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nasal

[′nā·zəl]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the nose.
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For bacteriological examination, nasal swab samples were inoculated and streaked on blood agar and MacConkey's lactose agar plates and incubated at 37[degree]C for 18-24 hours.
Total RNA was extracted from 140 [micro]L of each nasal swab or lung sample by using the QIAamp Viral RNA Mini Kit (QIAGEN) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Such kits have inspired this next generation of smart papers and membranes that can preserve and analyze nasal swabs.
As well as the two hour test on patients using nasal swabs and Cleanyourhands campaign, the Trust is working with local businesses on antibacterial products for ward areas and is due to open an 'infection free ward' using these products within the next few months.
Chest radiographs were done in 20 (4%) of the CA visits, and nasal swab for anthrax was performed during 330 (65%) CA visits.
Also, hospital stays for MRSA-diagnosed patients and those who had MRSA-positive nasal swabs were significantly longer (25 days and 19.
this is a lateral-flu immunoassay that utilizes a nasal swab or aspirate.
All blood samples were negative for equid herpesviruses 1 and 4 and equine arteritis virus, and all nasal swab samples were negative for equine influenza virus.
The Alere i Influenza A & B test uses a nasal swab sample from a patient with signs and symptoms of flu infection.
The researchers said that imaging revealed a severe case of H1N1 after a patient had tested negative using a nasal swab rapid antigen test.
The approval and waiver cover the use of the analyser for the rapid, differential detection of Influenza types A and B from direct nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab, and nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash specimens and nasopharyngeal swab and nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash specimens in transport media from symptomatic patients.
In brief, anterior nasal swab specimens were collected at birth and weekly until the child's second birthday (online Technical Appendix, http://wwwnc.