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  1. Content type: Research note

    This study investigates the hypothesis that an increasing fraction of incident pleural mesothelioma (PM) in the US population may be related to longevity, i.e., to expansion of the population over age 75 years...

    Authors: Brent D. Kerger

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:337

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    During degeneration of the intervertebral disc ingrowth of blood vessels and nerves into the disc are associated with back pain. Vascular endothelial growth factors promote vasculogenesis by binding to the mem...

    Authors: Simona Capossela, Alessandro Bertolo, Kapila Gunasekera, Tobias Pötzel, Martin Baur and Jivko V. Stoyanov

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:333

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    The study was aimed to measure incidence density rate and identify perceived behavioural believes of late initiation to HIV/AIDS care in Gurage zone public health facilities from September 2015 to November 2016.

    Authors: Teklemichael Gebru, Kifle Lentiro and Abdulewhab Jemal

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:336

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    This study aimed at assessing the magnitude, distribution, and the antimicrobial susceptibility of the extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Entrobacteriaceae in the University of Gondar Referral Hospital en...

    Authors: Tigist Engda, Feleke Moges, Aschalew Gelaw, Setegn Eshete and Feleke Mekonnen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:335

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    The Eat Well Move More (EWMM) family and child weight management service is a 12-week intervention integrating healthy eating and physical activity education and activities for families and children aged 4–16....

    Authors: Rebecca E. Johnson, Oyinlola Oyebode, Sadie Walker, Elizabeth Knowles and Wendy Robertson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:325

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  6. Content type: Case Report

    Adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a rare inflammatory disorder characterized by the classical triad of daily spiking fever, arthritis, and typical salmon-colored rash. Resistance to first-line corticostero...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Asano, Makiko Yashiro Furuya, Shuzo Sato, Hiroko Kobayashi, Hiroshi Watanabe, Eiji Suzuki and Kiyoshi Migita

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:320

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    Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare soft tissue infection characterized by rapid progressive necrosis with relative sparing of underlying muscles. This case is reported to highlight the emergence of multidrug resi...

    Authors: Eugene Vernyuy Yeika, Joyce Bei Foryoung, Derrick Tembi Efie, Eugene Adze Nkwetateba, Paul Nkemtendong Tolefac and Marcelin Ngowe Ngowe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:322

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    The rapid emergence of drug resistant Leishmanial strains makes it imperative to continue the development of cheap and effective drugs against the parasite. Due to the absence of effective vaccines against leishm...

    Authors: Supriya Khanra, Y. Pavan Kumar, Jyotirmayee Dash and Rahul Banerjee

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:319

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    Clinically significant manifestations of Hymenopteran envenomation is increasingly recognized in Sri Lanka. These clinical manifestations range from localized allergic reactions to end-organ failure and thromb...

    Authors: Gowri M. Ratnayake, P. N. Weerathunga, Matharage Shani Apsara Dilrukshi, E. W. R. Amara Witharana and Saroj Jayasinghe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:327

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    The present study analyzed the temporal trend of stroke mortality according to sex in individuals aged 1549 years in the different regions of Brazil between 1997 and 2012.

    Authors: Laércio da Silva Paiva, Jean Henri Maselli Schoueri, Luiz Vinicius de Alcantara Sousa, Rodrigo Daminello Raimundo, Erika da Silva Maciel, João Antonio Correa and Fernando Adami

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:326

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    BLOSUM matrices serve as standard matrices for many protein sequence alignment programs. BLOSUM matrices have been constructed using BLOCKS version5.0 with 27,102 BLOCKS, whereas the latest updated version14.3 ha...

    Authors: Renganayaki Govindarajan, Biji Christopher Leela and Achuthsankar S. Nair

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:328

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    The HLA system is known to be the most polymorphic genetic loci in humans. Distribution and frequencies of HLA alleles are highly variable among different human ethnic groups. The HLA system has an important r...

    Authors: Adnan M. Ikhtiar, Batoul Jazairi, Issam Khansa and Ahmad Othman

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:324

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    Conduction defects complicating acute myocardial infarction are frequently associated with increased morbidity and mortality. As frequency of this complication has not been widely studied in our population, th...

    Authors: Kashif Ali Hashmi, Amir Shehzad, Atif Ali Hashmi and Amir Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:329

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    Haemophilus haemolyticus can be misidentified as nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) due to their phenotypic similarities in microbiological culture. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of misident...

    Authors: Jemima Beissbarth, Michael J. Binks, Robyn L. Marsh, Anne B. Chang, Amanda J. Leach and Heidi C. Smith-Vaughan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:323

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    This study aims at assessing the groundwater quality of the three districts of Eastern Terai region of Nepal viz. Morang, Jhapa, Sunsari using physicochemical characteristics and statistical approach so that p...

    Authors: Sanjay Mahato, Asmita Mahato, Pankaj Kumar Karna and Nisha Balmiki

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:321

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    Radiotherapy is the traditional therapy for glioma patients. Glioma has poor response to ionizing radiation (IR). Studying radiation-induced cell death can help in understanding the cellular mechanisms underly...

    Authors: Hossam Murad, Yaman Alghamian, Abdulmunim Aljapawe and Ammar Madania

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:330

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  17. Content type: Data note

    Zebra finches are a major model organism for investigating mechanisms of vocal learning, a trait that enables spoken language in humans. The development of cDNA collections with expressed sequence tags (ESTs) ...

    Authors: Peter V. Lovell, Nicole A. Huizinga, Abel Getachew, Brianna Mees, Samantha R. Friedrich, Morgan Wirthlin and Claudio V. Mello

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:309

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    Worldwide, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a common cause of morbidity affecting occupational individuals such as health-care professionals. However, nothing is known about WMSDs in hospital...

    Authors: M. Chiwaridzo, V. Makotore, J. M. Dambi, N. Munambah and M. Mhlanga

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:315

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    Describe the prevalence of Bordetella pertussis via PCR in children under 5 years old hospitalized as probable cases of pertussis and report the most common clinical features among them.

    Authors: Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Cristina del Valle-Vargas, Erico Cieza-Mora, Johanna Martins-Luna, Ronald Aquino-Ortega, Andrea Silva-Vásquez, Jorge Bazán-Mayra and Pablo Weilg

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:318

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    Cardiomyocytes derived from human-induced pluripotent stem cells are a powerful platform for high-throughput drug screening in vitro. However, current modalities for drug testing, such as electrophysiology and...

    Authors: Kazushi Suzuki, Takahito Onishi, Chieko Nakada, Shunsuke Takei, Matthew J. Daniels, Masahiro Nakano, Tomoki Matsuda and Takeharu Nagai

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:313

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  21. Content type: Case Report

    Mycobacterium bovis causing tuberculosis in animals is responsible for zoonotic tuberculosis in patients. Veterinary control measures and milk pasteurization has led to a significant decrease in human cases of M....

    Authors: Simon Grandjean-Lapierre, Simon-Djamel Thiberville, Mustapha Fellag, Christophe Eghazarian, Feriel Bouzid, Christina Gavril and Michel Drancourt

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:308

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