Luis F. B. Ferreira

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Simulations are often used to improve the development and test time of industrial embedded systems in different domains, such as healthcare, railway, automobile and aerospace. This paper introduces a general framework capable of simulating real components simultaneously with simulated ones, in real-time, and with a low impact on the performance of the(More)
Data about glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency are not available in Brazil, a country characterized by a great mix of races. The disease is associated with ethnic groups. High prevalence (5 to 25%) has been reported in Africa, Asia, Middle East and the Mediterranean. We present here the first report of our one year experience testing for(More)
Trichuris trichiura is a soil-transmitted helminth which is prevalent in warm, moist, tropical and subtropical regions of the world with poor sanitation. Heavy whipworm can result either in Trichuris dysenteric syndrome - especially in children - or in a chronic colitis. In heavy infections, worms can spread proximally and may cause ileitis. Here we provide(More)
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