oropharyngeal swab

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00:54 May 23, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical: Health Care, Science (general)
English term or phrase: oropharyngeal swab
Definition from CBC Canada:
A nasopharyngeal swab can look like an extra-long Q-Tip or a plastic wand with a collection surface on the end. It is inserted up the nose, far back where the health-care professional collects a sample by swabbing. This is the method preferred by the World Health Organization in testing for COVID-19. However, there is another method of collection available to health-care professionals: an oropharyngeal swab. Instead of going up a patient's nose, the sample is collected orally at the back of a patient's throat.

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  • In the case of an oropharyngeal swab, should both pharyngeal pillars and tonsils be swabbed? The BMJ
  • Based on the SHERLOCK method, which stands for Specific High-sensitivity Enzymatic Reporter unLOCKing, the kit works by programming a CRISPR molecule to detect the presence of a specific genetic signature of SARS-CoV-2 in nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab, oropharyngeal swab or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimen. When the signature is found, the CRISPR enzyme is activated and releases a detectable signal. If the virus’s genetic material is found, a CRISPR enzyme generates a fluorescent glow. Biospectrum Asia
  • A wing of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the VRDL is normally engaged in research of communicable viral diseases like dengue, malaria and works from 10am to 4.30pm. Since it became a COVID-19 diagnostic lab, it functions round the clock, the team working in three shifts running screening and confirmatory tests of oropharyngeal swab samples collected in Madurai, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram districts. New Indian Express
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5orofaringealni bris
Andrej Furlan
4bris ili obrisak orofarinksa
Elio Verbanac


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bris ili obrisak orofarinksa

Definition from own experience or research:
Uzorak iz orofarinksa dobiva se tako da se pamučnim štapićem pobriše stražnja stijenka orofarinksa i obje tonzile.

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  • ruga dva bolesnika, jedan gospodin i jedna gospođa koji su se zapravo vratili 4. veljače iz Kine – oni su imali blaže respiratorne simptome i na svim učinjenim testovima, znači bris nosa, bris orofarinksa i nalaz na koronavirus je negativan. - Net.hr  
  • Dobivanje materijala (bris sluznice nosa, bris uha, bris usne šupljine i orofarinksa, bris laringealne sluznice, punkcije žlijezda slinovnica, tumoroznih tvorbi glave i vrata sa/bez ultrazvuka, uzimanje otiska tkiva uzetog za patohistološku analizu i intraoperativnu analizu, lavati sinusa, bris konjuktive). - HLZ MEF  
Elio Verbanac
Local time: 07:07
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
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orofaringealni bris

Definition from Institut za zdravlje i sigurnost hrane:
Orofaringealni bris: brisati stražnji dio ždrijela izbjegavajući jezik.

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  • Nazofaringealni i orofaringealni bris trebaju biti u istoj transportnoj podlozi. - Institut za zdravlje i sigurnost hrane  
  • Testiranje klijenata se vrši na dostavljenim uzorcima (nazofaringealni i orofaringealni bris) uzetim u zdravstvenim ustanovama (npr. domovi zdravlja, ambulante i dr.). - Univerzitet u Sarajevu  
Andrej Furlan
Local time: 07:07
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian
PRO pts in category: 4
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