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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.


The suspension of minute solid or liquid particles in a gas.
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Pyrethroid cypermethrin is the drug of choice for indoor aerosolization for larvicide purposes in Brazil.
The speed at which the underlying life sciences are advancing, including areas related to agent delivery such as aerosolization.
Other means of infection are person-to-person via asymptomatic carriers and episodes of public vomiting, through fomites or aerosolization.
Like other RC pharmacological agents, the number of corticosteroids for aerosolization continues to grow
It does not appear that he had the technological sophistication to manufacture this super weapons-grade anthrax, which would have included aerosolization, silicon coating, and an electrostatic charge.
Optimizing drug formulation is one challenge when developing nebulizer systems, another is to ensure effective aerosolization of the dose.
If there is an available cavity inside a particular DPI device, this CSF sorbent can be customized to fit inside it, creating an "onboard" solution for the containment and subsequent aerosolization of the DPI drug product formulation.
However, the extent of the threat reduction potential may depend greatly on many factors, including those related to the pathogen aerosolization scenario and room configuration.
Ventaira Pharmaceuticals, Columbus, Ohio, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing pharmaceutical products for inhalation by utilizing its novel proprietary electrohydrodynamic (EHD) aerosolization technology and formulation technologies to improve the profiles of new or existing drugs, announced today that it has signed a manufacturing agreement with Nypro Inc.
In the hospital setting, it can also be spread by "aerosol treatments, sputum induction, aerosolization during bronchoscopy, and through manipulation of lesions or processing of tissue or secretions" (American Thoracic Society, 2000, p.
Headed by Andrei Fedorov, AMUSE or Arrayed Micromachined Ultra Sonic Electrospray, differentiates itself from typical ESI by allowing the sample aerosolization and protein charging processes to be separated, allowing this platform to be operated at low voltages with a wide range of solvents.

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