serosurvey

serosurvey

 [se″ro-sur´va]
a screening test of the serum of persons at risk to determine susceptibility to a particular disease.

serosurvey

/se·ro·sur·vey/ (-sur´va) a screening test of the serum of persons at risk to determine susceptibility to a particular disease.

serosurvey

(sē″rō-sŭr′vā) [″ + ″]
Sampling of blood in a percentage of people living in a community to determine the percentage of those who are resistant or susceptible to a disease, esp. an infectious disease.

serosurvey

a screening test of the serum of animals at risk to provide data about specific diseases.
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Here we describe the epidemiology of LD and the results of a 2012 provincial serosurvey for antibodies to B.
West Nile virus serosurvey and assessment of personal prevention efforts in an area with intense epizootic activity: Connecticut, 2000.
Serosurvey for acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (enterovirus 70) antibodies in southern United States, with review of the literature and some epidemiological implications.
A serosurvey conducted at Calcutta (now Kolkata) (10) a decade ago revealed that only 4.
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The risk of measles, mumps and varicella among young adults: a serosurvey of US Navy and Marine Corps recruits.
A serosurvey of 145 health care workers at a tertiary care hospital between 1992 and 1994 identified infection in 7.
Investigation of a possible yellow fever epidemic and serosurvey for flavivirus infections in northern Cameroon, 1984," Bulletin of the World Health Organization 65: 1987, 855-60).
Following a description of Uganda's labor force, the relationships among occupation, residency, sex, and HIV status are explored using data from the national serosurvey.
To investigate the hypothesis that HRTV activity occurs throughout the range of its putative tick vector, we conducted a retrospective serosurvey of mainly white-tailed deer and raccoon from 19 states within the heart and periphery of the lone star tick range to look for evidence of HRTV activity.
Mishra gives a readable account of the serosurvey of encephalitis outbreak labelled as Chandipura virus outbreak in Andhra Pradesh, even though entomological and epidemiological evidences were inadequate.
A serosurvey of 145 health care workers conducted at a tertiary care hospital between 1992 and 1994 identified infection in 7.