epidemic period

epidemic period

Epidemiology A timespan when the number of cases of a disease reported is greater than expected
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4] Furthermore, very few studies have been conducted to overcome the problems faced during epidemic period.
Data were collected over the 5-month epidemic period from June 1 to October 31 during 2010-2012.
Whereas age and sex distribution and exposure history in the fourth epidemic were similar to those in the first three epidemics, the fourth epidemic demonstrated a greater proportion of infected persons living in rural areas, a continued spread of the virus to new areas, and a longer epidemic period.
Rotaviruses are frequently found on hospital surfaces several months after an epidemic period, after surfaces were cleaned.
Speaking to reporters after the ministerial meeting, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Koya Nishikawa said, "The epidemic period in this year has started earlier than usual.
During the pre epidemic period (1963-1987) only 20 cases were diagnosed with 90% of these tumors located on the skin and subcutaneous tissue and 35% occurring in women.
Maximum cases were seen during the months of September-October in concordance with various other studies and similar to that is seen during epidemic period.
Since the beginning of the current epidemic period, which began during early August 2010, the proportion of emergency department consultations for influenza has increased markedly among children 65 years of age.
The antimicrobial sensitivity of the Staphylococcus isolates in the epidemic period was determined by the disk diffusion method using the following disks (OXOID LTD.
Gao, Yang, Ma, and Yao (2004) found that fear was the primary change in emotion in college students during the epidemic period of SARS.
Babies whose mothers got PFP2 in the double-blind, randomized trial had significantly less acute respiratory illnesses as well as fewer severe respiratory illnesses than did controls during the respiratory syncytial virus epidemic period.
travelers to source countries x average trip length x epidemic period