E. Carol McWilliam Leitch

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To estimate the frequency, molecular epidemiological and clinical associations of infection with the newly described species C variants of human rhinoviruses (HRV), 3243 diagnostic respiratory samples referred for diagnostic testing in Edinburgh were screened using a VP4-encoding region-based selective polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for HRV-C along with(More)
The antimicrobial effect of L-lactate was much greater than that of D-lactate over a range of concentrations for Escherichia coli O157 and non-O157 strains. Despite this, the intracellular pHs and membrane potentials of L-lactate- and D-lactate-treated cells were similar, suggesting that these factors are not involved in the antimicrobial action of(More)
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