molecular detection of atrazine catabolism gene atza in coastal waters of georgia, puerto rico and this study, quantitative polymerase chain reaction targeting the atrazine catabolism gene, atza, was used to detect the presence of atrazine degrading bacteria as an indicator of atrazine contamination in 11 sites in georgia, nine coastal sites in puerto rico and 11 coastal sites in trinidad. the atza gene was detected in five stations in georgia (oak grove island entrance, blythe island recreation park, jekyll island., village creek landing and dunbar creek sea island rd bridge). in puerto r ...201323422065
outbreak of candida parapsilosis endophthalmitis after cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation.between november 1983 and january 1984, 13 cases of candida parapsilosis endophthalmitis occurred in florida, georgia, and tennessee in patients who had had an intraocular lens implantation (ioli) or cataract extraction with an ioli. this outbreak followed the introduction in july 1983 of a new brand of balanced salt solution (bss) used as an intraoperative ophthalmic irrigation solution. this product was subsequently recalled because of intrinsic fungal contamination. a retrospective cohort stu ...19863490490
science, policy, stakeholders, and fish consumption advisories: developing a fish fact sheet for the savannah recent years there has been a startling rise in the issuance of fish consumption advisories. unfortunately, compliance by the public is often low. low compliance can be due to a number of factors, including confusion over the meaning of advisories, conflicting advisories issued by different agencies, controversies involving health benefits versus the risks from consuming fish, and an unwillingness to act on the advisories because of personal beliefs. in some places, such as along the savannah ...200111289450
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