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New record of Pelecitus sp (Nematoda, Onchocercidae) as a parasite of Athene cunicularia (Strigiformes, Strigidae) in southeastern Brazil
(Revista Brasileira De Parasitologia Veterinaria, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to report the burrowing owl Athene cunicularia as a new host for the filarid nematode Pelecitus sp. in southeastern Brazil for the first time, as well as reporting the occurrence of this nematode ...
Parasitic infection of the appendix as a cause of acute appendicitis
(Parasitology Research, 2007-12-01) [Artigo]
The association between parasitic infection of the appendix and acute appendicitis has been widely investigated. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the prevalence of parasitic infection of the appendix in ...
Appendiceal taeniasis presenting like acute appendicitis
(Parasitology Research, 2005-09-01) [Artigo]
A case of parasitic appendicitis caused by Taenia sp. in a 28-year-old woman from Brazil is reported. Histopathological data and a description of the helminthe found in the appendix lumen are presented.
Antitumoural effect of an L-amino acid oxidase isolated from Bothrops jararaca snake venom
(Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 2008-06-01) [Artigo]
An L-amino acid oxidase (BjarLAAO-I) from Bothrops jararaca snake venom was highly purified using a stepwise sequential chromatography on Sephadex G-75, Benzamidine Sepharose and Phenyl Sepharose. Purified BjarLAAO-I showed ...
Cytokine profile of Ehrlich ascites tumor treated with Bothrops jararaca venom
(Mediators of Inflammation, 2002-08-01) [Artigo]
WE previously demonstrated that Bothrops jararaca venom (BjV) has an antitumor effect on Ehrlich ascites tumor (EAT) cells and induces an increase of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in early stages of tumor growth. It has ...
Cell-free antigens from precocious Paracoccidioides brasiliensis culture induce a typical delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Cell-free antigens (CFAg) derived from Paracoccidioides brasiliensis have typically been used in immunodiffusion reactions for serodiagnosis or therapeutic follow-up of paracoccidioidomycosis patients. Thus, we investigated ...
The number of podocyte and slit diaphragm is decreased in experimental diabetic nephropathy
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2006-03-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To determine the number of podocyte, slit diaphragms, slit diaphragm extensions and GBM thickness in diabetic nephropathy. Methods: Sixty Rattus Wistarof both sexes weighing 200-300g were divided in two experimental ...
Paracoccidioidomycosis: study of six cases with ocular involvement
(Mycopathologia, 1988-05-01) [Artigo]
We present 6 patients with ocular involvement due to paracoccidioidomycosis. All cases were confirmed by the finding of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis in histopathological or direct mycologic examination of material from ...
Surto de leishmaniose tegumentar americana em Itaporanga, São Paulo (Brasil)
(Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 1993-10-01) [Artigo]
O presente trabalho relata os aspectos epidemiológicos e clínicos de surto de leishmaniose tegumentar americana na região Sudoeste do estado de São Paulo, área de colonização antiga, não associada a derrubadas de matas. ...
Dietary restriction abrogates antibody production induced by a DNA vaccine encoding the mycobacterial 65 kDa heat shock protein
(Genetic Vaccines and Therapy, 2009-07-16) [Artigo]
Background: Protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) is the most common type of malnutrition. PCM leads to immunodeficiency and consequent increased susceptibility to infectious agents. In addition, responses to prophylactic ...