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skin tests

Epicutaneous or intradermal application of a sensitiser for demonstration of either delayed or immediate hypersensitivity. Used in diagnosis of hypersensitivity or as a test for cellular immunity.


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Re: Re:

... in, but in most countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, standard blood chemistry etc.), which already gives ... overwhelms the few bacteria that may end up in the sample from the skin, and because the needle is very sharp. For blood culture purposes the ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 8643

Re: Re:

... blood coagulation times and thus result in minor bleeding beneath the skin that causes the petechiae. I do not know where you are based in, but in most countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, standard blood chemistry etc.), which already gives ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 8643

URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

... a bit of help for my microbiology class,recently have done biochemical tests to help identify this unknow organism, would be very appreciative if ... STAINING (-) NUTRIENT BROTH CULTURE- Quite turbid, slightly cloudy, no skin NUTRIENT AGAR STREAK- Shape – Cocci, Yellow, 0.2-0.5m Glossy NUTRIENT ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 5292

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... brain sizes might indeed vary racially in the same way that average skin coloring and average height do. Black Africans express the greatest ... than blacks in the population at large. Most tellingly, blood-typing tests have been used to assess the degree to which black individuals have ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 257541

Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

... a woman's risk of breast cancer. They are called TP53 and PTEN. Genetic tests are available to women with a high risk of having changes in their ... cancer and cancers of the prostate and pancreas. An aggressive form of skin cancer called melanoma is also more common among people who have BRCA2 ...

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by jumma
Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense
Replies: 26
Views: 21253
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