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Evaluating total lymphocyte counts as a substitute for CD4 counts in the follow up of AIDS patients
(The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Contexto Publishing, 2007-10)
Gut intraepithelial lymphocyte counts in neonates, infants and children
Intraepithelial lymphocyte (IEL) counts were histologically assessed in the jejunum, ileum and appendix of 39 neonates (0-28 days), 32 infants (1-9 months) and 13 children (1-9 years). Small intestinal mucosa samples were ...
Increased natural killer activity does not prevent progression of experimental kala-azar
Kala-azar is the visceral form of leishmaniasis and it is caused by intracellular parasites from the complex Leishmania donovani. Golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) infected with Leishmania donovani develop a disease ...
Endodontic infections increase leukocyte and lymphocyte levels in the blood
Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine whether the presence of single or multiple apical periodontitis (AP) alters blood cell counts and cytokine production. Material and methods: Thirty rats were divided into ...
Hemoglobin polymorphism and hematological profile of Geoffroy's side-necked turtle (Phrynops geoffroanus, Testudines) in the northwestern region of São Paulo State, Brazil
Complete blood counts and hemoglobin isoform data were gathered from 36 specimens of the turtle species Phrynops geoffroanus from the northwestern region of São Paulo State, Brazil. They were collected in an urban area. ...