José Antônio Tesser Poloni

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Inflammation is a pivotal component of a variety of diseases, such as atherosclerosis and tumour progression. Various naturally occurring phytochemicals exhibit anti-inflammatory activity and are considered to be potential drug candidates against inflammation-related pathological processes. Capsicum baccatum L. var. pendulum (Willd.) Eshbaugh (Solanaceae)(More)
INTRODUCTION The present study was conducted to determine whether the urinary levels of excreted enzymes, gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), aspartate (AST) and alanine aminotransferases (ALT), can efficiently indicate, within 24 h, an acute nephrotoxicity due to an overdose of paracetamol (PAR). (More)
Most transplant centers screen kidney transplant recipients for BK virus (BKV) infection using molecular techniques for the virus load determination. However, there is no consensus about the pre-analytical methods involved in the viral detection. In this study BK viral load was compared by the means of two urine treatment protocols (pelleted vs. whole(More)
Urinalysis is the test of urine, which, identifying presence of particles and substances in the sample can provide valuable information about patient's urinary and renal condition as well as about major metabolic functions. Even though being a quick, accurate and cost-effective test, it has not received proper attention, preventing it to achieve its whole(More)
Urinalysis (i.e. laboratory test of urine) provides information about patient’s health conditions based on the contents present in a urine sample. A key factor to guarantee the quality of the test, it is arranging urinary findings in a clinical context. Aiming to support the task, it was proposed an ontological model for Urinary Profiles (i.e. recurrent(More)