Carlos Henrique Nery Costa

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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 [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

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Publications3

  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 [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...