- Research Grants
Antonio Charlys da Costa in research grants and scholarships supported by FAPESP.
Brazil is hyper-endemic for dengue, with over 10 million cases reported between 2000-2016. The transmission and dissemination of the four serotypes of dengue virus (DENV) is reported in the country through the mosquito vector (Aedes aegypti). Besides DENV, other two virus Chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) have already been introduced in Brazil and has caused severe epidemics, but the ...
The WHO estimates that 50 million new Dengue Virus (DENV) infections occur worldwide each year resulting in 25,000 to 50,000 deaths. Recently high rates of RNA + donors to DENV observed by our group during epidemics in São Paulo, Honduras and the American Red Cross (American Red Cross - ARC) in Puerto Rico. These studies about viremia in donors were followed up by first well-documented ...
The research of pathogens in blood donors can contribute significantly to improve the quality of blood products and the safety concern. Currently, blood banks (in Brazil or around the globe?), perform serological screening only for seven agents (Hepatitis, HTLV, HIV, Syphilis and Chagas). However, many other agents known or yet unidentified might be are present in samples from donors. T...
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