endotoxin


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a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die

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We tested correlations between total mass concentrations of CAPs, gaseous pollutants, and endotoxin and glucan concentrations using the nonparametric Spearman rank order correlation.
AJ Meuse, President and CEO, said, "ACC is the pioneer in endotoxin detection and the first company licensed by the FDA to manufacture LAL for use as a quality control test.
Most previous studies collected endotoxin samples at the barn center or using personal PM samplers attached to workers.
As with the daily endotoxin concentrations, bacterial concentrations near the barn increased significantly at night, but concentrations farther downwind did not.
BRASS, an accredited microbiology subcontract test laboratory, specializes in endotoxin testing, bacterial and fungal identification of environmental isolates, sterilization validation, microbial quality control analysis and lot release testing of biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and medical device products.
7 endotoxin units [EU]/mL), compared with the control subjects (mean, 3.
The highest endotoxin levels were measured in small children and those whose heart defects resulted in compromised blood supply to the gut.
Bioprotection insures the hepato- and immune-protection through plant and algae extracts, the latter especially important in the case of an endotoxin challenge.
Unlike ergot alkaloids which are toxins produced by plants, endotoxins are derived from air-borne bacteria or bacteria found in food, water and waste substances, as well as through endogenous sources such as the gastrointestinal tract and colonized mucosa.
The presence of bacterial endotoxin in the circulation system leads to altered cardiovascular function, lung dysfunction, and acute kidney injury, characterizing a clinical picture of sepsis and septic shock, but a new therapeutic approach to the removal of endotoxin from circulation has been developed utilizing a hemoperfusion process utilizing cartridges with immobilized polymyxin B in an extracorporeal circuit.
These results further support the likelihood that the contaminant in the plastic tubes was endotoxin.
announced that the companies would start joint promotion of Toraymyxin (PMX-20R, PMX-05R) from July 2, 2007 in Japan, a hemoperfusion absorption column for removing endotoxin, which was developed by Toray.
They say it is due to a toxic substance called endotoxin, given off by certain bacteria when they die or are damaged.
The raw cotton processed in these weaving mills contains bacteria that make a chemical called an endotoxin that can irritate the lungs, says study coauthor George Astrakianakis, an industrial hygienist at the Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A proven and increasingly popular method of ozone and endotoxin removal is UV technology.