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Invading the invaders: reproductive and other mechanisms mediating the displacement of zebra mussels by quagga mussels
Dreissenids are invasive bivalves, native to water bodies of the Ponto-Caspian region of southwestern Asia. Following dispersion in Europe in the early nineteenth century, they were accidentally… Expand
Development of an automated ballast water treatment verification system utilizing fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis as a measure of treatment efficacy.
Methods for verifying ballast water treatments in foreign vessels are needed to protect the Great Lakes from the discharge of live non-native organisms or pathogens. A prototype automated viability… Expand
Estimating sampling effort for early detection of non-indigenous benthic species in the Toledo Harbor Region of Lake Erie.
Toledo Harbor (Maumee River and Maumee Bay) is a “port of concern” for introduction of non-indigenous species into the Great Lakes due to the large amounts of ballast water from outside the Great… Expand
Simultaneous parotitis and ipsilateral herpes zoster ophthalmicus: coincidence?
A 43-year-old previously healthy man presented to the primary care clinic with concurrent ipsilateral viral parotitis and herpes zoster ophthalmicus. The patient experienced painful swelling below… Expand
Primary Pancreatic Lymphoma: An Uncommon Presentation in the Pancreatic Tail
Primary pancreatic lymphoma is a rare form of pancreatic cancer that represents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge due to its rarity and presentation mimicking pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Herein,… Expand