Cairo Oliveira

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Vaccinia virus (VACV) has had an important role for humanity because of its use during the smallpox eradication campaign. VACV is the etiologic agent of the bovine vaccinia (BV), an emerging zoonosis that has been associated with economic, social, veterinary and public health problems, mainly in Brazil and India. Despite the current and historical VACV(More)
A survey of nasopharyngeal carriage of penicillin nonsusceptible pneumococcal (PNSp) isolates was conducted among 1192 children attending 62 day care centers in Brazil, where pneumococcal vaccination has not been routinely introduced. Nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage was detected in 686 (57.6%) infants, and 178 (25.9%) of them carried PNSp isolates.(More)
In conclusion, this case indicates an unusual complication and condition in travel medicine with no straightforward diagnosis. However, it illustrates that TBRF should be systematically considered in the differential diagnosis of acute meningoencephalitis in travelers, even if microscopic results are negative, to prompt appropriate empirical treatment and(More)
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