Elísio de Castro

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OBJECTIVE To determine the etiologic profile and analyze some epidemiological aspects of children with bacterial meningitis admitted to a public teaching hospital. METHODS A prospective study was conducted on children with clinical and laboratory diagnosis of bacterial meningitis, admitted to Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade Federal de Uberlândia,(More)
This study's objective was to search for Cryptosporidium sp. in diarrheic feces from children aged zero to 12 years and cared for at medical units within Universidade Federal de Uberlândia or at a private practice in Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, from September 1992 to August 1993. Three fecal samples preserved in 10% formalin, were collected(More)
Parasitological and immunological diagnoses were part of a study conducted among 151 children, 83 immunocompromised (IC) and 68 non-immunocompromised (non-IC) aged from zero to 12, seen at the University Hospital, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, from February, 1996, to June, 1998. Three fecal samples from each child were(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of clonidine and nifedipine in rapidly reducing blood pressure (BP). PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-four patients with arterial hypertension of any cause were selected and randomly divided in three groups: P group, consisting of 9 patients who received placebo; N group, consisting of 17 patients, 8 males, mean age of 47 years(More)
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