epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

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epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

[¦ep·ə¦dem·ik ¦ker·əd·ō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva, caused by a virus; epidemic by nature.
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A large number of people contract EKC from ophthalmologist or optometrist's office after use of eye examination equipment, particularly during eye pressure (glaucoma) checks due to improper disinfection techniques.
To study the relationship between CO2 emissions, energy consumption and economic growth (which is a synthesis of the EKC and energy consumption growth literatures) among the BRICS countries, over the period of 1992 to 2013, the data on following variables have been collected from the report of World Banks Development Indicators and annual issues of World Bank.
Their results also confirm the existence of the EKC effect in large and medium-sized cities (mainly because they can afford an environmentally-friendly technology).
This study examined the effect of FD1 inflow on Carbon dioxide emissions and GDP growth and checked the validity of EKC hypothesis in Pakistan for the time period of 1972-2011.
According to the EKC hypothesis, the fact that [[beta].
In a similar study done by Chang C, 2000, (6) the incidence of stage 0-2 keratitis range from as low as frequent as 70% of patients with EKC.
Egli and Steger (2007) showed that the scale effect in technology is necessary for generating some practical turning point of the EKC in simulation.
Secondly, the analysis was extended to identify the EKC differences and similarities in various countries, using charts.
Another change in the EKC literature in the last few years has been the shift from cross-country and panel data analysis to individual countries' assessments (for example, Lindmark 2002 for Sweden; later on Ang 2007 for France, among many others).
Kedze nemame k dispozicii udaje za obdobie spred roku 1992, nie je mozne jednoznacne posudit platnost hypotezy EKC v pripade tych-to dvoch krajin.
One of the problems of the reduced form EKC estimation is that it gives little insight about why environmental quality depends on the income growth.
EKC produces a variety of Jumbo tubes ranging from 250 ltr W.