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Predominance of Rotavirus P[4]G2 in a Vaccinated Population, Brazil
We identified 21 rotaviruses in 129 patients with diarrhea in a Brazilian city with high rotavirus vaccine coverage. All rotaviruses were genotype P[4]G2 with 1 mixed infection with P[NT]G9. AlthoughExpand
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Human Metapneumovirus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Brazil
We describe the epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of 111 children attending clinics and hospitals in Aracaju, northeast Brazil, with acute respiratory infections attributable to humanExpand
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Infectious diseases and daycare and preschool education.
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Capture-recapture to estimate the number of street children in a city in Brazil
Background: Street children are an increasing problem in Latin America. It is however difficult to estimate the number of children in the street as this is a highly mobile population. Aims: ToExpand
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Neonatal near miss in the Birth in Brazil survey.
This study used data from the Birth in Brazil survey, a nationwide hospital-based study of 24,197 postpartum women and their newborns, collected between February 2011 and July 2012. A three-stageExpand
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Zinc supplementation in Brazilian children with acute diarrhoea
Abstract Although oral rehydration therapy greatly reduces mortality from diarrhoeal diseases, it has little effect on stool frequency. However, there is mounting evidence that zinc is an effectiveExpand
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Rotavirus genotypes circulating in Brazil before national rotavirus vaccination: a review.
BACKGROUND Rotavirus vaccine was recently introduced in Brazil, which has the potential to greatly reduce childhood deaths from diarrhoea. To provide baseline data to assess the effect of massExpand
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Maternal risk factors for HIV infection in infants in northeastern Brazil.
INTRODUCTION While the rate of vertically transmitted HIV infection has fallen in most regions of Brazil, there have been no similar decreases in northern and northeastern Brazil. OBJECTIVE TheExpand
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Interferon Gamma, Interferon-Gamma-Induced-Protein 10, and Tuberculin Responses of Children at High Risk of Tuberculosis Infection
Background: Children in contact with adults with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) are at risk for infection and disease progression, and chemoprophylaxis may reduce this risk. The identification ofExpand
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Impact of rotavirus vaccination on diarrhoea mortality and hospital admissions in Brazil
Objective  To analyse the data reported by the national surveillance system of Brazil, including data on diarrhoea mortality and hospital admissions before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction,Expand
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