Epitheliold granulomas, pattern recognition receptors, and pnenolypes of Crohn's disease
- Risk Factors for Buruli Ulcer in Ghana–A Case Control Study in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar and Akuapem South Districts of the Eastern Region. Kenu, Ernest; Nyarko, Kofi Mensah; Seefeld, Linda; Ganu, Vincent; Käser, Michael; Lartey, Margaret; Calys-Tagoe, Benedict Nii Laryea; Koram, Kwodwo; Adanu, Richard; Razum, Oliver; Afari, Edwin; Binka, Fred N. // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases;Nov2014, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p1
Background: Buruli ulcer (BU) is a skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. Its exact mode of transmission is not known. Previous studies have identified demographic, socio-economic, health and hygiene as well as environment related risk factors. We investigated whether the same factors...
- A Remote Fuzzy Multicriteria Diagnosis of Sore Throat. Doraid Dalalah; Sami Magableh // Telemedicine & e-Health;Sep2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p656
Fuzzy set theory was applied to determining the presence of a streptococcal infection. Using five diagnostic management strategies (no test no Rx; rapid strep; culture; rapid strep and culture; and empiric Rx) for treating a sore throat, three clinical scenarios were conducted, each with three...
- How to keep family safe from your staph infection. // RN;Feb2006, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p35
Presents steps to take to avoid passing staphylococcal infections. Use of household disinfectants or a solution of bleach and water; Importance of avoiding contact sports or other physical activities involving skin-to-skin contact; Tips on washing soiled linens and clothes.
- Development, impact and outcomes of the Hull Bacteraemia Service. P. Lillie; P. Moss; H. Thaker; M. Parsonage; K. Adams; J. Meigh; R. Meigh; S. Mawer; W. Dibb; J. Wilson; S. Musaad; P. OÂBrien; G. Barlow // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Nov2008, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p889
Background: Bacteraemia is a significant cause of mortality and healthcare expenditure. Evidence suggests that consultation by an infection specialist may improve outcomes. Aim: To review the characteristics and outcomes of patients seen by a newly implemented bacteraemia service. Methods:...
- lag. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1197
A definition of the term lag as applied in medicine is presented. Lag refers to the period of time between the application of a stimulus and the resulting reaction or the early period following bacterial inoculation into a culture medium, characterized by slow growth. The definition is taken...
- Foodborne norovirus outbreak: the role of an asymptomatic food handler. Barrabeig, Irene; Rovira, Ariadna; Buesa, Javier; Bartolomé, Rosa; Pintó, Rosa; Prellezo, Hortènsia; Domínguez, Àngela // BMC Infectious Diseases;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p269
Background: In July 2005 an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis occurred on a residential summer camp in the province of Barcelona (northeast of Spain). Forty-four people were affected among residents and employees. All of them had in common a meal at lunch time on 13 July (paella, round of beef...
- New perspectives on ancient granulomas. Boros, Dov L. // Frontiers in Immunology;Nov2013, Vol. 4, p1
This section introduces a series of articles about ancient granulomas including an update on research in granulomatous infectious/diseases, overview of the M.tb granuloma research and the host-pathogen interaction, and a review of the helminth-induced granulomatous schistosomiasis mansoni.
- Modelling within-Host Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Invasive Bacterial Disease. Grant, Andrew J.; Restif, Olivier; McKinley, Trevelyan J.; Sheppard, Mark; Maskell, Duncan J.; Mastroeni, Pietro // PLoS Biology;Apr2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, pe74
Genetically identical bacterial strains reveal the population dynamics and interactions of subpopulations of bacteria with the host's immune system in vivo during infection.
- Infection of Man with Mimeae. Reynolds, Richard C.; Cluff, Leighton E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May63, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p759
Examines the bacteriological and clinical data obtained from cases of infection with Bacterium anitratum. Sources of culture; Age of patients infected with the organism; Results of antibiotic sensitivity tests; Bacteriological characteristics.