Theresa D Nash

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ABSTRACT With diseases caused by vector-borne plant pathogens, acquisition and inoculation are two primary stages of the transmission, which can determine vector efficiency in spreading the pathogen. The present study was initiated to quantify acquisition and inoculation successes of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum', the etiological agent of zebra(More)
In an urban school district, 636 students in grades 9-12 were tested for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by ligase chain reaction assays using specimens collected for routine urinalyses during sports physical examinations. Chlamydia and gonorrhea prevalences were 2.8% and 0.7% among males, and 6.5% and 2.0% among females, respectively. Among(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this in vitro study was to determine whether a hydrophilic primer (Transbond MIP, [MIP]) produces a significant difference in shear/peel bond strength compared with a traditional hydrophobic primer (Transbond XT, [XT]) in wet (W) or dry (D) conditions and if there is a difference in the site of bond failure. DESIGN A randomized(More)
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