antemortem


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antemortem

[¦an·tē¦mȯr·dəm]
(medicine)
Before death.
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In the future, additional studies that use paired oral swab and blood samples from humans would provide information for continued discussion of antemortem swab sampling as a useful diagnostic modality of EVD in humans.
found that, in 23 cases of DLB and 94 cases of AD confirmed by autopsy, antemortem assessment data revealed that visuospatial impairment was the most sensitive (74%) variable and visual hallucination was the most specific (99%) variable for DLB.
4 Danby (1987: 207) also notes a case of symmetrical antemortem loss of the upper lateral incisors in an unsexed fragment from Passo di Corvo.
Unfortunately, an antemortem diagnosis is made in only 10% to 20% of cases of bacterial pericarditis, and even in those patients in whom a diagnosis is made, there is an average delay of 21 days until treatment is initiated (8, 9).
An antemortem tracheal aspirate sample, received from the first case-patient who died, was positive for adenovirus.
15-17) The genome of this strain was rapidly characterized by second generation DNA sequencing within days of its recovery from antemortem cultures.
To the best of our knowledge, only 11 antemortem cases of coccidioidomycosis prostatitis have been reported in the medical literature.
28) Additionally, Western blot analysis of plasma samples and hematologic testing and plasma protein electrophoresis results were used as criteria for preliminary antemortem classification as infected.
Ion distribution and protein proteolysis affect water holding capacity of longissimus thoracis et lumborum in meat of lamb subjected to antemortem exercise.
Clinicians and pathologists challenged by cultural or religious restrictions can consider alternative methods for diagnosis such as taking biopsy samples (38), collecting appropriate antemortem specimens, or performing virtual autopsies (39,40).
Antemortem diagnosis and successful excision of CTAVN was reported in 7 cases, (6,8) and in 1 of them the tumor was an unexpected finding in an explanted heart.
The results further indicate that EtS is a more suitable test than EtG to distinguish antemortem ingestion of ethanol from postmortem synthesis in forensic toxicological analysis (13).