acute exposure


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acute exposure

A chemical or toxic exposure of less than 14 days duration.

acute exposure

Exposure to radiation that is of short duration and usually of high intensity.
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In contrast to acute exposures, short-term (24-h) sublethal exposure of D-stage larvae to CEWAFs (16 mg/L) had no impact on survival or growth.
1 and 1 [micro]g/L resmethrin 5 days after exposure (in the acute exposure study) but not 7 days after exposure (subacute exposure study).
The study authors warn: "Chronic exposure to particles is associated with substantially larger increases in hospital admissions than acute exposure.
Group sizes for the HR assay were 60 and 24 animals for the continuous radiation and acute exposure experiments, respectively.
Results showed that chronic exposure to alcohol leads to more gene-expression changes in the liver than does acute exposure to alcohol.
Acute exposure to diesel exhaust is associated with an immediate and transient increase in arterial stiffness.
Subchronic Exposure: At the first month, the treated snail stomach showed similar lesions to those of acute exposure (Fig.
BARDA is interested in advanced development and eventual licensure/approval of medical countermeasures for cutaneous and/or pulmonary injuries resulting from an acute exposure to radiation from a radiological/nuclear accident or attack, particularly injuries associated with Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) or Delayed Effects of Acute Radiation Exposure (DEARE).
The observation that the magnitudes in reductions in ambulance calls after the implementation of the smoke-free laws were similar for smoke-free casinos as well as other smoke-free venues in general suggests an effect of acute exposure to secondhand smoke, according to the study.
Adverse respiratory effects and short-term hospital admissions have been linked to acute exposure to fine particulate matter (P[M.
This was a surprise, because Mga2 is found at the control point of a completely different pathway than those which respond to acute exposure of oxidative agents," said Ideker.
British and US authorities have denied that any troops were affected by nerve gas, as no soldiers showed the classic symptoms of acute exposure.

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