asymptomatic carrier


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a·symp·to·mat·ic car·ri·er

(āsimp-tŏ-matik karē-ĕr)
One who harbors pathogenic organisms without clinically recognizable symptoms; may infect others.
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Mary Mallon was an Irish-American cook who was the first identified asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.
meningitidis maybe isolated as a part of the upper respiratory tract flora of the asymptomatic carrier [11].
All project participants provided written informed consent and completed a questionnaire to collect variables considered risk factors for asymptomatic carrier. Individuals were identified by numerical codes.
Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869--November 11, 1938), better known as Typhoid Mary, was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.
However, once a mutation develops, it can be propagated when asymptomatic carrier females or mildly affected males are bred."
In addition, continuous exposures to Plasmodium parasites lead to the development of partial immunity for protection against further complication and, consequently, the creation of asymptomatic carrier [12].
Once again no family history of DM was found, but the molecular screening of family members clearly denoted that his father was an asymptomatic carrier (Table 3; Figure 1(e)).
It is also essential to determine the distribution of these parameters in the isolates from asymptomatic carrier population for all the better insight into GAS infections and virulence.
It is likely she had previously travelled to an endemic region and had developed an asymptomatic carrier state.
An asymptomatic carrier state has been reported, where
AHAVING no symptoms means nothing - you may be what's called an "asymptomatic carrier" or just lucky.
The virus is spread among pigs by aerosols, direct and indirect contact and asymptomatic carrier pigs.

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