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We report on the syndromic occurrence of the Fallot complex in sibs born to consanguineous Pakistani parents. Additional manifestations included minor facial anomalies, pronounced failure to thrive, and mental retardation. Expression of the syndrome varied. While one of the four patients had cardiac malformations, another sib had only non-cardiac(More)
The formation of poly(beta-hydroxybutyrate), PHB, by Rhodobacter sphaeroides and Alcaligenes eutrophus was studied using the following carbon sources and solvents: (1), acetate in H2O; (2), D3-acetate in H2O; (3), acetate in 90 to 92% D2O; and (4), D3-acetate in 90 to 92% D2O. The growth of Rb. sphaeroides cultured under condition (2) showed no apparent(More)
A large proportion of hospital-related infections are acquired and spread due to the direct contacts between patients and healthcare workers. Accordingly, proper infection prevention measures, and especially hand hygiene, are key to limit the spread of infections in nosocomial settings. However, healthcare workers frequently experience difficulties in(More)
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