B T Santamaria

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When assuming a species-typical tripodal posture, female Mongolian gerbils most often rest on their left forepaws and hold their right forelimbs aloft; male gerbils most often do the reverse. This experiment examined effects of gonadectomy, both in infancy and in adulthood, on the sexually dimorphic asymmetry in forelimb use by Mongolian gerbils when(More)
The usefulness of excretory/secretory (E/S) products of adult Dirofilaria immitis for the diagnosis of human dirofilariosis was evaluated in 97 human sera using an ELISA and a Western Blot analysis with E/S antigens. Results of the ELISA analysis show that in healthy individuals from an endemic area seropositivity is high (22%). Immuno Blot analysis shows(More)
BACKGROUND Patients infected with influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus requiring admission to the ICU remain an important source of mortality during the influenza season. The objective of the study was to assess the impact of a delay in diagnosis of community-acquired influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus infection on clinical outcome in critically ill patients admitted(More)
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