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The end points identified through the literature represent conditions for which environmental exposures have been implicated or are pre-existing health conditions that may be exacerbated by exposure to environmental pollutants.
Use of ovulation drugs, particularly clomiphene, has also been implicated as a risk factor for spontaneous abortion (Balen et al.
Although the exact form of transmission often remains speculative, aerosols have been implicated in most cases (24,27,29,32).
In practice, however, this is not the case, and only a minority of food proteins has been implicated as causes of food allergy.
There are very few cases in the literature in which aminoglycoside-containing drops have been implicated as a cause of ototoxicity when they are used to treat chronic ear disease.
Contamination and nosocomial transmission of pathogens by other electronic devices also has been demonstrated; a contaminated personal computer has been implicated in transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to a nurse.
Nuclear factor kappa B (NF[kappa]B) has been implicated in gene regulation related to cell proliferation, apoptosis, adhesion, immune, and inflammatory responses (22).
Etiologies such as postoperative irradiation, surgical disruption of the carotid artery, and tumor involvement of the vessel wall have all been implicated.