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  • Samira A da Silva, Priscila Saamara Mazini, +4 authors Jeane El Visentainer
  • Medicine, Biology
  • BMC infectious diseases
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 December 2009)
  • BackgroundMany epidemiological studies have shown that the genetic factors of the host play a role in the variability of clinical response to infection caused by M. leprae. With the purpose ofContinue Reading
  • Christiane Maria Ayo, Pâmela Guimarães Reis, +5 authors Ana Maria Sell
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • 2015 (First Publication: 15 May 2015)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genes and their human leucocyte antigen (HLA) ligands in the susceptibility of chronic ChagasContinue Reading
  • Danilo Santana Alessio Franceschi, Luiza Tamie Tsuneto, +6 authors Jeane Eliete Laguila Visentainer
  • Medicine
  • Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 October 2011)
  • INTRODUCTION The present study was designed to investigate a possible role of HLA (histocompatibility leucocyte antigen) class-I alleles (HLA-A, -B, and -C) in leprosy patients from Southern Brazil.Continue Reading