Kevin C Reed

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Isolated organisms from two common Indo-Pacific marine animals (Echinometra mathaei urchins and Acanthaster planci sea stars) likely to cause puncture wounds to recreational beachcombers, diverse, or operational military forces during amphibious assaults demonstrate why practitioners should consider their first choice for potential antibiotic therapy(More)
Scleractinian corals (phylum Cnidaria, class Anthozoa) have innate immunological responses against infections. Research has recently suggested that corals also possess an adaptive-like immunological repertoire that recognizes specific pathogens and allografts. While evolutionarily distinct, the corals' innate and adaptive-like immunity systems are not(More)
Injury to the genitourinary (GU) tract occurs in up to 10% of all traumas, with the kidneys being the most frequently affected. Trauma to different areas of the GU tract can be caused in a variety of ways, and the diagnostics and management of the injuries vary widely depending on the mechanism and location. Overall, fatalities from GU trauma are not(More)
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