emerging infection

emerging infection

Public health Any infection caused by recently recognized or 'feisty' bugs–eg, viruses–eg Ebola virus, new strains of influenza virus, hantavirus and bacteria–eg cholera, multidrug-resistant
TB, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy, human monocytic ehrlichiosis, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, leptospirosis, microsporidiosis, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, cyclosporiasis. Cf Reemerging infections.
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Incidentally, in the Glossary, 'Mycobacterium infection' is said to be a newly emerging infection that most commonly affects the gastrointestinal tract.
MedMined Surveillance Advisor enables our customers to proactively and easily analyze their data to identify emerging infection trends, and help them provide education and clinical interventions to improve the patient care process," said Nivaldo Diaz, vice president of Technology Solutions for CareFusion.
The chief of the health organization urged its memberships to ensure the sharing of virus specimens or other specimens of any new and emerging infection with WHO's network of collaborating laboratories, Xinhua News reported here.
For example, instead of waiting until humans fall ill from an infection, tracking animal health could pinpoint an emerging infection before it devastates a region or even a local community.
These results raise concerns about the existence of other reservoirs and vectors for this emerging infection.
No emerging infection has ever been predicted before it appeared in humans.
Each chapter is subdivided into 10 logical subunits that address the key aspects of each emerging infection.
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