Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
de Araújo P, de Melo H, de Melo F, Medeiros Z, Maciel M, Florêncio R, et al
. Multifocal skeletal tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient: a case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:235 pubmed publisher
..Diagnosis of this condition is not always easy because of the disease's insidious character, and it can be confused with other diseases such as osteoarthritis, especially in middle-aged individuals. ..
Medeiros Z, Alves A, Brito J, Borba L, Santos Z, Costa J, et al
. The present situation regarding lymphatic filariasis in Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco, Northeast Brazil. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2006;48:263-7 pubmed
Netto M, Bonfim C, Brandão E, Aguiar Santos A, Medeiros Z. Burden of lymphatic filariasis morbidity in an area of low endemicity in Brazil. Acta Trop. 2016;163:54-60 pubmed publisher
de Oliveira G, da Silva M, Wanderley L, da Cunha Correia C, Ferreira E, de Medeiros Z, et al
. Cerebral toxoplasmosis in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome in the neurological emergency department of a tertiary hospital. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016;150:23-26 pubmed publisher
..Early diagnosis and initiation of empiric treatment and antiretroviral therapy are important for good prognosis. ..
Medeiros Z, Bonfim C, Alves A, Oliveira C, Netto M, Aguiar Santos A. The epidemiological delimitation of lymphatic filariasis in an endemic area of Brazil, 41 years after the first recorded case. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2008;102:509-19 pubmed publisher
..9%. It is recommended that the National Programme to Eliminate Filariasis uses mass drug administrations and vector control throughout the district, regardless of the prevalences recorded in the latest survey...