is1245 genotypic analysis of mycobacterium avium isolates from patients in brazil.disseminated mycobacterium avium infection is an emerging opportunistic disease among patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) in brazil. the mode of transmission of m. avium in a developing country setting needs to be better characterized.199910575147
agar gel immunodiffusion test (agid) evaluation for detection of bovine paratuberculosis in rio de janeiro, brazil.the aim of this study is to evaluate the agid serological test for detection of antibodies anti-mycobacterium paratuberculosis and its possible adoption as diagnostic method in our field conditions.200212180935
non-tuberculous mycobacteria i: one year clinical isolates identification in tertiary hospital aids reference center, rio de janeiro, brazil, in pre highly active antiretroviral therapy era.the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (ntm) isolates at university hospital, reference center for aids in rio de janeiro, brazil, during one year. we used standard biochemical tests for species identification and is1245 pcr amplification was applied as a mycobacterium avium specific identification marker. four hundred and four specimens from 233 patients yielded acid-fast bacilli growth. m. tuberculosis was identified in 85% of the patients and ntm ...200212219142
comparison between a commercial and an in-house elisa or anti-m. avium paratuberculosis antibodies detection in dairy herds in rio de janeiro, brazil.paratuberculosis (johne's disease) is a chronic enteritis that affects ruminants and is caused by mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (map). the disease is worldwide spread and causes important economic losses. in brazil, map has already been isolated, but there are no enough epidemiological studies about its prevalence. in this study, 179 sera of dairy cows originated from rio de janeiro state, brazil, were tested for the presence of anti-map antibodies using two elisas. first one was a ...200217061486
Identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from clinical sterile sites in patients at a university hospital in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.To identify nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) isolated from sterile sites in patients hospitalized between 2001 and 2006 at the Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital, located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.201121881743
early mortality and cause of deaths in patients using haart in brazil and the united compare the early mortality pattern and causes of death among patients starting haart in brazil and the united states.200919770698
analysis of mycobacterium avium complex serovars isolated from aids patients from southeast brazil.the purpose of this study was to assess the distribution of mycobacterium avium serovars isolated from aids patients in são paulo and rio de janeiro. ninety single site or multiple site isolates from 75 patients were examined. the most frequent serovars found were 8 (39.2%), 4 (21.4%) and 1 (10.7%). the frequency of mixed infections with serovar 8 or 4 was 37.8%. among the 90 strains examined, m. intracellulare serovars (7 strains) and m. scrofulaceum (4 strains) were found in 11 isolates (12%) ...19979361739
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