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It's a combination. By definition, leukemia affects the production and/or development of white blood cells (MedlinePlus - Leukemia). If not enough white blood cells are produced (AKA neutropenia) or those white blood cells don't work properly, the body is less able to fight infection, potentially leading to sepsis (MedlinePlus - Low WBC). A solid tumor won't ...


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Gram positivity/negativity is sort of a historical classification that comes down to an ability to separate bacteria types without knowing what that separation really meant physically. Of course, what really matters isn't whether or not a bacterial species takes up a particular stain, but rather that the reason that they stain well or poorly is because they ...


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After being educated on the issue by a virologist (Georges Natsoulis), I understand the question needs answers at two completely different levels. First, our very own human genome has been in good part developed in conjunction with the input of left over viruses. Thus, without the input from viruses we would not be who we are. Second, viruses within our ...


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No, there is no infection "found or originating primarily or solely in the nape". Any skin infection (eg. Staphyloccus, Streptococcus) can affect the nape of the neck. Hope this helps.


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Seems I found the answer about the correlation of gram negative test and high resistance against antibiotics. From Wikipedia Gram-negative bacteria (emphasis mine): Gram-negative bacteria are found everywhere, in virtually all environments on Earth that support life. The gram-negative bacteria include the model organism Escherichia coli, as well as many ...


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The condensate from a dehumidifier is unlike a water distillation unit. In the dehumidifier ambient air is forced across refrigerated fins, causing the high humidity air to condense on the cold surface, but it is an open Link system that is also drawing air pollutants, dust, mites, whatever nasties are also present in the humid air. When the water condenses ...


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