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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-18T09:14:12-0400
This study is being done with the purpose of trying to understand if and why transplant recipients may develop tolerance to their transplanted organ. Tolerance means being able to lower or...
To study if a targeted gene expression profile of RNA, similar to the NETest, can be isolated from the peripheral blood of patients with melanoma, to identify active disease, provide an as...
To study the collection of blood from individuals known to be at high risk for HIV-infection or who have been recently infected with HIV. The data collected are used for diagnostic, progn...
The primary purpose is to assess whether there is transfer of Certolizumab Pegol (CZP) from pregnant women receiving treatment with Cimzia® across the placenta to infants by evaluating th...
The purpose of this study is to see if a blood test (D-dimer) is as precise as the CT scan for the detection of clots. A pulmonary embolism is an obstruction of the blood vessels in your ...
In low resource settings, Salmonella serovars frequently cause bloodstream infections. This study investigated the diagnostic performance of immunochromatographic rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), which ...
Laboratory processing of blood cultures has remained static over the past 30 years despite increasing antibiotic resistance and advances in analyser design. By siting our blood culture analyser in the...
Dried blood spots (DBS) are a convenient tool to enable diagnostic testing for viral diseases due to transport, handling and logistical advantages over conventional venous blood sampling. A better und...
Diagnosis of neonatal sepsis remains a major challenge in neonatology. Most molecular-based methods are not customized for neonatal requirements. The aim of the present study was to assess the diagnos...
Although early and rapid detection of histoplasmosis is essential to prevent morbidity and mortality, few diagnostic tools are available in resource-limited areas, especially where it is endemic and H...
The techniques used to draw blood from a vein for diagnostic purposes or for treatment of certain blood disorders such as erythrocytosis, hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
The application of LEECHES to the body to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Such medicinal leeching, an ancient medical practice, is still being used in microsurgery and the treatment of venous congestion or occlusion.
Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time, and was still practiced widely in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY.
A compound originally developed as an anticoagulant, but possessing anticomplement action and lowering the bactericidal action of blood. It is used in vitro to inhibit blood coagulation and as a diagnostic reagent to encourage the growth of pathogens in the blood. It is also used to stabilize colloidal solutions such as milk and gelatin. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)