Karlla Antonieta Amorim Caetano

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Crack cocaine users represent a target group for hepatitis B vaccination. We evaluate the HBV epidemiology, immunization status and compliance with a super-accelerated vaccination schedule among(More)
Data are limited in Brazil on hepatitis B infection among homeless individuals, a marginalized population with high risk of sexually transmissible infections (STI), including hepatitis B. The aim of(More)
BACKGROUND Rural populations present an elevated risk of exposure to hepatitis A virus. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and risk factors associated with(More)
OBJECTIVE to investigate knowledge on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), STD-related risk behaviors, and signs/symptoms of STDs among female sex workers (FSWs). METHODS a cross-sectional study(More)
The Brazilian recombinant hepatitis B vaccine (VrHB-IB) is based on the expression of the recombinant antigen in Hansenula polymorpha yeast cells. Currently, data on the immunogenicity of this(More)