Rufus Armstrong

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PGG-Glucan [Betafectin], a highly purified soluble beta-(1-6)-branched beta-(1 3)-linked glucan isolated from Saccharomyces cerevisiae, has broad in vitro and in vivo anti-infective activities unrelated to cytokine induction. Here we present in vivo results on the anti-infective activity of PGG-Glucan against a multiple antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus(More)
Platelet aggregation to collagen in 12 Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetic patients with background retinopathy and 12 Type 1 diabetic patients with proliferative retinopathy was compared with an age- and sex-matched control group. An analogue of prostaglandin H2, 11,9 epoxymethano-prostaglandin H2, which directly stimulates thromboxane receptors, and EP(More)
This study evaluated the efficacy of emamectin benzoate, 0.2% aquaculture premix, against sea lice on Atlantic salmon in eastern Canada. Salmon pens received either emamectin benzoate, orally, in feed at 50 micrograms/kg body weight/day for 7 consecutive days, or the same diet with no added medication. The site veterinarian had the option of administering a(More)
This study evaluates the effects of an instruction program conducted by registered nurses on subjects' ability to achieve three blood pressure measurements that were within 2 mmHg of simultaneous readings taken by an instructor listening through a dual headed stethoscope. The sample comprised 30 subjects aged between 22 and 76 years who were referred to a(More)
Summary: The percentage of neutrophils forming erythrocyte-antibody-complement complex (EAC) and with erythrocyte-antibody complex (EAG) was determined for 30 normal newborns and 10 normal adults. The cord values ranged from 84–100% EAC binding cells with a mean of 95%. The adult values ranged from 89–100% EAG binding cells with a mean of 96% rosetted(More)
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