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This supports a model under which common pathways of intracellular signalling might be utilised by all Chlamydiaceae, even though the specific receptors that mediate introgression into the cell might be highly variable.
These may involve either a single coagulation factor in the common pathway (factor II, V, X or fibrinogen) or multiple coagulation factors in both pathways (eg, due to liver disease, vitamin K deficiency, disseminated intravascular coagulation, or nonspecific inhibition by an LA).
Fibrosis--a common pathway to organ injury and failure.
These classical pathways form the basis of the two most frequently performed coagulation tests: the PT, which measures the extrinsic and common pathways, and the APTT, which measures the intrinsic and common pathways.
The more common pathway relies on the enzyme telomerase to extend telomeres.
PT is an indicator of extrinsic and common pathway while APTT indicates defects in intrinsic and common pathway.
The new common pathway for England is a standard specification for local diabetic eye screening services to ensure that the same standards are being achieved nationwide.
The ostiomeatal complex (OMC) is a functional entity of the anterior ethmoid complex that represents the final common pathway for drainage and ventilation of the frontal, maxillary and anterior ethmoid cells.
This finding was true for a number of different cancer types, suggesting that neutrophil webs may be a common pathway involved in the spreading of many cancers.
"We're treading a very common pathway and, yet again, we can see another League One club going down a similar route.
Although largely speculative, a "best-fit" model has been suggested as the unifying final common pathway. Of course, this pathway may be triggered by a variety of aetiological agents and clinical conditions and is conditioned by the racial and genetic make-up of the individual.
In the pages that follow you will find an approach to common emergencies, an overview of raised intracranial pressure (the final common pathway of so many life-threatening conditions), current thinking about cerebrovascular disorders, traumatic brain injury and cervical spine disease, as well as tips on differentiating organic from non-organic symptoms and recognising common congenital abnormalities.

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