Eliane de Oliveira Ferreira

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The aim of this study was to investigate Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in an intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and to characterize epidemiologically C. difficile strains obtained from an outbreak of CDAD. Within almost a 4-year surveillance period, CDAD incidence was determined for the first time(More)
Heparan sulphate (HS) and the related polysaccharide, heparin, exhibit conformational and charge arrangement properties, which provide a degree of redundancy allowing several seemingly distinct sequences to exhibit the same activity. This can also be mimicked by other sulphated polysaccharides, both in overall effect and in the details of interactions and(More)
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