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in·fec·tious·ness

(in-fek'shŭs-nes),
The state or quality of being infectious.
Synonym(s): infectiosity

in·fec·tious·ness

(in-fek'shŭs-nĕs)
The state or quality of being infectious.
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Be that as it may, unless both dramatic medical advances and significant reductions in the costs occur, these new drugs are unlikely to have a significant impact on the duration of infectiousness in developing countries, since few developing countries have the financial or human resources to provide them.
The interdependence of all the transmission risk factor parameters is further highlighted by the observation that improved passive case finding sufficient to reduce the period of infectiousness from 6 to 2 months would have a minimal effect under current conditions of crowding and poor ventilation.
Although the long term benefits are unknown concerning the role of HAART in reducing infectiousness, in delaying or preventing clinical manifestations of disease, and in developing resistant strains of HIV, these innovative therapies are already affecting AIDS surveillance trends(152) Population-based data indicate that new therapies are already significantly impeding the progression of HIV disease and altering the epidemiology of the epidemic.
34] The AFB smear is used to assess infectiousness and the need for airborne precautions.
He says that to be convinced of infectiousness, he needs to see ticks pick up bacteria from the birds.
In the largest test of the series, a 32-mile-long cloud of agent traveled more than 60 miles before losing its infectiousness, demonstrating the feasibility of biological attacks against the populations of entire cities.
Prevent and control other STDs to decrease susceptibility to HIV infection and to reduce your infectiousness if you are HIV-infected.
They have that kind of infectiousness that creates trends.
Individuals with mental illness should be tested for the benefit of both individual and public health: [14] those who test positive will benefit from receiving medical care, while antiretroviral therapy will reduce infectiousness and knowledge of one's HIV status motivates risk reduction, which is of public benefit.
There is an infectiousness to new songs such as Give Up, Taking Over and Don't Forget Who You Are - as if Miles is saying: "This is my vibe, my party.
Putting these viral load data into a model using previous findings on the degree to which rising viral load increases infectiousness, and using population data from the epidemic in Kisumu, Kenya, the researchers calculated that by 2010 cumulative HIV prevalence in an untreated population would be 14.
If the function of VirB8 is blocked, the bacterium loses its infectiousness.