Carolina Lima

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The quality of water in a dental unit is of considerable importance because patients and dental staff are regularly exposed to water and aerosol generated from the dental unit. The aim of this study was to evaluate the occurrence of microbial contamination in dental unit waterlines. Water samples were collected aseptically from the waterlines (reservoir,(More)
Reliability and robustness are critical parameters in choosing a wireless protocol to be used in industry. Nowadays, WirelessHART is the most adopted wireless industrial protocol. However, there are only a few number of analysis tools for industrial networks, specially for WirelesHART, which implies in a lack of information about the health network to its(More)
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress triggers the integrated ER-stress response (IERSR) that ensures cellular survival of ER stress and represents a primordial form of innate immunity. We investigated the role of IERSR duringLeishmania amazonensisinfection. Treatment of RAW 264.7 infected macrophages with the ER stress-inducing agent thapsigargin (TG; 1 μM)(More)
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