Iara José Taborda de Messias-Reason

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BACKGROUND Scarce data are available about the antimicrobial resistance of Group A Streptococcus in South America. METHODS This study evaluated the antimicrobial susceptibility profile of 1,112(More)
BACKGROUND The gene MASP2 (mannan-binding lectin (MBL)-associated serine protease 2) encodes two proteins, MASP-2 and MAp19 (MBL-associated protein of 19 kDa), bound in plasma to MBL and ficolins.(More)
MASP-2 is a key protein of the lectin pathway of complement system. Several MASP2 polymorphisms were associated with MASP-2 serum levels or functional activity. Here we investigated a possible(More)