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Order Hymenoptera . In : Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)
An updated classification of the order Hymenoptera is provided with the current numbers of genera and species described so far specified. The order is composed of 2 suborders, 27 superfamilies, 132Expand
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Hospital privacy curtains are frequently and rapidly contaminated with potentially pathogenic bacteria.
BACKGROUND Privacy curtains are a potentially important site of bacterial contamination in hospitals. We performed a longitudinal study to determine the prevalence and time course of bacterialExpand
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Immunogenicity and In Vivo Efficacy of Recombinant Plasmodium falciparum Merozoite Surface Protein-1 in Aotus Monkeys
BackgroundThe carboxy-terminus of the merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP1) of Plasmodium falciparum has been implicated as a target of protective immunity.Materials and MethodsTwo recombinant proteinsExpand
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Phylogenomic analysis of Apoidea sheds new light on the sister group of bees
BackgroundApoid wasps and bees (Apoidea) are an ecologically and morphologically diverse group of Hymenoptera, with some species of bees having evolved eusocial societies. Major problems for ourExpand
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BaitFisher: A Software Package for Multispecies Target DNA Enrichment Probe Design.
Target DNA enrichment combined with high-throughput sequencing technologies is a powerful approach to probing a large number of loci in genomes of interest. However, software algorithms thatExpand
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Searching for an optimal hand hygiene bundle: a meta-analysis.
Many studies have evaluated bundled interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance. However, there are few evidence-based recommendations on optimal interventions for implementation. We aimed toExpand
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Impact of Age on Retention in Care and Viral Suppression
Background:Retention in care is important for all HIV-infected persons and is strongly associated with initiation of antiretroviral therapy and viral suppression. However, it is unclear how retentionExpand
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The First Fossil Representative of the Wasp Genus Dolichurus, with a Review of Fossil Ampulicidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)
Abstract Dolichurus heevansi, new species, is described from Baltic amber (Middle Eocene). It is the first fossil representative of a modern day genus in Ampulicidae. Putative relationships of D.Expand
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Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation
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Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge. Expand
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Novel hospital curtains with antimicrobial properties: a randomized, controlled trial.
DESIGN Privacy curtains that separate patient care areas in hospitals may play an important role in the transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens. The aim of this randomized, controlled trialExpand
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