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Polytrauma (PT) leads to systemic activation of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs). Organ damage commonly found in these patients is ascribed to respiratory bursts of activated PMNs. With the use of sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, PMN extracts from PT patients were found to contain a clear protein band not seen in control PMNs(More)
Heat shock response provides cells with higher tolerance against a variety of insults such as heavy metals, reperfusion injury, and endotoxin. In addition, heat treatment is known to affect ion transport mechanisms associated with vital cellular processes, including cell volume regulation. However, there has been no reports to date of a heat shock effect on(More)
Implementation of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) presents welfare recipients with time-limited benefits and work requirements. However, it is estimated that over 140,000 welfare recipients meet the DSM-IV criteria for "drug dependence". In this study, samples of chronic drug using and non-drug using female TANF recipients were compared with(More)
This review article summarizes the state of the art in genetic testing and discusses the many issues that new technologies have raised. A health services perspective is offered to aid in providing laboratorians with an understanding of the dilemma that society faces with the exponential advances in knowledge. Unmistakably, these new technologies are a mixed(More)
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