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Filed: 1/16/07 Issued: 3/27/12 A Cincinnati, OH-based researcher has received a patent for an incontinence product for males adapted to protect the male genitalia, inferior abdomen or pelvis after surgery, wherein the incontinence product is placed against or in proximity to the body of the male to absorb and contain urine and fecal matter, the incontinence product comprising a scrotal catch wherein the scrotal catch is attached to at least a portion of the incontinence product, and wherein the scrotal catch is configured to separate the interior surface of the incontinence product into: an anterior compartment which supports, protects, anchor covers at least a portion of a male's scrotum; and a posterior compartment.
When a fixed/preserved specimen is filtered through the device, the larger fecal matter is separated from the preserved fecal specimen.
coli) that killed at least three people and sickened almost 200 persons has been found to have the same DNA signature that is found in the fecal matter of cattle on a ranch that also grows green vegetables.
Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, faces possible violent explosions of fecal matter due to massive obstructions in its sewage system, officials said, reports CANA-Reuters (June 9, 1999): "We are racing against time to unblock the pipes before winter comes and the pipes and manholes overflow or explode," said Humberto Puerto, manager of the National Aqueduct and Sewerage Network Service.
Each ship produces thousands of gallons of sewage (including fecal matter and other waste) every day.
The scrotal catch is liquid permeable and flexible, such that the scrotal catch conforms to a contour of the scrotum, and is positioned behind the male genitalia to act as a barrier to separate the male genitalia from the site of expulsion of fecal matter, thereby reducing and/or preventing fecal matter from entering the anterior compartment and contaminating a surgical site.
Light may be attractive in part because of the nutrient bonanza of luminescent fecal matter that drifts to the depths from creatures above.
The patients used four different test kits -- three products that involve direct sampling and handling of fecal matter, and a drop-in-the-bowl pad that changes color in the presence of fecal blood.