LIM/47 - Laboratório de Hepatologia por Vírus

O Laboratório de Hepatologia por Vírus é ligado ao Departamento de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP).

Linhas de pesquisa: hepatites por vírus e infecção hospitalar.

Site oficial: http://limhc.fm.usp.br/portal/lim47-laboratorio-de-hepatologia-por-virus/

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Recent Submissions

  1. Endoscopic biliary sphincterotomy: electric current mode

    REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.68, n.3, p.277-295, 2022

    INTRODUCTION Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) asso-ciated with biliary sphincterotomy is a procedure performed widely in medical practice. However, this intervention is not an exempt from complications (4-5%) such as acute pancreatitis, bleeding, perforation, cholangitis, or ...

  2. Antibiotics in the prophylaxis of COVID or in the treatment of mild COVID

    REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.68, n.5, p.553-556, 2022

  3. <p>Guidelines on sickle cell disease: primary stroke prevention in children and adolescents. Associacao Brasileira de Hematologia, Hemoterapia e Terapia Celular Guidelines project: Associacao Medica Brasileira- 2021</p>

    HEMATOLOGY TRANSFUSION AND CELL THERAPY, v.44, n.1, p.85-94, 2022

  4. Endoscopic treatment of gastric antral vascular ectasia

    REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.68, n.2, p.125-134, 2022

    The Guidelines Project, an initiative of the Brazilian Medical Association, aims to combine information from the medical field, to standardize how to conduct, and to assist in the reasoning and decision-making of doctors. The information provided by this project must be critically evaluated by th...

  5. Use of disease-modifying drugs(tocilizumab, tofacitinib, and baricitinib-a biological or synthetic target specific) in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

    REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.68, n.1, p.3-8, 2022

    The Guidelines Project, an initiative of the Brazilian Medical Association, aims to combine information from the medical field to standardize how to conduct and to assist in the reasoning and decision-making of doctors. The information provided by this project must be critically evaluated by the ...

  6. Characteristics and Outcomes of Heart Transplant Recipients With Coronavirus-19 Disease in a High-volume Transplant Center

    TRANSPLANTATION, v.106, n.3, p.641-647, 2022

    Background. Heart transplant (HT) recipients may be at higher risk of acquiring SARS-CoV-2 infection and developing critical illness. The aim of this study is to describe characteristics and outcomes of HT recipients infected by SARS-COV-2, from a high-volume transplant center. Methods. We have d...

  7. A Brazilian Inter-Hospital Candidemia Outbreak Caused by Fluconazole-Resistant Candida parapsilosis in the COVID-19 Era

    JOURNAL OF FUNGI, v.8, n.2, article ID 100, 8p, 2022

    Horizontal transmission of fluconazole-resistant Candida parapsilosis (FRCP) through healthcare workers' hands has contributed to the occurrence of candidemia outbreaks worldwide. Since the first COVID-19 case in Brazil was detected in early 2020, hospitals have reinforced hand hygiene and disinf...

  8. The Torque Teno Virus Titer in Saliva Reflects the Level of Circulating CD4(+) T Lymphocytes and HIV in Individuals Undergoing Antiretroviral Maintenance Therapy

    FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE, v.8, article ID 809312, 6p, 2022

    IntroductionTorque teno virus (TTV) is a non-pathogenic virus present in body fluids. Its titer in the circulation increases in association with immune suppression, such as in HIV-infected individuals. We evaluated if the TTV titer in saliva from HIV-positive individuals undergoing antiretroviral...

  9. Propensity Score and Desirability of Outcome Ranking Analysis of Ertapenem for Treatment of Nonsevere Bacteremic Urinary Tract Infections Due to Extended-Spectrum-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacterales in Kidney Transplant Recipients

    ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, v.65, n.11, article ID e01102-21, 13p, 2021

    There are scarce data on the efficacy of ertapenem in the treatment of bacteremia due to extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacterales (ESBL-E) in kidney transplant (KT) recipients. We evaluated the association between treatment with ertapenem or meropenem and clinical cure i...

  10. Hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin early treatment of mild COVID-19 in an outpatient setting: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating viral clearance

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS, v.58, n.5, article ID 106428, 7p, 2021

    Background: Hydroxychloroquine has shown potential to block viral replication of SARS-CoV-2 in some in vitro studies. This randomised, double-blinded, placebo controlled clinical trial evaluated the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin (HCQ/AZT) in reducing viral loads in patients wit...