The buffer time index (BTI
) represents the additional time that travelers have to spend on the basic of average travel time when they would like to arrive at their destination on time .
The present study demonstrates that history of appendectomy is a significant risk factor for development of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in bacteremia patients resulting from BTIs
. Of the 174 patients examined, 34 developed bacteremia with antibiotic-resistant pathogens, 12 (35%) of which had a history of appendectomy, whereas only 20 (14%) of the remaining 140 subjects had the history.
So to help you to avoid a crisis in the kitchen this year, BTIS
has drawn up a list of hints.
advises buying a bird bearing the British Turkey Quality Mark and suggests that a frozen turkey of 8.1kg/18lb needs to start thawing at least four days before eating.
She buys a large whole turkey from her local retailer and calls the BTIS
to find out defrosting and cooking times before preparing a fabulous traditional feast.
To help Christmas cooks, the BTIS
has relaunched its website which is called 'Savour' at www.britishturkey.co.uk
In a special Christmas message to the nation, the BTIS
is urging us all to cook our turkeys at 18 minutes per pound instead of the usual 20.
) based in Rocklin, Calif., said BTIS
is seeing substantial growth in its large book of what Hohlbein calls the "micro-contractor" space.