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Arginine vasopressin concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid of children
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) arginine vasopressin (AVP) levels are reported in a group of 22 children (median age 24 months) investigated for possible bacterial meningitis and subsequently found not to be suffering from this ...
Agarose gel electrophoresis of glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase isoenzymes
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Demographic and economic trends in medical schemes--a time series analysis [Demografiese en ekonomiese tendense vir mediese skemas--'n tydreeksanalise.]
A time series analysis was performed on medical scheme statistics with the aim of determining current and future demographic and economic trends. This would enable one to reach a better perspective on the current and future ...
Transepidermal elimination in exogenous ochronosis: A report of two cases
Exogenous ochronosis is caused by the long-term application of skin-lightening creams containing hydroquinone. This irreversible disfiguring cosmetic problem assumes epidemic proportions in South African blacks. Mild ...
Spinal cord concussion in rugby players
During an analysis of a group of 40 rugby players who had sustained cervical spinal cord injury, 9 players were identified who had sustained only transient paralysis. These players showed no radiologic evidence of any ...
Detection of sperm antibodies on unwashed spermatozoa with the immunobead test: A comparison of results with the routine method and seminal plasma TAT titers and SCMC test
This study investigated whether the immunobead test (IBT) could, for the purposes of simplicity and saving time, be applied directly on an unwashed semen sample instead of washed spermatozoa. These two methods were performed ...
Excretion of technetium 99m hexakismethoxyisobutylisonitrile in milk
The amount of radioactivity excreted in breast milk following the administration of technetium 99m hexakismethoxyisobutylisonitrile (99mTc-MIBI) to a patient referred for cold spot myocardial scintigraphy was determined. ...
Excretion of gallium 67 in human breast milk and its inadvertent ingestion by a 9-month-old child
The concentration of radioactivity excreted in breast milk following the administration of gallium 67 to 3 patients was measured in milk samples obtained for several days after injection. Similar values were obtained from ...
Zone electrophoresis of anti-human sperm antibodies in concentration gradients of sucrose
Zone electrophoresis of anti-human sperm antibodies elicited in chickens and isolated from the yolks of eggs laid by the birds were subjected to zone electrophoresis in sucrose concentration gradients. Because of its very ...
Effect of lead and organophosphates on sperm morphology
Lead and organophosphates can exert a toxic action on the male reproductive function. A cross-sectional study involving 40 men was undertaken to investigate the effect of these toxins on sperm morphology. Based on the ...