case fatality ratio

case fa·tal·i·ty ra·ti·o

the mortality rate of a disease, usually expressed per 100 cases.
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Methods for estimating the case fatality ratio for a novel, emerging infectious disease.
The SARS-CoV pandemic killed 774 people of the 8094 people infected, a case fatality ratio of almost 10 per cent.
Based on an estimate of approximately 200,000 deaths, they suggest that the case fatality ratio was less than 0.
They had an 18% case fatality ratio, and 7 times higher odds of death than HIV-uninfected children, despite half of them being established on ART.
Case fatality ratio was similar to the earlier outbreak in the same area (6-8) and also other studies (3,5).
Rabies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "has the highest case fatality ratio of any infectious disease if prompt intervention is not initiated.
Of the cases reported in 2008, 25 (6%) were stillborn and 3 (1%) died within 30 days of delivery, for a case fatality ratio of 6.
The case fatality ratio for patients with appropriately treated cutaneous anthrax is usually less than 1 percent, but for inhalation or gastrointestinal disease it can exceed 50 percent.
The emerging influenza pandemic: estimating the case fatality ratio.
The case fatality ratio in PICUs did not differ between seasons: 15% (16/106) and 21% (9/44) of PICU case-patients died in 2009-10 and 2010-11, respectively (p = 0.
WHO Update 49, SARS case fatality ratio, incubation period.