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Hepatitis E Virus in Surface Water, Sediments, and Pork Products Marketed in Southern Brazil
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging causative agent of food and waterborne hepatitis in human beings. HEV circulates among human populations and swine herds, and may be found in water contaminatedExpand
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Pre-treatment of the clinical sample with Proteinase K allows detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the absence of RNA extraction
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) outbreak was declared a pandemic, by World Health Organization, on March 11, 2020. Viral detection using RT-qPCR has been among the most important factors helpingExpand
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Human adenovirus in tissues of freshwater snails living in contaminated waters
Human adenovirus (HAdV) is resistant to environment and can be used as a marker to detect fecal contamination. Considering the importance of freshwater snails in the aquatic environment, their use asExpand
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SARS-CoV2 quantification using RT-dPCR: a faster and safer alternative to assist viral genomic copies assessment using RT-qPCR
In this study, serial dilutions of SARS-CoV 2 RNA extract were tested using RT-dPCR using three different primer-probe assays aiming SARS-CoV 2 nucleocapsid coding region. Narrower confidenceExpand
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Germination and sporophytic development of Regnellidium diphyllum Lindm. (Marsileaceae) in the presence of copper
Regnellidium diphyllum Lindm. is a heterosporous fern growing in wetlands and humid soils that are being converted to agricultural activities. Many products that are used in agriculture containExpand
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Comparison of Different Kits for SARS-CoV-2 RNA Extraction Marketed in Brazil
December 2019 marked the begining of the greatest pandemic since Spanish Flu, the disease named Covid-19 that cause severe pneumonia. Until May 19, 2020 more than 4 million and 700 thousand casesExpand
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