Thaíze Q C Pedro

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We have read with great interest the recent article by Kraft et al. 1] which describes the remarkable recent advances related to the evelopmental and functional mechanisms of the human neonaal immune system. Several aspects of the comparison between dult and neonate characteristics were described, with substanial attention paid to the rapid maturity of the(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is the second greatest killer worldwide that is caused by a single infectious agent. For its control, studies of TB vaccines are needed. Since Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is the only vaccine against TB currently in use, studies addressing the protective role of BCG in the context of inducible inflammatory mediators are urgently(More)
The inflammatory response plays an important role during the induction of several neonatal diseases. Previous studies have shown that during newborn infections, the natural imbalance between pro- and anti-inflammatory responses shifts toward the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines. In this study, we employed an array system to detect 9 pro- and(More)
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