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06:21 EDT 28th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a summer cAMP --- north Carolina, 2009.

In July 2009, local, regional, state, and federal public health officials investigated a cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a youth summer camp in North Carolina. The investigation identified 46 laboratory-confirmed and probable cryptosporidiosis cases at the camp. Analyses of data from a retrospective cohort study of staff members revealed that eating ham from a sandwich bar that included camp-grown raw produce and sharing a cabin with an ill person were significantly associated with illness. Cryptosporidium is...

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Nexium is the 2nd most profitable drug in 2009, according to 2009 annual sales figures, where it generated just over $5m in sales for its company, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.  Nexium is a pr...

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Scientists may be able to entomb the malaria parasite in a prison of its own making, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report July 16 in Nature.

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A 3-D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle has been generated -- the first time such 3-D architecture has been generated during the progres...

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(University of Nottingham) 'Herculean study' into malaria parasite development is completed -- bringing scientists closer to disrupting the life-cycle of this highly efficient parasite.

Maryland Laser Skin and Vein to Volunteer at National LPGA Events

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 As part of the LPGA International Crown tournament , Maryland Laser Skin and Vein is a sponsor of the Executive Women’s Day golf event to be held on Tuesda...

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Scientists studying the sexual transformation of the malaria parasite have solved a long-standing mystery in parasite biology. Two research teams have independently discovered that a single protein ac...

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Scientists studying the sexual transformation of the malaria parasite have solved a long-standing mystery in parasite biology. Two research teams have independently discovered that a single protein ac...

A key protein is discovered as essential for malaria parasite transmission to mosquitos

(Penn State) Scientists studying the sexual transformation of the malaria parasite have solved a long-standing mystery in parasite biology. Two research teams have independently discovered that a sing...

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Parasites communities in the clingfish Gobiesox marmoratus from central Chile.

This study investigated the factors (i.e., season, locality, sampling year, total length and maturity stage of the hosts) that might influence the structure of parasite populations and communities in...

Correlation between Outbreaks of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infection and Use of Bronchoscopes Suggested by Epidemiological Analysis.

An outbreak of Multi-Drug Resistance Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MDRP) infections occurred in intensive care unit (ICU) and emergency room (ER) between June and August 2007. Five patients who isolated MDR...

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