infectious period

infectious period

The period during which an infected person can transmit a pathogen to a susceptible host
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ill Honor "What makes RHVD-2 more dangerous than RHVD-1 is its longer infectious period.
During the potential infectious period, the individual worked as a food service employee at Wah Kung Restaurant, located at 1151 Mapunapuna Street in Honolulu, from Dec.
The following day (July 15), TCHD was notified of the suspected measles case and recommended that the child remain in airborne isolation during the remainder of the potential infectious period, 4 days after rash onset (i.
This is usually done within the first five days of the illness as this is the most infectious period of the disease.
The only person who had been in contact with the patient during the potentially infectious period had been the patient's partner, who was being monitored according to international protocols, Coleman said on Thursday.
At this time, no source case for the outbreak has been identified, but it is likely that a traveler (or more than one traveler) who was infected with measles overseas visited the Disney parks in December during their infectious period.
the scenario in which: (a) the conditional risk of severe dengue is elevated given secondary infection, (b) susceptibility during secondary infection is increased, and (c) the duration of infectious period during secondary infection is extended.
An import ban is also unlikely because the infectious period is quite short.
We found higher mean virus titer and longer median infectious period for LPAI-infected ducks (10-11.
The standard dengue epidemic model (with fixed incubation period in both hosts and vectors and an exponentially distributed infectious period in hosts) assumes a pure initial exponential epidemic growth and is used to estimate the reproduction number Ro for the disease.
After transmission, an individual's HIV viral load spikes in a period of "acute infection" and models estimate that 10-45% of HIV acquisition arises from sex with an individual during this highly infectious period.
It will remain closed until the infectious period has passed, or as long as necessary to prevent the H1N1 virus from spreading further, she told journalists at the Health Ministry, in Juffair, yesterday.

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