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Tuberculosis in the workplace
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Tuberculosis in the workplace

In outpatient clinics and hospitals, the occurence of unexpected cases of active tuberculosis (TB) often causes irritation among medical personal and contact patients. Occupational precautions such as wearing masks and gowns serves to lower the infection risk.

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Malassezia furfur (englisch)
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Malassezia furfur

Malassezia furfur is a saprophyte of the physiological microflora of the human skin. This obligate lipophilic sprouting depends on the supply of long-chain fatty acids and therefore prefers areas of skin with seborrheic milieu.

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Lymphocytes with hair-like projections
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Lymphocytes with hair-like projections

The occurrence of irregular cell contours especially in B lymphocytes is physiologically and electron microscopically well documented.

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Clinical Reasoning

Clinical reasoning refers to all of the thinking and decision-making processes used by the therapist in the evaluation and management of a patient.

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Vascular Imaging
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Chance findings: Aortic sclerosis and atherosclerosis

Aortic sclerosis and atherosclerosis are also secondary findings in cross-sectional imaging examinations of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines, and are particularly striking on computer tomography scans.

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Abnehmen Blutkultur
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Was bringt die Forschung im nächsten Jahrzehnt?

Einem Rückgang der Mortalität steht Forschungsbedarf hinsichtlich der Erregerdiagnose, der zunehmenden Erregerresistenzen und der kausalen Behandlung von Endothelschäden gegenüber.

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menschliche Biliverdin-Reduktase A

Bilirubin wurde viele Jahre nur als Abfallprodukt des Häm-Stoffwechsels angesehen und die quantitativen Bestimmungen von BR und der Metaboliten waren und sind für die Diagnostik wichtig.

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