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Soil-transmitted helminth infections: ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm
The three main soil-transmitted helminth infections, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm, are common clinical disorders in man. The gastrointestinal tract of a child living in poverty in a lessExpand
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Synergistic associations between hookworm and other helminth species in a rural community in Brazil
Objective  To identify possible synergistic associations of hookworm and other helminths.
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Contrasting patterns in the small-scale heterogeneity of human helminth infections in urban and rural environments in Brazil.
Marked heterogeneity exists in the patterns of parasitic infection between individuals, households and communities. Analysis of parasite distributions within populations is complicated by the factExpand
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First molecular detection of Babesia vogeli in dogs from Brazil.
The present work describes the detection and first molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in dogs, naturally infected in Brazil and even in South America. Microscopic examination ofExpand
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Human Helminth Co-Infection: Analysis of Spatial Patterns and Risk Factors in a Brazilian Community
Background Individuals living in areas endemic for helminths are commonly infected with multiple species. Despite increasing emphasis given to the potential health impacts of polyparasitism, fewExpand
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Light factorization for mixed-frequency shadows in augmented reality
We address the problem of shadowing animated virtual characters, as well as static objects, in augmented reality with lighting captured from the real-world. Expand
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The diverse expression of immunity in humans at distinct states of Onchocerca volvulus infection
This study examined the development and persistence of immunity in humans presenting defined states of Onchocerca volvulus infection, i.e. in exposed endemic control individuals withoutExpand
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Age patterns in undernutrition and helminth infection in a rural area of Brazil: associations with ascariasis and hookworm
Objective  To investigate the nutritional status of individuals from a rural area of Brazil, and associations with helminth infections in an age‐stratified sample.
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Cellular responses and cytokine profiles in Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura infected patients
The impact of intestinal helminth infection, i.e. Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura, on cellular responsiveness and cytokine production was investigated in young adults. Ascaris‐specificExpand
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A Comparison of the Sensitivity and Fecal Egg Counts of the McMaster Egg Counting and Kato-Katz Thick Smear Methods for Soil-Transmitted Helminths
Background The Kato-Katz thick smear (Kato-Katz) is the diagnostic method recommended for monitoring large-scale treatment programs implemented for the control of soil-transmitted helminths (STH) inExpand
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