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Dissemination

 

the spread of pathogens from an infectious and isolated focus or of tumorous cells from the main site to other parts of an organ or throughout the entire organism via the circulatory and lymphatic systems. After dissemination, generalization of the pathological process usually sets in; there is development of new, frequently numerous, foci, or metastases.

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Among serologic tests, immunodiffusion and complement fixation for anti-Histoplasma antibody detection are widely applied; sensitivity rates are 95%-100% and 82%-90% for pulmonary and disseminated histoplasmosis, respectively.
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Forward looking statements in this press release include that our additional claims cover strong gold and geochemical indicator metal stream sediment anomalies; that indications show anomalous gold over a large area; that we plan for further sampling and mapping work in the summer field season of 2006; and our belief that this area could contain a high grade underground mineable vein controlled gold system or an area of disseminated gold values that could be a bulk open pit mineable gold deposit.
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The Launay property covers 4677 hectares over the eastern portions of the Launay batholith which has been subject to several phases of shearing and alteration and contains a number of gold bearing zones characterized by silicification and disseminated pyrite mineralization.