hypoendemic

hypoendemic

(hī'pō-en-dem'ik),
Denoting a population or area in which a disease incidence is sufficiently low that the population has limited or no immunity to it.
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In Bosnia and Herzegovina, leishmaniasis is considered hypoendemic, possibly because of lack of awareness among medical personnel (4).
Till date, getting such huge numbers of black flies has been difficult especially in hypoendemic and mesoendemic areas where densities of biting black flies are low or highly seasonal.
The disease is endemic in the country with varying degree from hypoendemic to holoendemic [2].
The levels of endemicity corresponded to levels proposed for control purposes by Hackett and Guthe [8] as follows: hypoendemic (prevalence <5%); mesoendemic (prevalence 5-10%); hyperendemic (prevalence >10%).
Communities targeted for MDA are divided by baseline onchocerciasis prevalence into hyperendemic (>60%), mesoendemic ([greater than or equal to] 20%, but <60%), and hypoendemic (evidence of autochthonous cases, but with prevalence <20%).
Lasbella District, basically an arid zone, known as a hypoendemic area of malaria and has recently experienced changes in ecosystem due to flood.
We have addressed this question by utilizing samples from an ongoing longitudinal cohort field-study in the hypoendemic transmission environment of the Peruvian Amazon.