Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its association with oral lesions in HIV-infected Brazilian adults

CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D was 23.9% and was not related with oral candidiasis or CPP.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research

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In conclusion, the combined DySI and routine colposcopy strategy had a higher diagnostic sensitivity in subjects with low or high abnormalities on cytological examination, compared with either method separately. The present study suggests that the baseline colposcopy sensitivity may be enhanced with the adjunctive use of DySI, irrespective of the cytology result for referral. PMID: 31410104 [PubMed]
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Ripening cultures containing fungi and bacteria are widely used in smear-ripened cheese production processes, but little is known about the biotic interactions of typical ripening microorganisms at the surface of cheese. We developed a lab-scale mini-cheese model to investigate the biotic interactions of a synthetic community that was composed of Debaryomyces hansenii, Brevibacterium aurantiacum and Hafnia alvei, three species that are commonly used for smear-ripened cheese production. Transcriptomic analyses of cheese samples produced with different combinations of these three species revealed potential mechanisms of biot...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe frequency of mutations in MTB in the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh, India, is similar to that in retreatment cases from most settings, with close to 80% in rpoB codon 516, 526, and 531, and over 80% in codons katG 315 and/or inhA promoter. The increase in INH monoresistance underlines the need for greater enforcement of national TB control programs.
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing vaccine, but also breeding confusion about who should get vaccinated and when. On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new recommendations, based on guidance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, that should clear up some of that confusion. The CDC reaffirmed that its prior...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Oral administration of BV offers remarkable and sustained efficacy in alleviating AR symptoms and may be considered as an alternative therapeutic strategy for patients with persistent AR. BV acts by improving the overall mucosal immunity via restoring and maintaining the normal Th1/Th2 cytokine balance as an underlying cellular/signaling mechanism. PMID: 31403136 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Rhinology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Rhinology Source Type: research
In France, with the growing scarcity of gynecologists and a globally low and socially differentiated coverage of cervical cancer screening (CCS), general practitioners (GPs) are valuable resources to improve s...
Source: BMC Family Practice - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Women - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare and systemic disease mostly caused by mutations in the SBDS gene and characterized by pancreatic insufficiency, skeletal abnormalities and a bone marrow dysfunction. In addition, SDS patients are predisposed to develop myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), typically during adulthood and associated with TP53 mutations. Although most SDS diagnoses are established in childhood, the nature and frequency of serial bone marrow cell investigations during the patients’ lifetime remain a debatable topic. The precise molecular mechanisms leading to AML prog...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractAnaplasma is a genus of gram-negative, intracellular bacteria infecting different blood cells in animals.A.ovis infects erythrocytes of sheep and goats, inducing clinical signs that include haemolytic anaemia, icterus and loss of production. Aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence ofAnaplasma spp. in goats in smallholder flocks around Gaborone, Botswana. Whole blood and serum samples were collected from 100 goats coming from 10 smallholder goat flocks from three villages around Gaborone, Botswana. Body condition and FAMACHA © scores were estimated. Blood was used for packed cell volume (PCV), blood sm...
Source: Comparative Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
This study was based upon biochemical, cytomorphometrical and haematological analysis of different blood cells of the duck with respect to sex. Blood of the bird was collected from its metatarsal vein, kept in EDTA for haematological test and the smear was prepared immediately after the blood was obtained for morphometrical analysis. For biochemical test, blood was kept in EDTA containing fluoride and left it for 2 –3 h and centrifuged. Plasma chemistry for the glucose, cholesterol, TPP, albumin and globulin was determined. The result of biochemical test differs significantly atP ≤ 0.05. The cel...
Source: Comparative Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
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