular nodules. Three stages of developmentExpand
Rubella encephalitis in a young adult male: isolation and genotype analysis
Rubella virus (RV) is the etiologic agent of a mild exanthematous disease associated with low-grade fever, lymphadenopathy, and a short-lived morbilliform rash [1, 2]. The complications of rubellaExpand