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Abstract: Bacterial DNA gyrase catalyzes ATP-dependent negative supercoiling of plasmid and chromosomal DNA. The GyrA and GyrB subunits that make up a tetramer subunit enzyme are essential in many bacteria and are important chemotherapeutic targets for treating...
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Abstract: The wide variety of microorganisms released into indoor air from animate and inanimate sources often include microbial pathogens and allergens, and exposure to them may be directly by inhalation or indirectly by contact with surfaces contaminated with...
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Abstract: Neutralizing epitopes of surface glycoproteins are poorly immunogenic and carbohydrates-based immunogens are generally less effective in generation of long-lasting antibody responses. Therefore, proteins mimicking glycan/peptide epitopes recognized by virus...
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Abstract: We decided to examine suspected samples of pneumonia outbreak caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and provide information about the mortality rate due to this infection in different age groups in Iran. In this descriptive-cross-sectional study, a total...
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Abstract: Fusarium is one of the most agriculturally important genera of fungi and affects plants, humans, and animals’ health. The prevalence of mycotoxins producing species of Fusarium in the food and the environment is hazardous to the living being....
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Abstract: Paget’s disease of bone, is a focal disorder involving one or more bones which is usually diagnosed in individuals over 50 years of age and also affects one or more family members in about 20% of cases. The earliest phase begins with increased numbers of...
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Abstract: Pregnant women are increasingly considered a priority group for influenza vaccination, but the evidence in favor relies mainly on observational studies, subject to the “healthy-vaccinee bias”. Propensity score methods – sometimes applied...
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Abstract: A hallmark of inflammatory responses is leukocyte mobilization, which is mediated by bacterial and host tissue-derived chemotactic factors that activate Gi-protein-coupled seven-transmembrane receptors (GPCRs) expressed on host cell surface. Formylpeptide...
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Key Note

Abstract: Pregnant women are increasingly considered a priority group for influenza vaccination, but the evidence in favor relies mainly on observational studies, subject to the “healthy-vaccinee bias”. Propensity score methods – sometimes applied...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Background: Depression appears to be a common complication in patients during and post–COVID-19 infection. Understanding the mechanism of action of cytokines such as interleukin-6, interleukin-10 and others in depression and in cytokine storm syndrome, the...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Sporotrichosis is a subcutaneous mycosis caused by pathogenic fungi of the genus Sporothrix. Sporothrix schenckii infections have a worldwide distribution; the Brazilian outbreak is caused by S. brasiliensis while, in China, S. globosa transmitted through...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract The Mexican population widely uses traditional medicine from herbal treatments, alternative therapies, and the well-known “immuno-modulator,” which aims to relieve both allergic and autoimmune diseases by modulating the immune response....
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Abstract: The European Infectious Disease Society’s subcommittee on biofilm in 2014 concluded that microbes (bacterial and fungal) growing as biofilm cause chronic infections. Chronic infections are becoming an overwhelming drain on health care resources because...
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Abstract: Chagas disease is a health and sanitation endemic issue in the South America, promoted by the protozoa from Trypanosoma cruzi. However, such disease has spread around the world and affected numerous countries. One of the most relevant targets for the...
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Abstract: Objectives: The aims of the present study were to determine the prevalence of LTBI in immigrant children and adolescents (0-17 years) living in or recently coming to Sweden and to estimate the effectiveness of BCG against latent TB (LTBI) in immigrant...
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Abstract: Currently, there is no specific treatment or efficient vaccines against the Dengue virus (DENV). We designed and produced chimeric proteins composed by immunogenic epitopes from the four DENV serotypes to develop a tetravalent dengue vaccine. For this, South...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Justice-involved youth experience increased risk of exposure to childhood trauma and health risks. Little is known about the heterogeneity in trauma and health risk experiences among delinquent youth, especially across gender. The current study uses latent...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Flipons are genetically encoded elements that adopt different conformations, such as Z-DNA, G4-Quartets and Triplexes under physiological conditions. The structures are formed from simple sequence repeats and are recognized by structure-specific proteins...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: The increasing occurrence of antibiotic resistance has led to a growing interest for the design and production of new antimicrobial agents. Among alternatives to conventional biocides, ionic liquids (ILs), low temperature molten salts containing organic...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Background Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important causative agent of nosocomial infections. As pathogen, P. aeruginosa is of increasing clinical importance due to its ability to develop high-level multidrug resistance (MDR). Methods The aim of the present...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Endocrine organs are known for synthesizing and secreting hormones. Those hormones go on to regulate bodily functions throughout the body. In the last 20-40 years, it has been established that adipose tissue does just that. The hormones released from adipose...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Probiotics play a central role in the interaction of the producing microorganism with the environment including different hosts. According to the beneficial effects that these microbes obtain, in this study, we investigated the probiotic activity of the...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Out of a hundred COVID-19 patients, less than five percent will experience severe disease, hospitalization, ventilation and mortality . A number of risk factors have been proposed and validated in wide population studies, and include age, smoking history and...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: The nucleotide binding oligomerization domain like receptors, or NOD like receptors (NLRs 3 &5), are intracellular receptors responsible for recognizing pathogens in vertebrates. Several NLR mammalian models have been characterized and analyzed but few...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. In efforts to reduce the risk of transmission, telehealth visits for routine care has significantly increased in the United States. Cystic fibrosis patients have been categorized...
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Abstract: Emergence of antimicrobial resistance worldwide is responsible for alarming situation. There is an urgent need to discover more effective, safer and less toxic antibacterial agents. Medicinal plants are valuable alternative resources for developing novel...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: The first cases of SARS-CoV- 19 in Puerto Rico were confirmed by March 13, 2020. One of these cases was admitted to Mayaguez Medical Center (MMC). From March 9 to May 31, 2020 a total of 1085 Covid-19 PCR tests were performed in this Institution. From the...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Background: Surgical site infections are a complication of oral and maxillofacial procedures, with the potential for significant morbidity and mortality. Use of pre-, peri- and post-operative antibiotic prophylaxis to reduce the incidence of surgical site...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Two experimental trials on commercial broiler (Ross-308) were conducted to evaluate the carryover effects of artificial insemination (AI) in parent flock (PF) kept in cages (C), and on floor (F) in comparison to natural mating (NM) in floored PF. A total of...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to concerns over transmission risk from healthcare procedures, especially in head and neck procedures including endonasal, otologic, and facial surgery as well as in-office flexible laryngoscopy. It has also uncovered a...
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Online Lecture

Abstract: Indiscriminate use of antimicrobials has resulted in the emergence of antimicrobial resistance that continues to rise on a global scale. This not only affects the environment, humans, or animals but also food systems. Hence, for food preservation, the use of...
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Abstract: In the advent of the COVID-19 outbreak in Korea, Myongji Hospital adopted a dual-track healthcare system to provide continuity of care for its patients while managing referred COVID-19 patients simultaneously. We assessed infection control efforts by...
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Abstract: This study aimed to verify the relationship between the polymorphisms of the cytokines TNF-α rs1800629; IFN-γ rs2430561; TGF-β rs1982073 e rs1800471; IL-6 rs180079 e IL-10 rs1800896, rs1800871 and rs1800872 and leprosy. Blood samples were analyzed from 106...
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Abstract: Strongyloides stercoralis is a parasitic helminth prevalent in tropical and subtropical areas globally, infecting 100 to 370 million people. This parasite can cause lifelong infection in immunocompetent individuals, and potentially death in immunocompromised...
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Abstract: Toxocara canis is the helminth agent of toxocariasis, whose definitive hosts are canines, but it affects humans and other mammals as paratenic hosts, causing multiple clinical pictures, and occurs worldwide, predominating in tropical and developing...
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Abstract: Introduction: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a nosocomial infection that develops 48h after the initiation of mechanical ventilatory support. Current evidence-based guidelines demonstrate that VAP prevention is feasible through the implementation...
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Abstract: The neuroinflammatory responses to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) coat proteins such as glycoprotein 120 (gp120) are considered to be responsible for HIV-associated distal sensory neuropathy. Accumulating evidence suggests that T-cell line...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Introduction Management of COVID-19 pneumonia cases is a medical challenge. However, the situation becomes worse if the patient has coexisting morbidities or newly developed complications. The study is about managing rectus sheath haematoma (RSH) in a...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Introduction Management of COVID-19 pneumonia cases is a medical challenge. However, the situation becomes worse if the patient has coexisting morbidities or newly developed complications. The study is about managing rectus sheath haematoma (RSH) in a...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: Staphylococcus saprophyticus is a Gram-positive and coagulase negative cocci that composes the skin microbiota and can act as opportunistic agent causing urinary tract infections (UTI), being more frequent in sexually active young women. The ability of a...
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Abstract: Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTMLD) is a rare, progressive disease with an increasing incidence worldwide. The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the baseline characteristics and management of NTMLD in general and pneumologist...
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Abstract: Tuberculosis remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Although, WHO’s latest Global TB Report says that 2018 saw a reduction in the number of TB deaths-an estimated 36% of new TB cases remain undiagnosed or unreported, partly due to the...
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Accepted Lecture

Abstract: This lecture discloses an epidemiological mathematical model to predict an empirical treat- ment for dogs infected by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This dangerous pathogen is one of the leading causes of multi-resistant infections and can be transmitted from dogs...
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Abstract: The lifestyle transition in a bacteria from environment to opportunist results in either the loss or/and acquisition of specific genes. Such changeovers in turn will help them adapted to inhabit and sustain at the starting point for interactions with new...
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Abstract: A bidirectional dynamics has been observed between hyperglycemia and periodontal infections. Higher rate of activation pathways are induced due to hyperglycemia which is responsible for inflammation thereby leading to macrovascular as well as microvascular...
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ACCEPTED LECTURE

Abstract: Individuals that have established risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including advancing age, familial history of diabetes, and excessive body weight, require diagnostic evaluation to determine if they have developed type 2 diabetes. Despite literature...
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Abstract: Background: Fibrinogen is a central protein of hemostasis and a major determinant of plasma viscosity and key factor for platelet activation. In acute ischemic stroke patients, higher levels of plasma fibrinogen are associated with increased risk of...
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ACCEPTED LECTURE

Abstract: Infections associated with health care, previously known as nosocomial infections, constitute one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in hospital. The aim of our study was to estimate the lethality of HAI, as well as the risk of dying from HAI...
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Abstract: Background: Castleman disease comprises a rare and heterogeneous cluster of disorders, characterized by lymphadenopathy with unique histological features and associated with cytokine-driven constitutional symptoms and biochemical disturbances. Unicentric CD...
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ACCEPTED LECTURE

Abstract: Cholera is still a killing disease in Bangladesh and other developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Cholera epidemics occur twice every year in Bangladesh and maintain a seasonal pattern. Vibrio cholerae O1 could be isolated from patient’s...
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