# infectious period

## infectious period

The period during which an infected person can transmit a pathogen to a susceptible host
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This is usually done within the first five days of the illness as this is the most infectious period of the disease.
The product of the rate of infection, [beta], and the average duration of the infectious period, l/[gamma], is the expected number of new infections from one infected individual in a fully susceptible population through the entire duration of the infectious period.
The duration of the infectious period (1/[Y.sub.p]) for partially protected, infected individuals ([I.sub.p]) significantly affected total military cases and annual incidence, reflecting that a shorter infectious period among [I.sub.p] resulted in lower transmission and, therefore, fewer subsequent polio cases.
The only person who had been in contact with the patient during the potentially infectious period had been the patient's partner, who was being monitored according to international protocols, Coleman said on Thursday.
At this time, no source case for the outbreak has been identified, but it is likely that a traveler (or more than one traveler) who was infected with measles overseas visited the Disney parks in December during their infectious period.
is severe den gue caused by: (i) simply increasing the conditional probability of severe clinical manifestations (given infection); (ii) increasing susceptibility of host who was previously exposed to other serotype(s); or (iii) delaying recovery from infection during secondary infection and extending infectious period? (11) To appropriately describe and interpret the epidemiology of severe dengue, epidemiological studies should be designed based on a firm understanding of the transmission dynamics.
The infectious period of an infective individual means the period during which an infected person has a probability of transmitting the virus to any susceptible host or vector they contact.
Some infectious individuals will recover after a treatment or a certain period of time at a rate constant [zeta], making 1/[zeta], the average infectious period. The transfer diagram for this model is described by Figure 1 and formulated by the following differential equations:
As the focus of the modeling here is on the level of control offered by ventilation, it is assumed that there is no physical isolation of infected cases, and therefore, people move from state I to state R in the SEIR model at a rate determined by the infectious period of the disease.
An import ban is also unlikely because the infectious period is quite short.
We found higher mean virus titer and longer median infectious period for LPAI-infected ducks (10-11.5 days in oral and cloacal swabs) than HPAI-infected ducks (5 days) and geese (7.5 days).

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