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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sputum cytology in the diagnosis of pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis
(Mycopathologia, 1991-06-01) [Artigo]
The presence of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis was determined in sputum samples from 50 patients with paracoccidioidomycosis using four different techniques: (a) cell-block preparations stained with silver methenamine, (b) ...