exfoliative


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Related to exfoliative: exfoliative cytology, exfoliative toxin

ex·fo·li·a·tive

(eks-fō'lē-ā-tiv),
Marked by exfoliation, desquamation, or profuse scaling.
[Mod. L. exfoliativus]

ex·fo·li·a·tive

(eks-fō'lē-ă-tiv)
Marked by exfoliation, desquamation, or profuse scaling.
[Mod. L. exfoliativus]
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Understanding the mechanism of action of the exfoliative toxins of Staphylococcus aureus.
Exfoliative vaginal cytology and serum progesterone during the estrous cycle of indigenous ewes in Bangladesh.
Multiplex PCR for detection of genes for Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins, exfoliative toxins, toxic shock syndrome toxin 1, and methicillin resistance.
Erythroderma is a rare exfoliative skin disorder, the true incidence of which remains unknown.
In his dermatological examination, extensive exfoliation was present in his abdomen, dorsum, inguinal region, lateral body sides, and extremities (Figure 1), and eroded and exfoliative lesions were present in his face, lips, and eyelids (Figure 2).
The short, regular but dynamic oestrous cycle of 4-5 days in rats has made them the ideal models for investigating the changes that occur in the reproductive system by vaginal exfoliative cytology (Cora et al.
Differential diagnosis of contact/eczematous cheilitis includes cheilitis simplex, exfoliative cheilitis, among other types of cheilitis.
Erythrodermic psoriasis is a rare and fatal exfoliative dermatitis, which should be immediately recognized and promptly treated.
This study deals with development of a rapid, reliable and low-cost polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based protocol for the detection of most known SE genes, the TSST-1 gene, exfoliative toxins, and egc in Staphylococcus spp.
Exfoliative cytology is a valuable tool for mass screening purposes, with a sensitivity of 94%, specificity of 100%, and an accuracy of 100% in detection of OSCC.
A classical microscopical procedure typically involves removing a representative sample from the infected site (exfoliative cytology) which is transferred to a microscopic slide and treated with potassium hydroxide (KOH), Gram stain, or periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) stain.