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To test the feasibility of isolating DNA by swabbing of the viscera, foot and mantle, we initially sampled both mantle clips and brush swabs from 8 Q.
To remove corrosion, try spraying a light coat of corrosion preventive compound, NSN 8030-00-546 8637, and scrubbing with that short-bristled acid swabbing brush.
Acceptable swabbing would require the prior permission of a magistrate as well as guarantees that information from a swab will be destroyed if the person is not convicted of a crime.
Haft got no further treatment; the others were treated with one of the following: a paw dipped in tincture of iodine or povidone iodine (an over-the-counter germicidal solution), skin swabbing with tincture of iodine (some with a covering bandage) or oral administration of potassium iodide.
The presence of viable EBOV and viral RNA in body fluids of EVD patients has been studied, and oral swabbing has been shown to be effective for diagnosis of EVD by RT-PCR compared with testing of serum samples from the same persons (10,11).
She said the problem was only identified as a piece of swabbing when she decided to have the lump surgically removed at Northfield's Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.
Scabs were removed from eschars before swabbing. The swabs, while being rotated vigorously, were directed to the base of the eschar at a 50[degrees]-60[degrees] angle for 5-6 times.
We assessed the relevance of using cutaneous swabbing instead of full-skin tissue samples for viral MCPyV DNA detection.
With our handwashing and canine skin and ear canal swabbing techniques, a larger surface area was sampled, especially on human hands, and the PCR was presumably able to detect low cell numbers within a large sample aliquot.
Swabbing environmental surfaces may not be the most efficient means of recovering bacterial contamination if quantitation (i.e., estimate of magnitude) is the objective of the sampling; however, in some situations a swab sample may be the best available sampling method.
The carriage rate was higher than expected for this age group (4), suggesting that we had efficient swabbing and microbiologic techniques.
The marked difference in W-135 carriage rates is unlikely to be due to selection bias or study methods, as we used the same recruitment strategy, swabbing techniques, and laboratory methods in 2002 and 2001.