Carlos Henrique Nery Costa

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi How effective is dog culling in controlling zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis? A critical evaluation of the science, politics and ethics behind this public health policy
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:232-42. 2011
  2. ncbi Characterization and speculations on the urbanization of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Laboratório de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portella, Teresina, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2959-63. 2008
  3. ncbi Identification of blood meal sources of Lutzomyia longipalpis using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the cytochrome B gene
    Vítor Yamashiro Rocha Soares
    Laboratório de Pesquisas em Leishmanioses, Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portela, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 109:379-83. 2014
  4. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus/Leishmania infantum in the first foci of urban American visceral leishmaniasis: clinical presentation from 1994 to 2010
    Iúri Paz Lima
    Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 46:156-60. 2013
  5. ncbi [Control of visceral leishmaniasis in urban areas: randomized factorial intervention trial]
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Laboratório de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portella, Teresina, PI
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:415-9. 2007

Collaborators

  • Guilherme L Werneck
  • Vítor Yamashiro Rocha Soares
  • Dorcas Lamounier Costa
  • Iúri Paz Lima
  • Marcos Pérsio Dantas Santos
  • Paulo Eduardo Martins Ribolla
  • Maria do Socorro Pires E Cruz
  • Luiz Felipe Leomil Coelho
  • Jailthon Carlos da Silva
  • Diego Peres Alonso
  • Kleverton Ribeiro da Silva
  • Marina Costa Müller
  • Michael Harhay
  • Thiago Ayres Holanda

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi How effective is dog culling in controlling zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis? A critical evaluation of the science, politics and ethics behind this public health policy
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:232-42. 2011
    ..Although a highly debatable measure, the Brazilian government regularly culls seropositive dogs to control the disease. Since control is failing, critical analysis concerning the actions focused on the canine reservoir was conducted...
  2. ncbi Characterization and speculations on the urbanization of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Laboratório de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portella, Teresina, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2959-63. 2008
    ..Even small effects from a vaccine could substantially reduce the impact of the disease, which in the last quarter century has challenged and defeated both the scientific community and the public health field around the world...
  3. ncbi Identification of blood meal sources of Lutzomyia longipalpis using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the cytochrome B gene
    Vítor Yamashiro Rocha Soares
    Laboratório de Pesquisas em Leishmanioses, Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portela, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 109:379-83. 2014
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  4. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus/Leishmania infantum in the first foci of urban American visceral leishmaniasis: clinical presentation from 1994 to 2010
    Iúri Paz Lima
    Departamento de Medicina Comunitaria, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, PI, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 46:156-60. 2013
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection with Leishmania infantum or Leishmania donovani, the agents of visceral leishmaniasis (or kala-azar), has become a fatal public health problem in the tropics where kala-azar is endemic...
  5. ncbi [Control of visceral leishmaniasis in urban areas: randomized factorial intervention trial]
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Laboratório de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portella, Teresina, PI
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:415-9. 2007
    ..Spraying animal pens, associated or not with culling dogs, showed no significant effect. The protection offered by culling dogs suggests that this strategy might reduce the source of infection for the vector...