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    • Assessment of Nutritional Status: Vitamin A and Zinc in Patients With Common Variable Immunodeficiency 

      Calheiro dos Santos-Valente, E. [UNIFESP]; Silva, R. da [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]; Oselka Saccardo Sarni, R. [UNIFESP]; Costa-Carvalho, B. T. [UNIFESP] (Esmon Publicidad S A, 2012-01-01)
      Background: Patients with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) present with low antibody levels, impaired lymphocyte function, and chronic inflammation. Vitamin A and zinc are essential components of the immune system ...
    • Bordetella pertussis infection in paediatric healthcare workers 

      Cunegundes, K. S. A. [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]; Takahashi, T. N. [UNIFESP]; Kuramoto, D. A. B. [UNIFESP]; Weckx, L. Y. [UNIFESP] (W B Saunders Co Ltd, 2015-06-01)
      An increased incidence of pertussis has been observed recently in adults, and healthcare workers (HCWs) are considered a risk group for transmission to infants. Prevalence of recent pertussis infection was assessed in HCWs ...
    • Comparative Study of the Standard Fluorescent Antibody to Membrane Antigen (FAMA) Assay and a Flow Cytometry-Adapted FAMA Assay To Assess Immunity to Varicella-Zoster Virus 

      Lafer, Manuel Mindlin [UNIFESP]; Weckx, L. Y. [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]; Garretson, A.; Steinberg, S. P.; Gershon, A. A.; LaRussa, P. S. (Amer Soc Microbiology, 2011-07-01)
      A flow cytometry-adapted fluorescent antibody to membrane antigen (FAMA) assay to detect IgG antibodies against varicella-zoster virus (VZV) was developed and tested in 62 serum samples, showing 90.32% accuracy obtained ...
    • Doctors' awareness concerning primary immunodeficiencies in Brazil 

      Dantas, Ellen de Oliveira [UNIFESP]; Aranda, Carolina Sanchez. [UNIFESP]; Silva, A. M. Rego; Tavares, F. S.; Ferreira, Janaira Fernandes Severo; Coelho, M. A. de Quadros; Kovalhuk, L. C. de Siqueira; Roxo Júnior, Pérsio; Toledo, E. C.; Neto, A. C. Porto; Vieira, H. M. C. de Sousa; Takano, O. A.; Nobre, Fernanda Aimée [UNIFESP]; Sano, Flavio; Nudelman, Victor; Sales, V. S. de Farias; Segundo, G. R. Silva; Guedes, H. T. Villar; Félix, Erika [UNIFESP]; Marques, S. M. B.; Mazzucchelli, Juliana Themudo Lessa [UNIFESP]; Wandalsen, Neusa Falbo; Pinto, J. A.; Barreto, I. C. D. Paes; Silva, M. R.; Rullo, V. E. V.; Franco, J. M.; Damasceno, Eaine [UNIFESP]; Fahl, Kristine; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]; Del Nero, D L; Moraes, L. S. L.; Condino-Neto, Antonio; Vilela, M. M.; Goes, H.; Schisler, Long Schisler; Miranda, E.; Goudouris, Ekaterini Simoes; Costa-Carvalho, Beatriz Tavares [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2015-05-01)
      Background: PIDs are a heterogeneous group of genetic illnesses, and delay in their diagnosis is thought to be caused by a lack of awareness among physicians concerning PIDs. the latter is what we aimed to evaluate in ...
    • Immunophenotypic Profile and Increased Risk of Hospital Admission for Infection in Infants Born to Female Kidney Transplant Recipients 

      Ono, E. [UNIFESP]; Santos, A. M. dos [UNIFESP]; Viana, P. O. [UNIFESP]; Dinelli, M. I. S. [UNIFESP]; Sass, N. [UNIFESP]; De Oliveira, L. [UNIFESP]; Goulart, A. L. [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-06-01)
      Children born to female kidney recipients are exposed to immunosuppressive drugs during gestation. Little is known about their immune system at birth or in the long term. Twenty-eight children born to female kidney recipients ...
    • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency in Brazil: Management, Prognosis, and BCG-Associated Complications 

      Mazzucchelli, J. T. L. [UNIFESP]; Bonfim, C.; Castro, G. G.; Condino-Neto, A. A.; Costa, N. M. X.; Cunha, L.; Dantas, E. O.; Dantas, V. M.; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, J. F.; Goes, H. C.; Goudouris, E.; Grumach, A. S.; Guirau, L. M. B.; Kuntze, G.; Mallozzi, M. C.; Monteiro, F. P.; Moraes, L. S. L.; Nudelman, V.; Pinto, J. A.; Rizzo, M. C. V.; Porto-Neto, A. C.; Roxo-Junior, P.; Ruiz, M.; Rullo, V. E. V.; Seber, A. [UNIFESP]; Takano, O. A.; Tavares, F. S.; Toledo, E.; Vilela, M. M. S.; Costa-Carvalho, B. T. [UNIFESP] (Esmon Publicidad S A, 2014-01-01)
      Background: Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is one of the most severe forms of primary immunodeficiency. The objectives of this study were to analyze the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of SCID in Brazil and ...
    • Vaccine antibodies and T- and B-cell interaction in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus 

      Miyamoto, M.; Ono, E.; Barbosa, C. P. L. [UNIFESP]; Terreri, M. T. R. A. [UNIFESP]; Hilario, M. O. E. [UNIFESP]; Salomão, Reinaldo [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP] (Sage Publications Ltd, 2011-06-01)
      Both systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its treatment can cause immunosuppression and a decreased response to vaccination. We evaluated 30 children and adolescents with SLE, and 14 age-matched healthy subjects (control ...