Results: 4
Determinants of QuantiFERON Plus-diagnosed tuberculosis infection in adult Ugandan TB contacts


The tuberculin skin test is commonly used to diagnose latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in resource-limited settings, but its specificity is limited by factors including cross-reactivity with BCG vaccine...
Published by: PLOS ONE
A Three-Phase Artificial Orcas Algorithm for Continuous and Discrete Problems
In this paper, a new swarm intelligence algorithm based on orca behaviors is proposed for problem solving. The algorithm called artificial orca algorithm (AOA) consists of simulating the orca lifestyle and in particular the...
Published by: IGI Global
Empirical Evidence of Organizational Strategy and the Performance of Faith-Based Organizations
Effective implementation of organisational strategy is considered a major tool for facilitating firm performance and global competitiveness. However, most academic discussions and debates in existing literature have limited the...
Published by: IGI Global
Blocking dPerk in the intestine suppresses neurodegeneration in a Drosophila model of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterised by selective death of dopaminergic (DA) neurons in the midbrain and motor function impairment. Gastrointestinal issues often precede motor deficits in PD, indicating that the gut-brain...
Published by: Cell Death & Disease