Marcelle Rodrigues Silva

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In northeast Brazil, nutritional deficiency diseases and schistosomiasis mansoni overlap. An experimental model, which reproduces the marasmatic clinical form of protein-energy malnutrition, was developed in this laboratory to study these interactions. Albino Swiss mice were fed with a food association ingested usually by human populations in northeast(More)
BACKGROUND PIDs are a heterogeneous group of genetic illnesses, and delay in their diagnosis is thought to be caused by a lack of awareness among physicians concerning PIDs. The latter is what we aimed to evaluate in Brazil. METHODS Physicians working at general hospitals all over the country were asked to complete a 14-item questionnaire. One of the(More)
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