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SHB. We previously demonstrated that adult SHB will feed on European honey bee eggs in a laboratory setting , even in the presence of excess honey and pollen (Elzen et al., 1999). Five 0.473-litre jars were established with five adult beetles, a known number of Cape honey bee eggs in uncapped comb, and excess honey and pollen. Five control jars consisted of(More)
BACKGROUND The ultrasonically activated (Harmonic) scalpel has proven to be an effective, efficient, and safe instrument for dissection and hemostasis in both open and laparoscopic surgical procedures. To date, the primary use of the Harmonic scalpel in laparoscopic cholecystectomies has been for the division of the cystic artery and liver bed dissection.(More)
The association between cocaine use and acute gastroduodenal perforation is known. The effect of cocaine and stress on gastric mucosal ulceration and the levels of prostaglandin E(2) (PGE(2)) and leukotriene C(4) (LTC(4)) was studied in 40 Sprague-Dawley rats. Controls received intraperitoneal (i.p.) saline, ten received i.p. cocaine (35 mg/kg), ten were(More)
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