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Rapid Diagnosis of Bacteremia by Universal Amplification of 23S Ribosomal DNA Followed by Hybridization to an Oligonucleotide Array
ABSTRACT The rapid identification of bacteria in blood cultures and other clinical specimens is important for patient management and antimicrobial therapy. We describe a rapid (<4 h) detection andExpand
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Bringing up the past: Political experience and the distribution of urban populations
Abstract This article reexamines the effects of political determinants on urban population distributions by developing a series of longitudinal measures that proxy for a nation’s politicalExpand
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A Challenge to Critical Understandings of Race
In this article, I demonstrate fundamental weaknesses in the ability of critical understandings of race to produce reliable knowledge of how social actors use social comparisons as a way to alignExpand
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Urbanization and Political Change in the Developing World
This article develops a theoretical and empirical evaluation of the overlooked relationship between urbanization and political change. To accomplish this, theoretical insights from Weber, Lerner andExpand
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Acetaldehyde, methanol, and ethanol analysis by headspace gas chromatography.
This report describes a headspace procedure suitable for the gas chromatographic assay of acetaldehyde, methanol, ethanol and various other volatile substances in biological samples. Carbopack BExpand
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Paraldehyde, Toluene, and Methylene Chloride Analysis by Headspace Gas Chromatography
This report describes a headspace sampling procedure that allows an assay technique for blood alcohol to be easily modified for the infrequent requests for other volatile substances. Also presentedExpand
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Toxicological determination of benzodiazepines in serum: methods and concentrations associated with high-dose intravenous therapy with diazepam.
This paper describes a rapid and simple procedure for the determination of benzodiazepines in biological samples. Five common benzodiazepines (diazepam, oxazepam, clorazepate, flurazepam, andExpand
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The properties of a glutamate decarboxylase from Physarum polycephalum.
An enzyme that mediates the decarboxylation of L-glutamic acid is endogenous to Physarum polycephalum. The enzyme is similar to mouse brain glutamate decarboxylase with respect to itsExpand
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Methaqualone Metabolites and Their Significance in Acute Intoxication
Blood and urine samples from an acutely Intoxicated patient who ingested methaqualone were studied. Four major monohydroxylated metabolltes were found, conjugated, in the urine. Another,Expand
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Characterization of aerobic non‐lipophilic coryneforms from human feet
Aerobic coryneform bacteria from human feet have been studied by analysis of the cell‐wall sugars, lipids and diamino acids and by phenotypic tests. Although many isolates studied fall into theExpand
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