1.2 Research Scope: Emerging Infection
According to reports, Farah's Team GB colleague Greg Rutherford has decided against taking his family to Brazil unless the emerging infection
can be brought under control.
Incidentally, in the Glossary, 'Mycobacterium infection' is said to be a newly emerging infection
that most commonly affects the gastrointestinal tract.
Each describes why the disease is significant as an emerging infection
, the causative agent, frequency, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, differentiation from similar entities, therapeutic approaches, and preventive and infection control measures.
The chief of the health organization urged its memberships to ensure the sharing of virus specimens or other specimens of any new and emerging infection
with WHO's network of collaborating laboratories, Xinhua News reported here.
For example, instead of waiting until humans fall ill from an infection, tracking animal health could pinpoint an emerging infection
before it devastates a region or even a local community.
"Development of effective prevention strategies for this emerging infection
is needed," she said.
A Reingold, MD, Univ of California, Berkeley; P Daily, MPH, A Grey, MS, Emerging Infection
Program, California Dept of Public Health.
(3.) Hemmersbach-Miller M, Parola P, Charrel RN, Paul Durand J, Brouqui E Sandfiy fever due to Toscana virus: an emerging infection
in southern France.
The Zika diagnostics project in Brazil was brought underway by the DZIF in order to act against the threat of emerging infections
. It is also being funded by the EU programme Horizon 2020.
Although the rates of hospital-onset MRSA bloodstream infections have substantially decreased, evidence from the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and from the Emerging Infections
Program (EIP) surveillance system suggests that the decline might have slowed in more recent years (4,6); the United States is not on track to meet the 2020 goal of the Healthcare-Associated Infection National Action Plan of a 50% reduction in hospital-onset MRSA bloodstream infections from the 2015 baseline (7).