Polyanna Ribeiro

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A prospective study was performed to assess the use of plasma measurement of tumour necrosis factor (TNF), lymphotoxin alpha (LT alpha) and their soluble receptors (p55 and p75) for prognostic risk assignment in 61 patients with Hodgkin's disease. Plasma levels of TNF, p55 and p75, but not of LT alpha, were higher in Hodgkin's disease patients than in(More)
Viral hepatitis is a public health problem in Brazil and worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2 billion people have had contact with the hepatitis B virus (HBV); approximately 5% of these individuals are considered carriers (1). The risk of chronicity after infection is 90% in the newborns of mothers with positive hepatitis B early(More)
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