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Efficacy of topical permethrin as repellent against aedes aegypti's bites
(Dermatology Online Journal, 2008-07-01) [Artigo]
Mosquitoes are the most important vectors of infectious diseases and their bites are related to several adverse skin reactions. Permethrin impregnated clothes are an efficient strategy against arthropods' bites; however, ...
Prevalence and macro- and microscopic lesions produced by Gasterophilus nasalis (Diptera : Oestridae) in the Botucatu Region, SP, Brazil
(Veterinary Parasitology, 2001-12-13) [Artigo]
The objective of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of Gasterophilus nasalis larvae in Botucatu, the central west region of São Paulo State, Brazil, and to describe the lesions caused by the parasite. The ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...