Bacterial Misidentification in a Resource-Limited Microbiology Laboratory Setting and Quality Improvement Strategies

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Source: Journal of Patient Safety - Category: Health Management Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

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Contributor : Gordon K SmythSeries Type : Genome binding/occupancy profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Mus musculusDendritic cells (DCs) are can be broadly divided into conventional (cDC) and plasmacytoid (pDC) subsets. Despite the importance of this lineage diversity, its genetic basis is not fully understood. ChIP-seq profiling of PU.1 binding sites in cDCs and pDCs revealed a key role for PU.1 in maintaining cDC identity.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Genome binding/occupancy profiling by high throughput sequencing Mus musculus Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the adequacy of the response quantities and the calibration functions utilized in GafchromicTM film dosimetry. EBT3 GafchromicTM film pieces were irradiated to the deemed dose values between 0 and 3 Gy with the beam quality of 6 MV. Response quantities (net change in transmittance (net∆T) and net change in optic density (net∆OD)) were calculated. To determine whether the response quantities and different function forms were acceptable, they were tested using the dose uncertainty analysis techniques. An accurate and precise calibration protocol suggesting a new logarithmic funct...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Annals of PhysicsAuthor(s): Ali Övgün, Kimet Jusufi, Izzet SakalliAbstractIn this paper, we use the Gauss Bonnet theorem to obtain the deflection angle by the photons coupled to Weyl tensor in a Schwarzschild black hole and Schwarzschild-like black hole in bumblebee gravity in the weak limit approximation. To do so, we first calculate the corresponding optical metrics, and then we find the Gaussian curvature to use in Gauss–Bonnet theorem, which is first done by Gibbons and Werner. Hence, in the leading order terms we show the deflection angle, that ...
Source: Annals of Physics - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Annals of PhysicsAuthor(s): S. Sedigheh Hashemi, Nematollah RiaziAbstractThis work deals with f(R) modified gravity in five dimensional space–time. The modified Gaussian thick brane is shown to be a suitable exact solution in the framework of f(R) gravity in five dimensions, confirming with the AdS brane far from the brane. Response of the brane to gravitational fluctuations is discussed, and by working in the Einstein frame, the stability of the solution against linear perturbations is obtained, which also shows that gravitational zero mode is localized on th...
Source: Annals of Physics - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Journal of BiotechnologyAuthor(s): R. Román, M. Farràs, M. Camps, I. Martínez-Monge, Pere Comas, Mariona Martínez-Espelt, M. Lecina, A. Casablancas, J.J. CairóAbstractAlthough pH control at physiological levels is generally considered as the optimal culture condition, in some cases other strategies should be taken into account for their beneficial effects on process performance. pH and CO2 levels are chemical variables that have a major impact in cell growth and product titers in cell culture since their effect on key metabolic rou...
Source: Journal of Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Enzyme and Microbial TechnologyAuthor(s): Babbal, Adivitiya, Shilpa Mohanty, Yogender Pal KhasaAbstractThe exploitation of SUMO (small ubiquitin-related modifier) fusion technology at a large scale for the production of therapeutic proteins with an authentic N-terminus is majorly limited due to the higher cost of ScUlp1 protease. Therefore, the cost-effective production of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ulp1 protease catalytic domain (402-621 aa) was targeted via its cloning under strong T7 promoter with and without histidine tag. The optimization of cultivation condition...
Source: Enzyme and Microbial Technology - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Yanyan Yu, Zhongnan Huang, Yao Zhou, Lihua Zhang, Ailin Liu, Wei Chen, Jianhua Lin, Huaping PengAbstractThe fabrication of photosensitive interface and molecular recognition layer at the biosensing surface are of vital importance in photoelectrochemical (PEC) biosensor construction. Developing facial methods with favorable biomolecule immobilization as well as excellent photoelectric activity still need to be explored. In this work, by integration of the merits of tungsten oxide (WO3) semiconductor nanomaterial and polydopamin...
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Shan Liang, Lidong Wu, Huan Liu, Jincheng Li, Mengze ChenAbstractBlack phosphorus (BP), also known as phosphorene (PP), is a fascinating two-dimensional (2D) material with extraordinary anisotropic mechanical, electronic and optoelectronic properties. However, PP is sensitive to oxygen and moisture and is completely degenerated by oxygen and humid air within 12 hours, which limits its applications. Here, we coat PP with hexamethylenediamine (HMA), which allows the coated PP to maintain its original form in aqueous solutio...
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Authors: Díez J, Gullón P, Fernández E PMID: 30340795 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The programme could be considered cost-effective, although the overall difference in health benefits and costs was very modest. Longer term follow-up is needed. PMID: 30340794 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research
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