family cluster

family cluster

Epidemiology A grouping of disorders found in ≥ 2 members of a family
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Rita Mae Ang-Bon, DOH-Bicol Family Cluster head, said in a phone interview on Wednesday that at least 200 mothers, babies, other family members and breastfeeding advocates from different towns and municipalities in Albay are expected to attend the event slated August 10 at the Ayala Mall here.
Human-to-human transmission of MERS-CoV has been described in several closed clusters of cases, including a small family cluster of mild disease.
Detailed discussions with the family suggested the first case in the family cluster was a 14-year-old girl (case-patient 1i) who developed a fever on February 2, 2017, and a rash 4 days later.
Rita Mae Ang-Bon, family cluster head of DOH Bicol, they have recorded 239 suspected cases of measles throughout region since January 1 up to September 29.
DOH Undersecretary for Women, Children and Family Cluster Janette L.
Family cluster of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections.
In a study published in August in the British Medical Journal, researchers identified a family cluster of two patients--a father and daughter--in eastern China in March.
The study reports a family cluster of two patients (father and daughter) with H7N9 virus infection in Eastern China in March 2013.
The elderly Li may have been part of a family cluster of illness, as his 55-year old son died of pneumonia in March, and another 67-year-old son suffered respiratory distress, but has survived.
A recent family cluster of cases from the United Kingdom provides the strongest evidence to date of limited human-to-human transmission; but it is not yet known how the virus is passed between people or where it has originated.
The HPA said it had followed up more than 100 people who had close contact with cases in this family cluster.
The majority of cases have been reported in Liverpool with one small family cluster in St Helens.