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  • saliva
  • Here we demonstrate that plasma, saliva, and tear fluid promote binding and infection of adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) in respiratory and ocular epithelial cells, which corresponds to the natural tropism of most adenoviruses, and that plasma promotes infection by Ad31. (diva-portal.org)
  • serous
  • A more recently published review article by Block and Algeciras-Schimnich provides a helpful supplement for serous fluids in particular (4). (aacc.org)
  • The invention concerns an absorbent for blood and serous body fluids consisting of at least two components, A and B, whereby component A is a crosslinked synthetic or natural polymer or copolymer, and component B is an organic and/or inorganic compound which is water-soluble and solid at normal temperature. (google.es)
  • The absorbent contains 25 to 98 weight % of component A and 2 to 75 weight % of component B. The invention, moveover, concerns the use of the said absorbent for absorption and/or retention of blood and serous body fluids, in particular in absorbent throwaway articles for surgical, medical and hygienic purposes. (google.es)
  • Glucose
  • The average adult contains about six liters of blood, which functions to transport oxygen to cells, carry metabolic waste products such as carbon dioxide away from cells and transport infection-fighting white blood cells, glucose, hormones and other essential substances throughout the body. (theconversation.com)
  • Glucose levels in the fluid also can help a doctor diagnose osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. (auburnhospital.org)
  • drainage
  • The system includes mechanical energy applied to the interior surface of a catheter or other type of body drainage conduit to substantially inhibit the adherence of body matter to the. (google.es)
  • 11. The medical drainage system of claim 1, wherein said selectively rotatable wire has an exterior surface which resists the adherence of said body matter, said exterior surface comprising at least polyolefin or fluoropolymer materials. (google.es)
  • wherein
  • 3. The fluid sampler of claim 2 wherein the needle is positioned within the cavity of the sampler housing when the sample portion is in the storage position. (google.de)
  • 5. The fluid sampler of claim 1 wherein the sampler is an elongated member having one end forming the sample portion and an oppositely disposed end forming the handle portion. (google.de)
  • 6. The fluid sampler of claim 1 wherein the medium is a membrane, the membrane being absorbent to fluid. (google.de)
  • 9. The device of claim 8 , wherein said piercing device is arranged to pierce a body portion located at the tip portion. (google.com)
  • 2 . The system of claim 1 , wherein the processor calculates information about multiple analytes within the body fluid sample. (google.com.au)
  • 3 . The system of claim 2 , wherein the multiple analytes further comprise at least one body fluid component. (google.com.au)
  • 7 . The system of claim 1 , wherein the concentration of the analyte within the body fluid sample is calculated. (google.com.au)
  • 11 . The system of claim 1 , wherein the processor includes a library of spectral properties of analytes for comparing with spectral information obtained from the body fluid sample. (google.com.au)
  • 14 . The system of claim 1 , wherein the detected analyte in the body fluid sample is selected from the group consisting of cardiac enzymes, cardiovascular stent coatings, poisons, therapeutic drugs, drugs of abuse, hormones, steroids, and combinations thereof. (google.com.au)
  • analyte
  • These documents deal with the clinical utility of analyte measurements in the majority of fluid types. (aacc.org)
  • The results of the processed data are displayed on a screen to inform a user about an analyte within the body fluid sample. (google.com.au)
  • 12 . The system of claim 1 , including a screen for displaying information related to the analyte detected within the body fluid sample. (google.com.au)
  • sampler
  • a needle comprising a first end projecting from the sampler and a second end in fluid communication with and substantially perpendicular to the medium. (google.de)
  • Blood
  • Association of resident fatigue and distress with occupational blood and body fluid exposures and motor vehicle incidents. (medscape.com)
  • Surgical Procedure Characteristics and Risk of Sharps-Related Blood and Body Fluid Exposure. (medscape.com)
  • Impact of Safety-Engineered Devices on the Incidence of Occupational Blood and Body Fluid Exposures Among Healthcare Personnel in an Academic Facility, 2000-2014. (medscape.com)
  • Blood is just one of the body fluids we need to survive. (theconversation.com)
  • Perhaps the most important body fluid of all is blood. (theconversation.com)
  • An adult's body contains about 25 trillion red blood cells - about one-third of all the body's cells. (theconversation.com)
  • Some societies and faith traditions have sequestered menstruating women, although menstrual fluid is no more biologically hazardous than blood. (theconversation.com)
  • Here's a concise, comprehensive, and carefully structured introduction to the analysis of non-blood body fluids. (aacc.org)
  • Through six editions, the authors, noted educators and clinicians, have taught generations of students the theoretical and practical knowledge every clinical laboratory scientist needs to handle and analyze non-blood body fluids, and to keep themselves and their laboratories safe from infectious agents. (aacc.org)
  • A cell count test of the fluid can show if there is an increase in certain types of white blood cells. (auburnhospital.org)
  • laboratories
  • Now laboratories are required to evaluate and document the performance characteristics of each fluid type to ensure that it is adequate for the intended use. (aacc.org)
  • They also provide guidance to clinical laboratories on result reporting, interpretation, and analytical variables affecting measurement of body fluids. (aacc.org)
  • To reduce the risks associated with off-label body fluid testing, laboratories should start by evaluating their current test ordering patterns and volumes. (aacc.org)
  • exposure
  • Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff. (medscape.com)
  • insertion
  • Insertion devices may be employed to position and actuate a change of state of the frame in the body duct or passageway. (google.ca)
  • 11 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the at least one longitudinally extending element being spring biased toward the anchoring state and being held in the insertion state by a release wire separable from the frame. (google.ca)
  • clinical
  • However, despite the difficulties of off-label body fluid testing, it remains a powerful clinical tool when used appropriately and the risks are recognized and reduced. (aacc.org)
  • Other valuable resources are the Clinical and Laboratory Science Institute guidelines developed through the consensus process for the analysis of body fluids (2, 3). (aacc.org)
  • identification
  • The serology-based methods routinely used in forensic casework for the identification of biological fluids have varying and often limited degrees of sensitivity and specificity. (brighttalk.com)
  • RNA analysis may permit not only a molecular-based approach with a greater specificity than that of conventional methodologies for the identification of forensically relevant biological fluids, but may also provide strategies particularly suited for the analysis of environmentally impacted or degraded samples frequently encountered in forensic casework. (brighttalk.com)
  • This presentation will describe highly specific RNA methods for body fluid identification that exhibit promise for forensic casework analysis. (brighttalk.com)
  • type
  • Off-label body fluids refer to any fluid type other than those cited by the manufacturer of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared method in the "Intended Use" portion- of a product insert (1). (aacc.org)
  • Each fluid type has a unique composition and generally is considered to be an irreplaceable specimen since collection is often invasive. (aacc.org)
  • Regulatory agencies only recently began to appreciate the unique nature of each body fluid type and the impact that these variations in chemical composition (proteins, electrolytes, lipids, pH, etc.) can have on assay performance. (aacc.org)
  • includes
  • A body fluid cartridge exchange platform device includes a hollow cartridge platform housing with a first end having an opening. (google.ca)
  • The body fluid analyzer includes a disposable strip for receiving a sample of body fluid on a target region, the target region including gold sol-gel to provide surface. (google.com.au)
  • claim
  • 10. The device of claim 1 further comprising a sensor for sensing a change of a test medium induced by reaction with said body fluid. (google.com)
  • 2 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the resilient seal further including a skirt extending at least partially over the at least one longitudinally extending element to form a peripheral seal. (google.ca)
  • 4 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the resilient seal further including a skirt extending fully over the frame. (google.ca)
  • 5 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the passage having a predetermined fluid opening pressure. (google.ca)
  • 6 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 5 , the fluid opening pressure being about 0.2 psi to 3.0 psi for urinary incontinence. (google.ca)
  • 7 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 5 , the fluid opening pressure being about 0.005 psi to 1.0 psi for intervascular placement. (google.ca)
  • 8 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the passage being a single slit. (google.ca)
  • 9 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the resilient seal, the valve body and the valve support being one piece. (google.ca)
  • 10 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 , the at least one longitudinally extending element being heat recoverable with a transition temperature range below a reasonable range of human body temperatures. (google.ca)
  • 12 . The body fluid flow control device of claim 1 further comprising a flap attached to the valve body adjacent the passage and extending over the passage to restrict flow to one direction through the passage. (google.ca)
  • 2. The device of claim 1 , further comprising a small diameter first hollow leg member having an internal diameter, the leg member suitable for extending from the platform housing through skin of a patient for facilitating body fluid communication between an organ and at least a portion of the platform housing and tubular cartridge insert. (google.ca)
  • 5. The device of claim 2 further comprising a second hollow leg member extending from the platform housing and penetrating through the skin of the patient and completing a fluid communication flow path extending between the first hollow leg member and the second hollow leg member through the tubular cartridge insert. (google.ca)
  • Medical
  • Medical devices for filtering fluids flowing through a lumen and a method of forming medical devices. (google.com)
  • flow
  • A device to provide body fluid flow control in the form of a valve to be located within a duct or passageway. (google.ca)
  • Bulk resilience about a passageway in a valve body provides the mechanism for controlled flow. (google.ca)
  • One-way valve operation may be provided through a flap or through a pressure differential on the valve body depending upon the direction of flow. (google.ca)
  • test
  • An important aspect is a tip portion ( 20 ) for exposing a test medium to body fluid application. (google.com)
  • Another aspect is a testing device and method that employs illumination of a test medium at the site for body fluid application. (google.com)
  • The method performance specifications have not been established for this test in body fluid. (labcorp.com)
  • components
  • Most adenoviruses bind directly to the coxsackie and adenovirus receptor (CAR) on target cells in vitro, but recent research has shown that adenoviruses can also use soluble components in body fluids for indirect binding to target cells. (diva-portal.org)
  • These mechanisms have been identified upon addressing the questions of how to de- and retarget adenovirus-based vectors for human gene and cancer therapy, but the newly identified mechanisms also suggest that the role of body fluids and their components may also be of importance for natural, primary infections. (diva-portal.org)