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Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN

...safety issues such as food additives, chemical and microbiological contaminants, and agro-chemical residues....

Post Menopausal Women are Prone to Gum Disease

...alth examination had several components, including microbiological sampling of subgingival plaque and oral X-rays. Investigators used a measure called alveolar crestal height to determine the amount of oral bone loss. Alveolar bone surrounds the teeth and holds them in place in the upper and lower jaw. The lower t...

Fresh Scare of Contamination in Pork Prompts 'Prompt' Recall by Authorities

...isteria monocytogenes This was established through microbiological testing. Following this discovery more than 1,178 pounds of pork products have been recalled from of the shelves of food outlets by The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Herman Falter Packing Co., ...

Biomarker Reduces Length of Antibiotic Treatment

...everity index and clinical, laboratory-related and microbiological characteristics. By basing antibiotic treatment on individual procalcitonin levels, the investigators reduced the average duration of antibiotic use by 55 percent (to 5 days), in contrast to the 12 days of use associated with the “usual care” patie...

Salmonella Affected Cases Rises to 31

...The HPA will be continuing its epidemiological and microbiological investigation by helping local authorities to investigate food manufacturing premises in the south-west of England and West Midlands....

Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy Proved Effective in CAP Cure

...everity index and clinical, laboratory-related and microbiological characteristics. By basing antibiotic treatment on individual procalcitonin levels, the investigators reduced the average duration of antibiotic use by 55 percent (to 5 days), in contrast to the 12 days of use associated with the ‘usual care’ patie...

Bausch & Lomb Facility under Scrutiny

...pect Bausch & Lomb facilities. There was extensive microbiological testing conducted which would take up to one month to fully analyze the culprit behind the eye infection. Bausch & Lomb stopped shipping the solution, called ReNu with MoistureLoc, and urged retailers to pull it from their shelves while officials inv...

Proteomic Profiling Can Detect Preterm Birth Risk

...n be detected in a matter of 20 to 30 minutes. The microbiological culture tests take much longer than this. The pregnancy can be declared uncomplicated if the presence of biomarkers are not detected. A total of 164 samples of fresh amniotic fluid where studied from 131 patients who displayed premature labor symptom...

Human Milk Center Caters To Premature Babies

...56 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes and subjected to microbiological tests to check the ‘milk culture’ or its biochemical status. It is stored for three to six months at a temperature of minus 20 degrees in auto-glazed or sterile containers. Babies weighing less than a kilogram are fed about two cc of milk every tw...

The Polymicrobial Nature Of Diabetic Foot Infections

... specimen was cultured using aerobic and anaerobic microbiological techniques. Isolates were tested for susceptibility to commonly used antimicrobial therapy. S. aureus and P. aeruginosa were found to be the most common causes of diabetic foot infections. Anaerobic organisms, majority of them were bact...

Drug Resistance Questioned in Patients With Chronic Sinusitis

...f 90 adult patients over seven years and about 2.5 microbiological sinus cultures was taken from each person every 157 days to measure the effectiveness of the drugs over time. The results showed no increase in severity of antimicrobial resistance, and in fact, many patients showed a less degree of antimicrobial res...

Swimming in Chlorinated Pools Raises Asthma Risk

...ound. The inhalation of chemicals used to destroy microbiological germs in swimming pools may be responsible for the surge of childhood asthma in developed countries, according to Alfred Bernard of the toxicology unit at the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels. // Disinfectants contain compounds that generat...

Time to re-assess lung donation concept

...cted for transplant. They did physiological tests, microbiological tests and lab studies on the lung tissue. They thought that 45 per cent of the sample could well have been used in a transplant operation. It's time to review the rules that doctors use to select lungs for transplant, they say. Maybe this will lead t...

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