medical laboratory

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medical laboratory

A typically mobile unit of the US Army Medical Department, which performs medical tests and performs field research. Its primary role is to prevent disease, especially epidemics.
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Dr Muriu said they had conducted rapid diagnostic tests on two patients for cholera which turned out negative."We have taken more tests for laboratory investigation to see if the cholera bacteria will develop," he said.
The military commander said the PNP Crime Laboratory investigation looked into the nationalities of the two bombers, one of which was supposed to have been a Filipino identified as Norman Lasuca from Jolo, Sulu, based on the claims of his family members who claimed his remains from a military morgue in Sulu.
Among their topics are invasive species or sustainable water filters: a student-led laboratory investigation into locally sourced biomass-based adsorbents for sustainable water treatment, recent developments in applying carbohydrates as renewable feedstock for synthesizing nitrogen-containing compounds, an introductory course in green chemistry: progress and lessons learned, introduction to chemoinformatics for green chemistry education, and developing a bioenergy-based green chemistry curriculum for high schools.
Izevbigie, the former Vice-Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, said that a laboratory investigation revealed that the product contained more sugar than the company put on the brand.
Laboratory investigation yielded deficiency of Protein C (18 U/mL) and protein S (30 U/mL).
Consequently, all traced contacts will be monitored over a period of two weeks, while those who develop suspected symptoms will then be subjected to confirmatory laboratory investigation.
In the journal Laboratory Investigation, researchers at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center report a protective effect for aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) against the development of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice that received tumor implants.* The findings also suggest a role for aspirin in preventing breast cancer relapse.
At that time, a number of severe pneumonia cases occurred in the country and the Ministry of Health (MOH) Jordan promptly requested a WHO Collaborating Centre for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (NAMRU - 3) team to immediately assist in the laboratory investigation. The NAMRU-3 team went to Jordan and tested samples from this cluster of cases.
Laboratory investigation utilization in pediatric out-patient department Ramathibodi Hospital.
Among the topics are the distribution of microorganisms on ancient wall paintings as related to associated faunal elements, aerobiological research and problems in libraries, a laboratory investigation of the microbial degradation of silk, fungal growth on synthetic cloth from Apollo spacesuits, fungal bioturbation paths in a compact disk, microbial deterioration found in archaeological wood from different environments, epilithic and endolithic bacterial communities in limestone from a Maya archaeological site, and advantages of using microbial technology instead of conventional chemical technology to remove black crusts from stone surfaces of historical monuments.
These cases are under laboratory investigation, WHO said.
The current number of confirmed swine flu cases in the UK stands at 102, with a further 133 cases under laboratory investigation.

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