acute disease

Acute Illness

(1) Any illness that develops quickly, is intense or severe and lasts a relatively short period of time.
(2) Any condition—e.g., infection, trauma, fracture—with a short (often less than 1 month) clinical course. Acute illnesses usually respond to therapy; a return to a state of complete—pre-morbid—health is the norm.

acute disease

Epidemiology Any condition—eg infection, trauma, pregnancy, fracture, with a short, often < 1 month clinical course; ADs usually respond to therapy; a return to a state of complete–pre-morbid health is the rule. Cf Chronic disease.

a·cute dis·ease

(ă-kyūt' di-zēz')
Disorder with sudden onset and short duration of symptoms.
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HRS-1 is a life-threatening, rare and acute disease characterized by complications of liver disease that lead to kidney failure.
HRS-1 is a life-threatening rare and acute disease characterized by complications of liver disease that lead to kidney failure.
"For an acute disease such as sepsis, which progresses very rapidly and can be life threatening, it's helpful to have a system that rapidly measures these nonabundant biomarkers," Dan Wu, a doctoral student at MIT, said.
A higher than normal packed cell volume was observed in birds that had evidence of acute disease, whereas a lower than normal packed cell volume was seen in birds with evidence of prolonged sickness.
Large scale prevalence of acute disease conditions such as cardiovascular ailments, osteoporosis, cancers, and geriatric disability necessitate advances in predictive medication, allowing ample growth possibilities in medical dynamometer market.
Ichor's multifaceted platform identifies the key immune responses that correlate with protection from infectious diseases and engineers its antibody therapeutics to induce these protective immune responses in patients suffering from acute disease.
Based in New York City, Ichor Biologics has developed a multifaceted platform that identifies the key immune responses that correlate with protection from infectious diseases and engineers its antibody therapeutics to induce these protective immune responses in patients suffering from acute disease. The company also utilises proprietary machine learning software to predict antibody-pathogen binding regions and make high affinity variants of its therapeutic antibody candidates.
Acute symptoms usually persist for 1 to 2 weeks, but arthralgias and arthritis can persist for months to years following resolution of the acute disease. (6) In one study of 47 patients with acute chikungunya in Marseilles, France, the number of patients who were symptomatic declined from 88% to 86%, 48%, and 4% at 1, 3, 6, and 15 months, respectively.
Patients with acute disease more commonly sought care (80.5%, n = 33) during the cooler months of August-February.
(5) Troponin elevation in hospitalized pediatric populations without ischemic heart disease has been documented, and development of high-sensitivity troponin assays has led to recognition that serum cardiac troponin can be detected in populations without acute disease. (6) There is even evidence that troponin can be released from cardiac myocytes in the absence of cell death.
However, farmers must be aware that there are cases of resistance to this product and they must check the status on their farm In contrast, there are reports of many instances where farmers are using adulticides in the autumn, which is adding to the instances of acute disease because immature flukes are not removed.

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