Cathryn Black

Learn More
Primary lymphoma of the liver is rare. Recently, marginal zone B-cell lymphomas of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type have been described in the liver. Most of these cases occurred without known underlying liver disease, while others were seen in patients with chronic hepatitis. A case of primary hepatic MALT lymphoma in a patient with primary(More)
AIMS Three experiments were conducted to determine the survival and transfer of Salmonella Typhimurium from wood, tile or carpet to bologna (sausage) and bread. METHODS AND RESULTS Experiment 1. After 28 days, 1.5 to 2.5 log(10) CFU cm(-2) remained on tile from and the more concentrated media facilitated the survival of S. Typhimurium compared with the(More)
BACKGROUND The accuracy of oxygen consumption measurement by indirect calorimeters is poorly validated in mechanically ventilated intensive care patients where multiple confounders exist. This study sought to compare the Medgraphics Ultima (MGU) and Deltatrac II (DTII) devices, and the Douglas bag (DB) technique in mechanically ventilated patients at rest.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the chemical composition of cerumen by flash pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. STUDY DESIGN Collected earwax specimens were fractionated into residue and supernatant by means of deoxycholate. This natural bile acid produces significantly better disintegration of earwax in vitro than do presently available ceruminolytic(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the impact of lamb age and packaging types on meat quality. Paired loins (M. longissimus dorsi) were obtained from 36 carcasses that included 4-month-old (New season; NS) and 11-month-old lambs (Old season; OS). The loins were vacuum-stored for eight weeks at -1.5°C. After storage, the loins were cut into(More)
  • 1