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Histological and bacteriological changes in intestine of beluga (Huso huso) following ex vivo exposure to bacterial strains
In the present study the intestinal sac method (ex vivo) was used to evaluate the interactions between lactic acid bacteria and staphylococci in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of beluga (Huso huso). The distal intestine ...
Perinatal mortality in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2010-08-17)
Background: There is a scarcity of reliable data on perinatal mortality (PNM) in Sub-Saharan Africa. The PROMISEEBF trial, during which we promoted exclusive breastfeeding, gave us the opportunity to describe the epidemiology ...
Infection after primary hip arthroplasty. A comparison of 3 Norwegian health registers
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-12)
Background and purpose: The aim of the present study was to assess incidence of and risk factors for infection after hip arthroplasty in data from 3 national health registries. We investigated differences in risk patterns ...
Tigecycline attenuates polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) receptors but not functions
(De Gruyter, 2011)
Tigecycline achieves high intracellular concentrations in polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs). To evaluate the effects of tigecycline on human PMNs, PMNs were incubated with tigecycline dilutions (0.1 to 100 mg L–¹). ...
The combination of valproic acid, all-trans retinoic acid and low-dose cytarabine as disease-stabilizing treatment in acute myeloid leukemia
(BioMed Central, 2013-08-01)
Background: A large proportion of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are not fit for intensive and potentially curative therapy due to advanced age or comorbidity. Previous studies have demonstrated that a subset of ...
Timeliness of Childhood Vaccinations in Kampala Uganda: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study
(Public Library of Science, 2012-04-23)
Background: Child survival is dependent on several factors including high vaccination coverage. Timely receipt of vaccines ensures optimal immune response to the vaccines. Yet timeliness is not usually emphasized in ...