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dc.contributor.authorCoimbra Junior, Carlos Everaldo Alvares-
dc.contributor.authorSantos, Ricardo Ventura-
dc.contributor.authorValle, Antônio C. F. do-
dc.identifier.citationCOIMBRA JUNIOR, Carlos Everaldo Alvares et al. Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tupí-Mondé Amerindians from the Brazilian Amazonia. Acta Tropica, v. 61, n. 3, p. 201-211, 1996.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper reports the results of a cross-sectional survey aimed at characterizing the epidemiology of American cutaneous leihsmaniasis (ACL) in 3 Tupí-Mondé-speaking Amerindian groups from the Brazilian Amazon region. Data include results of Montenegro skin tests (n = 550), serology (n = 233), and physical examinations (n = 676). Rates of skin test positivity were higher for males and differed between the groups (Gavião 43.0%, Suruí 52.8%, Zoró 68.1%), with a trend toward increase with age. Strong associations were also detected for the presence of suggestive ACL scars, on the one hand, and age, sex, and tribal affiliation, on the other. Although 14.7% of the subjects showed typical scars of past ACL disease, only 3 cases of active primary leishmanial ulcers were observed. The results did not indicate any clear association between seropositivity and positivity to the Montenegro intradermal test or presence of scars. The authors discuss the epidemiology of ACL in the Tupí-Mondé in the light of their ecology and recent history.en_US
dc.rightsopen accessen_US
dc.subject.otherÍndios Sul-Americanosen_US
dc.subject.otherRegião Norteen_US
dc.subject.otherSaúde de Populações Indígenasen_US
dc.subject.otherMato Grossoen_US
dc.subject.otherRegião Amazônicaen_US
dc.subject.otherRegião Centro-Oesteen_US
dc.subject.otherEstudos Epidemiológicosen_US
dc.subject.otherDoenças Infecciosas e Parasitáriasen_US
dc.subject.otherEstudos Transversaisen_US
dc.subject.otherLeishmaniose Cutâneaen_US
dc.titleCutaneous leishmaniasis in Tupí-Mondé Amerindians from the Brazilian Amazoniaen_US
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.en_US
dc.creator.affilliationUniversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Museu Nacional. Departamento de Antropologia. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasilen_US
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Hospital Evandro Chagas. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasilen_US
dc.subject.decsSaúde de Populações Indígenasen_US
dc.subject.decsÍndios Sul-Americanosen_US
dc.subject.decsEcossistema Amazônicoen_US
dc.subject.decsEstudos Epidemiológicosen_US
dc.subject.decsLeishmaniose Cutâneaen_US
dc.subject.decsDoenças Infecciosasen_US
dc.subject.decsDoenças Parasitáriasen_US
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