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aerobiology

[‚e·rō‚bī′äl·ə·jē]
(biology)
The study of the atmospheric dispersal of airborne fungus spores, pollen grains, and microorganisms; and, more broadly, of airborne propagules of algae and protozoans, minute insects such as aphids, and pollution gases and particles which exert specific biologic effects.
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Phenological records as a complement to aerobiological data.
Aerobiological sampling efficiency of media-containing Petri plates for use in lower atmosphere spore collection.
(10) Michel Thiboudon, director of the French National Aerobiological Monitoring Network, attributes the rising prevalence to increased exposures to highly allergenic ragweed.
Aerobiological studies are of a great interest from an ecological and agricultural point view, but they are of special interest to clinicians and allergy patients as a means of establishing a chronological correlation between the air pollen concentration and hay-fever and asthma symptoms [13].
Internationally, aerobiological research continued for a time.
In the first session of the conference, training for wildlife and aerobiological analysis was delivered by Arifa Sosan from University of EssexUK, Hassan Ali from WWF, Prof Abdul Qadir, Dr Sikander Sultan, Dr.
What is missing for ORs is an aerobiological standard conceptually similar to that used in manufacturing cleanrooms.
Gallo, "Aerobiological research and problems in libraries," Aerobiologia, vol.
Gupta-Bhattacharya, "Aerobiological investigation and in vitro studies of pollen grains from 2 dominant avenue trees in Kolkata, India," Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, vol.
Since it is a debilitating phenomenon with high impact on health care services and the whole community, more retrospective and prospective mixed-method studies, such as aerobiological and meteorological ones, should be designed for better recognizing of the phenomenon.
The selection of allergens for ASIT is based upon intradermal testing (IDT), allergen-specific IgE assays, patient history and aerobiological data.