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2015-03-15 15:20:48

The ‘CONCORD-2’ report ‘Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009’ has carried out an analysis of individual data for over 25 million patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries, covering two thirds of the world’s population.

2015-03-12 16:26:16

ATLANTA, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two out of 3 people diagnosed with cancer survive five years or more, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality

2015-03-11 23:09:17

New Precision Diagnostic May Reduce Over-diagnosis and $3B of Unneeded Biopsies and Cytology Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 NuView Life Sciences

2015-03-11 23:08:14

Conventional cancer treatment with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy aims to destroy cancer cells. In his new book The Cancer Solution: Taking Charge of Your Life with Cancer, Dr.

2015-03-09 23:03:48

Herlev University Hospital selects ONCOtopix™ Dx a truly open quantitative digital pathology solution.

2015-03-09 12:26:33

College of American Pathologists provides resources for patients during National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 8-14) NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When Kimberly

2015-03-09 08:29:59

Combined Platform Test Achieved High Negative Predictive Value (NPV) of 94% and Positive Predictive Value (PPV) of 74% PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, Inc.

2015-03-05 23:07:59

The American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jeffrey L.

2015-03-05 16:25:30

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The maturation of IVD markets in developed countries has IVD companies casting their nets in developing countries where rising incomes and standards of


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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overword
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