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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 accidentallyExpand
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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 viabilityExpand
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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 GreatExpand
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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 belowExpand
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