Aracaju

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Aracaju

(ä'rəkəzho͞o`), city (1996 pop. 426,581), capital of Sergipe state, E central Brazil, a port on the Sergipe River near the Atlantic Ocean. Mainly a commercial center, Aracaju has cotton-spinning and weaving industries. It also produces leather, salt, bananas, and chemicals. Limestone is found nearby. The city was founded in 1855, when it replaced São Cristovão as state capital. Aracaju is the site of the Federal Univ. of Sergipe.
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(1) Universidade Tiradentes, Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Saude e Ambiente, Laboratorio de Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias (LDIP/ITP), Aracaju, Brazil
(2) Secretaria de Estado da Saude de Sergipe, Laboratorio Central de Saude Publica de Sergipe (Lacen-SE), Laboratorio de Entomologia, Aracaju, Brazil
Carlos Umberto Pereira, MD PhD, is Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil.
Freitas, RN MD, is PhD Student in Health Sciences, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil.
(c) Department of Medicine-Pediatrics, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil
(a) Department of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil
* Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil; ([dagger]) University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; ([double dagger]) Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; and ([section]) Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
* Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; ([dagger]) University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; and ([dagger]) Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil