Neuza M Alcantara-Neves

Summary

Affiliation: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Does IFN-γ play a role on the pathogenesis of non-atopic asthma in Latin America children?
    Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Rua Basílio da Gama s n, Canela, 41110 040, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 8:18. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Parasite-derived trans-sialidase binds to heart tissue in Trypanosoma cruzi-infected animals
    Neuza M Alcantara-Neves
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, sem no, Canela, CEP, 40110 100 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Microb Pathog 37:273-8. 2004
  3. doi request reprint An improved method to obtain antigen-excreting Toxocara canis larvae
    Neuza Maria Alcântara-Neves
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 119:349-51. 2008
  4. pmc Poverty, dirt, infections and non-atopic wheezing in children from a Brazilian urban center
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Respir Res 11:167. 2010
  5. pmc The presence of serum anti-Ascaris lumbricoides IgE antibodies and of Trichuris trichiura infection are risk factors for wheezing and/or atopy in preschool-aged Brazilian children
    Neuza M Alcantara-Neves
    Departmento de Ciências da Biointeração, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Respir Res 11:114. 2010
  6. pmc Chronic virus infections supress atopy but not asthma in a set of children from a large Latin American city: a cross-section study
    Rafael V Veiga
    Social Change, Asthma and Allergy in Latin America Research Program
    BMC Pulm Med 11:24. 2011
  7. pmc Risk factors and immunological pathways for asthma and other allergic diseases in children: background and methodology of a longitudinal study in a large urban center in Northeastern Brazil (Salvador-SCAALA study)
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universiade Federal de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    BMC Pulm Med 6:15. 2006
  8. pmc Risk factors for asthma and allergy associated with urban migration: background and methodology of a cross-sectional study in Afro-Ecuadorian school children in Northeastern Ecuador (Esmeraldas-SCAALA Study)
    Philip J Cooper
    Instituto de Microbiologia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
    BMC Pulm Med 6:24. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental conditions, immunologic phenotypes, atopy, and asthma: new evidence of how the hygiene hypothesis operates in Latin America
    Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1064-8, 1068.e1. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Sub-clinical infection as an effective protocol for obtaining anti-Leishmania chagasi amastigote antibodies of different animal species
    Adriana M Fróes
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, S N, Canela, 40 110 100 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 99:135-41. 2004

Collaborators

  • Lain Pontes-de-Carvalho
  • Leila D Amorim
  • Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
  • Philip J Cooper
  • Agostino Strina
  • Renato Barboza
  • Kathleen Barnes
  • Maria Gloria Teixeira
  • Luiz R Trabulsi
  • Mauricio L Barreto
  • Laura C Rodrigues
  • Rafael V Veiga
  • Matildes S Prado
  • Alvaro A Cruz
  • Sergio S Cunha
  • Lívia R Mendonça
  • Flávia T F Pacheco
  • Renata Esquivel
  • Sheila M A Matos
  • João Cm Ponte
  • Tiana Baqueiro
  • Bernd Genser
  • Adriana M Fróes
  • Neci M Soares
  • Renata K N R Silva
  • Adson S Martins
  • Rosemeire L Fiaccone
  • Ricardo R Oliveira
  • Moacir P Silva
  • Ana M O Assis
  • Silvia de Magalhães Simões
  • Sandra R Jesus
  • Samuel B Junqueira
  • Alvaro C Cruz
  • Sílvia R D M Saldiva
  • Vitor C C Dattoli
  • Silvana D'Innocenzo
  • Sandy Cairncross
  • Darci N Santos
  • Rosemeire Fiaccone
  • Momtchilo Russo
  • Sheila Alvim
  • Ana T Cerqueira-Lima
  • Eliane Gomes
  • Rita F Rego
  • Carlos A Teles
  • Sheila Matos
  • Thayna Meirelles
  • Matildes Prado
  • Pablo R S Oliveira
  • Ana Marlucia O Assis
  • Virgínia M G Silva
  • Eduardo A G Ramos
  • Lain P Carvalho
  • Hilda Ruf
  • Jose Paulo Leite
  • Renato T Stein
  • Craig A Milroy
  • Hugo Ribeiro
  • Hygia Guerreiro
  • Manoel L Penha-Filho
  • Cláudia V D dos Santos
  • Geraldo G Oliveira
  • Washington L C dos Santos
  • Tânia Maria Correa Silva

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Does IFN-γ play a role on the pathogenesis of non-atopic asthma in Latin America children?
    Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Rua Basílio da Gama s n, Canela, 41110 040, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 8:18. 2012
    ..Atopic asthma was associated with eosinophilia and non-atopic asthma was associated with IFN-γ and elevated monocytes in blood. IFN-γ and monocytes might play a role in immunopathology of non-atopic asthma in Latin American children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parasite-derived trans-sialidase binds to heart tissue in Trypanosoma cruzi-infected animals
    Neuza M Alcantara-Neves
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, sem no, Canela, CEP, 40110 100 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Microb Pathog 37:273-8. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An improved method to obtain antigen-excreting Toxocara canis larvae
    Neuza Maria Alcântara-Neves
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 119:349-51. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Poverty, dirt, infections and non-atopic wheezing in children from a Brazilian urban center
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Respir Res 11:167. 2010
    ..Risk factors for atopic and non-atopic asthma may be different. This study aimed to analyze the associations between markers of poverty, dirt and infections and wheezing in atopic and non-atopic children...
  5. pmc The presence of serum anti-Ascaris lumbricoides IgE antibodies and of Trichuris trichiura infection are risk factors for wheezing and/or atopy in preschool-aged Brazilian children
    Neuza M Alcantara-Neves
    Departmento de Ciências da Biointeração, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Respir Res 11:114. 2010
    ..In developing countries, intestinal helminthic infections have also been associated with allergy or atopy-related disorders...
  6. pmc Chronic virus infections supress atopy but not asthma in a set of children from a large Latin American city: a cross-section study
    Rafael V Veiga
    Social Change, Asthma and Allergy in Latin America Research Program
    BMC Pulm Med 11:24. 2011
    ..In this work we investigated the association between exposure to viral infections in children living in urban Brazil and the prevalence of atopy and asthma...
  7. pmc Risk factors and immunological pathways for asthma and other allergic diseases in children: background and methodology of a longitudinal study in a large urban center in Northeastern Brazil (Salvador-SCAALA study)
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universiade Federal de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    BMC Pulm Med 6:15. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Risk factors for asthma and allergy associated with urban migration: background and methodology of a cross-sectional study in Afro-Ecuadorian school children in Northeastern Ecuador (Esmeraldas-SCAALA Study)
    Philip J Cooper
    Instituto de Microbiologia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
    BMC Pulm Med 6:24. 2006
    ..Understanding better why the prevalence of asthma is greater in urban migrant populations and the role of risk factors such as life style and environmental exposures, may be key to understand what is behind this trend...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental conditions, immunologic phenotypes, atopy, and asthma: new evidence of how the hygiene hypothesis operates in Latin America
    Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1064-8, 1068.e1. 2013
    ..The mechanisms by which the hygiene operates are not well established but are underpinned by two apparently incompatible immunologic paradigms, the balance of TH1 versus TH2 cytokines and IL-10-mediated regulation of TH2 cytokines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sub-clinical infection as an effective protocol for obtaining anti-Leishmania chagasi amastigote antibodies of different animal species
    Adriana M Fróes
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, S N, Canela, 40 110 100 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 99:135-41. 2004
    ..Furthermore, this immunization protocol was comparable to the amastigote lysate immunization protocol for the obtaining of mouse monoclonal antibodies (mAbs)...
  11. doi request reprint Seroprevalence and risk factors for Toxocara infection in children from an urban large setting in Northeast Brazil
    Lívia R Mendonça
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Av Reitor Miguel Calmon, S N Canela, Salvador, Bahia, CEP 40110 902, Brazil Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:90-5. 2013
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  12. pmc Impact of a citywide sanitation program in Northeast Brazil on intestinal parasites infection in young children
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1637-42. 2010
    ..Residents of Salvador, in Northeast Brazil, have had a high prevalence of intestinal parasites. A citywide sanitation intervention started in 1996 aimed to raise the level of sewer coverage from 26% to 80% of households...
  13. ncbi request reprint Overweight, asthma symptoms, atopy and pulmonary function in children of 4-12 years of age: findings from the SCAALA cohort in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Sheila M A Matos
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Basílio da Gama, S N, Campus Universitário do Canela, 5 andar, 40110 040 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 14:1270-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between overweight and the occurrence of asthma and atopy in a cohort of children of 4-12 years of age living in the city of Salvador in 2005...
  14. pmc Evidence for a modulatory effect of IL-10 on both Th1 and Th2 cytokine production: the role of the environment
    Camila A Figueiredo
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Clin Immunol 139:57-64. 2011
    ..These results provide a possible biologic explanation for the temporal trends of increasing risk of inflammatory diseases observed in populations living in affluent countries...
  15. doi request reprint Differences in the detection of Cryptosporidium and Isospora (Cystoisospora) oocysts according to the fecal concentration or staining method used in a clinical laboratory
    Flávia T F Pacheco
    Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 40170 115
    J Parasitol 99:1002-8. 2013
    ..belli. This study suggests a great variability in oocyst power detection by routine parasitological methods, and that the most frequent intestinal coccidians in humans have specific requirements for concentration and staining...
  16. pmc A study on the immunological basis of the dissociation between type I-hypersensitivity skin reactions to Blomia tropicalis antigens and serum anti-B. tropicalis IgE antibodies
    João Cm Ponte
    Departamento de Biointeração, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Av, Reitor Miguel Calmon, sem no, Canela, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    BMC Immunol 12:34. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint A strategy for identifying serodiagnostically relevant antigens of Leishmania or other pathogens in genetic libraries
    Márcia C A Teixeira
    Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rua Valdemar Falcão 121, 40295 001, Salvador, Brazil
    Biologicals 35:51-4. 2007
    ..3% to 98.1%, without affecting its specificity, by the inclusion of a fifth and a sixth L. infantum rAg...
  18. pmc Respiratory allergy to Blomia tropicalis: immune response in four syngeneic mouse strains and assessment of a low allergen-dose, short-term experimental model
    Tiana Baqueiro
    Departamento de Biointeração, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Av, Reitor Miguel Calmon, Canela, Salvador, Bahia, CEP 40110902, Brasil
    Respir Res 11:51. 2010
    ..The relevance and reproducibility of experimental animal models of allergy depends on the genetic background of the animal, the molecular composition of the allergen and the experimental protocol...
  19. ncbi request reprint Community-based monitoring of diarrhea in urban Brazilian children: incidence and associated pathogens
    Mauricio L Barreto
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Padre Feijó 20 Canela, 40 110 170 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:234-42. 2006
    ..The study demonstrated the importance of a public health monitoring system based on 'sentinel areas'...
  20. pmc Cytokines, cytokine gene polymorphisms and Helicobacter pylori infection: friend or foe?
    Camila A Figueiredo
    Camila A Figueiredo, Cintia Rodrigues Marques, Ryan dos Santos Costa, Hugo Bernardino F da Silva, Neuza M Alcantara Neves, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia 41110 100, Brazil
    World J Gastroenterol 20:5235-43. 2014
    ..In this review, we present the cytokine profiles and the main cytokine gene polymorphisms associated with resistance/susceptibility to H. pylori and discuss how such polymorphisms may influence infection/disease outcomes. ..
  21. doi request reprint Conference scene: Parasites to treat immune-mediated diseases?
    Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo
    Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Vale do Canela CEP 41110 100 Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Immunotherapy 4:573-5. 2012
    ....