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Climategate, Public Opinion, and the Loss of Trust
Nationally representative surveys conducted in 2008 and 2010 found significant declines in Americans’ climate change beliefs, risk perceptions, and trust in scientists. Drawing upon the SocialExpand
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Experimental Evaluation of the FluChip Diagnostic Microarray for Influenza Virus Surveillance
ABSTRACT Global surveillance of influenza is critical for improvements in disease management and is especially important for early detection, rapid intervention, and a possible reduction of theExpand
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Spotting optimization for oligo microarrays on aldehyde-glass.
Low-density microarrays that utilize short oligos (<100 nt) for capture are highly attractive for use in diagnostic applications, yet these experiments require strict quality control and meticulousExpand
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MChip: a tool for influenza surveillance.
The design and characterization of a low-density microarray for subtyping influenza A is presented. The microarray consisted of 15 distinct oligonucleotides designed to target only the matrix geneExpand
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Identification of A/H5N1 influenza viruses using a single gene diagnostic microarray.
In previous work, a simple diagnostic DNA microarray that targeted only the matrix gene segment of influenza A (MChip) was developed and evaluated with patient samples. In this work, the analyticalExpand
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Robust Sequence Selection Method Used To Develop the FluChip Diagnostic Microarray for Influenza Virus
ABSTRACT DNA microarrays have proven to be powerful tools for gene expression analyses and are becoming increasingly attractive for diagnostic applications, e.g., for virus identification andExpand
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Identification of Escherichia coli O157 by using a novel colorimetric detection method with DNA microarrays.
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 is a leading cause of foodborne illness worldwide. To evaluate better methods to rapidly detect and genotype E. coli O157 strains, the present studyExpand
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Molecular Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis
We developed molecular diagnostic assays for the detection of Streptococcus pyogenes (GAS) and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis (SDSE), two streptococcal pathogens known to cause bothExpand
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ConFind: a robust tool for conserved sequence identification
SUMMARY ConFind (conserved region finder) identifies regions of conservation in multiple sequence alignments that can serve as diagnostic targets. Designed to work with a large number of closelyExpand
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Comparing H 1 N 1 Virus Quantification with a Unique Flow Cytometer and Quantitative PCR
A novel influenza A (H1N1) virus was discovered in Mexico in early 2009 (1). Infections from this strain led to declaration of a pandemic midyear, with about 61 million patients and 13,000 deathsExpand
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