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Published on Mar 1, 2019in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.08
Xiuying Deng3
Estimated H-index: 3
,
Ying Hu2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 2 AuthorsHongxiong Guo1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Published on Feb 1, 2019in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.08
Malihe Fathi Haghighi (Islamic Azad University), Noorossadat Seyyedi (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)+ 5 AuthorsAbbas Behzad-Behbahani12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)
Abstract Objectives To investigate the prevalence of human polyomavirus (BK and JC viruses) infection in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of healthy blood donors. Methods The study included 250 healthy blood donors. Five-milliliter blood was drawn into sterile EDTA tubes and PBMCs were isolated from whole blood. The isolated PBMCs were counted and stored at −70 °C for future investigation. DNA was extracted and subjected to simple, sensitive and specific semi-nested PCR as well as QPCR using b...
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Published on Mar 1, 2019in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.08
Luiz H. Portari-Filho (Federal University of São Paulo), Mário Reis Álvares-da-Silva11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
+ 10 AuthorsCláudia Alexandra Pontes Ivantes3
Estimated H-index: 3
Abstract Background Hepatitis C is an important health problem. In Brazil, 1–2 million people are infected. Despite this expressive number, and the availability of very successful treatment, many patients remained undiagnosed mainly because of the asymptomatic nature of the infection. Objectives To describe epidemiological characteristics of HCV-infected patients seen at referral centers in Brazil, the source of referral, and the time spanned to reach a reference center, in order to improve the ...
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Published on Feb 1, 2019in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.08
Guofeng Dong1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Wenzhou Medical College),
Jiahui Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
(First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University)
+ 6 AuthorsJianming Cao3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Wenzhou Medical College)
Abstract Objective To evaluate the influence of sub-minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of ciprofloxacin (CIP) on biofilm formation and virulence factors of Escherichia coli clinical isolates. Methods Sub-MICs of CIP were determined using growth curve experiments. The biofilm-forming capacity of E. coli clinical isolates and E. coli ATCC 25922 treated or untreated with sub-MICs of CIP was assessed using a crystal violet staining assay. The biofilm structure of E. coli isolate was assessed w...
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Published on Feb 1, 2019in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.08
Monica Baumgardt Bay (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte), Marise Reis de Freitas3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte)
+ 2 AuthorsAngelo Giuseppe Roncalli14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte)
Abstract Background Men who have sex with men (MSM) account for the highest prevalence of HIV in Brazil. HIV testing allows to implement preventive measures, reduces transmission, morbidity, and mortality. Methods We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate HIV testing during lifetime, factors associated with the decision to test, knowledge about HIV transmission, and use of condoms between MSM from the city of Natal, northeast Brazil. Results Out of 99 participants, 62.6% had been tested f...
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