Emergent Disease

A condition or infection which is unrecognized or underreported, through ignorance of the nosology’s range of clinical expression and/or the lack of a reliable test to identify its presence
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This paper describes the clinical signs and histopathologic findings associated with an emergent disease associated with Trichomonas gallinae infections in free-ranging house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) in California.
Transformative technologies and emergent disease (for human and non-human life) have enabled change to occur to cultural and natural environments at a speed that makes adaptation difficult, if not impossible.
It has become an emergent disease in North America, where it was detected for the first time in 1999 and became epidemic shortly thereafter (1).
Identification of human and rodent hantavirus infection in the Amazonas State adds this emergent disease to our differential diagnoses of febrile tropical diseases and to our syndromic surveillance approach for febrile respiratory diseases.
Understanding how infection levels respond to climatic factors is hugely important, particularly with poorly understood, emergent diseases such as Buruli ulcer,' said lead investigator Aaron Morris.
In this revised doctoral dissertation, based predominantly on primary sources, the author has contributed by examining medical responses to three emergent diseases that the British Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) associated closely with conditions in the trenches on the western front: trench fever, trench nephritis, and trench foot.
On top of stresses from oil pollution, fishing, and unlegislated diving and coastal development, today reefs worldwide face additional pressure from thermal stress and emergent diseases that are closely linked to climate change.
Without revealing the date the first edition was published, De Rovira, a flavor chemist with his own company in New Jersey, mentions among the new topics incorporated here emergent diseases, the advent of neutraceuticals, the use of natural herbs and extracts in daily use, and the proliferation of new chemicals that are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) with the coordination of the European Union and the US positive lists.
The authors of the report further state that other factors underlying many instances of emergent diseases are poverty, lack of political will, and changes in climate, ecosystems and land use.
Life expectancy has increased; cancer and AIDS are decreasing, but obesity and emergent diseases (such as drug-resistant tuberculosis) remain concerns.
Peptic ulcer, scarlet fever, cholera, and cellulitis are all included among the bacterially caused emergent diseases.