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Dispersion in air of a liquid material or a solution in the form of a fine mist, usually for therapeutic purposes, especially to the respiratory passages.
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The suspension of minute solid or liquid particles in a gas.
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Developed lactose particles possessed FPF of >35% and showed surprisingly good aerosolization pattern when measured via a Rotahaler device at 100 l/min [41].
The interactions may be indirect, in the form of odour from faecal droppings, urine, aerosolization of saliva, and glandular body secretions [43].
POC testing potentially avoids specimen transport, centrifugation, and aliquoting, reducing the risks of droplet formation or aerosolization. Patient samples are contained within the patient's isolation room or suite, reducing the number of people exposed.
In this area, certain advences have been provided with oscillating membrane nebulizators for effective aerosolization. With this device an increase was observed in the amount of aerosol drug which reached the newborn.
AguerreChariol, "Experimental study of the aerosolization of fine alumina particles from bulk by a vortex shaker," Powder Technology, vol.
However, aerosolization is not a way the protein gets around the house.
Splashing causes aerosolization of waterborne organisms that exist at the top of the trap seal.
Seminal studies from the 1930s and 1940s [8, 12, 13] demonstrated that airborne particles can remain airborne for as long as one week after initial aerosolization, and suggested further [13] that these particles likely remained airborne for much longer.
Three weekly filters with PAHs were extracted together by mixture of C[H.sub.2][Cl.sub.2] and C[H.sub.3] OH (9 : 1 v: v) 3 times under sonication and then concentrated under the gentle flow of [N.sub.2] Levels of PAHs, including pyrene which was used as an indicator of PAH aerosolization, were measured by a Varian (now Agilent) 1200L gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometer (GC/MS/MS).
During the aerosolization period, the birds were free-standing in a plexiglass treatment chamber and the aerosol was delivered using a commercial nebulizer.

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