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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Placental Involvement In Paracoccidioidomycosis.
Author: Blotta, M H
Altemani, A M
Amaral, E
Silva, L J
Camargo, Z P
Abstract: A case of juvenile-type paracoccidioidomycosis in a pregnant woman is reported. The disease pre-dated pregnancy and antifungal treatment was being administered when she became pregnant. A premature male infant was delivered with no evidence of infection. Microscopic examination of the placenta showed numerous Paracoccidioides brasiliensis yeast forms in the intervillous space, enmeshed in a macrophagic-phagocytic reaction, with damage of the trophoblastic layer. Placental transfer of specific P. brasiliensis antibodies was demonstrated.
Subject: Adolescent
Antibodies, Fungal
Antigens, Cd4
Antigens, Cd8
B-lymphocytes
Female
Follow-up Studies
Humans
Immunity, Cellular
Immunity, Maternally-acquired
Immunoglobulins
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Leukocyte Count
Male
Paracoccidioidomycosis
Placenta
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
T-lymphocytes
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole Combination
Citation: Journal Of Medical And Veterinary Mycology : Bi-monthly Publication Of The International Society For Human And Animal Mycology. v. 31, n. 3, p. 249-57, 1993.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8360816
Date Issue: 1993
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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