Ester C Sabino

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of Chagas' disease among first-time blood donors in São Paulo, Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 43:853-6. 2003
  2. pmc The frequency of CD127low expressing CD4+CD25high T regulatory cells is inversely correlated with human T lymphotrophic virus type-1 (HTLV-1) proviral load in HTLV-1-infection and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis
    Jakob Michaelsson
    Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Immunol 9:41. 2008
  3. pmc Sequence variability of human erythroviruses present in bone marrow of Brazilian patients with various parvovirus B19-related hematological symptoms
    Sabri Sanabani
    Molecular Biology Laboratory, Fundação Pró Sangue, Hemocentro de São Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Microbiol 44:604-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Selective regimes and evolutionary rates of HIV-1 subtype B V3 variants in the Brazilian epidemic
    Ricardo Sobhie Diaz
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Virology 381:184-93. 2008
  5. doi request reprint HIV genotypes and primary drug resistance among HIV-seropositive blood donors in Brazil: role of infected blood donors as sentinel populations for molecular surveillance of HIV
    Cecília S Alencar
    Department of Infectious Disease, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:387-92. 2013
  6. pmc Unexpected diversity of cellular immune responses against Nef and Vif in HIV-1-infected patients who spontaneously control viral replication
    Leandro F Tarosso
    Clinical Immunology and Allergy Division, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 5:e11436. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in antiretroviral drug resistance and clade distributions among HIV-1--infected blood donors in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Claudia C Barreto
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Av Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguilar, 15505403 000 Saõ Paulo, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:338-41. 2006
  8. pmc Enhanced classification of Chagas serologic results and epidemiologic characteristics of seropositive donors at three large blood centers in Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Pró Sangue Foundation and the University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 50:2628-37. 2010
  9. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of transmission by transfusions at Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II blood centers in Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Pró Sangue Foundation, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 52:870-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of primary resistance to HIV entry inhibitors among brazilian patients failing reverse transcriptase/protease inhibitors treatment reveal high prevalence of maraviroc resistance-related mutations
    Cecília S Alencar
    Infectious Diseases Division, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1267-71. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of Chagas' disease among first-time blood donors in São Paulo, Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 43:853-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to report the trends in the prevalence of Chagas' disease among first-time blood donors in São Paulo, Brazil according to gender, age, and type of donation...
  2. pmc The frequency of CD127low expressing CD4+CD25high T regulatory cells is inversely correlated with human T lymphotrophic virus type-1 (HTLV-1) proviral load in HTLV-1-infection and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis
    Jakob Michaelsson
    Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Immunol 9:41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency and phenotype of TReg cells in HTLV-1 asymptomatic carriers and in HTLV-1-associated neurological disease (HAM/TSP) patients, and to correlate with measures of T cell activation...
  3. pmc Sequence variability of human erythroviruses present in bone marrow of Brazilian patients with various parvovirus B19-related hematological symptoms
    Sabri Sanabani
    Molecular Biology Laboratory, Fundação Pró Sangue, Hemocentro de São Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Microbiol 44:604-6. 2006
    ..Phylogenetic analysis revealed that five strains cluster with genotype 1, one clusters with genotype 2, and six cluster with genotype 3. Our study is the first to document the presence of the three erythrovirus genotypes in Brazil...
  4. doi request reprint Selective regimes and evolutionary rates of HIV-1 subtype B V3 variants in the Brazilian epidemic
    Ricardo Sobhie Diaz
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Virology 381:184-93. 2008
    ..The prevalence of GW variants was lower among individuals in whom disease progressed. This is probably attributable to the fact that tryptophan is replaced by other amino acids over time, whereas the GP motif does not evolve as rapidly...
  5. doi request reprint HIV genotypes and primary drug resistance among HIV-seropositive blood donors in Brazil: role of infected blood donors as sentinel populations for molecular surveillance of HIV
    Cecília S Alencar
    Department of Infectious Disease, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:387-92. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize patterns of HIV genotypes and primary resistance among HIV-seropositive donors identified at 4 geographically dispersed blood centers in Brazil...
  6. pmc Unexpected diversity of cellular immune responses against Nef and Vif in HIV-1-infected patients who spontaneously control viral replication
    Leandro F Tarosso
    Clinical Immunology and Allergy Division, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 5:e11436. 2010
    ..Unfortunately, this method may underestimate the real breadth of the cellular immune responses against the autologous sequence of the infecting virus...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in antiretroviral drug resistance and clade distributions among HIV-1--infected blood donors in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Claudia C Barreto
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Av Dr Enéas de Carvalho Aguilar, 15505403 000 Saõ Paulo, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:338-41. 2006
    ..We analyzed rates of drug resistance mutations in antiretroviral-naive São Paulo blood donors with recently acquired or established HIV-1 infections and characterized clade diversity in this population...
  8. pmc Enhanced classification of Chagas serologic results and epidemiologic characteristics of seropositive donors at three large blood centers in Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Pró Sangue Foundation and the University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 50:2628-37. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe patterns of serologic results among donors to the three Brazilian REDS-II blood centers and correlate with epidemiologic characteristics...
  9. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of transmission by transfusions at Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II blood centers in Brazil
    Ester C Sabino
    Pró Sangue Foundation, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 52:870-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze HIV data obtained over 24 months by the Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II program in Brazil...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of primary resistance to HIV entry inhibitors among brazilian patients failing reverse transcriptase/protease inhibitors treatment reveal high prevalence of maraviroc resistance-related mutations
    Cecília S Alencar
    Infectious Diseases Division, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1267-71. 2010
    ..These results may be impact guidelines for genotype testing and treatment in Brazil...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genotype distribution of the GB virus C in citizens of São Paulo City, Brazil
    Anna S Nishiya
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo FPS HSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 45:213-6. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Reactivation of ancestral strains of HIV-1 in the gp120 V3 env region in patients failing antiretroviral therapy and subjected to structured treatment interruption
    Wilson Pereira Silva
    Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Pedro de Toledo, 781 16 andar CEP 04039 032, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Virology 354:35-47. 2006
    ..The mechanisms involved in viral evolution, in which antiretroviral therapy also applies selective pressure, sometimes affects coreceptor usage of circulating viruses, leading to the suppression of x4 strains...
  13. doi request reprint Antibody levels correlate with detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA by sensitive polymerase chain reaction assays in seropositive blood donors and possible resolution of infection over time
    Ester C Sabino
    Department of Infectious Disease, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 53:1257-65. 2013
    ..The clinical significance of anti-Trypanosoma cruzi low-level reactive samples is incompletely understood. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-positive rates and antibody levels among seropositive blood donors in three countries are described...
  14. pmc Prevalence, incidence density, and genotype distribution of GB virus C infection in a cohort of recently HIV-1-infected subjects in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Maria Teresa M Giret
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 6:e18407. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence density and genotypic characteristics of GBV-C in this population...
  15. pmc Performance of parallel screening of Brazilian blood donors with two human immunodeficiency virus immunoassays: implications for sequential immunoassay testing algorithms in other countries
    Ester C Sabino
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 51:175-83. 2011
    ..The goal of this analysis was to determine if concordant IA reactivity accurately predicts infection and can be used for HIV incidence and/or prevalence analyses...
  16. pmc Analysis of donor deferral at three blood centers in Brazil
    Thelma T Goncalez
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California the Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 53:531-8. 2013
    ..Examination of the donor deferrals at different centers provides insights into the role that deferrals play in transfusion safety...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the concomitant use of two different EIA tests for HIV screening in blood banks
    Marcia M Otani
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:172-5. 2003
    ..Concerned with the best use of available resources, our objective with this study was to evaluate the usefulness of conducting two EIA screening tests instead of just one...
  18. pmc Profile of blood donors with serologic tests reactive for the presence of syphilis in São Paulo, Brazil
    Cesar de Almeida Neto
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Transfusion 49:330-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the demographic characteristics and risk behaviors of blood donors with recent and past syphilis and their implications for blood bank testing and deferral strategies...
  19. ncbi request reprint DBCollHIV: a database system for collaborative HIV analysis in Brazil
    Luciano V Araújo
    Departamento de Ciência da Computacão, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Genet Mol Res 5:203-15. 2006
    ..DBCollHIV allows investigators to manipulate their own datasets, as well as integrating molecular and clinical HIV data, in an innovative fashion...
  20. pmc High human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) prevalence, clinical correlates and high incidence among recently HIV-1-infected subjects in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mariana Dias Batista
    Infectious Diseases Division, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 4:e5613. 2009
    ..HHV-8 infection and its clinical correlates have not been well characterized in recently HIV-1-infected subjects, especially men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  21. pmc The Brazilian network for HIV-1 genotyping external quality control assurance programme
    Denise Cf Souza
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:45. 2011
    ..The results emphasize the importance of investing in laboratory training and interpretation of DNA sequencing results, especially in developing countries where public (or scarce) resources are used to manage the AIDS epidemic...
  22. pmc Ten-year incidence of Chagas cardiomyopathy among asymptomatic Trypanosoma cruzi-seropositive former blood donors
    Ester C Sabino
    Department of Infectious Disease and Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Circulation 127:1105-15. 2013
    ..Very few studies have measured disease penetrance and prognostic factors of Chagas cardiomyopathy among asymptomatic Trypanosoma cruzi-infected persons...
  23. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and motivations among blood donors in São Paulo, Brazil
    Thelma T Goncalez
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Behav 12:S39-47. 2008
    ..Altruism is the main motivator for blood donation in Brazil; other motivators were associated with specific demographic subgroups. HIV test-seeking might be reduced by educational interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint No evidence of vertical transmission of HTLV-I in bottle-fed children
    Achilea L Bittencourt
    Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 44:63-5. 2002
    ..81.5% of the children were born by an elective cesarean section. No case of infection was detected. The absence of HTLV-I infection in these cases indicates that transmission by transplacental route may be very infrequent...
  25. doi request reprint Predictors of low haematocrit among repeat donors in São Paulo, Brazil: eleven year longitudinal analysis
    Fernanda N Almeida
    Laboratório de Banco de Dados, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfus Apher Sci 49:553-9. 2013
    ..This study retrospectively analysed 11 years of donation history to examine predictors related to such deferrals among repeat blood donors...
  26. doi request reprint WHO comparative evaluation of serologic assays for Chagas disease
    Marcia M Otani
    Fundação Pró Sangue, Hemocentro de São Paulo, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 49:1076-82. 2009
    ..This study presents a collaborative effort of Latin American blood centers and the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish such a panel...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in the profile of blood donors at a large blood center in the city of São Paulo, Brazil
    Thelma Goncalez
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 13:144-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint New prevalence estimate of TT virus (TTV) infection in low- and high-risk population from São Paulo, Brazil
    Leda Bassit
    Fundação Pró Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 44:233-4. 2002
    ..The N22-PCR, in turn, demonstrated higher frequency in hemophiliacs treated with fresh blood products (58%), than in those treated with virus-inactivated clotting factors (9.4%) and blood donors (5.5%)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identification of two HIV type 1 circulating recombinant forms in Brazil
    Dercy José de Sa Filho
    Retrovirology Laboratory, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:1-13. 2006
    ..Other recombinant forms studied here resembled CRF28_BF and CRF29_BF. Our results suggest that a diverse population of related recombinants, including CRFs may play an important part in the Brazilian and South American epidemic...
  30. pmc Correlation between LTR point mutations and proviral load levels among human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) asymptomatic carriers
    Walter K Neto
    Fundação Pró Sangue, Blood Center of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Virol J 8:535. 2011
    ..To test this hypothesis, we conducted a cross-sectional genetic analysis to compare the near-complete LTR nucleotide sequences that cover the TRE1 region in a sample of HTLV-1 asymptomatic carriers with different PvL burden...
  31. ncbi request reprint Serological, epidemiological and molecular aspects of hepatitis C virus infection in a population from Londrina, PR, Brazil, 2001-2002
    Ingridt Hildegard Vogler
    Laboratório de Análises Clínicas, Hospital Universitario, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, PR, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 46:303-8. 2004
    ..The present study contributed to the knowledge regarding risk factors associated with HCV infection and the distribution of HCV genotypes in the population evaluated...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B and C serological markers among first-time blood donors in Brazil: a multi-center serosurvey
    Maria Claudia Nascimento
    Laboratório de Virologia do Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias da Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Virol 80:53-7. 2008
    ..95; 95% CI: 1.2-3.1), but not women. The seroprevalence of HBV and HCV was low among Brazilian blood donors, and exposure increased with age in both genders...
  33. ncbi request reprint High levels of primary antiretroviral resistance genotypic mutations and B/F recombinants in Santos, Brazil
    Maria Cecilia Araripe Sucupira
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:116-28. 2007
    ..Primary resistance and the prevalence of B/F recombinants was high in this population. Monitoring HIV-1 genetic diversity is important for developing vaccines and treatment strategies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus infection among blood donors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and their relevance to current donor deferral criteria
    Cesar de Almeida Neto
    Pro Blood Foundation, Blood Center of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 47:608-14. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate risk factors of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive blood donors in Brazil and to determine if current donor deferral criteria are appropriate...
  35. ncbi request reprint Analysis of full-length human immunodeficiency virus type 1 genome reveals a variable spectrum of subtypes B and f recombinants in São Paulo, Brazil
    Dercy José de Sa Filho
    Retrovirology Laboratory, Federal University of Sao Paulo, SP 0439032, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:145-51. 2005
    ..Identification of many distinct recombinant forms and the absence of an identifiable HIV-1 circulating recombinant form suggest that a high frequency of dual infections between HIV-1 subtypes B and F is occurring in São Paulo, Brazil...
  36. ncbi request reprint Full-length genome analysis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype C in Brazil
    Sabri Sanabani
    Molecular Biology Laboratory, Fundação Pró Sangue, Hemocentro de São Paulo Brazil, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 155 1o andar, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:171-6. 2006
    ..The independent clustering of Brazilian subtype C on the phylogenetic tree suggests the profile of an ideal local candidate for the development of a single subtype vaccine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the near full length genomes of HIV-1 subtypes B, F and BF recombinant from a cohort of 14 patients in São Paulo, Brazil
    Sabri Sanabani
    Fundação Pró Sangue, Hemocentro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Infect Genet Evol 6:368-77. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Platelets may affect detection and quantitation of HIV RNA in plasma samples with low viral loads
    Ester Cerdeira Sabino
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1432-3. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint GBV-C/HGV and HIV-1 coinfection
    Maria Teresa Maidana
    Pró Sangue Foundation, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 9:122-5. 2005
    ..A better understanding of this interaction could result in new concepts, which may lead to new strategies to control HIV-1 replication and progression to AIDS...