body fluids

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Summary: Liquid components of living organisms.

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  1. Leong Y, Latiff A, Ahmad N, Rosma A. Exposure measurement of aflatoxins and aflatoxin metabolites in human body fluids. A short review. Mycotoxin Res. 2012;28:79-87 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper focuses on exposure measurement of aflatoxins and aflatoxin metabolites in various human body fluids. Research on different metabolites present in blood, urine, breast milk, and other human fluids or tissues ..
  2. Peng H, Wu C, Young D, Martel J, Young A, Ojcius D, et al. Physicochemical and biological properties of biomimetic mineralo-protein nanoparticles formed spontaneously in biological fluids. Small. 2013;9:2297-307 pubmed publisher
    Recent studies indicate that mineral nanoparticles (NPs) form spontaneously in human body fluids. These biological NPs represent mineral precursors that are associated with ectopic calcifications seen in various human diseases...
  3. Lässer C. Identification and analysis of circulating exosomal microRNA in human body fluids. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1024:109-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Exosomal RNA in body fluids, such as plasma and urine, has been associated with malignancies, making the exosomal RNA a potential biomarker ..
  4. Kaboré J, De Meeûs T, MacLeod A, Ilboudo H, Capewell P, Camara M, et al. A protocol to improve genotyping of problematic microsatellite loci of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense from body fluids. Infect Genet Evol. 2013;20:171-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Amplifying parasite DNA directly from body fluids (i.e., blood, lymph or cerebrospinal fluid) allows avoiding costly and tedious isolation phases...
  5. Bouwman F, de Roos B, Rubio Aliaga I, Crosley L, Duthie S, Mayer C, et al. 2D-electrophoresis and multiplex immunoassay proteomic analysis of different body fluids and cellular components reveal known and novel markers for extended fasting. BMC Med Genomics. 2011;4:24 pubmed publisher
    ..Proteomic technologies applied for profiling human biofluids and blood cells are considered to reveal new biomarkers of exposure or provide insights into novel mechanisms of adaptation...
  6. Peruzzo M, Milani G, Garzoni L, Longoni L, Simonetti G, Bettinelli A, et al. Body fluids and salt metabolism - part II. Ital J Pediatr. 2010;36:78 pubmed publisher
  7. Merlin J, Morrison G, GLUCKMAN S, Lipschik G, Linkin D, Lyon S, et al. Blood and body fluid exposures among US medical students in Botswana. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:561-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The risk of blood and body fluid exposures during such rotations is significant...
  8. Oliveira L, Pontes J. Frequency of hepatitis B immunity and occupational exposures to body fluids among Brazilian medical students at a public university. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:247-52 pubmed
    ..0%, being similar among men (47.8%) and women (43.2%). Of all these accidents, 57.7% were due to body fluids coming in contact with mucosa and 42.3% due to cut and puncture accidents...
  9. Kanan A, Karanfil T. Formation of disinfection by-products in indoor swimming pool water: the contribution from filling water natural organic matter and swimmer body fluids. Water Res. 2011;45:926-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Experiments with filling waters collected from WTP effluents at three different times showed more variability in HAA than THM formation at the WTPs studied...

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  1. Liloglou T, Field J. Detection of DNA methylation changes in body fluids. Adv Genet. 2010;71:177-207 pubmed publisher
    ..DNA methylation changes have been detected in a variety of human body fluids associated with a large number of malignant and benign diseases...
  2. Gatto M, Bernardi F, Bandini L, Prati C. [Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids in a Department of Odontostomatologic Sciences: results of a ten-year surveillance study]. Med Lav. 2010;101:218-27 pubmed
    ..Evaluation of occupational exposures can assist with practice modifications, redesign of equipment, and targeted educational efforts...
  3. Ricker L, Kijlstra A, de Jager W, Liem A, Hendrikse F, La Heij E. Chemokine levels in subretinal fluid obtained during scleral buckling surgery after rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010;51:4143-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The exact role of these chemokines, their correlation with IL-6 after primary RRD, and their association with the future development of PVR are not yet known...
  4. Vennemann M, Koppelkamm A. mRNA profiling in forensic genetics I: Possibilities and limitations. Forensic Sci Int. 2010;203:71-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This review aims to give a brief overview of the possible advantages of postmortem mRNA profiling and to shed further light into the limitations of this method arising from reduced RNA integrities...
  5. Joo N, Cho H, Khansaheb M, Wine J. Hyposecretion of fluid from tracheal submucosal glands of CFTR-deficient pigs. J Clin Invest. 2010;120:3161-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These data are a step toward determining whether gland secretory defects contribute to CF airway disease...
  6. Dell Orco D, Lundqvist M, Oslakovic C, Cedervall T, Linse S. Modeling the time evolution of the nanoparticle-protein corona in a body fluid. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e10949 pubmed publisher
    ..Eventually equilibrium is reached, at which point the continued exchange will not affect the composition of the corona...
  7. Wu T, Giovannucci E, Welge J, Mallick P, Tang W, Ho S. Measurement of GSTP1 promoter methylation in body fluids may complement PSA screening: a meta-analysis. Br J Cancer. 2011;105:65-73 pubmed publisher
    Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening has low specificity. Assessment of methylation status in body fluids may complement PSA screening if the test has high specificity.
  8. Denić L, Ostrić I, Pavlović A, Dimitra K. Knowledge and occupational exposure to blood and body fluids among health care workers and medical students. Acta Chir Iugosl. 2012;59:71-5 pubmed
    Health workers and medical students are at occupational risk of blood-borne diseases during the accidents, that is, via percutaneous injury or entry of blood or body fluids through the mucosa or injured skin.
  9. Alizadeh R, Najafi N, Poursani E. Arrays of SnO2 nanorods as novel solid phase microextraction for trace analysis of antidepressant drugs in body fluids. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2012;70:492-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2 ng ml(-1) for citalopram and 0.5 ng ml(-1) for fluoxetine, which covered the typical urinary concentrations obtained for citalopram and fluoxetine...
  10. Lindenbergh A, de Pagter M, Ramdayal G, Visser M, Zubakov D, Kayser M, et al. A multiplex (m)RNA-profiling system for the forensic identification of body fluids and contact traces. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2012;6:565-77 pubmed publisher
    ..the development of a single multiplex mRNA-based system for the discrimination of the most common forensic body fluids as well as skin cells...
  11. Krumpochova P, Sapthu S, Brouwers J, de Haas M, de Vos R, Borst P, et al. Transportomics: screening for substrates of ABC transporters in body fluids using vesicular transport assays. FASEB J. 2012;26:738-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Transportomics has broad applicability, as it is not restricted to urine and can be applied to other ATP-dependent transport proteins as well...
  12. Hu L, Huang T, Cai Y, Chou K. Prediction of body fluids where proteins are secreted into based on protein interaction network. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22989 pubmed publisher
    Determining the body fluids where secreted proteins can be secreted into is important for protein function annotation and disease biomarker discovery...
  13. Cortez M, Bueso Ramos C, Ferdin J, Lopez Berestein G, Sood A, Calin G. MicroRNAs in body fluids--the mix of hormones and biomarkers. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2011;8:467-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Another avenue of current research is the study of circulating miRNAs in serum, plasma, and other body fluids--miRNAs may act not only within cells, but also at other sites within the body...
  14. Gray J, Plumlee G, Morman S, Higueras P, Crock J, Lowers H, et al. In vitro studies evaluating leaching of mercury from mine waste calcine using simulated human body fluids. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:4782-8 pubmed publisher
    ..carried out on samples of mercury (Hg) mine-waste calcine (roasted Hg ore) by leaching with simulated human body fluids. The objective was to estimate potential human exposure to Hg due to inhalation of airborne calcine ..
  15. Adusumilli P, Gholami S, Chun Y, Mullerad M, Chan M, Yu Z, et al. Fluorescence-assisted cytological testing (FACT): Ex Vivo viral method for enhancing detection of rare cancer cells in body fluids. Mol Med. 2011;17:628-34 pubmed publisher
    Cytological analysis of body fluids is currently used for detecting cancer...
  16. Lee R, Foskett J. cAMP-activated Ca2+ signaling is required for CFTR-mediated serous cell fluid secretion in porcine and human airways. J Clin Invest. 2010;120:3137-48 pubmed publisher
    ..These results identify important molecular mechanisms of cAMP-dependent secretion, including a requirement for Ca2+ signaling, and suggest new therapeutic approaches to correct defective submucosal gland secretion in CF...
  17. Farías A, Re V, Mengarelli S, Kremer L, Pisano M, Allende L, et al. Detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in body fluids from HCV monoinfected and HCV/HIV coinfected patients. Hepatogastroenterology. 2010;57:300-4 pubmed
    ..C Virus (HCV) transmission is supported by the demonstration that the actual virus is present in several body fluids. In this study, we investigated the relationship between the detection of HCV RNA in body fluids (saliva, ..
  18. Genuis S, Birkholz D, Rodushkin I, Beesoon S. Blood, urine, and sweat (BUS) study: monitoring and elimination of bioaccumulated toxic elements. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2011;61:344-57 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was designed to assess the concentration of various toxic elements in three body fluids: blood, urine and sweat...
  19. Dinis Oliveira R, Carvalho F, Duarte J, Remião F, Marques A, Santos A, et al. Collection of biological samples in forensic toxicology. Toxicol Mech Methods. 2010;20:363-414 pubmed publisher
    ..This comprehensive review article is intented as a significant help for forensic toxicologists to accomplish their frequently overwhelming mission...
  20. Weber J, Baxter D, Zhang S, Huang D, Huang K, Lee M, et al. The microRNA spectrum in 12 body fluids. Clin Chem. 2010;56:1733-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Extracellular miRNAs in serum, plasma, saliva, and urine have recently been shown to be associated with various pathological conditions including cancer...
  21. Courts C, Madea B. Micro-RNA - A potential for forensic science?. Forensic Sci Int. 2010;203:106-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that analysis of miRNA and perhaps small non-coding RNAs in general clearly has potential for forensic applications and merits attention of forensic scientists...
  22. O Hanlon D, Lanier B, Moench T, Cone R. Cervicovaginal fluid and semen block the microbicidal activity of hydrogen peroxide produced by vaginal lactobacilli. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:120 pubmed publisher
    ..However, cervicovaginal fluid (CVF) and semen have significant H2O2-blocking activity...
  23. Liong S, DI Quinzio M, Heng Y, Fleming G, Permezel M, Rice G, et al. Proteomic analysis of human cervicovaginal fluid collected before preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes. Reproduction. 2013;145:137-47 pubmed publisher
    ..These proteins have known biological functions in oxidative balance, anti-inflammatory activity, metabolism or protease inhibition that may facilitate membrane rupture...
  24. Krüger T, Lautenschläger J, Grosskreutz J, Rhode H. Proteome analysis of body fluids for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis biomarker discovery. Proteomics Clin Appl. 2013;7:123-35 pubmed publisher
    ..about reported peptide/protein biomarker candidates that showed significantly altered levels in certain body fluids of ALS patients...
  25. Bahadori M, Sadigh G. Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids. Int J Occup Environ Med. 2010;1:1-10 pubmed
    Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids is an important hazard for health care workers, which places them at a high risk for blood-borne infections including hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus ..
  26. Bianchi D, Maron J, Johnson K. Insights into fetal and neonatal development through analysis of cell-free RNA in body fluids. Early Hum Dev. 2010;86:747-52 pubmed publisher
    ..current and future clinical applications of analyzing cell-free fetal DNA and RNA in both maternal and neonatal body fluids, including maternal plasma, serum, whole blood, amniotic fluid, and neonatal saliva...
  27. Butsashvili M, Kamkamidze G, Kajaia M, Morse D, Triner W, DeHovitz J, et al. Occupational exposure to body fluids among health care workers in Georgia. Occup Med (Lond). 2012;62:620-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Health care workers (HCWs) are at increased risk of being infected with blood-borne pathogens...
  28. Kuner R, Brase J, Sultmann H, Wuttig D. microRNA biomarkers in body fluids of prostate cancer patients. Methods. 2013;59:132-7 pubmed publisher
    ..miRNAs - small non-coding RNAs involved in posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression - in tissues and body fluids of cancer patients hold great promise to identify specific biomarkers, which may be useful for early diagnosis ..
  29. Driscoll A, Bhat N, Karron R, O Brien K, Murdoch D. Disk diffusion bioassays for the detection of antibiotic activity in body fluids: applications for the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health project. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54 Suppl 2:S159-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Although there are limitations to the disk diffusion method, its low cost, ease of use, and ability to broadly detect antibiotic pretreatment make it an appealing method for epidemiologic studies such as PERCH...
  30. Bellini T, Trentini A, Manfrinato M, Tamborino C, Volta C, Di Foggia V, et al. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity detected in body fluids is the result of two different enzyme forms. J Biochem. 2012;151:493-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This opens the possibility to investigate the role of this form of MMP-9 that escapes physiological regulation...
  31. Borges S, Silva J, Teixeira P. Survival and biofilm formation by Group B streptococci in simulated vaginal fluid at different pHs. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2012;101:677-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The quantity of biofilm produced increased with the rise in the pH. This study suggests that high vaginal pH may influence both GBS survival and biofilm production and thus could be a risk factor for GBS infection...
  32. Garnett J, Hickman E, Burrows R, Hegyi P, Tiszlavicz L, Cuthbert A, et al. Novel role for pendrin in orchestrating bicarbonate secretion in cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR)-expressing airway serous cells. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:41069-82 pubmed publisher
  33. Martel J, Young D, Young A, Wu C, Chen C, Yu J, et al. Comprehensive proteomic analysis of mineral nanoparticles derived from human body fluids and analyzed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Anal Biochem. 2011;418:111-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Synthetic NPs are also known to become coated with proteins when they come in contact with body fluids. Identifying the proteins found in NPs should help unravel how NPs are formed in the body and how NPs in ..
  34. Karadağ M. Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids among a group of Turkish nursing and midwifery students during clinical practise training: frequency of needlestick and sharps injuries. Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2010;7:129-35 pubmed publisher
    ..To ascertain the number of needlestick and sharps injuries (NSSIs) in nursing and midwifery students and to assess the use of universal precautions among injured and non-injured students...
  35. Nygren H, Seppanen Laakso T, Castillo S, Hyötyläinen T, Oresic M. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)-based lipidomics for studies of body fluids and tissues. Methods Mol Biol. 2011;708:247-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The repeatability of the analysis proved to be good, with relative standard errors for spiked samples being between 4.51 and 10.44%. The throughput of the methodology described here is over 100 samples a day...
  36. Borges S, Silva J, Teixeira P. Survival and biofilm formation of Listeria monocytogenes in simulated vaginal fluid: influence of pH and strain origin. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011;62:315-20 pubmed publisher
    ..No significant differences in biofilm production were detected between food and clinical isolates. As L. monocytogenes are biofilm producers, this increases the probability of occurrence of neonatal infection...
  37. Paliwal A, Vaissière T, Herceg Z. Quantitative detection of DNA methylation states in minute amounts of DNA from body fluids. Methods. 2010;52:242-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this method should facilitate DNA methylation studies aiming to discover epigenetic biomarkers, and should prove particularly valuable in profiling a large sample series of body fluids from molecular epidemiology studies.
  38. Sepahvandi A, Moztarzadeh F, Mozafari M, Ghaffari M, Raee N. Photoluminescence in the characterization and early detection of biomimetic bone-like apatite formation on the surface of alkaline-treated titanium implant: state of the art. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2011;86:390-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This research proved that the observed inherent PL of the newly formed apatite coatings might be of specific interest for histological probing and bone remodelling monitoring...
  39. Berger M, Pitzer B, Zügel S, Wieland C, Vlaar A, Schultz M, et al. Alveolar but not intravenous S-ketamine inhibits alveolar sodium transport and lung fluid clearance in rats. Anesth Analg. 2010;111:164-70 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied the effects of alveolar and IV S-ketamine on transalveolar Na+ transport and AFC, and investigated whether IV S-ketamine enters the alveolar space in response to endotoxemia-induced pulmonary inflammation...
  40. Paquet Fifield S, Levy S, Sato T, Shayan R, Karnezis T, Davydova N, et al. Vascular endothelial growth factor-d modulates caliber and function of initial lymphatics in the dermis. J Invest Dermatol. 2013;133:2074-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings demonstrate that Vegf-d deficiency alters the caliber of initial lymphatics in the dermis leading to reduced functional capacity. ..
  41. Del Coso J, Fernández de Velasco D, Fernandez D, Abián Vicén J, Salinero J, González Millán C, et al. Running pace decrease during a marathon is positively related to blood markers of muscle damage. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57602 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this investigation was to determine the cause(s) of running fatigue during a marathon in warm weather...
  42. Lewis R, Angier M, Williamson K, Johnson R. Analysis of sertraline in postmortem fluids and tissues in 11 aviation accident victims. J Anal Toxicol. 2013;37:208-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Postmortem distribution coefficients obtained for sertraline had coefficients of variation ranging from 47-99%. This study suggests that sertraline likely undergoes significant postmortem redistribution...
  43. Cernaro V, Lacquaniti A, Lupica R, Buemi A, Trimboli D, Giorgianni G, et al. Relaxin: new pathophysiological aspects and pharmacological perspectives for an old protein. Med Res Rev. 2014;34:77-105 pubmed publisher
    ..A careful study of the different RXFPs and their receptors and the comprehension of all biological activities of these hormones will probably provide new drugs with a potential wide range of therapeutic applications in the near future. ..
  44. Bartlett J, Albertolle M, Wohlford Lenane C, Pezzulo A, Zabner J, Niles R, et al. Protein composition of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and airway surface liquid from newborn pigs. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013;305:L256-66 pubmed publisher
    ..In greatly expanding the known proteome of the lung lining fluid in the pig, this study provides a valuable resource for future studies using this important animal model of pulmonary physiology and disease. ..
  45. Kilbreath S, Refshauge K, Ward L, Kastanias K, Yee J, Koelmeyer L, et al. Factors affecting the preoperative and postoperative extracellular fluid in the arm on the side of breast cancer: a cohort study. Lymphat Res Biol. 2013;11:66-71 pubmed publisher
    ..To explore what factors affect volume of extracellular fluid (ECF) in the arm on the side of surgery pre- and postoperatively and to determine the value of knowing preoperative ECF volume for diagnosis of lymphedema postoperatively...
  46. Guan R, Cipriano A, Zhao Z, Lock J, Tie D, Zhao T, et al. Development and evaluation of a magnesium-zinc-strontium alloy for biomedical applications--alloy processing, microstructure, mechanical properties, and biodegradation. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2013;33:3661-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The superior mechanical properties and corrosion resistance of the new ZSr41 alloy make it a promising alloy for next-generation implant applications...
  47. Garger E, Meisenberg O, Odintsov O, Shynkarenko V, Tschiersch J. Solubility of hot fuel particles from Chernobyl--influencing parameters for individual radiation dose calculations. Talanta. 2013;115:40-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The effective doses were in general lower for the considered radionuclides, for (241)Am even by one order of magnitude. ..
  48. Liu L, Wang L, Xia J, Zhang Y, Zeng H, Liu P, et al. Mix-breeding with HEV-infected swine induced inapparent HEV infection in SPF rabbits. J Med Virol. 2016;88:681-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The results possibly suggested that sHEV might lead to an inapparent infection of SPF rabbits by fecal-oral route...
  49. Hughes C, Clemens G, Bird B, Dawson T, Ashton K, Jenkinson M, et al. Introducing Discrete Frequency Infrared Technology for High-Throughput Biofluid Screening. Sci Rep. 2016;6:20173 pubmed publisher
    ..4 cumulative seconds against 10 non-cancer controls with accuracies of up to 90%. ..
  50. de Oliveira A, Paiva M. Analysis of occupational accidents with biological material among professionals in pre-hospital services. Rev Lat Am Enfermagem. 2013;21:309-15 pubmed
    ..To estimate the prevalence of accidents due to biological material exposure, the characteristics and post-accident conduct among professionals of pre-hospital services of the four municipalities of Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  51. Ghossaini S, Liu J, Phillips B. Round window membrane permeability to golimumab in guinea pigs: a pilot study. Laryngoscope. 2013;123:2840-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is the first to look at the feasibility of local golimumab delivery into the inner ear, which may allow for targeted immune modulation of autoimmune inner ear disorders without the consequences of systemic treatment...
  52. Sackmann E, Fulton A, Beebe D. The present and future role of microfluidics in biomedical research. Nature. 2014;507:181-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We also suggest directions that biologists, engineers and clinicians can take to help this technology live up to its potential. ..
  53. Yan M, Cheng C, Wang H, Yang C, Peng S, Lin S. Evaluating Hyponatremia in Non-Diabetic Uremic Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis. Perit Dial Int. 2016;36:196-204 pubmed publisher
    ..Besides BW change and ultrafiltration rate, the assessment of ICV/ECV ratio is valuable in identifying the etiologies of hyponatremia in PD and provides a guide for optimal therapy. ..