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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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%).
Although Lebanon remains hypoendemic for cutaneous leishmaniasis, experience has suggested that rates within Lebanon were previously low and restricted to areas bordering Syria (13).
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%).
Clustered local transmission and asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria infections in a recently emerged, hypoendemic Peruvian amazon community.
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.
vivax malaria among pregnant women living in the hypoendemic communities of the Peruvian Amazon.