Healthcare waste management current status and potential challenges in Ethiopia: a systematic review
During the healthcare delivery process, hazardous wastes can be generated from the health facilities. Improper healthcare waste management is responsible for the transmission of more than 30 dangerous bloodbor... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Teshiwal Deress Yazie, Mekonnen Girma Tebeje and Kasaw Adane Chufa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Impact of hospital educational environment and occupational stress on burnout among Greek medical residents
A number of risk and protective factors have been described on the development of burnout syndrome amongst medical residents. The current study aims to investigate the impact of hospital educational environmen... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Efstathios Papaefstathiou, Andreas Tsounis, Eirini Papaefstathiou, Maria Malliarou, Theodoros Sergentanis and Pavlos Sarafis Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Malaria outbreak investigation and contracting factors in Simada District, Northwest Ethiopia: a case –control study
The aim of this study was to assess the occurrence of malaria outbreak and investigate contracting factors of malaria in Simada District, Northwest Ethiopia. A single observation original research. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 17, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Baymot Workineh, Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen, Mekonnen Sisay and Kedir Abdela Gonete Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors profile of seropositive Toxoplasmosis gondii infection among apparently immunocompetent Sudanese women
Toxoplasma gondii is an opportunistic parasite that causes a clinical manifestation known as toxoplasmosis. We investigated the prevalence and potential risk factors of T. gondii infection among women in Khartoum... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Madinna Mustafa, Fatima Fathy, Abubaker Mirghani, Mona A. Mohamed, Mohamed S. Muneer, Abdallah E. Ahmed, Mohamed Siralkhatim Ali, Rihab A. Omer, Emmanuel E. Siddig, Nouh S. Mohamed and Amjed M. Abd Elkareem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A decline in self-esteem in adults over 50 is not found in Japan: age differences in self-esteem from young adulthood to old age
The current research examined age differences in self-esteem in Japan from young adults aged 20 to the elderly aged 69 with a focus on self-esteem trajectories from middle age to old age. Previous research in ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Yuji Ogihara Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Monitoring dynamic cytotoxic chemotherapy response in castration-resistant prostate cancer using plasma cell-free DNA (cfDNA)
Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) is an attractive cancer biomarker, as it is thought to reflect a component of the underlying genetic makeup of the tumor and is readily accessible in serial fashion. Because chemotherapy ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Katherin Patsch, Naim Matasci, Anjana Soundararajan, Patricia Diaz, David B. Agus, Daniel Ruderman and Mitchell E. Gross Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude and preventive practice towards tuberculosis among clients visiting public health facilities
The aim of the study was to assess knowledge, attitude and preventive practice towards tuberculosis. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ayele Semachew Kasa, Alebachew Minibel and Getasew Mulat Bantie Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of focused antenatal care utilization and associated factors in Western Oromia, Nekemte, Ethiopia
Despite the fact that quality antenatal care is one of the essential aspects in maternal and child health care, the current perceived quality and associated factors of this service is not well acknowledged in ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ashenafi Habte Woyessa and Tahir Hasen Ahmed Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Altered cytokine expression in Helicobacter pylori infected patients with bleeding duodenal ulcer
Peptic ulcer disease is a condition in which an important role has infection with H. pylori. The most common complication of peptic ulcer is bleeding. The presence of H. pylori triggers local and systemic cytokin... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ljiljana Milic, Aleksandar Karamarkovic, Dusan Popadic, Ana Sijacki, Ilijana Grigorov, Emina Milosevic, Vladica Cuk and Predrag Pesko Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Intra-rater reliability of determining positions of cervical spinous processes and measuring their relative distances
A reliable detection of bony landmarks of the spine is necessary in order to determine rigid bodies and to reduce the variability of marker placement in a movement laboratory setting. In a first study on the t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Markus J. Ernst, Bettina B. Sommer, Andr é Meichtry and Christoph M. Bauer Tags: Research note Source Type: research

HPLC with charged aerosol detector (CAD) as a quality control platform for analysis of carbohydrate polymers
QC analysis of carbohydrates has been historically cumbersome due to lengthy and laborious derivatization techniques and the requirement of complimentary instrumentation. HILIC-CAD has emerged as an effective ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rajarshi Ghosh and Paul Kline Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Implementation of motivational interviewing in a fall prevention exercise program: experiences from a randomized controlled trial
The elderly population over 65 is increasing globally, and interventions promoting health and preventive work, especially fall prevention, will constitute a large part of physiotherapists ’ duties in the near f... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Marina Arkkukangas and Staffan Hultgren Tags: Research note Source Type: research

External validation of pooled cohort equations using systolic blood pressure intervention trial data
The risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is estimated using the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Pooled Cohort Equations (PCEs). However, the accuracy of ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Takashi Kuragaichi, Yuki Kataoka, Chisato Miyakoshi, Tadashi Miyamoto and Yukihito Sato Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Utility of I-SceI and CCR5-ZFN nucleases in excising selectable marker genes from transgenic plants
This study evaluated the use of two nucleases, the yeast homing endonuclease, I-Sc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bhuvan P. Pathak, Eliott Pruett, Huazhong Guan and Vibha Srivastava Tags: Research note Source Type: research

How to deal with context? A context-mapping tool for quality and safety in nursing homes and homecare (SAFE-LEAD Context)
The objective of this paper is to develop a context-mapping tool (SAFE-LEAD Context) adapted to the nursing home and homecare setting. These two contexts represent a substantial variability, but studies focusi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Siri Wiig, Karina Aase, Terese Johannessen, Elisabeth Holen-Rabbersvik, Line Hurup Thomsen, Hester van de Bovenkamp, Roland Bal and Eline Ree Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Nasal and extra nasal MRSA colonization in hemodialysis patients of north-west of Iran
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus (S.) aureus colonization is one of the main causes of serious infections in hemodialysis patients. This cross-sectional study was performed to examine prevalence of MRSA colon... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Fatemeh Ravanbakhsh Ghavghani, Leila Rahbarnia, Behrooz Naghili, Alireza Dehnad, Ahad Bazmani, Mojtaba Varshochi and Mohammad Hossein Ghaffari Agdam Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Quantification of microRNA in plasma using probe based TaqMan assays: is microRNA purification required?
Circulating microRNAs are promising diagnostics and prognostics biomarkers in a wide variety of diseases. However, there is a critical reproducibility challenge, which in part may be due to preanalytical facto... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Helle Glud Binderup, Jonna Skov Madsen, Claus Lohman Brasen, Kim Houlind and Rikke Fredslund Andersen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Intestinal parasitic infections and associated factors among street dwellers ’ in Dessie town, North-East Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
Intestinal parasitic infections are among the major cause of diseases of public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa. In Ethiopia, epidemiological information on street dwellers is very limited. So, this stud... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Daniel Getacher Feleke, Edosa Kebede Wage, Tigist Getachew and Alemu Gedefie Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The relationship between psychological distress and bullying victimisation among school-going adolescents in Ghana: a cross-sectional study
One of the pervasive problems in schools that has adverse implication on the wellbeing of students, is bullying victimisation. However, within sub-Saharan Africa, only few studies have examined how psychologic... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Diane Korkor Arhin, Kwaku Oppong Asante, Nuworza Kugbey and Mabel Oti-Boadi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The effects of depression, anxiety and stress symptoms on the clinical pregnancy rate in women undergoing IVF treatment
Women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment, are often anxious and depressed because of their fertility problem and the uncertainties of the treatment with which they have to deal. On the other... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 9, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Saman Maroufizadeh, Behnaz Navid, Reza Omani-Samani and Payam Amini Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Development of microsatellite loci for two New World vultures (Cathartidae)
Use next-generation sequencing to develop microsatellite loci that will provide the variability necessary for studies of genetic diversity and population connectivity of two New World vulture species. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 9, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Darren J. Wostenberg, Jennifer A. Fike, Sara J. Oyler-McCance, Michael L. Avery and Antoinette J. Piaggio Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Eggshell membrane protein can be absorbed and utilised in the bodies of rats
Eggshell membranes, the thin film lining the insides of eggshells, are constituted mostly from protein (eggshell membrane protein, ESM-P). The digestibility and dietary net protein utility of ESM-P are not kno... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 9, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ryosuke Matsuoka, Hitoshi Kurihara, Hiroko Yukawa and Ryou Sasahara Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Tracking of objective physical activity and physical fitness in Japanese children
The purpose of this study was to examine the tracking of objective physical activity and physical fitness from childhood to adolescence in Japanese children. The longitudinal study comprised 368 participants (... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kensaku Sasayama and Minoru Adachi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage in healthy children attending kindergarten, in district of Arsi Zone, South East, Ethiopia
S. pneumoniae responsible for a range of respiratory infections from uncomplicated to severe invasive pneumococcal disease. Nasopharyngeal specimens were collected from children attending kindergarten and aged  ≤ ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Gizaw Abaye, Hailu Fekadu, Kelili Haji, Desalegn Alemu, Antehun Alemayehu Anjulo and Debela T. Yadate Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correction to: Prevalence and phenotypic characterization of Enterococcus species isolated from clinical samples of pediatric patients in Jimma University Specialized Hospital, south west Ethiopia
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors ’ names was spelled incorrectly. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author name are shown. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Milkiyas Toru, Getnet Beyene, Tesfaye Kassa, Zeleke Gizachew, Rawleigh Howe and Biruk Yeshitela Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Late antiretroviral therapy initiation and associated factors among children on antiretroviral therapy at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Highly active antiretroviral therapy reduces HIV related morbidity and mortality dramatically. Despite this fact, late ART initiation poses poor treatment outcome in pediatrics. However, the information is sca... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Eshetu Haileselassie Engeda and Amare Demsie Ayele Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The prevalence and significance of isolated hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) in endemic population
There are three major serologic markers for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection: hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg); hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs); and hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc). HBV screen... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Chul S. Hyun, Seulgi Lee and William R. Ventura Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Transcriptomics data of 11 species of yeast identically grown in rich media and oxidative stress conditions
The objective of this experiment was to identify transcripts in baker ’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that could have originated from previously non-coding genomic regions, or de novo. We generated this data t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: William R. Blevins, Lucas B. Carey and M. Mar Alb à Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Prevalence of pathogenic Escherichia coli from salad vegetable and fruits sold in Jakarta
Escherichia coli is a normal inhabitant of mammalian ’s gut, but some strains acquired virulence factor and became pathogenic. Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC), enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC), enteropathogenic E. ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Diana E. Waturangi, Fredy Hudiono and Edita Aliwarga Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Detection and characterization of polioviruses originating from urban sewage in Yaounde and Douala, Cameroon 2016 –2017
Transmission of wild polioviruses (WPVs) and vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) have been interrupted in Cameroon since July 2014. Subsequently, Cameroon withdrew Sabin type 2 from routine immunization in Ap... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Daniel Kamga Njile, Serge Alain Sadeuh-Mba, Marie-Claire Endegue-Zanga, Marcellin Nimpa Mengouo, Marlise Dontsop Djoumetio, Franky Baonga Ba Pouth, Ousmane Madiagne Diop and Richard Njouom Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Workplace stress and associated factors among healthcare professionals working in public health care facilities in Bahir Dar City, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017
The objective of this study was to assess workplace stress and associated factors among health care professionals working in public health care facilities in Bahir Dar city, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Selam Gebeyehu and Balew Zeleke Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Nutritional assessment and factors associated with malnutrition among the elderly population of Nepal: a cross-sectional study
This study aimed at assessing the nutritional status among the elderly population and factors associated with malnutrition in the community setting in rural Nepal. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 30, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Man Kumar Tamang, Uday Narayan Yadav, Hassan Hosseinzadeh, Bharat Kafle, Girish Paudel, Saroj Khatiwada and Varalakshmi Chandra Sekaran Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Year of study as predictor of loneliness among students of University of Gondar
Loneliness is individual's subjective sense of lacking familial or social contact to the degree that they wanted. It is responsible for reduced quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine lonelines... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Baye Dagnew and Henok Dagne Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Incomplete childhood vaccination and associated factors among children aged 12 –23 months in Gondar city administration, Northwest, Ethiopia 2018
Despite the fact that immunization services are offered free of charge in Ethiopia but the coverage of complete vaccination is still low. The aim of the study is to determine incomplete vaccination and associa... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ayenew Engida Yismaw, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Netsanent Habetie Bayu and Shegaye Shumet Mekonen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A CCR5+ memory subset within HIV-1-infected primary resting CD4+ T cells is permissive for replication-competent, latently infected viruses in vitro
Resting CD4+ T cells are major reservoirs of latent HIV-1 infection, and may be formed during the early phase of the infection. Although CCR5-tropic (R5) HIV-1 is highly transmissible during the early phase, newl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kazutaka Terahara, Ryutaro Iwabuchi, Masahito Hosokawa, Yohei Nishikawa, Haruko Takeyama, Yoshimasa Takahashi and Yasuko Tsunetsugu-Yokota Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Retrotransposon expression in response to in vitro inoculation with two fungal pathogens of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)
Conifer genomes show high genetic diversity in intergenic regions that contain diverse sets of transposable elements with dominating long terminal repeat (LTR) retrotransposons (RE). Transcription of RE in res... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Angelika Voronova Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Bacterial isolation and antibiotic susceptibility from diabetic foot ulcers in Kenya using microbiological tests and comparison with RT-PCR in detection of S. aureus and MRSA
Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) often lead to hospital admissions, amputations and deaths; however, there is no up-to-date information on microbial isolates from DFUs and no mention of utilization of molecular tec... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Daniel M. Mutonga, Marianne W. Mureithi, Nancy N. Ngugi and Fredrick C. F. Otieno Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Hazards to avoid in future neonatal studies of nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation: lessons from an early terminated trial
To investigate whether nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (nHFOV) started immediately after extubation of mechanically ventilated very low birth weight infants reduces the partial pressure of carbon ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Hendrik S. Fischer, Christoph B ührer and Christoph Czernik Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Laboratory assessment of SD Bioline HIV/Syphilis Duo Kit among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic Mayuge Health Center III, East central Uganda
Efforts to dual eradication of mother-to-child transmission of human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis have improved in the previous decades. This has however been hindered by limited validation studi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ivan Mugisha Taremwa, Alupakusadi Twelwanike, Bashir Mwambi and Christine Atuhairwe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with the length of stay in emergency departments in Southern-Ethiopia
This cross-sectional study was conducted on 399 patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital from February 15 to March 30/2018 to assess the length of stay (LOS) and its associated factors... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Getahun H/meskel Alemu, Keneni Gutema Negari, Kaleb Mayisso Rodamo and Agete Tadewos Hirigo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Neonatal deaths in Cambodia: findings from a community-based mortality review
The aim of this study was to describe potential factors contributing to neonatal mortality in Takeo, Cambodia through assessment of verbal autopsies collected following newborn deaths in the community. The mor... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: A. N. Bazzano, C. Var, D. Wilkosz, R. Duggal and R. A. Oberhelman Tags: Research note Source Type: research

High prevalence of Pfmdr-1 N86 and D1246 genotypes detected among febrile malaria outpatients attending Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Northern Uganda
To determine the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum multi-drug resistant gene-1 (Pfmdr-1) N86Y and D1246Y genotypes among febrile malaria outpatients attending Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Emmanuel Achol, Stephen Ochaya, Geoffrey M. Malinga, Hillary Edema and Richard Echodu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Development and characterization of 17 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi)
Limited sample sizes are often a problem for species of conservation concern when using genetic tools to make population assessments. Lack of analytical power from small sample sizes can be compensated for by ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Amelia J. Armstrong, Christine L. Dudgeon, Carlos Bustamante, Michael B. Bennett and Jennifer R. Ovenden Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Mebendazole-induced M1 polarisation of THP-1 macrophages may involve DYRK1B inhibition
We recently showed that the anti-helminthic compound mebendazole (MBZ) has immunomodulating activity by inducing a M2 to M1 phenotype switch in monocyte/macrophage models. In the present study we investigated ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kristin Blom, Jenny Rubin, Malin Berglund, Malin Jarvius, Lena Lenhammar, Vendela Parrow, Claes Andersson, Angelica Loskog, M årten Fryknäs, Peter Nygren and Rolf Larsson Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Predictors associated with HIV/AIDS patients dropout from antiretroviral therapy at Mettu Karl Hospital, southwest Ethiopia
The aim of this study was to determine the major risk factors of antiretroviral therapy dropout. The retrospective cohort research design was applied. 1512 HIV patients were included from Mettu Karl Hospital i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Melaku Tadege Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Use of headspace –gas chromatography–ion mobility spectrometry to detect volatile fingerprints of palm fibre oil and sludge palm oil in samples of crude palm oil
The addition of residual oils such as palm fibre oil (PFO) and sludge palm oil (SPO) to crude palm oil (CPO) can be problematic within supply chains. PFO is thought to aggravate the accumulation of monochlorop... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abrizah Othman, Kirstie A. Goggin, Noor Idayu Tahir, Emma Brodrick, Rajinder Singh, Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi, Ghulam K. A. Parveez, Antony N. Davies, Abdul J. Murad, Nor H. Muhammad, Umi S. Ramli and Denis J. Murphy Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Monomorium ant is a carrier for pathogenic and potentially pathogenic bacteria
Household ants are regarded as a major household pest and their close association with microorganisms and people means that they may constitute a disease risk. Our study is the first to provide information on ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Jenan S. Alharbi, Qaderya Alawadhi and Simon R. Leather Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence, infection intensity and associated factors of soil transmitted helminths among primary school children in Gurage zone, South Central Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study design
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of soil transmitted helminthes among primary school children. School based cross-sectional study design was employed. A total of six hundred study subjects... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Habtamu Weldesenbet, Abdulsemed Worku and Teha Shumbej Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Treatment potential of pathogen-reactive antibodies sequentially purified from pooled human immunoglobulin
Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG), pooled from human blood, is a polyspecific antibody preparation that inhibits the super-antigenic proteins associated with streptococcal and staphylococcal toxic shock, and ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mark Reglinski and Shiranee Sriskandan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Estimating transfection efficiency in differentiated and undifferentiated neural cells
Delivery of constructs for silencing or over-expressing genes or their modified versions is a crucial step for studying neuronal cell biology. Therefore, efficient transfection is important for the success of ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abeer A. Alabdullah, Basma Al-Abdulaziz, Hanan Alsalem, Amna Magrashi, Subramanian M. Pulicat, Amer A. Almzroua, Falah Almohanna, Abdullah Mohamed Assiri, Nada A. Al Tassan and Bashayer R. Al-Mubarak Tags: Research note Source Type: research