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convalescent

 [kon″vah-les´ent]
1. pertaining to or characterized by convalescence.
2. a patient who is recovering from a disease, operation, or injury.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ent),
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ĕnt)
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.

convalescent

1. pertaining to or characterized by convalescence.
2. a patient who is recovering from a disease, operation or injury.
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The WHO has recently considered convalescent plasma to be a potentially promising experimental approach to Ebola virus disease therapy and published interim guidance indicating how the plasma should be sourced and supplied.
Roecliffe Manor was used as a convalescent home for children from the 1930s until 1969.
DELIGHTED TO HELP: Lottery winner Mick Fox with the minibus he has bought for the RAOB's new Britn ey House convalescent home in Paignton, Devon.
However, the sensitivity of the direct diagnostic methods has not a good level of confidence for the detection of the carrier or convalescent phase of the Anaplasma infection.
1 -- 2) Lilah Riddle, 96, above, hugs Frosty, a 3 1/2-month-old kitten, on Thursday when pets from the county's Department of Animal Care and Control outreach program visited residents of the Mayflower Gardens Convalescent Hospital in Lancaster.
Mrs Shaler, of Hermits Croft, Cheylesmore, said: "The photo is at Sephton Hall, Convalescent Home at Dawlish.
Northern Police Convalescent Centres chief executive Kath Martin, herself a former police inspector, said: "The courses have proved particularly popular with officers from Scotland and forces in Northern England like North Yorkshire and Cheshire.
capsulatum infection (CF antibodies to the mycelial and/or yeast-phase antigen at a titer of [greater than or equal to] 1:32, H and/or M band by immunodiffusion, seroconversion of negative to positive H and/or M immunodiffusion band, a [greater than or equal to] 4-fold rise in CF titer between acute and convalescent sera, or urinary H.
His stay in the hospital and his strange convalescent behavior are interspersed with flashbacks to his youth and his eventual estrangement from his parents.
In Europe, where national healthcare plans cover most residents, physicians routinely prescribe spa visits--in some cases up to a four-week stay--for preventive medicine and convalescent care.
Dear Editor, - I returned last week from a two week stay at the BHSF Convalescent Home at Kewstoke, near Weston Super Mare.