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Color and genomic ancestry in Brazilians
This work was undertaken to ascertain to what degree the physical appearance of a Brazilian individual was predictive of genomic African ancestry. Using a panel of 10 population-specific alleles, weExpand
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Inaccuracy of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Using Soluble and Recombinant Antigens to Detect Asymptomatic Infection by Leishmania infantum
Background One of the most important drawbacks in visceral leishmaniasis (VL) population studies is the difficulty of diagnosing asymptomatic carriers. The aim of this study, conducted in an urbanExpand
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Report of the second satellite symposium on ultrasound in schistosomiasis.
A group of experts on schistosomiasis and ultrasonography discussed the experiences and results obtained with the Niamey-Belo Horizonte Protocol on Ultrasonography in Schistosomiasis. A series ofExpand
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Revisiting the concept of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and its challenges using traditional and new tools.
  • J. Lambertucci
  • Medicine
  • Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina…
  • 1 March 2014
Different aspects of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis are revisited here. Manson's schistosomiasis causes periportal fibrosis and portal hypertension in approximately 6% of infected subjects, usuallyExpand
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Predictors of the short- and long-term survival of HIV-infected patients admitted to a Brazilian intensive care unit
The outcomes of HIV-infected patients requiring critical care have improved. However, in developing countries, information about HIV-infected patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) isExpand
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Opportunistic infections in patients with AIDS admitted to an university hospital of the Southeast of Brazil.
Opportunistic diseases in HIV-infected patients have changed since the introduction of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). This study aims at evaluating the frequency of associatedExpand
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Acute schistosomiasis mansoni: revisited and reconsidered.
Acute schistosomiasis is a systemic hypersensitivity reaction against the migrating schistosomula and eggs. A variety of clinical manifestations appear during the migration of schistosomes in humans:Expand
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Dermatologic lesions in asymptomatic blood donors seropositive for human T cell lymphotropic virus type-1.
Dermatologic manifestations are quite common in patients with adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma and myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis associated with infection with human T cell lymphotropic virusExpand
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Diagnosing human asymptomatic visceral leishmaniasis in an urban area of the State of Minas Gerais, using serological and molecular biology techniques.
A population-based cross-sectional study was set up in Sabará country, Southeastern Brazil, to identify asymptomatic human visceral leishmaniasis in an urban area of low disease prevalence. Blood wasExpand
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