molecular epidemiology

molecular epidemiology

the use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.

molecular epidemiology

Molecular medicine An evolving field that combines the tools of standard epidemiology–case studies, questionnaires and monitoring of exposure to external factors with the tools of molecular biology–eg, restriction endonucleases, Southern blot hybridization, PCR and other amplification techniques and agarose gel electrophoresis. See PAH-adducts.

mo·lec·u·lar ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gy

(mō-lek'yū-lăr ep'i-dē-mē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.
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Tenders are invited for Delivery of materials, chemicals and consumables under a project with entry B02 / 240 on "Hereditary Lung Attacks - Molecular Epidemiology in the Bulgarian Population and the Search for New Forms", Contract FNB02 / 3 dated 12.
Molecular epidemiology of Francisella tularensis in the United States.
In 2013 she completed a PhD thesis on molecular epidemiology and seroepidemiology of EV-A71 in Russia.
This study will not only provide the baseline data on molecular epidemiology but will also be useful in making therapeutic decisions while treating these patients.
The only markers available to study TB epidemiology in the 1980's were drug susceptibility profiles and phage types (4-6), but since the 1990's new markers and new methods have opened the doors to the molecular epidemiology of M.
Scientists working in various fields, including microbiology, in Europe, the US, Japan, and Brazil contribute 26 chapters on its history and life cycle, the molecular epidemiology and population structure, human infection, ocular disease, toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals, animal models and therapeutics, biochemistry and metabolism, calcium storage and homeostasis, the role of secretory proteins, the parasite's structures, host immune responses, nucleotide and amino acid metabolism in comparison to other Apicomplexa, bradyzoite development, chemical biology, cerebral toxoplasmosis, innate and adaptive immunity, and vaccination.
Real, head of the Epithelial Carcinogenesis Group and Nuria Malats, head of the Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, have carried out the first exome sequencing for non-infiltrating bladder cancer, the most frequent type of bladder cancer and the one with the highest risk of recurrence (the exome is the part of the genome that contains protein synthesis information).
721) examined the association of low-level iAs exposure with basal cell carcinoma of the skin (BCC) in a case control study [the Arsenic Health Risk Assessment and Molecular Epidemiology (ASHRAM) study] in areas of Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia where As is present in groundwater.
The state of world resistance of nosocomial pathogens, and of those appearing in community, is monitored by different surveillance programs, among which is the SENTRY program incorporating molecular typification of strains and the genotypification of the resistance as a mechanism of additional information, which permits following the world distribution of pathogenic microorganisms, within the denominated molecular epidemiology.
tuberculosis molecular epidemiology, showed an average HGID of 0.
In this issue we focus on two important developments in this area: molecular epidemiology and spatial-temporal analysis of leprosy.
But, says Mark Enright, professor of molecular epidemiology at London's Imperial College, the real number is at least 20 per cent higher.

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