4 Angle5 included airway obstruction as an important aetiologic
agent in malocclusion and Ketcham6 indicated that patients were not receiving the full benefits of medical and dental therapy unless they were fully evaluated by both a rhinologist and an orthodontist.
Laboratory-based foodborne disease surveillance allows aetiologic
identification; determines which pathogens are causing illness or allows aetiologic
agent-specific case counts; detects and investigate outbreaks; allows monitoring of trends by pathogen over time and in selected populations; helps to set priorities for control programs; facilitates the evaluation of effectiveness of control programmes; and determines which subtypes of pathogens are causing illness.
Nevertheless, dental plaque is considered today the primary aetiologic
factor of chronic gingivitis, while chronic periodontitis is now seen as resulting from a complex interplay of bacterial infection and host response, often modified by behavioural factors (Lopez et al.
Dental plaque which harbours specific periodontal pathogens is its primary aetiologic
TMJ internal derangement, joint effusion, bruxism, stress, malocclusion, trauma, abnormal breathing patterns and Borrelia burgdorferi spirochaetes have been suggested as possible aetiologic
In recent times, the ratio of TAG to HDL-Cholesterol has been used as a possible aetiologic
risk factor of hypertension and atherosclerosis (Mercola, 1997).
agents of bacterial diarrhea in the children of the former East Central state of Nigeria.
This study evaluated independent aetiologic
factors associated with sensorineural hearing loss in infants who have been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit compared to normal hearing controls.
Taiwo SS, Aderounmu AOA 2006 Catheter associated urinary tract infection: aetiologic
agents and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria African Journal of Biomedical Research 9 (3) 141-148
Intubation trauma is the most common aetiologic
factor cited in the literature8.
The relative risks and aetiologic
fractions of different causes of death and disease attributable to alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use in Canada.
Human papillomavirus (HPV), an extremely common sexually transmitted virus, is the known aetiologic
agent responsible for cervical cancer.
3) Furthermore, he investigated in depth the diagnostic and aetiologic
importance of various papillary disturbances, optic nerve atrophies and papilleoedema.
The frequency of tooth transposition in Nigerians, its possible aetiologic
factorsand clinical implications.
pathologic factors in a series of 1741 fibromyomas of the uterus.