Jesusmar Ximenes Andrade

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the frequency of Pap smear testing in young women with at least one pregnancy in Teresina, capital of the state of Piauí, Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional study was undertaken from May to December 2008. A convenience sample of 464 young women was selected, and data were collected using a pre-tested questionnaire. Women giving birth(More)
capital Teresina, a de menor PIB per ca-pita do Brasil (5), eram esperados cerca de 26 casos (110 no total) (6). Sabe-se hoje que o surgimento do cân-cer de colo uterino, na maioria dos casos, está associado à presença de infecção pelo papilomavírus humano (HPV), um vírus transmitido, principalmente, du-rante a relação sexual (2, 7). A história natural(More)
BACKGROUND Visceral leishmaniasis is a disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania sp. and is transmitted by Lutzomyia longipalpis (sand fly). In renal transplant recipients, visceral leishmaniasis causes severe damage to the liver, spleen, and hematopoietic system, as well as poor outcomes for patients with transplanted kidneys. This study describes the(More)
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