hyperendemic


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hyperendemic

 [hi″per-en-dem´ik]
equally endemic, at a high level, in all age groups of a population; see also holoendemic.
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The Aland Islands, which is a hyperendemic region both for ticks and LB, stands out from the other HDs.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends routine vaccination with quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) of certain groups of persons at increased risk for meningococcal disease: persons who have persistent complement component deficiencies; persons who have anatomic or functional asplenia; microbiologists who routinely are exposed to isolates of Neisseria meningitidis; persons identified to be at increased risk because of a meningococcal disease outbreak attributable to serogroup A, C, W, or Y; military recruits; first-year college students living in residence halls; and persons who travel to or reside in areas in which meningococcal disease is hyperendemic or epidemic.
Strong association of hepatitis C virus infection and thrombocy-topenia: Implications from a survey of a community with hyperendemic HCV infection.
Hepatitis B virus infection in children and adolescents in a hyperendemic area: 15 years after mass hepatitis B vaccination.
Manola Comar, of the Department of Medical Sciences at the University of Trieste, stated that the study indicates that in subjects from an hyperendemic area for malignant mesothelioma, the C-C chemokine RANTES is linked to the exposure to asbestos fibres.
Some of the high-risk categories are anatomic or functional asplenia, including sickle cell disease; children with persistent complement component deficiency; and those who travel to or live in an area hyperendemic for meningococcal disease.
Malaria, a mosquito-vectored disease is hyperendemic in Ghana with the entire population of nearly 25 million people at risk (PMI, 2012).
Indeed I would venture that IRAS is hyperendemic in the terrain of global history and only the most blithely confident of historians is resistant to it.
18,22-25) The 2009 NIH/CDC/IDSA guidelines recommend consideration of prophylactic itraconazole for patients with a CD4 count below 150/microL who are at high risk because of occupational exposure or who live in hyperendemic area with histoplasmosis.
TABLE Patients at high risk for meningococcal disease * Individuals with persistent complement component deficiency, such as C5-C9, properdin, or factor D * People with functional or anatomical asplenia * Microbiologists working with Neisseria meningitidis * Travelers to, or residents of, countries where meningococcal disease is hyperendemic or epidemic Source: CDC.
Hyperendemic focus of Q fever related to sheep and wind.