Esper G Kallas

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Human endogenous retrovirus K(HML-2) Gag and Env specific T-cell responses are not detected in HTLV-I-infected subjects using standard peptide screening methods
    R Brad Jones
    Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, 1 King s College Circle, Rm 6352, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Negat Results Biomed 12:3. 2013
  5. pmc Proteins of Leishmania (Viannia) shawi confer protection associated with Th1 immune response and memory generation
    Luiz Felipe D Passero
    Depto, de Patologia da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Laboratório de Patologia de Moléstias Infecciosas LIM 50, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 5:64. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of novel consensus CD4 T-cell epitopes from clade B HIV-1 whole genome that are frequently recognized by HIV-1 infected patients
    Simone G Fonseca
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil
    AIDS 20:2263-73. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunologic features of HIV-1-infected women on HAART at delivery
    Erika Ono
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 74:236-43. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the full-length human immunodeficiency virus-1 genome from recently infected subjects in Brazil
    Dercy Sa-Filho
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1087-94. 2007
  9. pmc Lower numbers of natural killer T cells in HIV-1 and Mycobacterium leprae co-infected patients
    Karina I Carvalho
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Immunology 136:96-102. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Short communication: HIV type 1 subtype BF leads to faster CD4+ T cell loss compared to subtype B
    Leandro F Tarosso
    1 Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 30:190-4. 2014

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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)...
  4. pmc Human endogenous retrovirus K(HML-2) Gag and Env specific T-cell responses are not detected in HTLV-I-infected subjects using standard peptide screening methods
    R Brad Jones
    Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, 1 King s College Circle, Rm 6352, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Negat Results Biomed 12:3. 2013
    ..Intriguingly, numerous studies have implicated these same HERV families in MS, though this association remains controversial...
  5. pmc Proteins of Leishmania (Viannia) shawi confer protection associated with Th1 immune response and memory generation
    Luiz Felipe D Passero
    Depto, de Patologia da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Laboratório de Patologia de Moléstias Infecciosas LIM 50, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 5:64. 2012
    ..V.) shawi promastigotes were demonstrated using BALB/c mice, the susceptibility model for this parasite. In order to identify protective fractions, SLA was fractionated by reverse phase HPLC and five antigenic fractions were obtained...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of novel consensus CD4 T-cell epitopes from clade B HIV-1 whole genome that are frequently recognized by HIV-1 infected patients
    Simone G Fonseca
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil
    AIDS 20:2263-73. 2006
    ..To identify promiscuous and potentially protective human CD4 T-cell epitopes in most conserved regions within the protein-coding genome of HIV-1 clade B consensus sequence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunologic features of HIV-1-infected women on HAART at delivery
    Erika Ono
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 74:236-43. 2008
    ..The conjoint effect of HIV infection and pregnancy on the immune system of women submitted to the prophylactic antiretroviral therapy presently recommended is still poorly understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the full-length human immunodeficiency virus-1 genome from recently infected subjects in Brazil
    Dercy Sa-Filho
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1087-94. 2007
  9. pmc Lower numbers of natural killer T cells in HIV-1 and Mycobacterium leprae co-infected patients
    Karina I Carvalho
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Immunology 136:96-102. 2012
    ..Innate immunity in human subjects is strongly influenced by their spectrum of chronic infections, and in HIV-1-infected subjects, a concurrent mycobacterial infection probably hyper-activates and lowers circulating NKT cell numbers...
  10. doi request reprint Short communication: HIV type 1 subtype BF leads to faster CD4+ T cell loss compared to subtype B
    Leandro F Tarosso
    1 Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 30:190-4. 2014
    ..The elucidation of an accelerated CD4(+) T cell loss associated with subtype BF suggests that this HIV-1 genetic form could be more pathogenic than subtype B...
  11. ncbi request reprint CD4+ T-cell activation impairs serogroup C Neisseria meningitis vaccine response in HIV-infected children
    Lucimar G Milagres
    aState University of Rio de Janeiro, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Rio de Janeiro bDivision of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo cInstituto de Puericultura e Pediatria Martagão Gesteira dPreventive Medicine Department, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    AIDS 27:2697-705. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of CD4 T-cell activation and regulatory populations in HIV-infected children antibody response to vaccination with a conjugate C polysaccharide vaccine...
  12. pmc Immune cellular parameters of leprosy and human immunodeficiency virus-1 co-infected subjects
    Karina I Carvalho
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Immunology 124:206-14. 2008
    ..leprae may exacerbate the immunopathology of HIV-1 disease. A T helper 2 (Th2) bias in the CD4(+) T-cell response was evident in both HIV-1 infection and leprosy, but no additive effect was apparent in co-infected patients...
  13. pmc A decreased frequency of regulatory T cells in patients with common variable immunodeficiency
    Karina M Melo
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 4:e6269. 2009
    ..CD4(+)CD25(high) regulatory T cells (Treg) are essential modulators of immune responses, including down-modulation of immune response to pathogens, allergens, cancer cells and self-antigens...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decreased recent thymus emigrant number is associated with disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Queila F Vieira
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Rheumatol 35:1762-7. 2008
    ..We studied TREC levels in peripheral CD4+ and CD8+ lymphocytes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with quiescent and with active disease and in age- and sex-matched healthy volunteers...
  15. pmc CD4+ CD25+ Foxp3+ regulatory T cells, dendritic cells, and circulating cytokines in uncomplicated malaria: do different parasite species elicit similar host responses?
    Raquel M Gonçalves
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Infect Immun 78:4763-72. 2010
    ..We discuss the potential implications of these findings for species-specific pathogenesis and long-lasting protective immunity to malaria...
  16. pmc Characterization of Dengue virus type 2: new insights on the 2010 Brazilian epidemic
    Camila Malta Romano
    Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias LIMHC, Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo e Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 5:e11811. 2010
    ..This is the first description of the 2010 outbreak in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and should contribute to efforts to control and monitor the spread of DENVs in endemic areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Establishment of HTLV-I-infected cell lines from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of Brazilian patients
    Carolina V Pannuti
    Virology Laboratory LIM 52, Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 37:329-32. 2004
    ..Moreover they may be used with diagnostic purposes in immunofluorescence tests...