• Saliva in the Diagnosis of COVID-19: A Review and New Research Directions 

      Leci Fernandes, Larissa; Bordallo Pacheco, Valeria; Borges, Leandro; Athwal, H.K.; de Paula Eduardo, F.; Bezinelli, L.; Jiménez, Manuel (1); Dame-Teixeira, N.; Lombaert, I.M.A.; Heller, Debora (Journal of Dental Research, 12/2020)
      This review presents literature that highlights saliva's utility as a biofluid in the diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19. A systematic search was performed in 5 electronic databases (PubMed, Embase, LILACS, Scopus, and ...
    • SARS-CoV-2: A Promising Path in Salivary Diagnosis 

      Leci Fernandes, Larissa; Borges, Leandro; Bordallo Pacheco, Valeria; Bernardes, Alessandra; Rosa Ribeiro, Rafaela; Jiménez, Manuel (1); Heller, Debora (Open Dentistry Journal, 2020)
      Since March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) established the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2; previously provisionally named 2019 novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) disease (COVID-19) as ...