Carlos André Lins Ávila

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INTRODUCTION Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease found in tropical and temperate countries, and its clinical diagnostic confusion with arboviruses (dengue fever, oropouche fever and yellow fever), Brazilian spotted fever, viral hepatitis and hantaviruses has been an ongoing public health concern. The aim of this observational study was to demonstrate an(More)
Dengue fever is a public health problem worldwide. The majority of dengue cases have a mild self-limited clinical course, whereas a small proportion progress to severe disease that is characterised by homeostatic abnormalities, including plasma leakage and bleeding [1]. The mechanisms leading to severe illness are not well understood but they are thought to(More)
Little is known about the role of chemokines/chemokines receptors on T cells in natural DENV infection. Patients from DENV-2 and -3- outbreaks were studied prospectively during the acute or convalescent phases. Expression of chemokine receptor and activation markers on lymphocyte subpopulations were determined by flow cytometry analysis, plasma chemokine(More)
This study reports the 25-year experience of a single university center with respect to the impact of selected variables on long-term survival and half-life of 742 transplants. We calculated 1-, 5-, and 10-year Kaplan-Meier survival rates for grafts and patients, with separate analyses for HLA match and for each quinquennium. We also investigated the impact(More)
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