Fabio Magalhães Rodrigues

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Cheese produced from raw ewes' milk and chouriço, a Portuguese dry fermented sausage, are still produced in a traditional way in certain regions of Portugal by relying on colonization by microbial populations associated with the raw materials, equipment, and local environments. For the purpose of describing the product origins and types of these fermented(More)
In the Krishna-Godavari Delta region of the State of Andhra Pradesh, India, 866 sera obtained from trapped birds of 13 species were tested for neutralizing antibody to Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus; two species of birds belonging to the family Ardeidae, Ardeola grayii (pond heron) and Bubulcus ibis (cattle egret), contributed 514 of these sera.(More)
An investigation of an extensive outbreak of febrile illness during the months of April, May, and June 1965, in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra State, showed that the main etiological agent was chikungunya virus. Dengue type 4 and Chandipura viruses were also active during this period. In all, 26 strains of virus were isolated from 60 acute phase human(More)
Following an extensive epidemic of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in 1981, a serological survey was carried out in the South Arcot district of Tamil Nadu in April 1982. Serum specimens were obtained from 10 villages with serologically proven infections and 6 villages with no reported case of encephalitis during the 1981 epidemic. The serum specimens tested for(More)
Following the reports of epidemics of febrile illness from several rural and urban areas of Gujarat state (India) in 1988, epidemiological investigations were carried out and dengue (DEN) virus activity was demonstrated in large cities such as Surat and Rajkot as well as several villages in Sabarkantha district. Two strains of dengue type-2 each were(More)