Márcio Salazar

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The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection was evaluated in 227 hemodialysis patients from four units in Caracas, Venezuela, by using different second- and third-generation enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) and immunoblot assays. HCV antibodies were detected in 162 patients (71%) by the recombinant-based second-generation assays (Abbott and Ortho) and in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of two different concentrations of sodium alendronate on the quantity of organic matrix in the femur of rats with estrogen suppression caused by ovariectomy. METHODS Sixty-days-old Wistar rats (Rattus norvegicus) were subjected to bilateral laparotomy to remove the ovaries. The animals were divided into a control group, in(More)
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