Endemic area

Endemic area

A geographical region where a particular disease is prevalent.
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According to the Washington Post, "In an endemic area ...
The coordinator said Khyber tribal district had remained high priority tier one district as it was polio endemic area with movement of high-risk mobile population, having history of giving higher number of cases in the past.
In our study, there was a high risk of developing CL in young population when first time exposed to endemic area. Local studies on this subject only provide vague data with no significant statistical analysis.
The purpose of this study is to examine the diversity pattern of serotype virus disease dengue hemorrhagic fever from endemic area in South Sulawesi, specifically Makassar, Maros, and Gowa region, using real-time-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method.
It is important to maintain clinical suspicion for dengue fever, particularly in anyone who has traveled to an endemic area in the 2 weeks before presentation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending blood or urine testing for all pregnant women with possible Zika exposure through travel or because they live in an endemic area, regardless of whether they are symptomatic, Dr.
Filaria associated clinical manifestations in children in an endemic area and morbidity control by immunomonitoring and optimal DEC therapy: Sevagram experience.
A 2008 case-control study of 136 patients in Phoenix, Arizona (an endemic area) found that 15% of the patients diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) had coccidioidomycosis on serologic testing.
2006, 2007), this has been proven by the development of a natural antibody response in people living in endemic area which is due to frequent exposure to salivary components (Cornelie et al.
The WNP region is located in southern part of Sudan, around 120 km south of the capital Khartoum, and bordering northward of Upper Nile Province region, a known VL endemic area in Sudan.