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Age-related differences in reproductive function were studied to identify variables suitable for a battery of noninvasive tests used to measure aging rate. Twenty-seven adult female pigtailed macaques, ranging in age from 8 to 31 years, were studied in a cross-sectional design. Perineal tumescence, menses, and activity in the home environment were recorded(More)
Background. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend annual urine testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia (GC/CT) for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals, with the addition of rectal and pharyngeal screening based on report of sexual practice. We explored(More)
Rate of fingernail growth (FNG) of the middle digit of the right hand was assessed in 46 healthy pigtailed macaques at approximately 6-month intervals for 4 to 6 years. Mean FNG for 24 females, ranging in mean age at measurement from 7 to 24 years, was 104 mu/day; the mean for 22 males, ranging from 7 to 20 years, was 111 mu/day. Longitudinal analysis(More)
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