Maria Cristina da Silva Lourenço

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The performance of flow cytometry and the microplate Alamar Blue assay in determining susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis was assessed by testing 150 Brazilian isolates. The overall(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the influence of HIV serostatus on mortality related to tuberculosis (TB) in the context of wide access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in a middle-income(More)
A series of 33 quinoline derivatives have been synthesized and evaluated for their in vitro antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H(37)Rv using the Alamar Blue susceptibility test(More)
To improve efficiency in detecting nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), we evaluated a multiplex PCR using pre-enrichment of the specimen in selective broths, and compared it(More)
BACKGROUND Mortality among patients with tuberculosis (TB)/HIV is highest during the first few months of antituberculous therapy. The objective of this study was to assess the factors associated with(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the incidence of mycobacterial disease and the colonization of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts by Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) bacteria in AIDS patients. METHODS(More)