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  • Influenza

    In some experiments, labelled virions were subjected to repetitive freeze-thaw cycles prior to use in the assay.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] About the network On an operational level, EISN consists of operational contact points for influenza epidemiology and virology.[ecdc.europa.eu] Like hemagglutinin and neuraminidase, the M2 protein is an integral membrane protein of the influenza A virus 4 , 5 .[dx.doi.org] An arbitrary trunk branch (highlighted in red) divides a tree into ancestral (orange shading) and descendant (green shading) parts. B.[doi.org] Amaro , LipidWrapper: An Algorithm for Generating Large-Scale Membrane Models of Arbitrary Geometry , PLoS Computational Biology , 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003720 , 10 , 7 ,[doi.org] The expected use of these new antiviral agents has accelerated the development of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    In this multicenter study, we have validated a simplified, one-tube two-color FLAER-based assay suitable for PNH screening.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Consensus was reached for 95% of screening and diagnostic decision points and 90% of tests required at decision points.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Chronic idiopathic neutropenia (CIN) is an acquired disorder of granulopoiesis characterized by increased apoptosis of the bone marrow (BM) granulocytic progenitor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] genetics Membrane Proteins/immunology* Mutation Substances CD59 Antigens Membrane Proteins phosphatidylinositol glycan-class A protein CD59 protein, human Supplementary concept[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Warfarin prophylaxis was recommended to patients with granulocyte PNH clone sizes larger than 50% (a cut-off that was somewhat arbitrary but seems to identify those patients[bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org] […] group the mean score decreased by 4.0 1.7 points during this period, for a total difference between the two groups of 10.4 points ( Figure 3 ).[nejm.org]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. [email protected] Abstract We evaluated a commercial multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The large range of measurable levels for s-IgA at the different time points for athletes and controls and the lack of relationship between s-IgA levels and TSDs indicate that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] */genetics Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled*/immunology Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled*/metabolism Rhinitis*/genetics Rhinitis*/immunology Rhinitis*/metabolism Rhinitis*/microbiology[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, such limits are biologically arbitrary.[doi.org] […] onset were studied for viruses by conventional and molecular techniques, and for concentrations of IL-1beta, IL-6, and TNFalpha by multiplex enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, a MD of -0.33 on a four-point symptom scale may have minimal clinical significance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Osteoporosis

    […] anti-osteoporotic activities using oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC), cupric reducing antioxidant capacity (CUPRAC), and tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) assays[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BSAP has a moderate sensitivity (76.5%) and specificity (84.3%) (cutoff point 21.27 U/L).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A similar increase in risk was observed for animal protein, but no association was found for consumption of vegetable protein.[doi.org] The choice of scenario is somewhat arbitrary but of clinical relevance.[doi.org] Hormonal assays were compatible with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression, and iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome due to ritonavir-fluticasone interaction was considered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reverse transcription‑quantitative polymerase chain reaction was used to analyze microRNA‑148a expression levels, MTT and flow cytometry assays were used to examine cytotoxicity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Tuberculosis

    One study reported identical sensitivity estimates for both assays.[doi.org] The difference in the treatment-completion rates was 15.1 percentage points (95% CI, 12.7 to 17.4).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the present study, mice fed a 2% protein diet and developing protein calorie malnutrition, in contrast to well-nourished controls receiving a 20% protein diet, rapidly[dx.doi.org] GROUPS TO BE SCREENED The WHO has estimated the incidence of tuberculosis in different countries. 87 An incidence of 40 per 100 000 population per year is suggested as an arbitrary[dx.doi.org] Global TB control efforts have been severely hampered by the lack of diagnostic tests that are accurate, simple to use and can be applied at the point of clinical care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusion: The use of Xpert MTB/RIF assay did not contribute to bacteriological confirmation of active TB in child contacts in this study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Dementia

    Evaluation with receptor binding assay on the water extracts of ten CNS-active Chinese herbal drugs .[doi.org] We assessed change in the 30-point MMSE score over 2 years and the VAT score at 2 years-dichotomized as perfect (6 points) or imperfect ( 5 points)-and evaluated the predictive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pathogenesis of AD is complex, involving specific disease-linked proteins (amyloid-beta [Aβ] and tau), inflammation, and neurotransmitter dysregulation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It was recognised at the time that these conditions had much in common, and that the cut‐off period of 12 months was arbitrary.[doi.org] Finally, the arbitrary age cut-off of the patients (more than 60 years of age) and the exclusion of reviews published before 2009 constitute other limitations of the present[doi.org] Don't always believe normal B12s: assays are known often to be inaccurate and methylmalonic acid or homocysteine levels may be more helpful [ 6 ] .[patient.info]

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  • Urinary Tract Infection

    In a bladder challenge assay with P. mirabilis, the fusion MrpA.FliC and the mixture of MrpA and FliC significantly decreased the colony count of the bacteria in the bladder[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of adding point-of-care (POC) susceptibility testing to POC culture on appropriate use of antibiotics as well as clinical and microbiological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An arbitrary minimum number of ten studies is needed to perform funnel plot analysis and Egger tests to objectify publication bias.[doi.org] OTHER DIAGNOSTIC STUDIES ON URINE In the 1970s, an assay for antibody-coated yeasts in urine was devised as a marker for infection.[dx.doi.org] […] primary and secondary end points consistently with this guidance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inhibition of uro-pathogenic Escherichia coli by cranberry juice: a new antiadherence assay. J Agric Food Chem 2005; 53: 8940–7 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 21.[doi.org]

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  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] appear to be the most common cause of acute bronchitis; however, the organism responsible is rarely identified in clinical practice because viral cultures and serologic assays[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of mean BSS from 5.2 /-2.5 points to 1.2 /-2.1 points.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: To investigate if C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations at presentation are predictive of symptom resolution in these patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cerebral Blood Flow Supplementary Oxygen CaO2 Neonatal Resuscitation ... the aim of oxygen therapy should be to increase the delivery of oxygen rather than to reach any arbitrary[doi.org] Respiratory viruses are considered the most common cause of acute bronchitis, although they are isolated in only a minority of patients because viral cultures and serologic assays[mhmedical.com] AIMS: To assess the diagnostic value of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) and fibrinogen compared to C-reactive protein (CRP) for pneumonia in primary care patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Protein S Deficiency

    Immunological Assays: Assay Description a.[practical-haemostasis.com] Conventional PCR-based mutation detection identifies PROS1 point mutations in approximately 50% of the cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Protein S is a vitamin K-dependent anticoagulant protein.[patient.info] However, the mixture of those three randomized trials is too arbitrary to exclude the possibility of real benefit in this group of women since the three randomized trails[thrombosisjournal.biomedcentral.com] Screening for large deletions in PROS1 might be warranted in PROS1 causative point mutation-negative DVT patients with protein S deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During dose-escalation, four pharmacokinetics assays were carried out measuring drug plasma concentrations and their effect on hemostatic parameters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Meningitis

    An excellent coefficient of agreement was observed between V-CNS and routine assays [kappa index: 0.948 (95%CI: 0.928-0.968)].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] patients underwent a neurologic examination on admission and at discharge, and outcomes were classified as unfavorable (defined by a Glasgow Outcome Scale score of 1 to 4 points[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CSF protein and glucose measurements are therefore essential in management but may be neglected in clinical practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition of Persistent or Relapsed Infection The definition of persistent infection is somewhat arbitrary, but on a practical basis, persistently positive results of cultures[web.archive.org] This is a validated 5‐point scale evaluating randomisation (0 to 2 points), double blinding (0 to 2 points), and withdrawals and dropouts (0 to 1 point).[dx.doi.org] We describe the first successful use of the FilmArray MEP assay in detection of N. meningitidis in that context.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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