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oversight; watch; inspection; supervision. That sort of surveillance of which . . . The young have accused the old. (Sir W. Scott)

Origin: F, fr. Surveiller to watch over; sur over _ veiller to watch, L. Vigilare. See Sur-, and Vigil.

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Re: Science fair help

... viruses from different years change at the same regions of protein? List your procedures/steps you'll complete:* 1) Go to the Flu Activity & Surveillance page at The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/fluactivity.htm. 2) Click on "Go" ...

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by aicatn
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:26 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Science fair help
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There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??

... and can be falsely categorised as AIDS. Any statistics emerging from many parts of Africa must be viewed critically, because the local epidemic surveillance is often much behind of the standards we've used to in the industrialised countries.

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by biohazard
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??
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Views: 22185

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... and criticizing bombastic and incorrect claims. Sadly, neither researchers nor authorities seem to have the necessary resources for such surveillance. This leaves the market open for self-proclaimed experts who may rapidly become famous media personalities and talk-show stars. This often ...

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by MichaelXY
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
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Each antibody has its own function. For instance, IgA traps antigens on mucosal surface, IgE takes part against allergen, IgG will do surveillance all over the body, etc. We cannot rely only on one isotype of antibody.

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by DoctorStein
Fri May 30, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibody
Replies: 12
Views: 6335

Question on circulatory and cardiovascular system

... circulatory system, which we cannot ignore it because it is very important i.e. Lymphatic System. Its circulatory process is called as "surveillance" or patrol system :)

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:25 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question on circulatory and cardiovascular system
Replies: 5
Views: 9919
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