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1. A measure of the accuracy or success of a diagnostic or therapeutic technique when carried out in an average clinical environment.; cf.

See: efficacy.

2. The extent to which a treatment achieves its intended purpose.

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Xenobiotic Agents for Biofilm Prevention and Treatment

... as antibiotics, preventing them from readily accessing the target bacteria; (2) some bacteria within the biofilm are dormant, which diminishes the effectiveness of traditional antibiotics that kill actively metabolizing cells; and (3) the ability of the bacteria to readily tightly adhere to surfaces ...

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by bioCassie
Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Xenobiotic Agents for Biofilm Prevention and Treatment
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Re: Veal infusion agar/broth

Is that veal infusion agar still available. I have a lab regarding effectiveness of hand washing that calls for it. jmkezele

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by JMKezele
Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Veal infusion agar/broth
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How to create a science project about acne?

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by lkim97
Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How to create a science project about acne?
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... why your scenario doesn't work - A genetic change that affects the coded protein (most changes are pretty neutral) is more likely to harm its effectiveness than enhance it. Such changed alleles are recessive, covered up when paired with codes that still produce good working proteins, and random, ...

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by Darby
Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Inbreeding
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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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