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Epidemiologic Surveillance of S. Pneumoniae

23:52 EDT 16th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in Latin America. Note that the study was recently amended and will continue in Colombia only.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Pneumococcal Disease

Intervention

Blood Culture

Location

Goiania
DC
Brazil
74605-050

Status

Recruiting

Source

Wyeth

Results (where available)

View Results

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A febrile disease caused by STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE.

A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.

Measure of histocompatibility at the HL-A locus. Peripheral blood lymphocytes from two individuals are mixed together in tissue culture for several days. Lymphocytes from incompatible individuals will stimulate each other to proliferate significantly (measured by tritiated thymidine uptake) whereas those from compatible individuals will not. In the one-way MLC test, the lymphocytes from one of the individuals are inactivated (usually by treatment with MITOMYCIN or radiation) thereby allowing only the untreated remaining population of cells to proliferate in response to foreign histocompatibility antigens.

A technique for maintaining or growing TISSUE in vitro, usually by DIFFUSION, perifusion, or PERFUSION. The tissue is cultured directly after removal from the host without being dispersed for cell culture.

Culture media containing biologically active components obtained from previously cultured cells or tissues that have released into the media substances affecting certain cell functions (e.g., growth, lysis).

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