Jordan Zheng Zhou

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Fifty isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans were examined for extracellular phospholipase production after inoculation onto egg yolk agar; 49 produced a pericolonial precipitate indicative of phospholipase activity. Phospholipase B (PLB), lysophospholipase, and lysophospholipase-transacylase activities were identified by radiometric analysis in supernatants(More)
Preterm birth (PTB) is a leading cause of neonatal death worldwide. Intrauterine and systemic infection and inflammation cause 30–40% of spontaneous preterm labor (PTL), which precedes PTB. Although antibody production is a major immune defense mechanism against infection, and B cell dysfunction has been implicated in pregnancy complications associated with(More)
This study evaluated patient-initiated single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis and continuous long-term low-dose daily antibiotic use for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in 68 postmenopausal women. The women were randomized to take a low-dose antibiotic each night (continuous group, n = 37) or a single-dose antibiotic each time they(More)
Yiqi Huoxue principle (YH) was applied to treat 30 cases of ulcerative colitis while Yiqi Jianpi ( ) and Qingre Qushi ( ) principle (YJQQ), which had been proved its therapeutic effect, was used as the control therapy. The herbal medicines were taken by oral and enema. The course of treatment was 6 weeks. The length, wet and dry weights of thrombus, the(More)
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