negative culture


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negative culture

A culture made from suspected matter that fails to reveal the suspected organism.
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Although these findings were not quantified, they reported 100% negative cultures for the 1064 nm laser system and Broadband light with one failure for the 1319 nm system.
Collins has also used his psychological sessions with his sports shrink to rise above the negative culture of modern football.
Personally, I think it is time for Mr Callaghan's people to admit that it is they who have caused the negative culture to exist and promise to do something about it.
Those skills are often one among many enablers of a negative culture.
Written to counter a negative culture of self-hatred by cultivating appreciation for the holy qualities of the physical body as God's temple, Divining the Body focuses on different physical parts chapter by chapter: the feet, legs, hands, back, generative organs, belly, heart, breasts, throat, ears, eyes and brain.
MANAGERS in the retail sector are overworked, put business ahead of family, and work within a negative culture, according to a survey by the Chartered Management Institute and Adecco.
Hendrickson said a negative culture on a nasal swab doesn't rule out an exposure to anthrax.
A negative culture suggests a viral infection, in which case antibiotic treatment should be withheld or discontinued.
A negative culture clearly excludes infection, but no further light is shed on the difficult diagnosis of urinary infection in elderly subjects as the authors have placed too great a reliance on the Kass criteria.
Isn't this negative culture a result of the very secularism that Halliday glorifies and that clashes profoundly with the God-centredness of true Muslims?
There are, however, organisms such as the bacteria chlamydia that can't be detected with these tests, so a negative culture does not rule out all types of infection.