Vanessa Schneider

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The major causes of cancer are: 1) smoking, which accounts for 31% of U.S. cancer deaths and 87% of lung cancer deaths; 2) dietary imbalances which account for about another third, e.g., lack of sufficient amounts of dietary fruits and vegetables. 3) chronic infections, mostly in developing countries; and 4) hormonal factors, which are influenced primarily(More)
Listeria monocytogenes is a pathogenic, facultative intracellular gram-positive rod, generally seen in cell-mediated immunocompromised states. In acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), it most commonly presents as bacteremia or meningitis. An association with pericarditis has not been described previously in this group of patients. This article(More)
Comparison of human T cell leukemia virus-1/2 (HTLV-1/2) screening assays in South America: Implications in the loss of blood units Gabriela Pataccini, Camila Cánepa, Jimena Salido, Cecilia M Delfino, Jorgelina Blejer, Roberto Fernández, Eulalia Rodríguez, Adriana Alter, Williams Pedrozo, Richard Malan, Elida Iriarte, Gustavo Duarte, Vanessa Schneider,(More)
Despite the growing importance of crowdsourcing activities, little is known about the influence of intrapersonal characteristics of external actors on the outcome for the involved firms. This study therefore explores how interests, abilities, and motivation explain contribution behavior of individuals in idea contests. Analyzing a data set that combines(More)
In an attempt to assess the extent to which contamination by exogenous squamous cells contributes to false-positive results in the cytologic diagnosis of amniotic fluid embolism, blood sampled from the right heart or from the pulmonary artery of 42 nonpregnant cardiac patients was processed and examined for squames. Despite a variety of precautions, it(More)