Ramon Felipe Bicudo da Silva

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BACKGROUND Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial infection worldwide. Between 70 and 90% of women are asymptomatic, however, untreated and persistent infections can lead to the development of urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and ectopic pregnancy. AIMS To determine C. trachomatis(More)
In this work, first a review and an analysis of various recovery-based error estimators for elliptic problems are given. We consider the Zhu Zienkiewicz estimator, the Hinton Campbell estimator, the estimator used in ADINA and a simple nodal averaging scheme, all of which are recovery-based algorithms. In the second part of this work, we discuss(More)
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is a highly fatal disease with poor prognosis and few therapeutic alternatives. Molecular profiling has revealed that the deregulation in the ERK/MAPK signaling pathway plays a crucial role in many disease and malignancies, including GBC. The aim of this study was to measure the expression of ERK1/2 and p-ERK1/2 in a population with(More)
Globally, human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most frequent sexually transmitted infection (STI) and it affects men and women equally. In men, HPV has been mainly associated with skin lesions like ano-genital warts and intraepithelial neoplasia of penis and anus in recent years. HPV prevalence in men varies extremely due to kind of sample and detection(More)
BACKGROUND Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) affect sexual and reproductive health of millions of men. Pathogens such as human papillomavirus (HPV), herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 (HSV-1 y HSV-2), Chlamydia trachomatis,Mycoplasmagenitalium,Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum are associated with STIs. AIM To detect pathogens associated(More)
China currently has the largest population in the world and is currently experiencing rapid economic and urban growth, becoming the world’s number one pork and poultry consumer. In order to meet this growing demand for meat, China has increased its demand for soybeans to produce chicken and pork. It has imported soybeans from the United States, Brazil, and(More)
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