Cheryl Linda Kirsten

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The role of oxidative stress resulting from production of reactive oxygen species and/or from suppression of the cellular antioxidant capacity in parasitic infections is shortly reviewed. The experimental part of the paper deals with the glutathione (GSH) — glutathione reductase (GR) system, a cornerstone of intracellular antioxidant defence mechanisms. For(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) plus intubation, surfactant, and extubation (InSurE) with the option of back-up ventilation for those infants for whom noninvasive ventilatory support failed resulted in a significant increase in survival in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. The authors sought to determine(More)
OBJECTIVE To conduct an audit of the frequency of red cell concentrate transfusions (RCCTs) in infants of different weight categories, the donor exposure rate (DER), in these transfused infants and the volume of blood wasted during each transfusion, and to identify from this baseline information specific categories of infants who would benefit from the(More)
Preference Stephanie Willis, Jonnique Adjmul, Shabaaz Sandhu, Antoniette M. Maldonado-Devincci, Cheryl Kirsten ABSTRACT The present experiment is extends work from Badanich and colleagues (2006), and Brown (2008). Sprague-Dawley rats can be conditioned with 20 mg/kg cocaine, meaning rats will pair cues, with the physical effects of cocaine. By associating(More)
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