Karina dos Santos Rocha Ferreira

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Helicobacter pylori plays an important role in the etiology of peptic ulcer disease. Its prevalence appears to be higher in developing countries. We evaluated the seroprevalence of H. pylori and risk factors associated with infection in voluntary blood donors who attended the main blood center of the city of Salvador, Brazil. The subjects responded to an(More)
High prevalence of thyroid autoantibodies, with or without overt thyroiditis, has been described in hepatitis C patients, particularly in those undergoing alpha-interferon treatment. The aim of this study was to describe the frequency and clinical outcome of thyroid disease in a cohort of HCV carriers before and during combination therapy with interferon(More)
UNLABELLED Work with deaf children has gained new attention since the expectation and goal of therapy has expanded to language development and subsequent language learning. Many clinical tests were developed for evaluation of speech sound perception in young children in response to the need for accurate assessment of hearing skills that developed from the(More)
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