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BACKGROUND A Phase Ia trial in European volunteers of the candidate vaccine merozoite surface protein 3 (MSP3), a Plasmodium falciparum blood stage membrane, showed that it induces biologically active antibodies able to achieve parasite killing in vitro, while a phase Ib trial in semi-immune adult volunteers in Burkina Faso confirmed that the vaccine was… (More)
A thirty-three year old woman, known to have Kearns-Sayre syndrome for eight years, had an ECG pattern of right bundle branch block and left anterior fascicular block that evolved to complete atrioventricular block, leading her to a syncopal episode. A temporary pacemaker and a permanent one were installed. The patient has been asymptomatic so far.
The study aimed to analyze the Colossoma macropomum reproductive behavior and quality of the female gametes throughout the reproductive season. The experiment was carried out in Pimenta Bueno - Rondônia State (Northern Brazil) during the reproductive season (2010-2011) using 36 females. Each sampling was performed on a 15 ± 5 days interval. Female gametes… (More)