emerging infection

emerging infection

Public health Any infection caused by recently recognized or 'feisty' bugs–eg, viruses–eg Ebola virus, new strains of influenza virus, hantavirus and bacteria–eg cholera, multidrug-resistant
TB, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy, human monocytic ehrlichiosis, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, leptospirosis, microsporidiosis, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, cyclosporiasis. Cf Reemerging infections.
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The agency expects to continue to investigate possible cases as awareness of the emerging infection increases.
According to reports, Farah's Team GB colleague Greg Rutherford has decided against taking his family to Brazil unless the emerging infection can be conclusively 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.
Each chapter is subdivided into 10 logical subunits that address the key aspects of each emerging infection.
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.
M Viray, MD, P Lewis, MSPH, J Sejvar, MD, A Baughman PhD, C Vellozzi, MD, S Fridkin, MD, Div of Healthcare Quality Promotion, S Conner, MPH, O Morgan, PhD, Div of Preparedness and Emerging Infection, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases; P Lu, MD, PhD, C Furlow, PhD, JA Singleton, MS, Immunization Service Div, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; CR Hale, DVM, J Kattan, MD, R Murphree, PhD, JY Oh, MD, M Wise, PhD, EIS officers, CDC.
A Reingold, MD, Univ of California, Berkeley; P Daily, MPH, A Grey, MS, Emerging Infection Program, California Dept of Public Health.
Hemmersbach-Miller M, Parola P, Charrel RN, Paul Durand J, Brouqui E Sandfiy fever due to Toscana virus: an emerging infection in southern France.
HYDERABAD -- Many diseases are common in current season, in month of February to April in Pakistan, including endemic and epidemic infectious diseases, emerging infections, and an increasing burden of non-communicable diseases.
Our device plugs into the equipment that dialysis patients use every day and detects emerging infections in this space, which potentially means keeping people on peritoneal dialysis for longer which is a good thing" he said.

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