Endemic area

Endemic area

A geographical region where a particular disease is prevalent.
Mentioned in: Leprosy, Scrub Typhus
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Dual time-point FDG PET-CT for differentiating benign from malignant solitary pulmonary nodules in a TB endemic area.
To identify infections outside the known mycosis-endemic areas in the United States, we searched PubMed and Google Scholar without date or language restrictions by using combinations of the following terms: "non-endemic," "outside endemic area," "blastomycosis," "histoplasmosis," "coccidioidomycosis," and "fungal infection.
Filaria associated clinical manifestations in children in an endemic area and morbidity control by immunomonitoring and optimal DEC therapy: Sevagram experience.
2006, 2007), this has been proven by the development of a natural antibody response in people living in endemic area which is due to frequent exposure to salivary components (Cornelie et al.
A consultation on a Badger Control Strategy for a TB endemic area of West Wales (where around 70% of farms have experienced TB over the past seven years) is taking place.
In 2009, governments, scientists, universities, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) of Latin America's Southern Cone countries marked the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of Chagas disease, but the numerous events in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay--the endemic area par excellence--made it clear that there is no coordinated research, only isolated and sporadic actions to attack the causes of the disease.
Sahu et al (3) in this issue presented results of one such study in a malaria endemic area of India to show the considerable protective efficacy of insecticidal treatment of nets, especially with use of micro-encapsulated formulation than an emulsifiable concentrate formulation.
Moreover, exposure to fomites from an endemic area was the likely source for his coccidiomycosis pneumonia.
Significance of false-positive serologic tests for histoplasmosis and blastomycosis in an endemic area.
The draft recommendations state that permanent residents of non-endemic countries who travel to an area considered endemic for malaria by the CDC should not be accepted as donors of whole blood or platelets (donations used for preparing plasma, plasma components, or other derivatives are excluded) for one year after their departure from the endemic area.
Preliminary results of O'Donnell's research at King George TB Hospital found that health care workers employed in this endemic area were substantially more likely to have either MDR or XDR TB than non-health care workers.
The recently recognized leishmaniasis endemic area in Himachal Pradesh is spread across villages in the valley of the River Satluj on both banks; along Pooh subdivision of Kinnaur district towards north-east border, Kumarsain subdivision of Shimla district towards south-west, Rampur division and adjoining villages (Shimla district) towards southern side, and Nirmand subdivision of Kullu district on the northern side (924-2900 m above mean sea level).