Francisca Hosana Bezerra de Oliveira

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OBJECTIVE Eosinophilia and increased serum IgE levels are indicators of atopy; however, other factors can also play a key role, such as intestinal parasitic infections. This study assesses the relationship between total serum IgE, eosinophil count, and anti-Ascaris IgE in individuals with asthma and/or allergic rhinitis. METHODS A cross-sectional study(More)
This article was developed with the objective to present the state of the art in sustainable development, governance and sustainable indicators; it especially concerns to what has been developed through the governmental public administration in Brazil and around world. It makes a brief survey to the following subjects: Sustainable Development, International(More)
Some studies suggest a decrease in interferon (IFN) gamma production among atopic individuals, and others refer to low IFN-gamma levels as a characteristic of asthma, regardless of the atopic state. Recent research has indicated a relation between asthma and a tendency toward a bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine scar with a small diameter, suggesting an(More)
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