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Age-specific prevalence of diffusely adherent Escherichia coli in Brazilian children with acute diarrhoea.
In a prospective study between February 2003 and June 2004, stool specimens of children less than 2 years of age with diarrhoea (n=218) and without diarrhoea (n=86), living in Vitória, EspíritoExpand
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Prevalence of human cytomegalovirus infection in pregnant and non-pregnant women.
OBJECTIVES To determine human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) cervical reactivation in both pregnant and non-pregnant women and to ascertain whether or not it occurs in conjunction with hematogenicExpand
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Human Papillomavirus 16 Non-European Variants Are Preferentially Associated with High-Grade Cervical Lesions
HPV16 accounts for 50–70% of cervical cancer cases worldwide. Characterization of HPV16 variants previously indicated that they differ in risks for viral persistence, progression to cervicalExpand
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Hospitalization due to norovirus and genotypes of rotavirus in pediatric patients, state of Espírito Santo.
Viruses are the leading cause for hospitalization due to gastroenteritis worldwide. Group A rotaviruses (RV) are the most prevalent and are assorted in glycoproteins (G) and protease sensitive (P)Expand
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Viral load and genotypes of noroviruses in symptomatic and asymptomatic children in Southeastern Brazil.
BACKGROUND Noroviruses (NoVs) are a major etiological agent of sporadic acute gastroenteritis worldwide. OBJECTIVES To detect, quantify and characterize genogroups and genotypes of NoVs in childrenExpand
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High prevalence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli carrying toxin-encoding genes isolated from children and adults in southeastern Brazil
BackgroundDiarrheagenic Escherichia coli (DEC) are important bacterial causes of childhood diarrhea in Brazil, but its impact in adults is unknown. This study aimed at investigating DEC amongExpand
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Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from Brazilian children living in low socioeconomic level communities
BackgroundChildhood diarrheal diseases remain highly endemic in developing areas of Brazil. The importance of Escherichia coli among children with diarrhea in these areas was unknown. This studyExpand
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The high prevalence of HPV and HPV16 European variants in cervical and anal samples of HIV-seropositive women with normal Pap test results
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-seropositive women are more likely to have anogenital cancer, and high risk-HPV (HR-HPV) infection is the main associated factor. Between August 2013 and DecemberExpand
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Detection and molecular characterization of the novel recombinant norovirus GII.P16-GII.4 Sydney in southeastern Brazil in 2016
Noroviruses are the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in all age groups worldwide. Despite the high genetic diversity of noroviruses, most AGE outbreaks are caused by a single norovirusExpand
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Cytomegalovirus in human abortion in Espírito Santo, Brazil.
BACKGROUND Despite the established implication of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in congenital infection, there are still conflicting reports regarding the association of HCMV with spontaneousExpand
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