Janaína Costa Cavalcanti

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INTRODUCTION The objective of the study is to identify the main risk factors for death by New World visceral leishmaniasis and establish a coherent pathogenic substrate of severe disease based on clinical findings. METHODS Seventy-six deceased inpatients and 320 successfully treated inpatients with VL were studied in a case control study. RESULTS(More)
A new role for the plant growth-promoting nitrogen-fixing endophytic bacteria Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus has been identified and characterized while it is involved in the sugarcane-Xanthomonas albilineans pathogenic interactions. Living G.diazotrophicus possess and/or produce elicitor molecules which activate the sugarcane defense response resulting(More)
INTRODUCTION Glomerular diseases are a frequent etiology of chronic kidney disease, especially in the developing countries. OBJECTIVE To determine the profile of such glomerulopathies in a public hospital located in the city of Brasilia, Federal District. METHODS 121 renal biopsies in different patients were performed by the Renal Division of Hospital(More)
Because redox properties are central to bioreductive drug activity and selectivity, six 2-methyl-5-nitroimidazole, substituted at the N1-ethyl side chain with I, Br, Cl, OAc, OMs and NH(3)(+) were synthesized and submitted to cyclic voltammetry and electrolyses, in order to define their electrodic reduction mechanism, in aprotic [dimethylsulphoxide(More)
This paper presents the results of a research carried out in the states of Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil about differences and similarities in the graphic representation of safety signs at factories of food, steel, shoes and construction/ building industries, together with their workers' opinions on the security signs. The overall results show(More)
1. Laboratory of Leishmaniasis, Tropical Diseases Institute Natan Portella, Teresina, PI, Brazil. 2. Department of Community Medicine, Federal University of Piauí, Teresina, PI, Brazil. 3. National School of Public Health Sérgio Arouca, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. 4. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.(More)
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