reemerging infection

reemerging infection

Infectious disease An infection that has resurged in incidence, after having been brought under control through effective health care policy and improved living conditions Examples Malaria, diphtheria, TB, dengue. Cf Emerging infections.
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Because leptospirosis can progress rapidly if untreated, this reemerging infection deserves consideration in febrile patients with a history of recreational freshwater exposure, even in states with a low reported incidence of infection.
Leptospirosis is a reemerging infection in California, with most cases appearing in young adult white men after recreational freshwater exposures.
Her research activity is related to emerging and reemerging infections, focusing on virological aspects of host-pathogen interactions, and development of tools and protocols for the diagnosis of emerging viral diseases in the context of national research programs.
Emerging and reemerging infections in Africa: the need for improved laboratory services and disease surveillance.
Using this forum as an advocacy platform to influence decision makers to improve health status of populations on either side; focus on information sharing and synchronizing activities to address disease security concerns, such as polio, emerging and reemerging infections, and HIV and AIDS; advocate for improvements in reproductive health, family planning, maternal, newborn and child health, nutrition and communicable and non--communicable disease outcomes
Mamta Chawla Sarkar, Scientists C, NICED, Kolkata, participated in the Asian African Research Forum on Emerging and Reemerging Infections at Sapporo (December 14-15, 2008).
Other emerging and reemerging infections, including neglected parasitic diseases, exact a staggering human and economic toll and are often linked to poverty and desperate living conditions.
Several SFG rickettsioses that have been considered nonpathogenic for decades are now associated with human infections, making these diseases useful as a paradigm for understanding emerging and reemerging infections (6).
To those of us working in the field of emerging infectious diseases, Dr Lederberg will be most remembered for his critical role in recognizing the threats posed by emerging and reemerging infections and their implications for public health and national security.
Preparing a text about emerging and reemerging infections sounds like a contradiction in terms since by the time a book is published, "new" infections may have come and gone.