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This study was performed to investigate the effects of exposure to vincristine (VCR) alone (1 mg kg(-1) or 2 mg kg(-1)) and in combination with X-rays (0.25 Gy + 1 mg kg(-1) VCR or 1.00 Gy + 2 mg kg(-1) VCR) on the quality and quantity of spermatozoa, and the offspring of exposed Pzh : Sfis male mice. Both VCR and X-rays plus VCR reduced testis weight and(More)
A disseminated Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG ATCC 53103 infection was suspected in a 6 day-old newborn with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) symptoms, treated empirically with antibiotics and given L. rhamnosus GG with the aim of preventing antibiotic-associated gastrointestinal complications. The level of C-reactive protein on day 5 compared with day 2(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of subchronic irradiation of male mice on reproduction ability and induction of male-mediated teratogenesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Male mice were irradiated to 0.05 Gy, 0.10 Gy and 0.20 Gy daily for 8 weeks, 5 days per week. The total doses were 2.00 Gy, 4.00 Gy and 8.00 Gy, respectively. After(More)
The effects of X-rays, nonylphenol (NL) and combination of both agents on the induction of micronuclei in mouse somatic cells were investigated. Pzh: SFIS mice were exposed during 2 weeks, 5 days per week to X-rays (doses: 0.05 Gy, 0.10 Gy,0.20 Gy), nonylphenol (doses: 25 mg/kg bw NL, 50 mg/kg bw NL, 100 mg/kg bw NL) and to a combination of X-rays and(More)
In the present paper, the actual knowledge on the composition and toxic properties of the European common viper venom was analyzed. The organism response to the particular components and the methods of neutralization of venom toxin in bitten person were presented. On the basis of literature data, the clinical course of envenomation with its classification(More)
INTRODUCTION The optimization of quality testing strategy of products containing probiotics might allow to general improvement of its safer use in humans. The goal of the study was the evaluation of quality expressed by identity, colony forming unit (CFU) and antibiotic sensitivity ofprobiotics used in medicinal products available in Poland using the(More)
BACKGROUND Bladder carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the urinary tract. Approximately 75-85% of patients present non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). Standard primary treatment for NIMBC is transurethral resection (TUR) followed by intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) immunotherapy. BCG has been accepted as the most effective agent in(More)
INTRODUCTION Probiotics Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS), when given in relevant dose, are able to induce strain-specific beneficial effects for health of humans or animals. METHODS L. rhamnosus strains originating from four medicinal products, 2 dietary foods for special medical purposes and dietary supplement, were tested for susceptibility to(More)
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