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A breakthrough in diagnosis of enteric lesions

Capsule endoscopy (CE), which is virtually a micro-camera, is a revolutionary diagnostic tool in diagnosing small bowel diseases, and CE can obtain 40-60 thousand images of the GI tract, though the number of the images for the lesions is smaller than 500 in most of the patients. The CE reader stil...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R)XR(TM); An Extended-Release Once-Daily, New Generation Treatment for Epilepsy

...elease Tablets are enteric-coated and contain a modified release formulation in the center of the tablet. There is a specially designed opening in the enteric coating on both sides of the tablet that utilizes a new technology called DiffCORE(TM), discovered and developed by GlaxoSmithKline. This allows a con...

Inverness Medical Innovations Launches New FDA Cleared C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) Rapid Test

...cal.com . About TECHLAB (R) TECHLAB (R) , Inc. continues to be at the forefront of C. difficile research and are experts in the field of enteric diagnostics; and with Inverness Medical, offer a wide range of testing formats for the detection of C. difficile antigen glutamate dehydrogenase a...

Surface Logix Raises $20 Million in Financing and Starts Phase 2b Clinical Trial of SLx-4090 in Dyslipidemia and Diabetes

... Complete first-in-human studies for SLx-2119, the lead compound in our selective ROCK inhibitor program; and Advance two or more of our novel enteric discovery programs, targeting metabolic disorders, into development." The Company also announced the start of a U.S.-based multicenter ...

China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...") health, improving women's GI health, relieving menopausal symptoms, enhancing the GI health and immune systems of seniors, reducing the creation of enteric pathogenic bacteria and increasing consumers' energy levels. Conference Call The company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EST ...

All Products at Georgia Peanut Plant Recalled

...al and mycotic diseases in the National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases. But a second strain of salmonella was found in cracks in the f...acterial and mycotic diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jan. 27, 2009, n...

Lawmakers Call for Criminal Probe at Peanut Plant

...al and mycotic diseases in the National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases. But a second strain of salmonella was found in cracks in the f...acterial and mycotic diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jan. 27, 2009, n...

Salmonella Outbreak Plant Shipped Dubious Product Before: U.S. Health Officials

...al and mycotic diseases in the National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases. A second strain of salmonella was found in cracks in the floor...acterial and mycotic diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vectorborne and enteric Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Was it the chicken salad or the swim?

...testinal infections, which are medically termed as enteric infections. The new study, in the February 15 issu...e, suggests that methods for controlling bacterial enteric outbreaks may not be completely relevant to contro...on-food exposures pose risks of sporadic bacterial enteric infection that are comparable in magnitude to thos...

Barr's BLA for Adenovirus Type 4 and 7 Live Oral Vaccines Accepted for Filing by FDA

...ered enteric-coated tablet, with an inner tablet core containing live adenovirus -- type 4 or type 7 -- surrounded by an outer tablet coat and a final enteric coating. The vaccines are administered as individual oral tablets taken together. About Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Barr Pharmaceuticals...
Enteric in Medical Technology

Nektar Announces Positive Results from Phase 2 Study of Oral NKTR-118 in Patients with Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC)

...tant potential advance for this and possibly many other small molecule therapies. The antagonist NKTR-118 targets mu-opioid receptors within the enteric nervous system, which mediate OBD, a symptom complex resulting from opioid use that encompasses constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, and gastro...

Bad News to Bad Bugs: Northern Antibiotics Develops Novel Polymyxins With Reduced Toxicity

...mpound of the second series, acts directly against enteric bacteria. For E. coli (including ESBL-producing st...tidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria is urgent. enteric bacteria are responsible for more than 80% of all ...clinically most important species of Gram-negative enteric bacteria. Also plasmid-mediated methylases that ca...

Florastor(R) Receives ConsumerLab.com Certification

...ts were also tested for the lack of contaminating organisms, as well as the enteric protection of the product, meaning the microorganisms' ability to survive a... as well as being free of microbial contamination and exhibiting sufficient enteric protection. Florastor is supported by numerous clinical studies and is th...

Nektar Commences Phase 2 Trial of NKTR-118 (oral PEG-naloxol) Evaluating Efficacy and Safety as Treatment for Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction

...advance for NKTR-118 and possibly many other small molecule therapies. The peripheral opioid antagonist NKTR-118 targets opioid receptors within the enteric nervous system, which mediate OBD, a symptom complex resulting from opioid use that encompasses constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, and gastro...

New Data Published in The Lancet Show GSK's ROTARIX(R) Offers Protection Against the Most Common Circulating Rotavirus Types

... 1-13. 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Pink Book - Rotavirus Chapter. 5. Dennehy PH. Transmission of rotavirus and other enteric pathogens in the home. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2000; 19 (10 Suppl): S 103-5 6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ro...

Synvista Therapeutics' Alagebrium Shows Potential for use in Treating Diabetes-Related Gastrointestinal Complications

...sible by either aminoguanidine or alagebrium. This is the first reported evidence for the potential importance of AGE signaling in the pathogenesis of enteric neuropathy. In this study, late administration of alagebrium reduced serum AGEs to control levels and also restored nNOS levels. Further studies will ...

Kosan's Motilin Receptor Agonist, Licensed to Pfizer, Enters Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

...). The activity of motilin is mediated through the G-protein coupled motilin receptor found on smooth muscle cells of the GI tract and elements of the enteric nervous system. The clinical observation that the macrolide antibiotic erythromycin, a motilin receptor agonist, accelerates gastric emptying in patie...

Pozen Announces Positive Outcome for PA 325

... 50. Each subject was treated with either once a day commercially available enteric coated aspirin 325mg or PA 325. The primary endpoint was gastrointestinal d...e, no ulcers were seen in the PA group, while 20 percent of subjects in the enteric coated aspirin 325mg group developed a gastric ulcer during the study. This...

POZEN Announces Positive Outcome for PA 325 Proof of Concept Study

... 50. Each subject was treated with either once a day commercially available enteric coated aspirin 325mg or PA 325. The primary endpoint was gastrointestinal d...e, no ulcers were seen in the PA group, while 20 percent of subjects in the enteric coated aspirin 325mg group developed a gastric ulcer during the study. This...

Ace Biosciences, Ace393, the World's First Commercial Vaccine for Travellers' Diarrhoea Caused by Campylobacter Successfully Completes Phase I Clinical Trials

...mune response. The full results of the study will be presented by Dr Michael Darsley, Chief Development Officer at ACE BioSciences at the Vaccines for enteric Diseases Conference, held in Portugal on 25-27 April 2007. TD is the most frequent health problem in travellers from industrialized countries visiti...
Enteric in Medical Products

Adenovirus, Enteric Antigen Test

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Viral Culture, Enteric

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Giardia lamblia II EIA

Description:... We offer a complete line of enteric disease products bringing laboratorians state-of-the-art monoclonal and monoclonal/polyclonal antibody-based ELISA tests for the detection of enteric pathogens in fecal specimens. Our line includes products for Clostridium di...
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

Entamoeba Histolytica

Description:... We offer a complete line of enteric disease products bringing laboratorians state-of-the-art monoclonal and monoclonal/polyclonal antibody-based ELISA tests for the detection of enteric pathogens in fecal specimens. Our line includes products for Clostridium di...
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

Cryptosporidium

Description:... We offer a complete line of enteric disease products bringing laboratorians state-of-the-art monoclonal and monoclonal/polyclonal antibody-based ELISA tests for the detection of enteric pathogens in fecal specimens. Our line includes products for Clostridium di...
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

EnteroScreen 4™

Description:...ne tube system for screening of stool specimens for Salmonella and Shigella species. EnteroScreen 4™ is specifically designed to rule out normal enteric flora and to aid in the detection and the differentiation of Salmonella and Shigella species. Three media, Modified Lysine Iron Agar, Lysine Iron Agar...
Company:Hardy Diagnostics
Enteric in Medical Dictionary

Typhoid

... Typhoid fever, also known as enteric fever, Salmonella typhi or commonly just typhoid , is an illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar typhi. Common worldwide, it is t...

Typhoid Fever

... Typhoid fever , also known as enteric fever , Salmonella typhi or commonly just typhoid , is an illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar typhi. Common worldwide, it is...

Paratyphoid

... Paratyphoid fevers or enteric fevers are a group of enteric illnesses caused by strains of the bacterium Salmonella paratyphi. There ...

Adenoviruses

... over 52 different serotypes in humans, which are responsible... Features virus information, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. ... enteric adenoviruses 40 and 41 cause gastroenteritis, usually in children. ... Adenoviruses account for about 10% of acute respiratory infections...
Enteric in Biological News

Parasitic worms make sex worthwhile

...ater is shallow. The ducks consume infected snails, but are not, as far as the scientists can tell, adversely affected by the worms. Inside the ducks' enteric tracts, the worms reach adulthood and mate. The worms' eggs are excreted in the ducks' spoor, which often lands in the lake and sinks in the shallows ...

Seventy-three scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

...amagata, Japan Anne Moscona, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City Gopinath Balakrish Nair, National Institute of Cholera and enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India Ann C. Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison Yvonne Paterson, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Phila...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

...ad reduced effects on two aspects of epithelial cell function. These data suggest that lymphostatin may be a strong target candidate for treatment of enteric gram negative bacteria. Dr. Klapporth and colleagues postulate that "therapeutic interventions in form of specific immunoglobulins directed against...

Flies may spread drug-resistant bacteria from poultry operations

... "Flies are well-known vectors of disease and have been implicated in the spread of various viral and bacterial infections affecting humans, including enteric fever, cholera, salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis and shigellosis," said lead author Jay Graham, PhD, who conducted the study as a research fellow wit...

Biosolids microbes pose manageable risk to workers

...at agricultural sites throughout the United States. Class B biosolids, which are the principal type of biosolids applied to land, contain a variety of enteric pathogens. Land application of biosolids has received national attention due to the potential for off-site transport of disease-causing microorgani...

Bacterial persistence in streams

...presence of total coliform in water distribution systems has been closely monitored as an indicator of fecal pollution and possible bacterial or viral enteric pathogens. Many public water supply operations have monitored total coliform presence in streams near water intakes to assess the quality of the water...

Research yields pricey chemicals from biodiesel waste

...rnal Metabolic Engineering . The new paper and others published earlier this year describe a new fermentation process that allows E. coli and other enteric bacteria to convert glycerin -- the major waste byproduct of biodiesel production -- into formate, succinate and other valuable organic acids. "Bio...

New cheaper method for mapping disease genes

...enth of todays cost. The method is presented in the online edition of the scientific journal Nature Biotechnology. The scientists took DNA from the enteric bacteria E. coli and split it into tiny fragments, each with a length of approximately 200 nucleotides (the building blocks of DNA: A, C, G and T). Th...

American Society for Microbiology supports 'One Health' initiative

...oicing my complete enthusiasm and support for the One Health Initiative. The CDC has established a new National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and enteric Disease (ZVED) that is fostering a multidisciplinary approach to understanding infectious disease ecology and zoonotic diseases. Microbiology is a ...

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...d to graze on green fluorescent protein- or red fluorescent protein-labeled enteric pathogens including E. coli O157:H7, S. enterica, and Listeria monocytogene... The presence of protozoa on leafy vegetables and their sequestration of enteric bacteria in vesicles indicate that they may play an important role in the e...
Enteric in Biological Technology

Barr Confirms Patent Challenge of Entocort(R), 3mg Enteric Coated Capsules

MONTVALE, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: BRL ) today confirmed that its subsidiary, Barr Laboratories, Inc., has initiated a challenge of the patents listed by AstraZeneca LP in connection with its Entocort(R) Enteric Coated Capsules (budesonide), 3mg...

Vi typhoid vaccine proves highly effective in young children

...ghbors of vaccinees. The study, conducted by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in collaboration with the National Institute of Cholera and enteric Diseases (NICED) in Kolkata, India, was published in the July 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The IVI, based in Seoul, Korea...

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Receives SFDA Production Approval for Tiopronin Enteric-Coated Capsules

...improves liver function while protecting the stomach. Ms. Zhilin Li, China Pharma's president and CEO stated: "The competitive advantage of our enteric coating, coupled with the reimbursement available, make Tiopronin Enteric-coated Capsules a superior treatment option for liver disease. According to...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...based hand sanitizer is a promising option for reducing the transmission of enteric viruses, including norovirus, by food handlers and care providers," say the...ar, L. Jaykus, J.W. Arbogast. 2008. Improved inactivation of nonenveloped enteric viruses and their surrogates by a novel alcohol-based hand sanitizer. App...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...based hand sanitizer is a promising option for reducing the transmission of enteric viruses, including norovirus, by food handlers and care providers," say the...ar, L. Jaykus, J.W. Arbogast. 2008. Improved inactivation of nonenveloped enteric viruses and their surrogates by a novel alcohol-based hand sanitizer. App...

Northern Antibiotics Presents New Data on Novel Polymyxin Compounds at the Joint ICAAC/IDSA 2008

...terial against polymyxin-susceptible Gram-negative enteric bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp,... Antibiotics Ltd., commented, "Multidrug-resistant enteric bacteria are emerging at an alarming rate. This is a serious concern, since enteric bacteria are responsible for more than 80% of all ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...based hand sanitizer is a promising option for reducing the transmission of enteric viruses, including norovirus, by food handlers and care providers," say the...ar, L. Jaykus, J.W. Arbogast. 2008. Improved inactivation of nonenveloped enteric viruses and their surrogates by a novel alcohol-based hand sanitizer. App...

FMC Corporation and Pronova BioPharma Announce Agreement To Develop New Alginate-Based Capsule Products

... component in the capsule shell. Alginate is gastro-resistant, providing an enteric release profile that delays release of the drug until passage from the stom...ell wall, reducing the size of the capsule by approximately 25 percent. The enteric release profile and smaller capsule size are expected to result in increase...

Medical College team seeks stem cell patent

...thways. According to the Medical College, neural crest stem cells generate a variety of cell types and tissues, and they trigger the autonomic and enteric nervous systems along with endocrine cells, bone, and smooth muscle cells. The cells can be isolated from the hair follicle bulge as multipotent stem ...

Detecting Gastrin-Releasing Peptide Receptor by in situ PCR on Archived Tissue

...rs are normally expressed by smooth muscle cells and by nerve endings, acting to regulate intestinal motility and to induce the secretion of other enteric peptide hormones. 1-3 However, GRP receptors are not expressed by mucosal epithelial cells lining the normal GI tract in the few mammals studied,...
Enteric in Biological Definition

Biomechanics

... stomach, vasculature, and most of the digestive tract are largely composed of smooth muscle. This muscle type is involuntary and is controlled by the enteric nervous system. Viscoelasticity Viscoelasticity is readily evident in many soft tissues, where there is energy dissipation, or hysteres...
Enteric in Biological Dictionary

Operon

...on by an RNA polymerase. The lac operon is an operon required for the transport and metabolism of lactose in Escherichia coli and some other enteric bacteria. It consists of three adjacent structural genes, a promoter, a terminator, and an operator.... The lac operon . ... the genes in these o...

Neuroscience

...ulty: Primary Appointment in The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience ... doctoral research titled "N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors in the enteric Nervous ... Congratulations to Dr. Jeremy Flint, who successfully defended his doctoral ... Component of a tri-campus program which awards the Ph.D...

Nervous system

...;s surroundings and itself. It processes this information and causes reactions in other parts of the body. It is composed of... For that reason the enteric nervous system has been called "the second brain" ... a b autonomic nervous system at Dorland's Medical Dictionary ... ...

Multigenic disorder

...factorial or multigenic disorder . Multifactorial or multigenic disorder ... Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR) is characterized by an absence of enteric ganglia in the distal colon and a ... shows HSCR to be a multigenic disorder . ... But because ita multigenic disease—meaning it is caused...

Lac repressor

...hat the bacterium only... The lac operon is an operon required for the transport and metabolism of lactose in Escherichia coli and some other enteric bacteria. It consists of three adjacent structural genes, a promoter, a terminator, and an operator.... Lac Repressor Binding to DNA. for the A...

Duplication

... event, or duplication of an entire chromosome. The second copy of the... Gene duplication , a process which can result in free mutation ... enteric duplication cysts, certain portions of the gastrointenstinal tract ... Mirror Image Duplication , Philadelphia's source for replication + d...
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