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Burton Alexandra J - - 2013
Macrolide and rifampin resistance developed on a horse breeding farm after widespread use was instituted for treatment of subclinical pulmonary lesions in foals. Resistance occurred in 6 (24%) of 25 pretreatment and 8 (62%) of 13 (62%) posttreatment isolates from affected foals. Drug-resistant isolates formed 2 distinct genotypic clusters.
Wang Zhen - - 2013
The human lens fiber cell insoluble membrane fraction contains important membrane proteins, cytoskeletal proteins, and cytosolic proteins that are strongly associated with the membrane. The purpose of this study was to characterize the lens fiber cell membrane proteome and phosphoproteome from human lenses. HPLC-mass spectrometry-based multidimensional protein identification technology (MudPIT), ...
Drobeniuc Jan - - 2013
To investigate characteristics of hepatitis E cases in the United States, we tested samples from persons seronegative for acute hepatitis A and B whose clinical specimens were referred to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during June 2005-March 2012 for hepatitis E virus (HEV) testing. We found that 26 ...
El Helou Gilbert G Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, - - 2013
About 20 species of rapidly growing mycobacteria species that are capable of infecting human beings and causing bloodstream infections have been identified. Many more of these species are being discovered worldwide, especially in resource-poor settings. These microorganisms have been known to cause outbreaks and pseudo-outbreaks. Although rapidly growing mycobacteria are ...
A Fakhir Nafakhi Hussein - - 2013
The aim of this study was to assess the impact of hypertension on angiographic results in Iraqi patients with coronary artery disease. Six hundred and ifty seven patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) were submitted to routine coronary angiography in the period from January 2008 to December 2010. A comparison ...
Chu Chun - - 2013
AbstractThe utility of PSVue 794 (PS794), a near-infrared fluorescent dye conjugated to a bis[zinc (II)-dipicolylamine] (Zn-DPA) targeting moiety, in imaging brain infarct was assessed in a rat middle cerebral artery occlusion-reperfusion model. Following reperfusion, 1 mM PS794 solution was administered intravenously via a tail vein. Fluorescence images were captured between ...
Tanaka Yusuke - - 2013
Müllerian duct anomalies are known to cause infertility and reproductive problems. The true incidence of such abnormalities is not well defined. The most widely accepted method of classification for a Müllerian duct anomaly is the American Society of Reproductive Medicine classification (1988). However, there are some rare anomalies inconsistent with ...
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A short cut review was carried out to establish the administration of an alpha-1 receptor antagonist or a calcium channel blocker would facilitate the most rapid and successful expulsion of a stone from a patient with uncomplicated renal colic. 597 articles were found using the reported search, of which five ...
Wellington Elizabeth M H EM School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. - - 2013
During the past 10 years, multidrug-resistant Gram-negative Enterobacteriaceae have become a substantial challenge to infection control. It has been suggested by clinicians that the effectiveness of antibiotics is in such rapid decline that, depending on the pathogen concerned, their future utility can be measured in decades or even years. Unless ...
Yılmaz Erkan - - 2013
HLA plays a complementary role in the interaction between tumor and body immunology. The aim of this study was to determine the existence of the association between the HLA system and transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). Using standard micro-lymphocytotoxic method of Terasaki, HLA-A, B, DR and DQ antigen types of 30 ...
Abbas Ossama - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The grenz zone is a narrow area of the papillary dermis uninvolved by underlying pathology. Historically believed to be a feature unique to granuloma faciale, this feature has also been observed in other cutaneous inflammatory conditions, infectious entities, and neoplastic benign and malignant tumors. This review attempts to enumerate ...
Lyakhovitsky Anna - - 2013
Background  Pityriasis versicolor (PV) is a common superficial fungal infection of the skin caused by Malassezia species. The clinical significance of each of these species is not fully understood. M. furfur has long been identified as the causative agent of PV. Several recent studies suggest that M. globosa is most frequently associated ...
Nandakumar Anjali - - 2013
: Prospective Observational Study. : To prospectively assess the clinical outcome of patients treated for symptomatic spinal stenosis with the X-stop device. : The X-stop device is used in the treatment of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis. The preliminary results of this study of 40 patients at 1 year were published ...
Pietrzak Aldona A Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, - - 2013
Psoriasis, a systemic inflammatory disease, is associated with enhanced atherosclerosis and risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease, which may account for higher morbidity and mortality rates in psoriatic patients. It especially applies to younger psoriatic patients with more severe disease, reducing their life expectancy. The aim of the study was to ...
Igami Tsuyoshi - - 2013
Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) has been performed in patients with gallbladder stones without inflammation. Porcelain gallbladder is a rare finding of chronic cholecystitis that is characterized by extensive calcification of the gallbladder wall. Herein we describe our experience with SILC for porcelain gallbladder with a successful outcome. A 67-old-year woman ...
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Correction to: Potential health hazards associated with exposures to asbestos-containing drywall accessory products: A state-of-the-science assessment.
Sazzad Hossain M S - - 2013
Active Nipah virus encephalitis surveillance identified an encephalitis cluster and sporadic cases in Faridpur, Bangladesh, in January 2010. We identified 16 case-patients; 14 of these patients died. For 1 case-patient, the only known exposure was hugging a deceased patient with a probable case, while another case-patient's exposure involved preparing the ...
Kranjčić Josip - - 2013
Aim Residual ridges change in shape and reduce in size due to alveolar bone resorption. Therefore, the purpose was to investigate changes in denture base thickness (DBT) and interocclusal rest space (IRS) with regard to the denture relining procedure. Methods The IRS and DBT were measured (before and after denture ...
Khokhlovich Edward - - 2013
AbstractSignaling pathways are the fundamental grammar of cellular communication, yet few frameworks are available to analyze molecular imaging probes in the context of signaling pathways. Such a framework would aid in the design and selection of imaging probes for measuring specific signaling pathways and, vice versa, help illuminate which pathways ...
Bian Yuzhu Y Artificial Cells and Organs Research Center, Departments of Physiology, Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2013
Even though erythrocytes transport both oxygen and carbon dioxide, research on blood substitutes has concentrated on the transport of oxygen and its vasoactivity and oxidative effects. Recent study in a hemorrhagic shock animal model shows that the degree of tissue PCO(2) elevation is directly related to mortality rates. We therefore ...
Milenković Tatjana - - 2013
Aim To investigate whether the presence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology is related to speciic family problems. Methods The study included 94 subjects who were divided into three groups: a group with posttraumatic stress disorder (based on PCL for DSM-IV National Center for PTSD) (N=31), a group with problems ...
Fuller Lucinda Claire - - 2013
The Task Force for Skin Care for All: Community Dermatology, when seeking to collate evidence for capacity to benefit, wanted to know how best to manage mobile populations. The task force met where there is most experience at a time of maximum migration to the Mediterranean islands and to Italy ...
de Perio Marie A - - 2013
During a health hazard evaluation, we investigated 29 cases of laboratory-diagnosed Campylobacter infection among workers at a poultry-processing plant. Most infected employees worked at the plant <1 month, worked as live hangers, and lived at a state-operated center. To lessen the infection risk, we recommended improvements to engineering and administrative ...
Bodur Serkan - - 2013
Aim The present study was designed to assess the signiicance of mean platelet volume on the pathogenesis and management of adenomyosis. Methods A total of 26 patients out of 123 with pathologically conirmed adenomyosis in hysterectomy specimens without concomitant gynecological pathology were selected for the study. Control group was consisted ...
Pajtić Vesna - - 2013
Blunt trauma of the thoracic aorta is the second leading cause of death in trafic accidents, after head injuries. A polytraumatized patient, aged 40, was admitted, with trauma of the thoracic aortic isthmus, after a trafic accident. Adequate resuscitation and intensive therapy, angiographic and MSCT diagnostics enabled the urgent surgical ...
Shao Shiying S Division of Endocrinology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of - - 2013
The increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is partially due to the rising obesity rates and the elevated levels of free fatty acids (FFAs). It is known that FFAs are putative mediators of beta-cell dysfunction, which is characterized with impaired glucose-stimulated insulin secretion and increased apoptosis, being defined as ...
Weissenböck Herbert - - 2013
Retrospective analysis of archived tissue samples from bird deaths in the Tuscany region of Italy in 1996 identified Usutu virus. Partial sequencing confirmed identity with the 2001 Vienna strain and provided evidence for a much earlier introduction of this virus into Europe than previously assumed.
Corona Benjamin T BT Muscle Biology Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. - - 2013
Nitric oxide (NO) signaling regulates many biological processes in skeletal muscle, wherein aberrant signaling contributes to myopathic conditions (e.g., Duchenne muscular dystrophy). NO has been shown to play a role in muscle regeneration after injury. However, less is known about its role during injury. In this study we aimed to ...
Zhang Zhuoli - - 2013
AbstractIn this study, we investigated the use of high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods for in vivo detection and quantitative characterization of colorectal tumors in the transgenic APCΔ468 mouse model. High-resolution T1-weighted (T1W) images, T2-weighted (T2W) images, and dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) measurements were performed using a 7.0 T small-animal imaging ...
Knežević Praveček Marijana - - 2013
Acute pericarditis is a well-recognized but rare complication of numerous viral infections. We report a case of a 50-year-old woman with novel inluenza A (H1N1) infection complicated by pericardial effusion. Resolution of both symptoms and pericardial effusion occurred after a treatment with oseltamivirin and ibuprofen. There were no signs of ...
Mohanan Saritha - - 2013
Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome (RMS) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by extreme insulin resistance and certain characteristic phenotypic features. The primary defect lies in the insulin receptor and involves biallelic mutations that lead to a loss of function through various postulated defects. We present a 9-year-old female patient with RMS complicated ...
Shimizu Seiichi - - 2013
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) in adolescents or adults is extremely rare. In this case study, a 17-year-old boy was admitted to our clinic for the treatment of a giant bulla in the lower lobe of the right lung. Preoperative imaging studies led to the diagnosis of cystic lung disease. ...
Bernstein David - - 2013
This review provides a basis for substantiating both kinetically and pathologically the differences between chrysotile and amphibole asbestos. Chrysotile, which is rapidly attacked by the acid environment of the macrophage, falls apart in the lung into short fibers and particles, while the amphibole asbestos persist creating a response to the ...
Palomar Ana M - - 2013
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus was detected in ticks removed from migratory birds in Morocco. This finding demonstrates the circulation of this virus in northwestern Africa and supports the hypothesis that the virus can be introduced into Europe by infected ticks transported from Africa by migratory birds.
Taş Ahmet - - 2013
Aim To explore amplitude and latency-check size function in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients without optic neuritis history. Methods Thirty-six MS patients and 21 control subjects were included. Pattern visual evoked responses to ive check sizes (2°, 1°, 30', 15', and 7') were recorded. Results P100 amplitudes were signiicantly reduced in ...
Cakir Gundogan Fatih - - 2013
Dear Editor, We thank Dizdarevic et al. for the article investigating the systemic risk factors of diabetic retinopathy (1). Methodology of the study is simple and easy to perform, however it carries an important epidemiologic result. Similar to previous studies (2,3) the authors found that disease duration was the most ...
Cerutti Andrea - - 2013
Protective responses to microorganisms involve the nonspecific but rapid defence mechanisms of the innate immune system, followed by the specific but slow defence mechanisms of the adaptive immune system. Located as sentinels at the interface between the circulation and lymphoid tissue, splenic marginal zone B cells rapidly respond to blood-borne ...
Gvozdenović Ljiljana - - 2013
To conirm the importance of preoperative evaluation of a patient's health state, to reduce perioperative morbidity and mortality after laparoscopic surgery. A total number of 1,070 patients were selected into groups based on a type of intervention, gender, ASA and NYHA classiication. The most common laparoscopic procedure that was performed ...
Sulzbacher Florian - - 2013
To evaluate the functional treatment response 3 months and 12 months after monthly ranibizumab in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (NAMD). Twenty-six eyes showing treatment-naïve NAMD were examined with the Heidelberg Spectralis OCT (SD-OCT) and the Nidek MP-1 microperimeter (MP) at baseline, after 3 months, and after 12 months of monthly ...
Costes Safia S Division of Endocrinology, Larry L. Hillblom Islet Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. - - 2013
The islet in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is characterized by a deficit in β-cells, increased β-cell apoptosis, and extracellular amyloid deposits derived from islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP). In the absence of longitudinal studies, it is unknown if the low β-cell mass in T2DM precedes diabetes onset (is a risk factor ...
Begkas Dimitrios - - 2013
In September 2011, a 52-year old patient suffering from psoriatic arthritis and being treated for an upper respiratory tract infection, presented to the emergency department of Argos General Hospital with fever and a painful, swollen right knee. He underwent clinical, laboratory and imaging examinations. Initially blood and synovial luid cultures ...
Goutier Sandrine - - 2013
Borrelia crocidurae-associated relapsing fever is endemic to West Africa and is considered benign. We report 4 patients with B. crocidurae-associated neurologic symptoms; 2 of their cases had been misdiagnosed. Frequency and severity of this disease could be underestimated; molecular methods and serodiagnostic tests for Lyme disease might be helpful in ...
Abdalrahman Almarzouki Abdullah - - 2013
Aim To analyze maternal and neonatal short term outcomes in pregnancies with controlled gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) versus high risk group without GDM. Methods The data about all singleton pregnancies with diagnosis of GDM was retrospectively retrieved from patients' iles from 1st June 2008 to 30th November 2008 by the ...
Gurel Kamil - - 2013
We report a case of a 33-year-old woman who developed severe brain edema and pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) at 36-hour follow-up after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation for anaphylactic shock as a result of a bee sting. The patient died on the sixth day of the follow-up due to multiple organ failure and ...
Parison Julie C - - 2013
Background  Head lice are a source of amusement for outsiders and an embarrassing nuisance to those who have to deal with them. Our study collected the emotions experienced by people dealing with head lice. An area with extremely sparse literature, our purpose is to inform the development of more effective ...
Ramadan Hayri - - 2013
Aim To investigate the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) and mechanical complications due to central venous catheter (CVC) insertion in the emergency department (ED) and the contributing factors. Methods A total of 236 patients who were admitted to our ED and underwent CVC insertion between July 2008 and July ...
Mehmedović Amila - - 2013
Aim To analyze the usefulness of specified immunological parameters, proinflammatory IL-1α and profibrogenic, antiinflammatory TGF-β1, along with routinely used laboratory tests, in the differential - diagnostic procedure of chronic hepatitis of infectious and noninfectious etiology. Methods A total of 150 subjects were divided into two groups, depending on the infectious ...
Stenc Bradvica Ivanka - - 2013
The aim of this case study was to evaluate the clinical symptoms in patients with basal ganglia calciications and compare the neuroimaging methods used in conirming this state. The clinical status and performed transcranial sonography of basal ganglia structures in patients with brain calciications found by computed brain tomography was ...
Morgan John W R JW University Chemical Laboratories, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW, United - - 2013
A model potential for colloidal building blocks is defined with two different types of attractive surface sites, described as complementary patches and antipatches. A Bernal spiral is identified as the global minimum for clusters with appropriate arrangements of three patch-antipatch pairs. We further derive a minimalist design rule with only ...
Lopez Steven A - - 2013
The transition structures for the 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of phenyl azide to enamines derived from acetophenone or phenylacetaldehyde and piperidine, morpholine, or pyrrolidine were located using quantum mechanical methods. These cycloadditions were studied experimentally in 1975 by Meilahn, Cox, and Munk (J. Org. Chem. 1975, 40, 819-823). Calculations were carried out ...
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