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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Chronic alcohol feeding induces biochemical, histological, and functional alterations in rat retina

María Sancho-Tello, María Muriach, Jorge Barcia, Francisco Bosch-Morell, José M. Genovés, Siv Johnsen-Soriano, Belén Romero, Inmaculada Almansa, Manuel Díaz-Llopis, Salvador García-Delpech, Joaquín Romá and Francisco J. Romero.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4153 words.

Aims: Ethanol consumption originates a wide spectrum of disorders, including alteration of visual function. Oxidative stress is included among the mechanisms by which alcohol...

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Sex differences in nicotine effects and self-administration: Review of human and animal evidence

Kenneth A. Perkins, Eric Donny and Anthony R. Caggiula.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Although both the human and animal literatures are notable for the general lack of attention paid to possible sex differences in drug self-administration behavior, evidence is accumulating...

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Keynote Lectures

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

August 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Keynote lecture Sunday, Sept. 23rd 6.30 pm–7.30 pm; Room: Lecture Hall 1+2

Genetic and environmental factors for the alcoholism risk

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Symposium 10 Monday Sept. 24th 9 am–10.30 am; Room: Lecture Hall 2

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

August 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Presentation S10-1

Alcohol and Organ Damage Alcohol and the Liver-Alcoholic Liver Disease -Current Status, Pathogenesis and Therapy

Ishii H, Horie...

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Symposium 14 Monday Sept. 24th 1.30 pm–3.00 pm; Room: Lecture Hall 2

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

August 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Presentation S14-1

Genetic factors in the progression of alcoholic liver disease

Stickel F (Switzerland)

Chronic alcohol consumption is a...

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Symposium 23 Tuesday Sept. 25th 9.00 am–10.30 am; Room: Lecture Hall 3

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

August 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Presentation S23-1

Alcohol Dependence and fMRI

Smolka MN, Leménager T, Vollmert C, Klein S, Klein O, Zimmer A, Heinz A, Mann K (Germany)

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Poster Session PB2

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

August 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

PB2-1

CDT determination in a group of gastroenterological patients by three different methods

Finderle P, Flisar Z, Krsnik M, Osredkar J, Stabuc B,...

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landfill

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A widely used method of garbage disposal that consists of dumping garbage on waste land, such as a quarry, open-cast mine, or swamp. Ideally, this is evenly spread, compacted, and covered...

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landfill

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 205 words.

A widely used method of garbage disposal that consists of dumping garbage on waste land, such as a quarry, open-cast mine, or swamp. Ideally, this is evenly spread, compacted, and covered...

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Schistosomiasis presenting in travellers: a 15 year observational study at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London

Cordelia E. M. Coltart, Anastasia Chew, Neill Storrar, Margaret Armstrong, Natalie Suff, Leila Morris, Peter L. Chiodini and Christopher J. M. Whitty.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 4409 words.

Background

Schistosomiasis in returning travellers is one of the most common imported tropical infections with potentially serious complications, which are...

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Unravelling the relationship between Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and asthma

Simpson Angela.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1691 words.

Since the discovery of the house-dust allergen around 1920, many investigators have sought its origin. What puzzled them most was its occurrence in such indefinable material as house dust,...

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Recently Described Clinically Important Anaerobic Bacteria: Taxonomic Aspects and Update

Hannele Jousimies-Somer.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

A new method of identifying bacteria, phylogenetic 16S rRNA sequencing, has led to major reorganizations among most genera of anaerobic bacteria. The pigmented Prevotella species now...

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Performance of Candida Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction, β-D-Glucan Assay, and Blood Cultures in the Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis

M. Hong Nguyen, Mark C. Wissel, Ryan K. Shields, Martin A. Salomoni, Binghua Hao, Ellen G. Press, Ryan M. Shields, Shaoji Cheng, Dimitra Mitsani, Aniket Vadnerkar, Fernanda P. Silveira, Steven B. Kleiboeker and Cornelius J. Clancy.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4641 words.

Background.  The sensitivity of blood cultures for diagnosing invasive candidiasis (IC) is poor.

Methods.null...

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The Microimmunofluorescence Test for Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection: Technique and Interpretation

San-pin Wang.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2824 words.

A brief description of current procedures for the Chlamydia microimmunofluorescence (MIF) test is presented. To date, use of MIF serology with Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR) antigen has...

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Frequency of Isolation of Porphyromonas Species from Infected Dog and Cat Bite Wounds in Humans and Their Characterization by Biochemical Tests and Arbitrarily Primed-Polymerase Chain Reaction Fingerprinting

D. M. Citron, S. Hunt Gerardo, M. C. Claros, F. Abrahamian, D. Talan and E. J. C. Goldstein.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

December 1996; p ublished online December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

We isolated 40 strains of Porphyromonas (formerly Bacteroides) species from 29 of 102 cat and dog bite wounds in humans. P. salivosa, P. gingivalis, and P. canoris were the most frequent...

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Advantages and limits of real-time PCR assay and PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism for the identification of cutaneous Leishmania species in Tunisia

Imène Ben Abda, Frédérique de Monbrison, Nadia Bousslimi, Karim Aoun, Aïda Bouratbine and Stéphane Picot.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 3220 words.

Abstract

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), a public health problem in Tunisia, is associated to three species: Leishmania (L.) infantum, L. major and L. killicki.null...

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Antibiotic Resistance and the Risk of Recurrent Bacteremia

Sjoukje H S Woudt, Sabine C de Greeff, Annelot F Schoffelen, Anne L M Vlek and Marc J M Bonten.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4848 words.

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Background

Direct health effects of antibiotic resistance are difficult to assess. We quantified the risk...

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Clinical Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction Performed on Peripheral Blood and Bone Marrow Samples for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Visceral Leishmaniasis in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Patients: A Single-Center, 8-Year Experience in Italy and Review of the Literature

Spinello Antinori, Sara Calattini, Erika Longhi, Giovanna Bestetti, Roberta Piolini, Carlo Magni, Giovanna Orlando, Marina Gramiccia, Veronica Acquaviva, Antonella Foschi, Stefano Corvasce, Claudia Colomba, Lucina Titone, Carlo Parravicini, Antonio Cascio and Mario Corbellino.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4572 words.

Background. To overcome some of the limitations of conventional microbiologic techniques, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assays are proposed...

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Design Issues in Studies Evaluating Diagnostic Tests for Aspergillosis

Kieren A. Marr and Wendy Leisenring.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3513 words.

Although invasive aspergillosis is recognized as an increased concern for immunosuppressed patients, establishing an early diagnosis remains a challenge. Current methods for diagnosis,...

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Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia

L. Barth Reller, Melvin P. Weinstein and David R. Murdoch.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6954 words.

Molecular diagnostic techniques, such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are promising tools for the rapid etiological diagnosis of pneumonia. PCR offers potential advantages over...

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