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aetiology

, etiology
1. the study of the causes of diseases
2. the cause of a disease

aetiology

see ETIOLOGY.
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They also proposed a new etiological classification on the basis of karyotype analysis2.
Laboratory diagnosis of clostridial myonecrosis is commonly based on a fluorescent antibody test (FAT) or isolation of the etiological agent.
11] It is evident from the etiology of these common benign lesions that most of these problems are preventable if proper attention is given toward the correction of basic etiological factors rather than the simple treatment alone.
Otitic cerumen and inspissated pus were collected from external ear close to external acoustic meatus with the help of sterile swabs moistened with sterile saline solution, while aural discharges were collected with dry sterile swab to perform cytological examination, bacteriological and mycological culture to identify the etiological agents.
In our study, etiological factors for generalized lymphadenopathy included CMV, and EBV infections, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, tuberculosis, rubella, toxoplasmosis, typhoid fever, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), dermatomyositis, Hodgkin disease, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
In the present study, we analyzed patients admitted to our institution's emergency surgical unit presenting with FG in terms of the location of infective gangrene, predisposing factors, etiological agents and outcomes.
Staphylococcus aureus is the most common etiological agent, however other species likePseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Proteus vulgaris, Bacteroides, Actinobacillus sp.
1) Significant interchange of the etiological agents from anthroponoses to zoonoses is observed in contemporary China, as the authors pointed the economic development and urbanization of cities as the main reason for that.
The study was designed to assess the etiological pattern of non-variceal upper GI bleeding and clinical outcome.