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  • noun Plural form of assay.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of assay.


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  • Techniques used include culture from a wide variety of specimens, special stains, direct antigen detection (Group A streptococci, Cryptosporidium, Giardia lamblia, Trichomonas vaginalis), molecular real-time PCR diagnostics, and toxin assays (Clostridium difficile and enterohemorrhagic E. coli).

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  • The chief landscape tradition Burtynsky assays is that of the sublime.

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  • To evaluate the efficcy of single toxin assays in the pediatric IBD population and to assess whether the toxins identified remained consistent on repeated measurements.

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  • Kader et al (Gastroenterol 1998; 115: 1329-34) demonstrated the inadequacy of single toxin assays in the pediatric IBD population.

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  • Single toxin assays for C. difficile are not adequate for initial or follow-up diagnosis of C. difficile infection.

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  • Long-term assays have also been shown to enhance detection of LTBI and to distinguish between recently acquired and remote infections

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  • One reason for this lack of differentiation may be due to the use of short term assays which will detect effector memory rather than generation of naive or central memory T cell responses

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  • Ultimately, the success of the NRL's magnetoelectronic biosensor depends on the performance of the microbead label assays whose continued development is currently spearheaded by Dr. Shawn Mulvaney with the assistance of Ms. Kristina Myers.

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  • Formation of DNA adducts after treatment of hepatocytes • In vivo short term assays Measurement of DNA-damage (UDS and DNA - strand breaks) Micronuclei in mice Formation of DNA adducts after tretament of rats

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  • Slide 44: Genotoxicity studies performed with TNJ • In vitro short term assays Bacterial mutagenicity (Ames Test) Mutagenicity in mammalian cells (V79-HPRT test)

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