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  • Clostridium Perfringens Research Paper

    the animal it can cause variety of diseases, especially in domestic animals. These diseases include different enteric syndromes such as bovine and ovine enterotoxemia, fowl necrotic enteritis, and lamb dysentery. Strains of most toxin types like alpha and beta toxin have been involved in necrotic enteritis beta toxin is caused by type-C strains. The pulpy kidney disease is caused by type-D strains of Clostridium perfringens and this is associated to protein, a low to a high protein feed. (Rood…

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  • Symptoms And Characteristics Of Cancer

    stage of cancer, the grade of cancer, whether it has spread to other organs, the general health, age and condition of the patient and numerous other factors. Types of cancer symptom Broadly the symptoms of cancer can be divided into the following groups: Local symptoms This includes the symptoms at the primary site of cancer. This may be a lump or tumor, pain, bleeding, ulcers or sores over the skin, pressure over the surrounding organs, hoarseness or cough that does not go away, obvious changes…

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  • Purple Soymilk Research

    The proximate composition of purple soymilk (Table 1) is not much different from that of yellow soymilk. Purple soymilk has protein, ash, fat, carbohydrate and moisture content 2.76 ± 0.13, 0.12 ± 0.08, 1.17 ± 0.06, 1.27 ± 0.10, and 94.69 ± 0.04% respectively, while yellow soymilk from Tunde-Akintunde and Souley [35] has a protein content of 2.23-3.05%, ash content of 0.24-0.32%, fat content of 1.60-1.94%, carbohydrate content of 1.99-2.78% and moisture content of 92.02-93.29%. Black soybean…

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  • Dental Hygienist Management Of Diabetes Melllitus (DM)

    glucocorticoids, or opioids (Haveles, 2011, 254). General anesthetics should be used with caution due to an increase risk of acidosis (Haveles, 2011, 254). Pharmacological agents for DM include biguanides, sulfonylureas, meglitinides, thiazolidinediones, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, and dipeptidyl-peptidase 4 inhibitors (Darby, 2015, 831). Biguanides, is the most commonly prescribed for patient’s that are obese or underweight (Olokaba et al., 2012). Biguanides work by decreasing the amount of…

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  • Tuberculosis: An Infectious Disease

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is a major global health problem and it ranks alongside Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the estimates of WHO global tuberculosis report of 2015, there were 9.6 million people who developed TB and 1.5 million who died from the disease in 2014. 1.2 TRANSMISSION AND PATHOGENESIS OF TB TB infection occurs when…

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  • Cp Essay

    CRP was identified from patients with acute pneumococcal pneumonia at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (Tillett and Francis, 1930), a name that reflects its reaction with the C-polysaccharide of Pneumococcus. This pentameric protein with MW 118 kDa has five non-covalently bonded and non-glycosylated identical subunits of 206 amino acids each to form a disk-shaped pentagon (Fig. 1). CRP has been proven as an early indicator of infectious or inflammatory conditions as well as a…

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  • Causes Of Autoimmune Diseases

    body’s healthy cells. It proceeds to attack itself and it’s healthy body cells. Although the actual cause as to why certain autoimmune diseases develop remains uncertain, there is a strong correlation between genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors. Rheumatoid arthritis represents one of the most common autoimmune diseases…

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  • Sepsis Case Study Examples

    (Neligan, 2006). When a pathogen is present in the bloodstream or when tissue injury occurs, an inflammatory response occurs. The response causes a stimulation of the immune system to produce interleukin-1 (IL-1), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) (Neligan, 2006). These cytokines are the main catalysts of the inflammatory response and cause the release of several agents including, interleukin-8, histamine, kinins, serotonin, selectins, and neutrophils. When the…

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