Tiago Araújo MONTEIRO

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A tetravalent rhesus-human reassortant rotavirus (RRV-TV) vaccine (4 x 10(4) plaque-forming units/dose) was evaluated for safety, immunogenicity and efficacy in a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 540 Brazilian infants. Doses of vaccine or placebo were given at ages 1, 3 and 5 months. No significant differences were(More)
Faecal samples were obtained from 190 children, aged 0 to 5 years, admitted to a public hospital in Belém, Pará, Brazil. These patients were placed in a pediatric ward with 40 beds distributed in six rooms. Cases were classified into three groups: (a) nosocomial: children who developed gastroenteritis 72 hr or later after admission; (b) community-acquired:(More)
From November 1992 to November 1994 stool samples were obtained from 237 children admitted to a public hospital in Belém. Rotaviruses were detected in 19.3 per cent (60/310) of faecal samples. Of these, 32.1 per cent (18/56), 20.9 per cent (38/181), and 5.4 per cent (4/73) were recorded in cases of nosocomial diarrhoea, community-acquired diarrhoea, and(More)
Concomitant serotypes 1 and 4 infections were detected in a 15-month old female child with community-acquired diarrhoea which lasted 7 days and coursed with moderate dehydration. The evidence for dual rotavirus infection was offered by the following findings: a) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) positive reactions to both 1 and 4 serotypes; and b)(More)
A total of 730 children aged less than 7 years, attending 8 day-care centers (DCCs) in Belém, Brazil were followed-up from January to December 1997 to investigate the occurrence of human-herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection in these institutional settings. Between October and December 1997 there have been outbreaks of a febrile- and -exanthematous disease,(More)
It was studied the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) among 228 women with lesions of uterine cervix attending the Ofir Loiola Institute, in Belem, Para, from March 1992 to May 1996. Histopathological examination was performed with all cervical biopsy samples obtained from these patients. In addition, specimens were analysed by both polimerase chain(More)
OBJECTIVES Patients with diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc) have distinct clinical manifestations, usually with more aggressive organ involvement and highermortality than limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (lcSSC). Hearing loss had not yet been evaluated in this subtype, so our aim was to assess the auditory system of dcSSc patients in a(More)
years of operation in patients whose initial lesion was malignant. In gastrectomy for peptic ulcer disease the peak incidence occurred around the fourth decade after operation 9. Gastric stump cancer surgically treated has bad prognosis. Was observed lower five-year survival in patients with gastric stump cancer than those with primary gastric cancer 10.(More)
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