Daiane Borba de Lima

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The objectives of this study were to determine both the prevalence of microsporidial intestinal infection and the clinical outcome of the disease in a cohort of 40 HIV-infected patients presenting with chronic diarrhea in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Each patient, after clinical evaluation, had stools and intestinal fragments examined for viral, bacterial and(More)
OBJECTIVES This study examines the role of depressive symptoms associated with age on contextual memory and how this association could impair the use of strategic instructions during encoding. METHOD Young and older controls and older adults with depressive symptoms performed memory recognition tests for item and context. RESULTS Memory results(More)
Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most prevalent microsporidian parasite that causes gastrointestinal infection in persons with AIDS. Microsporidia are increasingly recognized as important opportunistic pathogens all over the world but in Brazil only few cases have been reported due either to the non awareness of the clinical presentation of the disease or to(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical profile of CMV colitis in AIDS patients, comparing clinical, endoscopic parameters and survival time between 2 groups of AIDS patients having chronic diarrhea. Group A being CMV colitis and group B without CMV colitis. METHODS 48 patients with diarrhea that lasted more than 30 days, being 27 in Group A and 21 in Group(More)
Contextual memory is important for the encoding and retrieval of episodic memory, which is often impaired in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder (BD). The objective was to investigate the effect of low and high cognitive support on encoding in an incidental contextual memory task in euthymic patients with BD. Twenty-three patients with a BD type I(More)
The most common externalization of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is opportunist infection, and tuberculosis is one of the most frequent agents. The tuberculous pericarditis has been associated with AIDS, but it exceptionally occurs as the first event in the syndrome. We reported four cases in which tuberculous pericarditis was the initial(More)
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