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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Placental Involvement In Paracoccidioidomycosis
Author: Blotta M.H.S.L.
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. © 1993 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted.
Editor: Informa Healthcare
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1080/02681219380000301
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84907131353&partnerID=40&md5=f0a47ac9c1ee7c0f5466a07c620f32be
Date Issue: 1993
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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