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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A typical method for analyzing degradation consists of monitoring one or more bands of interest in relation to a band that does not change during the colonization process.
aureus colonization, providing a key insight into how supplementation may prevent flares of the disease.
aureus colonization will be important in the prevention of food allergen sensitization and possibly food allergy in patients with AD," the investigators concluded (J Allergy Clin Immunol.
aureus colonization of lesional skin, while 39% had colonization of nonlesional skin, based on 81 studies including 5,231 patients and 30 studies including 1,496 patients, respectively.
Observations on colonization were recorded on 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 days after incubation at room temperature.
The prevalence of MRSA colonization in HIV positive patients in the present study was 12.8 %.
For the colonization study, which was conducted in January (cool/dry season) and August (hot/wet season) 2014, colonization surveys were conducted in the outpatient department.
Few studies have focused on risk factors for colonization by MRSA, and to our knowledge, no study has specifically examined the risk factors for colonization in orthopaedic surgery patients undergoing spine surgery or total hip and knee replacement surgery.
We may be surprised to find that the most important aspect of this story may be in what is to come: can the churches develop the ability to discuss the moral and theological issues related to an advancing second phase of colonization? In the first phase of colonization, a time of spreading--and often crude--political and economic control, the churches were intimate with the advance forces of colonization.
The type and number of pre-colonization pests encountered in installed hives were recorded daily from one day post hive installation till hive colonization. Thereafter, the number of colonized hives was recorded per treatment.
The "red flag" precautions for patients with VRE colonization were also performed and strict infection control policies as part of patient management were applied in our center.