Eliete P. Carvalho

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The morbidity of acute respiratory infections in young children and the role of respiratory viruses were evaluated in a 29-month household-based study in an impoverished urban population in Fortaleza, Brazil; subjects were 175 children less than 5 years of age in 63 families. Home visits were conducted three times weekly during which staff recorded the(More)
Malaria infection can cause high oxidative stress, which could lead to the development of severe forms of malaria, such as pulmonary malaria. In recent years, the role of reactive oxygen species in the pathogenesis of the disease has been discussed, as well as the potential benefit of antioxidants supplementation. The aim of this study was to investigate(More)
The aim of this work was to evaluate the microbiological quality of raw type B milk, kept under refrigeration at 3 degrees C, for a period of 15 days. The milk was enumerated and isolated a total of 180 microorganisms, of which 80 were psychrotrophics. The ability of these microorganisms to produce lipolysis and/or proteolysis in the milk was evaluated.(More)
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