LIM/40 - Laboratório de Imuno-hematologia e Hematologia Forense

O Laboratório de Imuno-hematologia e Hematologia Forense é ligado ao Departamento de Medicina Legal, Ética Médica, Medicina Social e do Trabalho da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP).

Linhas de pesquisa: estudo de procedimentos e técnicas de identificação humana principalmente com finalidade forense; projeto Caminho de Volta: tecnologia (Banco de DNA) na busca de crianças desaparecidas no Estado de São Paulo; ciências forenses incluindo toxicologia e antropologia; aplicação de testes de mutagenidade em população ocupacionalmente expostas; epidemiologia molecular: biomarcadores de suscetibilidade em câncer; bioética clínica; saúde; gênero e trabalho; avaliação das condições de saúde de trabalhadoras como resultante da interseção entre as relações de trabalho e as demais relações sociais.

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Recent Submissions

  1. Impacts of organizational restructuring on the health of ambulance drivers from a university hospital

    CIENCIA & SAUDE COLETIVA, v.26, n.12, p.5935-5944, 2021

    The transport of patients by ambulance is part of the services offered by a Hospital and its importance lies in facilitating the connection between the institutes involved in patient care. However, a significant amount of complaints about irritability and aggressiveness of drivers was registered ...

  2. Physical evidence of rape against children and adolescents in Brazil: Analysis of 13,870 reports of sexual assault in 2017

    SAGE OPEN MEDICINE, v.10, 2022

    Introduction: The medical literature reports child and adolescent maltreatment since the 8th century. Unfortunately, even today, the incomplete knowledge of this event persists. Several forms of violence are applied to children and adolescents, mainly sexual violence including rape and sexual ass...

  3. Euthanasia in Brazil: Ethical and legal aspects

    ETHICS, MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH, v.16, article ID 100629, p, 2021

    The authors comments on the legal and ethical aspects of euthanasia, orthothanasia and dysthanasia in cases of terminal patients, making relevant observations about killing or letting die, using futile means of maintaining life from the perspective of ethics and the Brazilian legal system. The au...

  4. Oral dyspraxia in self-limited epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes: a comparative study with a control group

    ARQUIVOS DE NEURO-PSIQUIATRIA, v.79, n.12, p.1076-1083, 2021

    Background: self-limited epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, previously considered benign focal childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes show clinical signs of involvement of Rolandic areas, mainly lower area, which may affect the planning and execution of motor sequences. Objective:This st...

  5. Use of alcohol and illicit drugs by trauma patients in Sao Paulo, Brazil


    Introduction: Alcohol and illicit drugs impair cognitive and psychomotor skills and may thereby increase the risk of involvement in a road traffic crash and other types of injuries. However, the knowledge on the use of psychoactive substances among injured patients presenting to emergency departm...

  6. Exploring the Role of Alcohol Metabolizing Genotypes in a 12-Week Clinical Trial of Naltrexone for Alcohol Use Disorder

    BIOMOLECULES, v.11, n.10, article ID 1495, 10p, 2021

    Background: The efficacy of naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD) has been associated with a set of variables not directly related with the expression of opioid receptors. All the variables have been found to be highly associated with AUD itself or more severe clinical levels ...

  7. A nova psiquiatria frente à ética médica e à bioética

    Cohen, Cláudio; Lima, Mauro Aranha. A nova psiquiatria frente à ética médica e à bioética. In: Miguel, Euripedes Constantino; Lafer, Beny; Elkis, Helio; Forlenza, Orestes Vicente; Brunoni, Andre Russowsky; Serafim, Antonio de Pádua; Barros, Daniel Martins de; Humes, Eduardo de Castro; Lotufo Neto, Francisco; Polanczyk, Guilherme Vanoni; Castellana, Gustavo Bonini; Brentani, Helena; Tavares, Hermano; Proença, Inah Carolina Galatro Faria; Galluci Neto, José; Scanavino, Marco de Tubino; Sallet, Paulo Clemente; Marchetti, Renato Luiz; Cordás, Táki Athanássios (eds); Guimarães-Fernandes, Flávio (coord). Clínica psiquiátrica: os fundamentos da psiquiatria [2.ed., ampl. e atual.], v.v.1. BARUERI: Manole, 2021. p.155-164.

  8. Considerações jurídicas, éticas e médico-legais sobre a reprodução post mortem em alguns países da Ibero-América: revisão integrativa

    REVISTA LATINOAMERICANA DE BIOéTICA, v.21, n.1, p.11-30, 2021

    Abstract: The application of assisted human reproduction techniques after the death of one of the genitors is a reality that has gained relevance and support among judges and doctrinaires, although it still finds a wide social rejection, mainly in the face of serious moral, ethical and religious ...

  9. Prognosis Markers for Monitoring HTLV-1 Neurologic Disease

    NEUROLOGY-CLINICAL PRACTICE, v.11, n.2, p.134-140, 2021

    Background Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infection is associated not only with some severe manifestations, such as HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM) and ATLL, but also with other, less severe conditions. Some studies have reported neurologic manifestations that did not meet all...

  10. AIDS incidence and survival in a hospital-based cohort of HIV-positive patients from Sao Paulo, Brazil: The role of IFN-lambda 4 polymorphisms

    JOURNAL OF MEDICAL VIROLOGY, v.93, n.6, p.3601-3606, 2021

    Few studies have reported the prognosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients followed for a long time in Brazil, particularly those including pre and post-HAART eras. The polymorphisms of interferon (IFN)-lambda 4 have been postulated as possibly associated with the pathogenesi...