Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Children.

Conclusion: Given the evolution of pathogens, the variability in clinical presentations and course ranging from simple to complex disease, and response to treatment, the management of AHO continues to evolve and warrants an individualized, multidisciplinary approach. PMID: 31258423 [PubMed]
Source: Ochsner Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Ochsner J Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Journal of Microbiological MethodsAuthor(s): Deepshikha Bhowmik, Bhaskar Jyoti Das, Piyush Pandey, Shiela Chetri, Debadatta Dhar Chanda, Amitabha BhattacharjeeAbstractStaphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec) element plays a key role in development of resistance by carrying different resistance factors. Therefore, routine and rapid diagnostic approach is considered advantageous for the easy detection of SCCmec elements. So, here we have described the use of three sets of multiplex PCR assay, which can be used to identify SCCmec type I to type XII, unlike other...
Source: Journal of Microbiological Methods - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Microchemical JournalAuthor(s): Weixia Qing, Kui Chen, Yuyu Yang, Yong Wang, Xiuhua LiuAbstractA simple and low-cost fabrication of water-soluble Cu2+-doped carbon dots (Cu2+-CDs) was reported in the paper. The preparation method was mainly via a one-step hydrothermal carbonization of mixture containing cupric acetate monohydrate (Cu(Ac)2•H2O) and waste tea extract. During pyrolysis process, the waste tea extract underwent simultaneous carbonization and doping of Cu2+ onto carbon dots surfaces. Cu2+-CDs was characterized by FTIR, XRD, TEM, XPS, UV-visible and f...
Source: Microchemical Journal - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Conclusions: It seems that the colonisation of the lesioned skin, healthy skin and the anterior nares by S. aureus is related with higher tIgE serum concentration, which translates to more severe course of the disease. Significantly increased SEA-IgE and SEB-IgE concentrations were observed in the patients whose tIgE serum concentration was statistically higher. PMID: 31616226 [PubMed]
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
Conclusions are limited due to the lack of a control group. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) will be needed to confirm effectiveness of the training.
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Bas H.M. van der Velden, Tycho Bismeijer, Sander Canisius, Claudette E. Loo, Esther H. Lips, Jelle Wesseling, Max A. Viergever, Lodewyk F.A. Wessels, Kenneth G.A. GilhuijsAbstractPurposeTo retrospectively explore the relation between parenchymal enhancement of the healthy contralateral breast on dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and genomic tests for estrogen receptor (ER)-pathway activity in patients with ER-positive/HER2-negative cancer.MethodsA subset of 227 consecutively included patients with unil...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusion. Postoperative ISI resolution in CSM patients reflects postoperative symptoms and surgical outcomes. Patients who exhibit ISI resolution have better clinical outcomes. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CERVICAL SPINE Source Type: research
Conclusion. Rigid cognitive eating restraint and multiple weight loss attempts predict small vertebral size and thus decreased spinal health among middle-aged women, but not among men. Future longitudinal studies should confirm these findings. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: EPIDEMIOLOGY Source Type: research
In the past year and a half, various news stories may have led some people to believe that there are blood tests that can diagnose or unmask concussions with a single drop of blood. For individuals who have recently received a bump, hit, or jolt to the head and are wondering if they have sustained a concussion, this may sound like a simple way to find out. Unfortunately, for now it probably isn’t. What do these blood tests actually do? Simply put, these tests measure substances, such as proteins and enzymes, that are released into the blood within hours of a brain injury when there is intracranial damage (including b...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Concussions Memory Neurological conditions Tests and procedures Source Type: blogs
In conclusion, our results showed that LEAS inhibits the S. aureus internalization into bMECs and modulates the IIR, which indicates that avocado is a source of metabolites for control of mastitis pathogens. PMID: 31612151 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Immunology Research - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: J Immunol Res Source Type: research
This study investigated the effects of reserpine, the main bioactive compound of Rauwolfia serpentina, on biofilm formation and biofilm-associated virulence factors production in a Gram-positive pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus. Crystal violet assay, MTT assay, Congo red binding, CLSM studies were performed to assess the antibiofilm activity. Molecular docking was performed to explain the possible mode of action, catheter model was used to evaluate its application potential and the combinatorial study was performed in search of an improved therapeutic formulation. Reserpine affected biofilm formation, EPS production, biofil...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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