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PCR test for coronavirus

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the COVID-19 virus infection, enters the human body through the mucous membranes of the nose, eyes or mouth, as well as other respiratory agents (microorganisms that cause diseases). In the first days after human infection, the coronavirus actively multiplies in the epithelium of the nasopharynx, and at this point carriers can spread it by sneezing, coughing, and even deep breathing. Therefore, in the fight against[…]

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pcr – what is it?

PCR (polymerase chain reaction) is a method of molecular biology that allows you to achieve a significant increase in small concentrations of certain DNA fragments in a sample, as well as to perform some manipulations with DNA. In medical practice, PCR is often used to diagnose infectious and hereditary diseases, to clone and isolate new genes, and to establish paternity. In simple terms, PCR is a multiple magnification of a[…]

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Who is a homophobe?

In the 21st century, it is unlikely that anyone can be surprised by same-sex relationships, especially in developed countries, in many of which tolerance flourishes. Now it is believed that if someone is comfortable and good with a person of the same sex, then their life together and their relationships, including romantic ones, are their business, and there is nothing wrong with this. But there are other people who do[…]

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What is CT of the lungs?

In connection with the latest events in the world, namely, the coronavirus pandemic, many people began to be interested in what CT of the lungs is. Let’s look into this issue, in simple words. CT of the lungs (usually CT of the lungs and bronchi) is a computer tomography of the lungs and bronchi of a person, a method of layer-by-layer study of organs. A computed tomogram is obtained by[…]

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What is anaphylactic shock?

Anaphylactic shock is an immediate allergic reaction; an acute pathological condition that occurs when the allergen is re-penetrated, resulting in severe hemodynamic disorders and hypoxia. Another name for anaphylactic shock is anaphylaxis. In simple terms, anaphylactic shock is a very strong and rapid reaction to an allergen, as a result of which a person can die without immediate intervention. Quite often, anaphylactic shock is caused by drugs (drug allergy). On[…]

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what is the sense of smell?

sense of smell – the sense of smell, the ability to detect the smell of substances in the air. In simple terms, the sense of smell is the ability to smell. in humans, the organ of smell is the olfactory epithelium located in the nose. Through the epithelium, olfactory bulbs and subcortical centers, nerve impulses reach the temporal region, where the cortical center of smell of the brain is located.[…]

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