Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias - FM/MIP

O Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias (MIP), da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) tem como objetivo contribuir para a formação de médicos, especialistas, docentes e pesquisadores; gerar conhecimentos pela pesquisa e estender serviços à comunidade. Oferece seis disciplinas nucleares: Microbiologia Médica, Parasitologia, Imunologia Médica, Patologia de Moléstias Transmissíveis, Clínica de Moléstias Transmissíveis, Bases do Controle e Prevenção de Moléstias Transmissíveis, além de outras treze disciplinas optativas capazes de dar uma visão mais ampla a respeito dessa área de estudo.

Oferece aos estudantes bases para a compreensão da relação saúde/moléstia/comunidade para colocá-los em contato com a realidade médica brasileira, no que diz respeito às moléstias transmissíveis. Oferece Pós-graduação lato sensu e stricto sensu, desenvolvendo pesquisa em linhas relacionadas às áreas de Infecção por HIV/AIDS, hepatites, infecções endêmicas, infecções hospitalares e infecções em imunodeprimidos, terapia intensiva, imunizações, acidentes causados por animais peçonhentos e infecções virais. O Programa de Residência Médica/Pós graduação lato sensu em infectologia do Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP teve início em 1951 tendo formado dezenas de médicos residentes, muitos dos quais desenvolvem suas atividades em vários Estados brasileiros.

Site oficial: https://www.fm.usp.br/mip/portal/

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Recent Submissions

  1. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) in Blood Donors in Brazil-A 10-Year Study (2007-2016)

    FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE, v.9, article ID 844265, 11p, 2022

    It is unknown whether HTLV-1/2 prevalence has been stable or changing with time in Brazil. We present a 10-year (2007-2016) analysis of HTLV-1/2 infection in first-time blood donors from four blood banks in Brazil. The Brazilian blood centers participating in this multicenter Recipient Epidemiolo...

  2. Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Tocantins State and the Diffusion of P.1.7 and AY.99.2 Lineages in Brazil

    VIRUSES-BASEL, v.14, n.4, article ID 659, 16p, 2022

    Tocantins is a state in the cross-section between the Central-West, North and Northeast regions of Brazilian territory; it is a gathering point for travelers and transportation from the whole country. In this study, 9493 genome sequences, including 241 local SARS-CoV-2 samples (collected from 21 ...

  3. Knowledge of Hepatitis C virus vertical transmission and subsequent pregnancy outcome in virus-positive female blood donors

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.26, n.1, article ID 102334, 4p, 2022

    Introduction: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be vertically transmitted from mother to fetus. We evaluated knowledge about HCV vertical transmission in female blood donors who became pregnant following detection of HCV in their donated blood. Methods: This was a retrospective descriptive study of fem...

  4. Two-year death prediction models among patients with Chagas Disease using machine learning-based methods

    PLOS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES, v.16, n.4, article ID e0010356, 16p, 2022

    Chagas disease (CD) is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the thirteen most neglected tropical diseases. More than 80% of people affected by CD will not have access to diagnosis and continued treatment, which partly supports the high morbidity and mortality rate. Machine Learni...

  5. Knowledge of Hepatitis C virus vertical transmission and subsequent pregnancy outcome in virus-positive female blood donors

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.26, n.1, article ID 102334, 4p, 2022

    Introduction: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be vertically transmitted from mother to fetus. We evaluated knowledge about HCV vertical transmission in female blood donors who became pregnant following detection of HCV in their donated blood. Methods: This was a retrospective descriptive study of fem...

  6. Does hepatitis E deserve more attention?

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.26, n.2, article ID 102338, 2p, 2022

  7. Meningitis caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a COVID-19 patient: a rare complication of dog bites

    REVISTA DO INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA TROPICAL DE SAO PAULO, v.64, article ID e33, 5p, 2022

    Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a gram-negative rod that is part of the commensal microbiota of dogs' and cats' mouths. In this case, we report an 85-year-old man with COVID-19 who had his right arm bitten by a dog. His symptoms were impaired consciousness, agitation and aggressive behavior. Physica...

  8. The Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-IV-Pediatric (REDS-IV-P): A research program striving to improve blood donor safety and optimize transfusion outcomes across the lifespan

    TRANSFUSION, v.62, n.5, p.982-999, 2022

    Background The Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-IV-Pediatric (REDS-IV-P) is a new iteration of prior National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) REDS programs that focus on improving transfusion recipient outcomes across the lifespan as well as the safety and availability o...

  9. Epidemiology of COVID-19 after Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 Gamma Variant, Brazilian Amazon, 2020-2021

    EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.28, n.3, p.709-712, 2022

    The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Gamma variant has been hypothesized to cause more severe illness than previous variants, especially in children. Successive SARS-CoV-2 IgG serosurveys in the Brazilian Amazon showed that agespecific attack rates and proportions of s...

  10. Altered demographic profile of hospitalizations during the second COVID-19 wave in Amazonas, Brazil

    THE LANCET REGIONAL HEALTH - AMERICAS, v.2, article ID 100064, p, 2021