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Ecology of sand flies (Diptera: psychodidae: phlebotominae) in the north of the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Peixoto de Azevedo is located in the north of State of Mato Grosso, where environmental alterations led to an outbreak of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in the 80s. The parasite from patients wasExpand
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Heritability estimates for dental caries and sucrose sweetness preference.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine heritability estimates for dental caries traits and sucrose sweetness preference. DESIGN Participants included 115 pairs of twins 4-7-years-old.Expand
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Studies on the sandfly fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) from transmission areas of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in state of Acre, Brazil.
Studies were undertaken on the phlebotomines in the municipalities of Bujari, Xapuri and Rio Branco in the state of Acre. The abundance of species on the ground and in the tree canopy was estimatedExpand
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A Systematic Review of Socioeconomic Indicators and Dental Caries in Adults
Increasing evidence suggests that socioeconomic factors may be associated with an increased risk of dental caries. To provide better evidence of the association between dental caries in adults andExpand
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Microencapsulation of Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC 8014 through spray drying and using dairy whey as wall materials
Abstract The present work proposes the use of whey, permeate and whey retentate as wall materials for the microencapsulation of Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC 8014 by spray drying and reveals that wheyExpand
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Effects of saxitoxin- and non-saxitoxin-producing strains of the cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii on the fitness of temperate and tropical cladocerans
1. IntroductionThe increase in eutrophication process, and recently the globalwarming, has been regarded as a driving force to the increase infrequency and intensity of cyanobacterial blooms inExpand
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Data on sand fly fauna (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) in Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
The sand fly fauna in Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was investigated in different habitats ranging from sylvatic areas to those altered by human activity related to ecotourism,Expand
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Prevalence of dental fear in Brazilian high school students in São Paulo state.
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Sand Fly Vectors of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Brazil
American Cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) in Brazil is caused by seven Leishmania species. A multitude of sand fly species are implicated in their enzootic and zoonotic transmission. This chapterExpand
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Environmental Changes and the Geographic Spreading of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Brazil
Global human population is facing the impacts of centuries of constant changes in natural environments. Impacts in the dynamics of infectious diseases are not only expected, but can already beExpand
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