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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29452190/toxicity-assessment-of-mycotoxins-extracted-from-contaminated-commercial-dog-pelleted-feed-on-canine-blood-mononuclear-cells
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Sanil D Singh, Naeem Sheik-Abdul, Alisa Phulukdaree, Charlette Tiloke, Savani Nagiah, Sooraj Baijnath, Anil A Chuturgoon
Raw ingredients of pet food are often contaminated with mycotoxins. This is a serious health problem to pets and causes emotional and economical stress to the pet owners. The aim of this study was to determine the immunotoxicity of the most common mycotoxins (aflatoxin, fumonisin, ochratoxin A and zearalenone) by examining 20 samples of extruded dry dog food found on the South African market [10 samples from standard grocery store lines (SB), 10 from premium veterinarian lines (PB)]. Pelleted dog food was subjected to extraction protocols optimized for the above mentioned mycotoxins...
February 13, 2018: Food and Chemical Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29447658/primary-anetoderma-with-undifferentiated-connective-tissue-disease
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Lana X Tong, Jenna Beasley, Shane Meehan, Evan Rieder, Miriam Pomeranz, Kristen Lo Sicco, Alisa Femia, Randie Kim, Andrew G Franks
Anetoderma is a rare benign elastolytic disorder that is characterized by focal loss of elastin fibers on histopathology and is often recalcitrant to treatment. We present a case of a patient with a 20-year history of pruritic and painful hyperpigmented atrophic papules clustered on the neck, axillae, inframammary folds, and right medial thigh. Although the histopathologyof her axillary lesions was consistent with anetoderma, her clinical presentation is unusual given the extent of involvement, reported pain and pruritus, and sharp demarcation of the distribution...
December 15, 2017: Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29447657/generalized-hyperhidrosis-secondary-to-presumed-eccrine-gland-dysfunction-with-possible-apocrine-metaplasia
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Kumar Sukhdeo, Jenna Beasley, Alisa Femia, Randie Kim
We present a 57 year-old man presented with generalized hyperhidrosis and widespread, smooth, flesh colored papules on the torso and extremities.Histological examination from multiple biopsies demonstrated morphologic alteration of the eccrine glands with an apocrine phenotype, suggesting eitherapocrine metaplasia or the presence of "apoeccrine glands." The morphologic similarities between eccrine, apocrine, and apoeccrine as they relate to ourpatient's histologic findings are discussed. We consider secondary causes of generalized hyperhidrosis, which may also play a role in this patient's presentation...
December 15, 2017: Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29447655/epidermolysis-bullosa-acquisita
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Gabriela Cobos, Euphemia Mu, Jeffrey Cohen, Jenna Beasley, Nooshin Brinster, Alisa Femia
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is a rare, acquired subepidermal blistering disease. EBA is characterized by autoantibodies to collagen VII,which serves to link the epidermis to the dermis. The two most common presentations of EBA are classical noninflammatory EBA and bullous pemphigoid-like EBA. Diagnosis of EBA can be challenging as it sharesclinical and histopathologic features with other blistering diseases. Treatment is often recalcitrant and will often necessitate multiple therapies. We presenta case of a thirty-six-year-old Chinese man with EBA and review the literature...
December 15, 2017: Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29439188/incidence-and-risk-factors-for-relapses-in-hiv-associated-non-hodgkin-lymphoma-as-observed-in-the-german-hiv-related-lymphoma-cohort-study
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Philipp Schommers, Daniel Gillor, Marcus Hentrich, Christoph Wyen, Timo Wolf, Mark Oette, Alexander Zoufaly, Jan-Christian Wasmuth, Johannes R Bogner, Marcus Müller, Stefan Esser, Alisa Schleicher, Bjöern Jensen, Albrecht Stoehr, Georg Behrens, Alexander Schultze, Jan Siehl, Jan Thoden, Ninon Taylor, Christian Hoffmann
Outcome of HIV-infected patients with AIDS-related lymphomas has improved during recent years. However, data on incidence, risk factors, and outcome of relapses in AIDS-related lymphomas after achieving complete remission are still limited. This prospective observational multicenter study includes HIV-infected patients with biopsy- or cytology proven malignant lymphomas since 2005. Data on HIV infection and lymphoma characteristics, treatment and outcome were recorded. For this analysis, AIDS-related lymphomas patients in complete remission were analyzed in terms of their relapse-free survival and potential risk factors for relapses...
February 8, 2018: Haematologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29438815/new-onset-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-previous-split-thickness-skin-graft-donor-site
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Vincent J Noori, Kanika Trehan, Alisa Savetamal, Damien W Carter
INTRODUCTION: Marjolin' s ulcer, an aggressive ulcerating squamous cell carcinoma, is a well-known phenomenon that occurs in chronically inflamed or scarred tissue; however, squamous cell carcinoma arising in the acute setting after tissue trauma - specifically autograft donor harvest sites for burns - is a rare, but notable event. METHODS: This case series describes three instances of squamous cell carcinoma diagnosed in split-thickness skin graft donor sites in the immediate post-operative period...
February 10, 2018: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29436292/is-it-a-match-a-novel-method-of-evaluating-medical-school-success
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Leslie L Chang, Alisa Nagler, Mariah Rudd, Colleen O'Connor Grochowski, Edward G Buckley, Saumil M Chudgar, Deborah L Engle
BACKGROUND: Medical education program evaluation allows for curricular improvements to both Undergraduate (UME) and Graduate Medical Education (GME). UME programs are left with little more than match rates and self-report to evaluate success of graduates in The Match. OBJECTIVE: This manuscript shares a novel method of program evaluation through a systematic assessment of Match outcomes. DESIGN: Surveys were developed and distributed to Program Training Directors (PTDs) at our institution to classify residency programs into which our UME graduates matched using an ordinal response scale and open-ended responses...
December 2018: Medical Education Online
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29433546/a-unique-role-for-galectin-9-in-angiogenesis-and-inflammatory-arthritis
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Martin J O'Brien, Qiang Shu, W Alexander Stinson, Pei-Suen Tsou, Jeffrey H Ruth, Takeo Isozaki, Phillip L Campbell, Ray A Ohara, Alisa E Koch, David A Fox, M Asif Amin
BACKGROUND: Galectin-9 (Gal-9) is a mammalian lectin secreted by endothelial cells that is highly expressed in rheumatoid arthritis synovial tissues and synovial fluid. Roles have been proposed for galectins in the regulation of inflammation and angiogenesis. Therefore, we examined the contribution of Gal-9 to angiogenesis and inflammation in arthritis. METHODS: To determine the role of Gal-9 in angiogenesis, we performed human dermal microvascular endothelial cell (HMVEC) chemotaxis, Matrigel tube formation, and mouse Matrigel plug angiogenesis assays...
February 12, 2018: Arthritis Research & Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432050/preventing-rescue-surgeries-by-endoscopic-clipping-a-valuable-resource-in-the-surgeon-toolbox
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Shanglei Liu, Garth R Jacobsen, Bryan J Sandler, Thomas J Savides, Syed Fehmi, Hans Fuchs, Ran B Luo, Jonathan C Delong, Alisa M Coker, Caitlin Houghton, Santiago Horgan
AIM: Over-the-scope-clip (OTSC) System is a relatively new endoluminal intervention for gastrointestinal (GI) leaks, fistulas, and bleeding. Here, we present a single center experience with the device over the course of 4 years. METHODS: Retrospective chart review was conducted for patients who received endoscopic OTSC treatment. Primary outcome is the resolution of the original indication for clip placement. Secondary outcomes are complications and time to resolution...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29427231/acceptability-of-peer-delivered-hiv-testing-and-counselling-among-men-who-have-sex-with-men-msm-and-transgender-women-tw-in-myanmar
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Vanessa Veronese, Zaw Min Oo, Zaw Win Thein, Poe Poe Aung, Bridget L Draper, Chad Hughes, Claire Ryan, Alisa Pedrana, Mark Stoové
Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TW) are a priority population for HIV prevention in Myanmar but report sub-optimal HIV testing frequency. Previous studies have shown that peer involvement in HIV testing can normalize stigmatized sexualities and reduce barriers to testing. We explored the acceptability of peer-delivered HIV testing among 425 undiagnosed MSM and TW in Yangon and Mandalay. An overwhelming majority of participants (86%) reported being 'comfortable/very comfortable' with peer-delivered HIV testing...
February 9, 2018: AIDS and Behavior
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29426529/potentiometric-chemical-sensors-for-the-detection-of-paralytic-shellfish-toxins
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Nádia S Ferreira, Marco G N Cruz, Maria Teresa S R Gomes, Alisa Rudnitskaya
Potentiometric chemical sensors for the detection of paralytic shellfish toxins have been developed. Four toxins typically encountered in Portuguese waters, namely saxitoxin, decarbamoyl saxitoxin, gonyautoxin GTX5 and C1&C2, were selected for the study. A series of miniaturized sensors with solid inner contact and plasticized polyvinylchloride membranes containing ionophores, nine compositions in total, were prepared and their characteristics evaluated. Sensors displayed cross-sensitivity to four studied toxins, i...
May 1, 2018: Talanta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29421584/effective-long-term-solution-to-therapeutic-remission-in-inflammatory-bowel-disease-role-of-azathioprine
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Lyla Adam, Alisa Phulukdaree, Prashilla Soma
Azathioprine (AZA) is a well-known immunosuppressant used for many years for its ability to ensure long term disease remission in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) at an affordable cost to the public. However, the side effect profile has raised many concerns with numerous investigations into the risk, cause and prevention of these effects. Much of the side effect profile of AZA can be linked to a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) gene which ensures the breakdown and efficacy of AZA...
February 5, 2018: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420000/-in-process
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Jan Rottgers, Alisa Banovic, Rebecca Palm
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Pflege Zeitschrift
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29416536/trichinella-spiralis-excretory-secretory-products-induce-tolerogenic-properties-in-human-dendritic-cells-via-toll-like-receptors-2-and-4
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Nataša Ilic, Alisa Gruden-Movsesijan, Jelena Cvetkovic, Sergej Tomic, Dragana Bozidar Vucevic, Carmen Aranzamendi, Miodrag Colic, Elena Pinelli, Ljiljana Sofronic-Milosavljevic
Trichinella spiralis, as well as its muscle larvae excretory-secretory products (ES L1), given either alone or via dendritic cells (DCs), induce a tolerogenic immune microenvironment in inbred rodents and successfully ameliorate experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. ES L1 directs the immunological balance away from T helper (Th)1, toward Th2 and regulatory responses by modulating DCs phenotype. The ultimate goal of our work is to find out if it is possible to translate knowledge obtained in animal model to humans and to generate human tolerogenic DCs suitable for therapy of autoimmune diseases through stimulation with ES L1...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29411399/twiddler-s-syndrome-in-an-adolescent-female-with-an-apheresis-port
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Alisa Fish, Margo R Rollins, Pam Langley, Mindy King, Cynthia Forney, Cassandra D Josephson, Ross M Fasano
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2018: Transfusion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409833/a-randomized-comparison-of-intravenous-sedation-using-a-dosing-algorithm-compared-to-standard-care-during-first-trimester-surgical-abortion
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Kari P Braaten, Richard D Urman, Rie Maurer, Jennifer Fortin, Alisa B Goldberg
OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and efficacy of an algorithm for abortion intravenous sedation dosing (AAID) to standard dosing during first trimester surgical abortion. STUDY DESIGN: This was a randomized, single-blinded, controlled trial in which women undergoing first trimester surgical abortion received fentanyl and midazolam dosed either per an algorithm or clinic standard. Patient-level factors including weight, airway risk, anxiety, drug and alcohol use determined AAID doses...
January 31, 2018: Contraception
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29408205/risks-of-melanoma-and-other-cancers-in-melanoma-prone-families-over-four-decades
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Margaret A Tucker, David E Elder, Michael Curry, Mary C Fraser, Virginia Pichler, Deborah Zametkin, Xiaohong R Yang, Alisa M Goldstein
Since 1976, melanoma-prone families have been followed at the National Cancer Institute to identify etiologic factors for melanoma. We assessed risks of melanoma and other cancers in 1226 members of 56 families followed for up to four decades to population rates in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program. All families were tested for mutations in CDKN2A and CDK4; 29 were mutation positive and 27 mutation negative. We compared rates of invasive melanomas, both first and second, by family mutation status, to SEER...
February 2, 2018: Journal of Investigative Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29402684/implications-of-survey-labels-and-categorisations-for-understanding-drug-use-in-the-context-of-sex-among-gay-and-bisexual-men-in-melbourne-australia
#18
Kathleen E Ryan, Anna L Wilkinson, Alisa Pedrana, Brendan Quinn, Paul Dietze, Margaret Hellard, Mark Stoové
BACKGROUND: Reliably measuring drug use by gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBM) in the context of sex can inform sexual health service responses. We report changing drug use patterns among GBM testing for HIV at a community-based service in Melbourne in response to behavioural survey modifications. METHODS: Surveys were completed by GBM prior to all HIV tests. Survey one asked about use of "party drugs for the purpose of sex" and survey two asked about specific drug use (alcohol, amyl nitrate, methamphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy, GHB, Viagra®/Cialis®) before or during sex...
February 2, 2018: International Journal on Drug Policy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29367084/generation-of-a-human-induced-pluripotent-stem-cell-line-musii001-a-from-caesarean-section-scar-fibroblasts-using-sendai-viral-vectors
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Methichit Wattanapanitch, Alisa Ritthaphai, Chanmi Park, Bootsakorn Boonkaew, Ratchapong Netsrithong, Kovit Pattanapanyasat, Pattarawan Limsiri, Chinnavuth Vatanashevanopakorn
We generated a human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) line from caesarean section scar fibroblasts of a 33-year-old healthy woman using transgene-free Sendai viral vectors under feeder-free condition. The established iPSC line, designated as MUSIi001-A, exhibited a normal karyotype, expressed pluripotent markers, differentiated into cells of three embryonic germ layers. Further analyses showed that the Sendai viral genome was absent at passage 25. The MUSIi001-A line can serve as a control for studying developmental biology and phenotypic comparison with disease-specific iPSCs...
January 9, 2018: Stem Cell Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29366965/improved-heterologous-expression-of-the-membrane-bound-quinoprotein-quinate-dehydrogenase-from-gluconobacter-oxydans
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Toshiharu Yakushi, Kazutaka Komatsu, Minenosuke Matsutani, Naoya Kataoka, Alisa S Vangnai, Hirohide Toyama, Osao Adachi, Kazunobu Matsushita
Gluconobacter oxydans produces 3-dehydroquinate by oxidation of quinate through a reaction catalyzed by the quinate dehydrogenase (QDH), membrane-bound, pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ)-dependent dehydrogenase. We previously reported the nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequence of QDH and constructed a heterologous expression system of QDH in Pseudomonas sp. (A.S. Vangnai, W. Promden, W. De-Eknamkul, K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, Biochemistry (Moscow) 75:452-459, 2010). Through this study, we aim to update the sequences of QDH and improve the heterologous expression of QDH in Gluconobacter strains using a broad-host-range plasmid...
January 20, 2018: Protein Expression and Purification
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