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.
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).
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.
His research activity is related to emerging and reemerging infections, focusing on innate immunity and host-pathogen interactions.