Simona Simonetti

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Serum samples were non-randomly obtained from apparently healthy inhabitants of 5 villages in the Amazonas State, Brazil. Sera were tested by enzyme immunoassay for the presence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and, if this was found, for antibody to hepatitis delta virus (HDV). Of 574 people tested, 96 (16.7%) were reactive for HBsAg and 33 of these(More)
AIMS To obtain a new, well-balanced mental health funding system, through the creation of (i) a list of psychiatric interventions provided by Italian Community-based Psychiatric Services (CPS), and associated costs; (ii) a new prospective funding system for patients with a high use of resources, based on packages of care. METHODS Five Italian(More)
Twenty-two vertically human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infected Brazilian children were studied for antiretroviral drug resistance. They were separated into 2 groups according to the administration of antiretroviral therapy into those who presented disease symptoms or without symptoms and no therapy. Viral genome sequencing reactions were loaded(More)
AIM To develop predictive models to allocate patients into frequent and low service users groups within the Italian Community-based Mental Health Services (CMHSs). To allocate frequent users to different packages of care, identifying the costs of these packages. METHODS Socio-demographic and clinical data and GAF scores at baseline were collected for 1250(More)
Two hundred and fifty two blood donors HBsAg positive (mean age = 32.6, 91, 7% male) were searched into a transversal study to determine their clinical, laboratorial and histological characteristics. It was also compared the positiviness and negativiness of the serologic markers HBeAg, anti-Hbe and IgM anti-HBc with the values of serum aminotransferases.(More)
Hepatic viscerotomy of paraffin-preserved old specimens, collected in the period from 1934 to 1967, were analyzed by immunohistochemical assays to detect hepatitis B, hepatitis D, dengue and yellow fever virus antigens. The material belongs to the Yellow Fever Collection, Department of Pathology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the cases(More)
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