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PubMed Articles [5051 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of gold nanoparticle based lateral flow assays for diagnosis of enterobacteriaceae members in food and water.

Lateral flow immunoassays (LFIAs) are advantageous over conventional detection methods in terms of their simplicity and rapidity. These assays have been reported using various types of labels but coll...

Effectiveness of Health Education Teachers and School Nurses Teaching Sexually Transmitted Infections/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention Knowledge and Skills in High School.

We examined the differential impact of a well-established human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infections (STIs) curriculum, Be Proud! Be Responsible!, when taught by school nurses ...

Which Multidrug-Resitant Bacteria are Emerging in Patients with Hematological Malignancies?: One-Year Report.

The aim of this retrospective, observational study was to evaluate the outcomes of bacteremia attacks during neutropenic episodes caused by chemotherapy in patients with hematological cancers by asses...

Gender moderates the relationship between impulsivity and sexual risk-taking in a cocaine-using psychiatric outpatient population.

Adults who abuse substances are at increased risk for contracting sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Within this population, sexual risk behaviors have been associated with increased impu...

The Vascular Marker CD31 Also Highlights Histiocytes and Histiocyte-Like Cells Within Cutaneous Tumors.

While useful in diagnosing angiosarcomas, CD31 can also highlight histiocytes within soft tissue tumors and lead to errors in diagnosis. We sought to determine how often CD31 highlights cutaneous hist...

Severe Sepsis in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients*

Severe sepsis requires timely management and has high mortality if care is delayed. Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients are more likely to be immunocompromised and are predisposed to serious...

Diagnosing oral ulcers.

Oral ulcers are common and can have many causes, making diagnosis challenging. This article provides an overview of common oral ulcers and an algorithmic approach to establishing the correct diagnosis...

Cluster of middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections in iran, 2014.

During January 2013-August 2014, a total of 1,800 patients in Iran who had respiratory illness were tested for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. A cluster of 5 cases occurred in Kerman Pro...

Ascariasis in humans and pigs on small-scale farms, maine, USA, 2010-2013.

Ascaris is a genus of parasitic nematodes that can cause infections in humans and pigs. During 2010-2013, we identified 14 cases of ascariasis in persons who had contact with pigs in Maine, USA. Ascar...

CD117 and CD43 are useful adjuncts in the distinction of adenoid cystic carcinoma from adenoid basal cell carcinoma.

Distinction of cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) from adenoid basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is an occasional diagnostic dilemma in dermatopathology.We examined the immunohistochemical staining pat...

News Articles [1995 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Viral Virtuosos

New understanding of noncoding RNAs may solve a long-standing puzzle about how viruses orchestrate lifelong infections.  

Chimerix Scraps Ebola Drug Trial

Chimerix Inc. scrapped testing of its experimental antiviral in Ebola patients in Liberia, saying the number of infections had dropped in recent weeks, and that only a handful of patients had been enr...

Chimerix Ends Brincidofovir Ebola Trials To Focus On Adenovirus And CMV

A side effect of the improving status of the West Africa Ebola outbreak has led Chimerix to discontinue its participation in clinical efficacy trials of their lead antiviral drug, brincidofovir (CMX00...

Preoperative CHG Bathing: The Evidence and the Issues

This report addresses patient skin cleansing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) as an effective intervention in the arsenal against surgical site infections (SSIs). It reviews current conversation amo...

FTC Clears Sun Pharma's $4B Purchase of Ranbaxy

NEW YORK (AP) — Sun Pharmaceuticals will sell the rights to one generic drug as part of its purchase of competitor Ranbaxy Laboratories, U.S. antitrust regulators said Friday.The Federal Trade Commi...

Steady as She Goes: The Case for Daily Patient Bathing as part of a Bundled Intervention Protocol

In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)1, Noto et al. found that in a “single-center, multi-ICU, cluster randomized, crossover study, once daily bat...

Study Explores Chlorhexidine Bathing in ICUs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have found that bathing critically ill patients with disposable chlorhexidine cloths did not decrease the incidence of healthcare-associated infections...

What exactly is coronavirus?

The conflicts in Syria and Iraq are straining public health systems and public health efforts meant to prevent and detect the spread of infectious diseases. This is generating a "perfect storm" of con...

Scientists find Ebola virus is mutating

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers working at Institut Pasteur in France have found that the Ebola virus is mutating "a lot" causing concern in the African countries where the virus has killed over eight ...

Hot on the trail of the hepatitis-liver cancer connection

Using whole genomic sequencing, scientists from RIKEN in Japan have for the first time demonstrated the profound effect that chronic hepatitis infection and inflammation can have on the genetic mutati...

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Companies [88 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Global Virus Network

The Global Virus Network (GVN) is an independent organization comprised of leading medical virologists from Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, I...

Viamet Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Viamet is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antifungal agents based on its proprietary metalloenzyme medicinal chemi...

Mucosis B.V.

Mucosis B.V. (Mucosis) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company using a proprietary technology platform to develop next-generation needle-free human vaccines for infectious disea...

Global Virus Network (GVN)

The Global Virus Network (GVN) is an independent, not for profit organization, comprised of leading medical virologists from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, ...

Cell Medica Limited

Cell Medica is a cellular therapeutics company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of T cell immunotherapy approaches for the treatment of infections and cance...

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc.

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on applying a novel, small molecule immunotherapy platform to treat severe fungal infections in imm...

Meridian Bioscience Inc.

Meridian is a fully integrated life science company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes a broad range of innovative diagnostic test kits, purified reagents and re...

StableLab

StableLab’s equine blood test detects and measures Serum Amyloid A (SAA), a major acute phase protein, delivering lab-accurate results at the horse’s side, enabli...

virtuwell

virtuwell is a 24/7 online clinic developed by HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and ...

Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc.

Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company that is committed to the manufacturing and development of best-in-class, allogeneic, adult stem cells and...

Clinical Trials [1636 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Impact of Handing to Patients a Copy of the Consultation Report on Their Medicine Consumption

In France, patients with benign viral infections (ie: gastro enteritis and/or rhinopharyngitis, etc.) often receive several prescriptions from their doctors, although there is evidence tha...

Silver-impregnated Suprapubic Catheters (SPC) in Urogynecology

Urinary catheters are used routinely in the postoperative care of urogynecology patients after surgery involving the genitourinary tract. However, Urinary tract infections(UTI) associated ...

Multi-Center Study of New Medications to Treat Vaginal Infections

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of terconazole gel in the treatment of vaginal infections

Comparative Study of Ertapenem Versus Another Antibiotic in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections in Adults (0826-034)

This study will compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of intravenous ertapenem versus another intravenous antibiotic in the treatment of moderate to severe diabetic foot infection...

Livestock Contact and MRSA in Rural Areas

Background: - MRSA is a type of bacteria that causes serious health problems. It can cause severe infections and is difficult to treat. MRSA has been found in a high number of people who ...

Effect of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse on Immune Function in Critically Ill Patients With Respiratory Failure

This study plans to learn more about people who are sick in the hospital with a lung infection, or respiratory failure. Respiratory failure, or severe lung failure, is a life-threatening ...

Treatment of Deficient Subclass or Anti-polysaccharide Antibody Response

There is no consensus on the treatment of patients with recurrent infections and isolated immunoglobulin G (IgG)-subclass deficiency and/or selective antipolysaccharide antibody deficiency...

Drug-Drug Interaction Study: ASP2151 and Ritonovir

ASP2151 is an experimental treatment for herpes. HIV infected people are susceptible to contracting other infections because of their compromised immune system. As HIV patients will be tak...

Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cleansing in Preventing Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection and Acquisition of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in Younger Patients With Cancer or Undergoing Donor Stem Cell Transplant

This randomized phase III trial studies chlorhexidine gluconate cleansing to see how well it works compared to control cleansing in preventing central line associated bloodstream infection...

Temocillin Pharmacokinetic in Hemodialysis

The current study aimed to explore the pharmacokinetics of temocillin in patients treated with haemodialysis and to demonstrated whether or not the pharmacodynamics target of a time above ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A genus of DNA viruses in the family PAPILLOMAVIRIDAE, causing cutaneous or mucosal papillomas in cattle.

A genus of DNA viruses in the family PAPILLOMAVIRIDAE, causing cutaneous and mucosal lesions in rabbits. COTTONTAIL RABBIT PAPILLOMAVIRUS is the type species.

A genus of DNA viruses in the family papillomaviridae, causing mucosal and cutaneous lesions in cats and dogs. Canine oral papillomavirus is the type species.

A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and animals including rodents. The Leishmania mexicana complex causes both cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS) and includes the subspecies amazonensis, garnhami, mexicana, pifanoi, and venezuelensis. L. m. mexicana causes chiclero ulcer, a form of cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) in the New World. The sandfly, Lutzomyia, appears to be the vector.

Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.

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