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    • Gastrointestinal translocation as a possible source of candidemia in an AIDS patient 

      Colombo, Arnaldo Lopes [UNIFESP]; Branchini, Maria Luiza; Geiger, Débora [UNIFESP]; Schimidt, Ana Lucia [UNIFESP]; Pignatari, Antonio Carlos Campos [UNIFESP]; Fischman, Olga [UNIFESP] (Instituto de Medicina Tropical, 1996-06-01)
      Apart from cryptococcosis and histoplasmosis, which are mycoses contained by T cell-mediated mechanisms of host defense, fungemia is rarely found in AIDS patients. The frequency of fungemia due to Candida spp. has been ...
    • Antigenic similarities to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis in thermo-dependent dimorphic fungi isolated from soil in Botucatu, SP, Brazil 

      Sano, Ayako; Nishimura, Kazuko; Horie, Yoshikazu; Franco, Macello; Mendes, Rinaldo Poncio; Coelho, Kunie Iabuki Rabello; Scapolio, Silvia Helena Barbin; Fukushima, Kazutaka; Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP]; Miyaji, Makoto; Montenegro, Mário Rubens (Kluwer Academic Publ, 1997-01-01)
      We compared the antigenic characteristics of two thermo-dependent dimorphic fungi isolated from soil in Botucatu, an endemic area of paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. the soil isolates grew ...
    • Pharmacology of Piper marginatum Jacq a folk medicinal plant used as an analgesic, antiinflammatory and hemostatic 

      D'Angelo, Luiz Carlos Abbech [UNIFESP]; Xavier, Haroudo Satiro; Torres, Luce Maria Brandão [UNIFESP]; Lapa, Antonio José [UNIFESP]; Souccar, Caden [UNIFESP] (Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1997-03-01)
      The pharmacological activities of the water extract of Piper marginatum Jacq. (Piperaceae), a plant reputed in the Brazilian folk medicine for its analgesic/antiinflammatory, hemostatic and skin wound-healing properties, ...
    • Uncoupling of actomyosin adenosinetriphosphatase by heparin and its fragments 

      Tersariol, Ivarne Luis dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Dietrich, Carl Peter [UNIFESP]; Nader, Helena Bonciani [UNIFESP] (Springer, 1997-04-01)
      Heparin and its enzymatic fragments, prepared by degradation of heparin with heparinase from Flavo-bacterium heparinum, were capable of inhibiting the actomyosin-ATPase activity obtained from striated and smooth vascular ...
    • Comparative study of agar diffusion test and the NCCLS macrobroth method for in vitro susceptibility testing of Candida spp. 

      Soni, LMF; Burattini, M. N.; Pignatari, ACC; Gompertz, O. F.; Colombo, A. L. (Kluwer Academic Publ, 1999-01-01)
      We performed a prospective double-blind study to evaluate the correlation between inhibition zones obtained by a disk-diffusion test, using Neo-sensitabs of fluconazole (Rosco Diagnostica), and the MICs generated by the ...
    • Clues to the presence of pathogenic fungi in certain environments 

      Restrepo, A.; Baumgardner, D. J.; Bagagli, E.; Cooper, C. R.; McGinnis, M. R.; Lazera, M. S.; Barbosa, F. H.; Bosco, SMG; Camargo, ZPF; Coelho, Kunie Iabuki Rabello; Fortes, S. T.; Franco, M.; Montenegro, M. R.; Sano, A.; Wanke, B. (B I O S Scientific Publishers Ltd, 2000-01-01)
      The presence of various pathogenic fungi in rather unsuspected hosts and environments has always attracted the attention of the scientific community. Reports on the putative role of animals in fungal infections of humans ...
    • Conventional versus molecular diagnostic tests 

      Costa, MRE; Lacaz, C. D.; Kawasaki, M.; De Camargo, Z. P. (Informa Healthcare, 2000-01-01)
      In this session, emphasis was placed on the diagnosis of various mycoses through the identification of antibodies and antigens in sera, as well as on new techniques to properly identify medically important fungi through ...
    • Apendicectomia pelas técnicas de ligadura simples e de sepultamento sem ligadura do coto apendicular: estudo comparativo em coelhos 

      Cabral Junior, Alfredo Soares; Simões, Manuel de Jesus [UNIFESP]; Goldenberg, Saul [UNIFESP]; Novo, Neil Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Juliano, Yara [UNIFESP]; Magalhães, Hélio Pereira (Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões, 2001-12-01)
      BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to compare two surgical techniques: tie and drop(A) and purse string without ligation of apendicular stump.(B) METHOD: The study included 36 young male New Zealand inbred rabbits, ...
    • Mycetoma caused by Fusarium solani with osteolytic lesions on the hand: case report 

      Tomimori-Yamashita, J.; Ogawa, M. M.; Hirata, S. H.; Fischman, O.; Michalany, N. S.; Yamashita, H. K.; Alchorne, MMA (Kluwer Academic Publ, 2002-01-01)
      Eumycetoma is a mycotic disease caused by saprophytic soil fungi that are usually inoculated through minor injuries. A case of mycetoma in a Brazilian farmer aged 71 years is reported. This patient presented erythema and ...
    • Corneal ulcer caused by the new fungal species Sarcopodium oculorum 

      Guarro, Josep; Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa [UNIFESP]; Gene, Josepa; Freitas, Denise de [UNIFESP]; Godoy, Patricio [UNIFESP]; Zorat-Yu, Maria Luiza; Zaror, Luis; Fischman, Olga [UNIFESP] (Amer Soc Microbiology, 2002-08-01)
      We describe a case of keratitis caused by a new species of the hyphomycetous genus Sarcopodium, S. oculorum. the corneal ulcer developed after 5 months of treatment with corticosteroids in a Brazilian boy diagnosed with ...
    • Changes of sialomolecules during the dimethylsulfoxide-induced differentiation of Herpetomonas samuelpessoai 

      Santos, ALS dos; Rodrigues, M. L.; Alviano, C. S.; Soares, RMD (Springer, 2002-11-01)
      The expression of sialoglycoconjugates during the dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO)-induced differentiation of Herpetomonas samuelpessotti was analyzed by flow cytometry and Western blotting using sialic acid-specific lectins. ...
    • Negative immunodiffusion test results obtained with sera of paracoccidioidomycosis patients may be related to low-avidity immunoglobulin G2 antibodies directed against carbohydrate epitopes 

      Neves, Andreia R.; Mamoni, Ronei L.; Rossi, Claudio L.; Camargo, Zoilo P. de [UNIFESP]; Blotta, Maria Heloisa SL (Amer Soc Microbiology, 2003-09-01)
      Immunodiffusion (ID) is the serologic test most frequently used for the diagnosis and posttherapy follow-up of patients with paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM). the ID test is highly specific (100%), but its sensitivity is ...
    • Natural antibodies in paracoccidioidomycosis 

      Unterkircher, Carmelinda Schmidt [UNIFESP]; Leão, Mariella V.p.; Blotta, Maria Heloisa S.l.; Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia, 2004-06-01)
      Recent attention has been focused on the natural antibodies as a component of natural immunity and as integral part of the idiotypic network. However, their functional role in different infections has rarely been studied. ...
    • A dependência entre a condutividade hidráulica saturada e atributos físicos do solo 

      Mesquita, Maria Da Glória Bastos De Freitas; Moraes, Sergio Oliveira [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 2004-06-01)
      The saturated hydraulic conductivity of the soil (Ksat) is one of the most relevant variables for studies concerning water and solutes movement in soil. Its determination in laboratory and field gives results with high ...
    • Polimorfismos em genes relacionados ao sistema renina-angiotensina-aldosterona, associação com a doença arterial coronariana e suas características anatômicas 

      Fonseca, Francisco Antonio Helfenstein [UNIFESP]; Izar, Maria Cristina de Oliveira [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC, 2004-11-01)
    • Experimental model for fibroblast culture 

      Keira, Sidney Mamoru [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Lydia Masako [UNIFESP]; Gragnani, Alfredo [UNIFESP]; Duarte, Ivone da Silva [UNIFESP]; Santos-Vial, Isabel Anunciação Neves dos [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia, 2004-12-01)
      The use of cell culture methods in Plastic Surgery opened a new horizon in the research of cellular mechanisms of proliferation and biosynthesis functions. Several types of cells have been investigated in the cutaneous ...
    • Prevalência de anticorpos contra o vírus da hepatite A em crianças e adolescentes expostos e/ou infectados pelo HIV 

      Gouvêa, Aida de Fátima Thomé Barbosa [UNIFESP]; Moraes-Pinto, Maria Isabel de [UNIFESP]; Machado, Daisy Maria [UNIFESP]; Carmo, Fabiana Bononi do [UNIFESP]; Beltrão, Suênia Vasconcelos [UNIFESP]; Cunegundes, Kelly S. [UNIFESP]; Pessoa, Silvana Duarte [UNIFESP]; Weckx, Lily Yin [UNIFESP]; Succi, Regina Célia de Menezes [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2005-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis A virus antibodies in HIV-exposed and/or HIV-infected children and adolescents. METHODS: Between September 1996 and August 2002, 352 patients (200 exposed, but not ...
    • Ultrastructural, immunohistochemical and biochemical analysis of glycosarninoglycans and proteoglycans in the mouse, pubic symphysis during pregnancy 

      Pinheiro, M. C.; Mora, O. A.; Caldini, E. G.; Battlehner, C. N.; Joazeiro, P. P.; Toledo, OMS (Elsevier B.V., 2005-06-01)
      During pregnancy, an interpubic ligament is formed in the mouse pubic symphysis, in late stages, this ligament undergoes relaxation to allow proper delivery, which is expected on the 19th day, Proteoglycans and hyaluronic ...
    • Characterization of an ecto-ATPase activity in Cryptococcus neoformans 

      Junior, I. C.; Rodrigues, M. L.; Alviano, C. S.; Travassos, Luiz Rodolpho [UNIFESP]; Meyer-Fernandes, JR (Elsevier B.V., 2005-07-01)
      Cryptococcus neoformans is the causative agent of pulmonary cryptococcosis and cryptococcal meningoencephalitis, which are major clinical manifestations in immunosuppressed patients. in the present study, a surface ATPase ...
    • Farmacocinética das estatinas 

      Fonseca, Francisco Antonio Helfenstein [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC, 2005-10-01)
      Statins are lipid lowering agents that promote their effects on plasma lipids through the inhibition of HMG-CoA reductase, a crucial enzyme in the cascade of cholesterol synthesis, leading to reduction of tissue cholesterol ...