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Previous contact with Strongyloides venezuelensis contributed to prevent insulitis in MLD-STZ diabetes
(Experimental Parasitology, 2013-06-01) [Artigo]
Epidemiological and experimental studies support the idea that helminth infections can induce a protective effect against the development of autoimmune and allergic diseases. In this study we characterized the immune ...
Do Atopobium vaginae, Megasphaera sp. and Leptotrichia sp. change the local innate immune response and sialidase activity in bacterial vaginosis?
(Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2013-03-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: To investigate if the participation of Atopobium vaginae, Megasphaera sp. and Leptotrichia sp. in the bacterial community of bacterial vaginosis (BV) is associated with distinct patterns of this condition. ...
Morphologic changes and the expression of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and melanocortin-1 receptor in melasma lesions: A comparative study
(American Journal of Dermatopathology, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Melasma is a common acquired symmetrical hypermelanosis characterized by irregular light- to dark-brown macules on sun-exposed skin areas. The literature shows few studies on its physiopathogeny. However, changes in ...
Sialidase activity in aerobic vaginitis is equal to levels during bacterial vaginosis
(European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2013-04-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To evaluate levels of proinflammatory cytokines and sialidase activity in aerobic vaginitis (AV) in relation to normal vaginal flora and bacterial vaginosis (BV). Study design: In this cross-sectional study, a ...