Ultrasonographic observation in combination with progesterone monitoring for detection of ovulation in Labrador Retrievers

Although it is well known that the ovulation occurs during a period of time after LH surge in dogs, there are few reports of observing the entire process of development, ovulation, and luteinization of each follicle. This study aimed to detect the ovulation kinetics by ultrasonography in combination with progesterone monitoring, and therefore identify the…

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Utilization of a direct sandwich ELISA kit for rapid diagnosis of adenovirus hemorrhagic cystitis in a patient with adult T-cell leukemia

We report on a case of adenovirus hemorrhagi cystitis that developed in a 49-year-old woman during intensive chemotherapy for adult T-cell leukemia. Although rapid etiologic diagnosis is essential for the effective management of viral hemorrhagic cystitis, the isolation of adenovirus from urine is often too time-cousuming. We detected the adenovirus antigen in the patient’s urine…

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Direct RT-qPCR assay for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (Alpha, B.1.1.7 and Beta, B.1.351) detection and quantification in wastewater

Lower than a 12 months following the Extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, variants of concern have emerged within the type of variant Alpha (B.1.1.7, the British variant) and Beta (B.1.351, the South Africa variant). Resulting from their excessive infectivity and morbidity, it has grow to be clear that it’s essential to rapidly…

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