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Neutropenic enterocolitis

Neutropenic enterocolitis is inflammation of the cecum that may be associated with infection. It is associated with neutropenia, a low level of neutrophil granulocytes in the blood. Signs and symptoms of typhlitis may include diarrhea, a distended abdomen, chills, nausea and abdominal pain or tenderness; the condition is caused by Gram-positive enteric commensal bacteria of the gut. Clostridium difficile is a species of Gram-positive bacteria that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal diseases when competing bacteria are wiped out by antibiotics, causing pseudomembranous colitis, whereas Clostridium septicum is responsible for most cases of neutropenic enterocolitis. Typhlitis most occurs in immunocompromised patients, such as those undergoing chemotherapy, patients with AIDS, kidney transplant patients, or the elderly. Typhlitis is diagnosed with a radiograph CT scan showing thickening of the cecum and "fat stranding". Typhlitis requires prompt management. Untreated typhlitis has a poor prognosis if associated with pneumatosis intestinalis and/or bowel perforation, has significant morbidity unless promptly recognized and aggressively treated.

Successful treatment hinges on: Early diagnosis provided by a high index of suspicion and the use of CT scanning Nonoperative treatment for uncomplicated cases Empiric antibiotics if the patient is neutropenic or at other risk of infection. In rare cases of prolonged neutropenia and complications such as bowel perforation, neutrophil transfusions can be considered but have not been studied in a randomized control trial. Elective right hemicolectomy may be used to prevent recurrence but is not recommended"... The authors have found nonoperative treatment effective in patients who do not manifest signs of peritonitis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, or clinical deterioration. Recurrent typhlitis was frequent after conservative therapy, however," as based on studies from the 1980s Inflammation can spread to other parts of the gut in patients with typhlitis; the condition can cause the cecum to become distended and can cut off its blood supply. This and other factors can result in necrosis and perforation of the bowel, which can cause peritonitis and sepsis.

The mortality rate for typhlitis was as high as 50% because it is associated with bowel perforation. More recent studies have demonstrated better outcomes with prompt medical management with resolution of symptoms with neutrophil recovery without death. Colitis

East Perrine, Florida

East Perrine was a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida at the time of the 2000 census. In the 1990 census it was part of Perrine census-designated place, it has since been incorporated into the Village of Palmetto Bay. The population was 7,079 at the 2000 census; the Village of Palmetto Bay incorporated on September 10, 2002, taking the territory held by the East Perrine census-designated place. East Perrine's name was derived from the name of Henry Perrine an agriculturist, granted land in the area. East Perrine is located at 25°36′27″N 80°20′27″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 7,079 people, 2,276 households, 1,852 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,387.4/km². There were 2,339 housing units at an average density of 458.4/km². The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.44% White 16.87% African American, 0.16% Native American, 2.39% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.74% from other races, 4.37% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.09% of the population. There were 2,276 households out of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.6% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.34. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $60,395, the median income for a family was $66,852. Males had a median income of $42,398 versus $35,660 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $23,165. About 6.9% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, before being annexed to Palmetto Bay, English as a first language accounted for 66.62% of all residents, while Spanish comprised 30.22%, French Creole was at 1.64%, French as a mother tongue made up 1.49% of the population. East Perrine was served by Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Perrine Elementary School had been located in East Perrine. Perrine Seventh-Day Adventist School was located in East Perrine. East Perrine information on City Data

Prostitution in the Central African Republic

Prostitution in the Central African Republic is legal and commonplace. Procuring or profiting off the prostitution of others is illegal, as is coercing people into prostitution. Punishment is a fine and up to one year in prison, or 5 years. Human trafficking and Child prostitution is a problem in the country. A study published in 2017 found that about two thirds of the prostitutes in the capitol, worked part-time to supplement their income or to pay school and college fees; some of the full-time prostitutes visit hotels and nightclubs looking for wealthy clients French men. They are known as "pupulenge" or "gba moundjou"; those who work in the poorer neighbourhoods are known as "kata". The same survey found the age of the full-time prostitutes ranged from 16 to 30 and most came from the Central African Republic. Others came from the Congo and Cameroon. Condoms in the country are rare; as a result infections of HIV and other STIs are high amongst sex workers in the country. UNAIDS estimated that in 2016, 9.2% of the sex workers in the country were infected by HIV.

Other sources put the rate of infection higher. Child Prostitution is a problem in the country, no statutory rape laws to protect minors; some young women and girls enter the trade without third party involvement for survival or to pay school/college fees. Others become mistresses of wealthy men to earn money for their families. There is evidence of commercial sexual exploitation of children, either internally or to and from other countries in the area. In 2016, reports emerged of abuse by UN Peacekeeping personnel, it was alleged that peacekeepers from Gabon, Morocco and France had paid for sex with girls as young as 13 at a camp for displaced persons near Bangui. Peacekeepers had been accused of 22 other instances of abuse or sexual exploitation; the Central African Republic is a source and destination country for children subjected to trafficking in persons including forced prostitution. Most child victims are trafficked within the country, but a smaller number move back and forth from Cameroon, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan.

There are no specific laws in the country to deal with human trafficking, but traffickers can be prosecuted under legislation dealing with prostitution, sexual exploitation, labour code violations, mandatory school age. U. S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons upgraded the country in from'Tier 3' to "Tier 2 Watch List" in 2018

Big-eared brown bat

The big-eared brown bat is a species of vesper bat found in Argentina and Chile. It was described as a new species in 1835 by German zoologist Eduard Friedrich Poeppig. Poeppig placed it with a binomial of N. macrotus. By 1875, it was published under Histiotus macrotus, it has large ears. The fur on its back is dark brown; the flight membranes and ears are the darkest parts of its body. It is found in South America, where its range includes Argentina and Paraguay. One study published that the species was found in Peru, though the image of the specimen did not appear to show the big-eared brown bat, it has been documented at a range of elevations from 240–3,600 m above sea level. As of 2016, it is evaluated as a least-concern species by the IUCN, it meets the criteria for this classification.

Benjamin Grant Mitchell

Benjamin Grant Mitchell known as Ben Mitchell, is a singer-songwriter and actor from Melbourne, Australia. Mitchell has independently released three albums: The Stars Can See, Chance To Love and Summer Lover. Mitchell's fourth album,'Slow Is The New Fast' was produced by multi ARIA Music Awards winner, Matt Walker and was released on 10 October 2019. In 2016 Mitchell had a Number 1 song on the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project Regional Charts with'Keep Community Radio'. Australian Community Radio stations have been most supportive of Mitchell's music, with every track from his Chance To Love and Summer Lover albums receiving radio play at, or soon after, release. In 2015 Mitchell was chosen as the featured Artist for'Play Vic Week 2015' by the Community Broadcasters Association of Victoria. Community radio station shows to play Mitchell's music include 3MDR, RTR FM, Yarra Valley FM, Bay FM, 2RRR and 88.9FM. While living in London in the late 1990s and early 2000s Mitchell hosted an'unplugged' singer-songwriter night called Acoustic Trip.

Mitchell started the club while working as a dishwasher and short-order cook in The Lock Tavern, Camden in 1998, at the beginning of London's'New Acoustic Movement'. The Acoustic Trip had residencies at The Fusilier and Firkin/Caernavon Castle and The Purple Turtle in Mornington Crescent. Acts to have appeared at Acoustic Trip included Kate Havnevik, James Blunt, Smoke Fairies, Louis Eliot and Martha Tilston. Mitchell lived and worked in London from 1998 to 2004 where he wrote and recorded the songs for his debut album, The Stars Can See; the Stars Can See was released by MGM Distribution MGM Distribution and picked up by independent radio stations in Australia including 3JJJ, 3RRR and most notably PBS 106.7FM. It features Claire Worrall from Robbie Williams band on keyboards, Pete Cuthbert on drums, Ben Sargeant on bass guitar and was co-produced by Mitchell and Ken Brake at Regal Lane Studios, Primrose Hill. Recorded in Healesville, Yarra Valley, Australia, every song on Chance To Love received radio play across Australia from community and independent radio stations.

Mitchell played all the instruments and produced the album, released on 17 April 2015. Mitchell's 2015 independent release, Chance To Love, featured 17 songs, each of, played on radio stations Australia wide, in Ireland and UK. Stephen Walker from 3RRR's'Skullcave' called Chance To Love his "favourite local release at the moment.". Summer Lover was released on 21 June 2016, it was mixed by mixed by Simon Russell. It features Andy Taite on bass, Glenn Maynard on drums and Shane Reilly on pedal steel and baritone guitar. Mitchell has performed in Australia, Germany and The Netherland with appearances at Marysville Jazz & Blues Weekend, Queenscliff Music Festival, Spydafest UK, End of The Line, Maroondah Festival, Moonee Ponds Festival and Healesville Music Festival. Venues Mitchell has appeared at include: The Brunswick Hotel, The Corner Hotel, Edinburgh Castle, The Workers Club, Stag & Hunter Hotel, The Retreat Brunswick, The Blues Train and The Newsagency in Sydney. In London, where Mitchell lived for 6 years from 1998 to 2004, he performed solo and with his band.

An independent artist, Mitchell's music is licensed through Open Sea Music. Ben Mitchell works as an actor and presenter having played roles in Film and Television. Mitchell has the unique honour of being the actor to have played the most roles in Neighbours having, as of 2019, appeared as five different characters: as a Coffee Shop customer who ordered a steak, despite Kerry Bishop's attempts to get him to order vegetarian, the original Brad Willis, Cameron Hudson – a motorcycle riding lawyer who shared a house with Beth Brennan played by Natalie Imbruglia and Matt Freedman father to Margot Robbie, he had guest roles in the independent film, Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla, short film M is for Mutant, both directed by Stuart Simpson. Credited as Ben Mitchell, his full name was first recorded for playing ‘'Troy Keogh'’ in a 1996 episode of Blue Heelers titled'Sex & Death'. Mitchell played the role of Bevan Quinn in Skirts, a short-lived police drama for the Channel 7 network by Simpson Le Mesurier Films.

Starting out as a songwriter, Mitchell moved into longer form writing including blogging and novel writing. Mitchell is the author of The Last Great Day, an autobiographical novel released in April 2011. A long-time fan of Elvis Presley, Mitchell wrote Zippin Pippin, a comedy-romance-road-trip about Elvis Presley's unknown, illegitimate Australian son. Official Website

2018 MLS SuperDraft

The 2018 MLS SuperDraft was the nineteenth SuperDraft conducted by Major League Soccer. As customary, the SuperDraft was held in conjunction with the annual United Soccer Coaches convention; the 2018 UCS was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between January 17–21, 2018. Rounds one and two of the SuperDraft were held on January 19, 2018. Rounds three and four of the 2018 SuperDraft were held via conference call on January 21, 2018; the SuperDraft format has remained constant throughout its history and resembles that of the NFL Draft: Any expansion teams receive the first picks. Los Angeles FC will enter the league as an expansion team in 2018. Non-playoff clubs receive the next picks in reverse order of prior season finish. Teams that made the MLS Cup Playoffs are ordered by which round of the playoffs they are eliminated; the winners of the MLS Cup are given the last selection, the losers the penultimate selection. Any player marked. Any player marked. On December 23, 2016, Columbus Crew SC acquired a second-round selection in the 2018 SuperDraft from Atlanta United FC in exchange for the MLS rights to defender Greg Garza.

Trade terms stated that if Garza started a minimum of 12 MLS regular-season games in 2017 the SuperDraft pick would be converted to General Allocation Money instead of the SuperDraft pick. Garza met Columbus received General Allocation Money. On March 30, 2017, Vancouver Whitecaps FC acquired a conditional first-round selection in the 2018 SuperDraft, midfielder Tony Tchani, $225,000 of targeted allocation money, $75,000 of general allocation money from Columbus Crew SC in exchange for forward Kekuta Manneh; the traded SuperDraft pick was contingent on Columbus signing Manneh to a contract extending beyond the 2017 MLS season and would have been Columbus's natural selection. However, in December 2017 Manneh instead signed with Pachuca of Liga MX. Trade terms stated that Vancouver would receive additional general allocation money if Manneh is traded by Columbus prior to December 31, 2018 and would have retained a percentage of any future transfer fee if Manneh was transferred outside of MLS.

NCAA Division I conferences with no draft picks: Big South and Northeast 2017 NCAA Division I men's soccer season 2018 NWSL College Draft