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Complete nucleotide sequences of four dsRNAs associated with a new chrysovirus infecting Aspergillus fumigatus
A new double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) virus designated A. fumigatus chrysovirus (AfuCV), belonging to the family Chrysoviridae, has been identified in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. The virus was detected in ...
A fundamental investigation into the effects of eutectic formation on transmembrane transport
Eutectic systems enhance the permeation of therapeutic agents across biological barriers, but the mechanism by which this occurs has not previously been elucidated. Using human skin it has proven difficult to isolate the ...
Information and decision support needs of parents considering amniocentesis : interviews with pregnant women and health professionals
Our aim was to clarify and categorize information and decision support needs of pregnant women deciding about amniocentesis.
Technical note: Assessment of blinding of hand hygiene observers in randomized controlled trials of hand hygiene interventions
Trials evaluating interventions to improve health care workers’ hand hygiene compliance use directly observed compliance as a primary outcome measure. Observers should be blinded to the intervention and the effectiveness ...
Near-death states reported in a sample of 50 misusers
Increase in recreational ketamine use may be a cause for concern. We aimed here at assessing, in a sample of ketamine misusers, concordance between the typical near-death experience (NDE) features and the on-drug psychoactive ...
Time dependent expression of cytokines in Mycobacterium bovis infected cattle lymph nodes
Advancements in the current diagnostic and vaccination protocols employed against bovine tuberculosis rely heavily upon a sound knowledge of the bovine immunological response. Central to this is the importance of timing ...
An index of fatal toxicity for drugs of misuse
Objective : To determine the lethal toxicity of five commonly-used illicit substances by relating the number of associated deaths to their availability. Methods : An index of toxicity was calculated for each of five drugs ...
The topical delivery of benzoyl peroxide using elegant dynamic hydrofluoroalkane foams
Formulating benzoyl peroxide (BPO) in an effective topical product is challenging due to its poor water solubility and chemical instability, but delivering BPO using elegant foams is an attractive solution to this problem. ...