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Natural cytotoxic activity in the umbilical blood was estimated in 52 healthy newborns. Mononuclear cells were isolated from the umbilical blood using Boym's method. The mean natural cell cytotoxicity in the examined group was 7.05 +/- 0.9 (SD).
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to evaluate the glucose metabolism in patients suffering from ethanol withdrawal syndrome. The study group comprised 88 alcohol dependent men aged 21- 50 y (mean 39.18 years, SD ±7.78), treated at the Clinical Toxicology Ward. Alcohol dependence was diagnosed accord- ing to the criteria of the International Statistical… (More)
The aim of this study is the presentation of the case of acute methanol inhalation poisoning and CSN damage connected with this incidence. 23-years old male patient addicted to organic solvents for 5 years was admitted to the Toxicological Unit because of suspicion of organic solvents poisoning. In the case history the patient was exposed to organic… (More)
The authors report a case in which the last cranial nerves were damaged with development of the Collet-Sicard-Villaret syndrome. The cause was metastasis of clear cell renal carcinoma. The syndrome is extremely rare. The fairly long, intermittent course in this case deserves attention.
In our study the natural cytotoxic activity of the umbilical blood of healthy newborns born in 1987 was examined. All mothers of the examined children were healthy and pregnancy was normal. Blood was drawn from the umbilical vein immediately after the delivery to the heparinized tubes. Mononuclear cells of the blood were isolated using the modified Boyums… (More)
Alcohol and tobacco addictions are often joined. There are biological and environmental reasons of the co-addiction. Active compounds present in the substances can interact in different ways, for example in biotransformation reactions. The aim of the paper was to describe differences of ethanol and nicotine metabolites concentrations in biological fluids.… (More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was the presentation of the chronic tetraethyl lead poisoning of the 4 person family in the place of settlement. CASE REPORT 15.5-years-old man was admitted to the regional Pediatric Ward because of changes of behavior, hallucinations, agitation. Nausea, vomiting, metallic taste and diarrhea were observed prior to the… (More)