Does the effectiveness of hand sanitizer reduce over time?
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The paper under consideration will discuss the effectiveness of hand sanitizer methods. The result showed that agar-well method was not suitable for testing an effectiveness of a hand sanitizer. For disk diffusion test, E.coli was susceptible to a hand sanitizer, while S. aureus was resistant to a hand sanitizer.
Protein concentration
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2013). Proteins are the basis of living tissues. They are made up of amino acids coded by the genes. They are multi-performing substances for various biological processes such transport of oxygen, transmit cellular messages, and catalyze body reactions and many
Medication Administration (Research Paper)
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The administration of medication on patients is one of the most sensitive responsibilities of the nurses. As much as 44,000 – 98,000 Americans die due to adverse drug reactions caused by medical administration errors. A total of 426 medication-related malpractice cases were submitted to the court against the registered nurses who administer wrong medications to the patients in the United States.
Prostate cancer among African American men
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The main problem and actuality of this theme are prostate cancer, that affects African-American males within the United States in a disproportionate number compared to White males. African-American males are 1.7 times more likely to develop and 2-3 times more likely to die from prostate cancer than White males. Numerous reasons for this disparity exist: socioeconomic status, distrust, conflicting cultural beliefs etc.
Fibromyalgia
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Further symptoms include fatigue; sleep disorders, trouble with cognitive performance, headaches and migraines, hyper-reaction to environmental conditions and irritable bowel syndrome (“Fibromyalgia Fact Sheet”, n.d).
Rapid Colony Transformation of E -Coli with Plasmid DNA
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The paper gives a review of E-Coli transformed by plasmid DNA using a rapid method and can be categorized into four stages. The first is Pre-incubation stage. In this the cells are immersed in a cat ions solution and incubated at 0ºCThis immersion is supposed to help the negatively charged phosphates of lipids in the E-Coli membrane.
Evidence Based Medicine in General Practice
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According to the report EBM is a painstaking, unequivocal and sensible application of modern oriented evidence in constructing decisions concerning the treatment of a patient. Many aspects of medical care depend on personal factors such as quality and value-of-life judgments, which are purely embedded on the systematic lines of approach.
Medical Anthropology
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It is obvious (Bloom & River Path Associates, 2000) that whichever regions of the world, health problems bring discontent to people coupled with perceived inequalities. Sen (1999) states, health depicts a complex challenges and consequences to national governments.
To Immunize or Not to Immunize
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esses have a very low mortality rate and do not necessarily pose an extant threat to the continued survival existence of humanity (Tortura et al., 2013). However, the case in question has the potential to provide just such a threat. Ultimately, scientific researches indicated
Multicentric study done by Indian medical Association to test the antimicrobial efficacy of photocatalysts
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The efficiency was done based on visible light produced by photocatalytic devices using Gram-negative Bacilli from the air and various surface both in the premises and hospital set-up at a timed interval of 24,48 and 168
Diagnosis of an infected patient
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A sputum sample of the infected patient had been obtained for a laboratory examination. The bacterium Bacillus is a rod-shaped bacteria and can form long chains; it is also
writer's choice
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Currently, CA-MRSA also affects healthy people that have no risk factors for the disease. The etiology of CA-MRSA infections includes
Chlamydia
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common representative of Chlamydia genus is Chlamydia trachomatis which can cause Chlamydia infection – an infectious disease that is transmitted through sex. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted disease. Infection with chlamydia usually transfers through sex,
FOOD MICROBIOLOGY
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Method: Food was evaluated for the presence of common food poisoning bacteria by convectional bacterial culture methods Total bacterial counts to determine (CFU/ul) and detection of different bacteria were done using both selective and non-selective media and
Triangle Fire Reflection Occupational Health and Safety as a Community Health Issue
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The Triangle fire is one of the deadliest fire accidents to occur in the workplace in New York’s city history. It claimed the lives of 146 people. Though the workers had succeeded in
enterotube case study
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However, many members such as Enterobacter, Shigella, Citrobacter etc. are also known to cause harmful diseases as well. A 12 year old boy is admitted in the ER. In the morning the boy had bought a ham-tuna
Soil Enzyme Activity (Alkaline Phosphatase Assay)
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line Phosphatase is an example of such enzymes and function to cleave the phosphate molecule from the organic compounds such as nucleic acids and phospholipids. This paper aimed at measuring the amount of active enzyme in the soil samples by applying chromogenic substrate assay.
Chlamydia
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Globally, Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (Malik, Hakim, Shukla, & Rizvi, 2006). Most of the infections occur in sexually active adults and young
Reducing Radiation Exposure in Computed Tomography Angiography
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The essay "Reducing Radiation Exposure in Computed Tomography Angiography" explores some types of the computer tomography and the risks that could appear. There are several types of computed tomography scans used today. Computed tomographic angiography is one of these specialized types of scans, and it is also one of the most interesting with regard to dosage.
Staphylococcus aureus
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lysostaphin antibiotic efficacy was monitored by its effect on staphylococcus aurues bacteria, a measure that also worked to identify the bacteria through diagnostic
Using Nursing Informatics in Clinical Area
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According to the paper nursing informatics) has been defined as a blend of computer science, information science and nursing science, aimed to achieve the management and processing of nursing data, information and knowledge to support and enhance the practice of nursing and provision of nursing care. The hybrid of nursing and computer science helps to develop more efficient health care processes by three ways: streamlining documentation and communication, providing decision support tools and contributing to patient safety.
Chapter 4
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Lignin and polysaccharide are resistant to human digestive enzymes and are not absorbed in the intestinal tract. Lima beans have the highest percentage of fiber whereas fruits such as apples and strawberries have the
genetically modified food
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ng DNA such that information on the genetic material is now different from the initial natural information before the genetic modification (Miles, Ueland & Frewer, 2005). It can practically be explained by suggesting that a gene from another organism is introduced into the
Data analysis task
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This is by quick inference from the total weight of the bases. It though, has different restriction sites for each of the enzymes. This implies a mutation in the base sequence, most likely a deletion. -there are more bands due to the increased number of restriction
syphilis-treponema pallidum
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The article highlighted the fact that syphilis was so terrible that its diagnosis itself was considered as a death sentence. The article elaborated that syphilis infection onset with a painless chancre, the first or a localized
Animal Testing for Immunocompetence
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The author examines clinical animal testing as the most commonly used whereby drugs are administered into the animals, and observation are made. Such testing can include skin test which provides information on the circulation of the responsible white cells in the process of protecting wounds in animals.
Ubiquity/Handwashing
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At the same time, other bacteria have been revived after millions of years fossilized tree sap. The microorganism in quite a number of times develops to establish an infection in the human body (Langford, Lunn, & Panter-Brick, 2011). The hand washing coupled
Bacteriophage therapy
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Medics have resigned to inclining to only a few bacterial pathogens such as Acinetobacter that proves beyond the measure of their capability to resist the bacteria. This has in essence been a great force in medicine as it is significantly positive. These pathogens have
lab identification of Clostridum difficil
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At this stage, the infected persons experience inflammation and severe swelling of the bowel due to the infected colon. One of the key causal factors of Clostridium difficile infection is antibiotic therapy. The infection normally
Filtration as a sample concentration method of water samples
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Water is an essential constituent of life. In fact, human beings cannot do without water. Water is a biological, physical, and chemical component that bears a huge influence on life as it is known on Earth. Hence, researchers from diverse fields have sought to come up with ways to manipulate water in order to achieve certain aims that are beneficial to life.
HUNTING THE NIGHTMARE BACTERIA
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The ‘hidden epidemic’ as experts have called it seems to have silently crept up into the lives of people across the globe and is being
results presentation and discussion
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The results are summarized in the table below. The table above summarizes the results obtained when testing the bacterial motility i.e. when verifying that type IV PILI is responsible for
Processing & Packaging of a Specified Prepared Chilled Food Product
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Therefore, the primary preservation mechanism of the chilled food is the refrigeration. The chilled food must maintain a temperature of
research project , choice given
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The problems and opportunities from biotechnology are the main causes of the debate. Some people are for the use of biotechnology while
Cryptosporidium parvum
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The parasite is minute and causes disease known as cryptosporidiosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2013). The parasite and disease are nicknamed as “Crypto” (CDC, 2013). Many species of this parasite affect both human
Microbial Produced Fuels as Economically Viable Renewable Fuel Source
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The essay aims to assess the economic effect of the development of the technologies in the field of bioelectricity generation. The most effective form of such generation is the use of fuel cells and cheated/pressure-treated cylinders to create extraordinarily prolific algae that breaks down and releases a biodiesel like byproduct as its waste.
identification of Clostridium difficle
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During the 2000s, cases related to Clostridium difficle have been on the rise globally. Clostridium difficle mostly leads to the development of
simple staining and Gram staining
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It was done through gram staining and simple staining procedures. These two procedures branded us with the ability to comprehensively distinguish the distinct nature of bacteria based on the gram
water- soluble vitamin
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Increased consumption of vitamin c can result in undesirable health effects including anemia of the hemolytic variety and damage to vital organs in the human body. These include the
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Normally, the initial infection is more discomforting and lasts longer. Symptoms include fever, body and muscle aches, headache, vesiculation and blistering in the groin region. Ulceration inside
Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards
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The article talks of ensuring students have access to information texts. I believe this will serve a critical role in ensuring students develop ideas and facts through access to various pieces of information. Exposing students to various forms of facts will help them make credible arguments will reliable facts.
Identification of Possible Pathogens in an Office Environment
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The research explores the phenomenon with the aim of acquiring the exact statistical value representing the pathogenic distribution. Micrococcus spp. regard as gram positive, oxidase-positive and aerobic cocci
HIV/AIDS
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AIDS is an incurable disease, but there are several treatment options that can help to control symptoms of AIDS. Nowadays AIDS is the most serious and quite spread all over the world disease of immune system. Global statistic shows
Malaria
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The parasite inhabits the erythrocytes and continues replication until the cell bursts and many new sporozites are released into the blood stream. I chose this
written assignment and pressntation
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The understanding of the immunological pathways can help in the discovery of new immunological factors, which in turn will help in developing new drugs. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease or inflammatory skin disease caused by the hyperproliferation of keratinocytes.
cryptosporidium
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The organism begins its life cycle within the host after ingestion of the sporulated oocyte which is the resistant stage of C. parvum present in the
The Monsanto Company
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It also acquired other companies increasing the footprint and knowledge hence becoming a renowned brand with solutions for farmer such as herbicides, insecticides and resistant seeds. In the year 1996 for
Analysis of Critical Thinking Skills
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Additionally, he touches on the other diseases that may result from the HPV virus. On the second critical thinking skill, I would grade the student as partially developed (1). He acknowledges the presence of other
Processing and Packaging of a Specified Prepared Chilled Food Product
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According to the paper any mishandling or error during processing and packaging of these foods can tremendously affect the health of the customers. Further, the risk of microbiological attack during processing of these packaged food increases if they do not pass through specific requirements required at steps from processing to packaging. Storage of these foods even after packaging requires special attention in order to minimize microbial activities.
lipids
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An important nuclear receptor is the peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPARs) which is responsible for lipid metabolism. The PPARs are triggered by elements that show proliferation of the peroxisomes. PPARs are
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