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Targeted transformation in Coprinus cinereus
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The frequency of transformants carrying tandem insertions with multiple copies of the transforming DNA was reduced when single-stranded DNA was used, and increased when DNA containing double-strand breaks was used. Expand
A nucleic acid-based test for detection of Fasciola hepatica.
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An oligonucleotide probe derived from a rRNA sequence was developed for the detection of Fasciola hepatica in its intermediate snail host Pseudosuccinea columella and it was determined that RNA derived from 5 miracidia can be detected with CS4. Expand
Addressing substance misuse in adolescents: a review of the literature on the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment model
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Although more research is needed, SBIRT is an effective method to address adolescent substance use and Pediatricians should be screening adolescents for substance use at every well exam, and acute care visits when possible, with a validated tool. Expand
Pediatric wilderness recreational deaths in western Washington State.
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Males and teenagers were the 2 major risk groups for recreational wilderness deaths in western Washington counties, and traditional activities such as hiking and swimming were the most common causes of death. Expand
Recent advances in the understanding and management of long QT syndrome
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For the primary care provider, long QT syndrome should be considered during the evaluation of syncope, near-syncope and seizures, especially in the setting of exercise or with a family history of sudden unexplained death in a first-degree relative. Expand
Effective, recommended, underutilized: a review of the literature on barriers to adolescent usage of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods
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The barriers to adolescent access to LARC are broken down into provider, patient, and cultural barriers, which have led to poor utilization of the most effective methods in preventing adolescent pregnancy. Expand
High-altitude illness in the pediatric population: a review of the literature on prevention and treatment
Purpose of review Increasing numbers of children are now traveling to high-altitude destinations, and pediatricians often see these children prior to and immediately following their travels. Thus,Expand
A wilderness medicine course for pediatric residents
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The addition of a structured wilderness medicine elective to pediatric residencies, with or without a field component, may provide a valuable opportunity for pediatric residents to broaden their skills and knowledge base to include these increasingly important topics. Expand
Female athlete triad for the primary care pediatrician
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The female athlete triad is a problem with important long-term consequences and education should be geared toward athletes as well as coaches, athletic trainers, school nurses, primary care providers, and others involved in female athletics to allow early identification and intervention. Expand
Adolescent STIs for primary care providers
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Screening and treatment recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea; prevention and screening recommendations for human papilloma virus; and appropriate testing for HIV and syphilis are summarized. Expand
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