look-back program

look-back program

Public health A study of persons exposed to a disease, from whom specimens–eg, sera, epidemiologic, demographic or other data is examined retrospectively to determine whether they are currently infected
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The PEEC adopted the same safe harbor provisions in investigating conduct reported under the Look-Back Program.
The conduct of the Individual Participants who are party to this agreement would have been safe harbored had such conduct been reported under the SEC Look-Back Program.
The general transfusion look-back program at the Alaska Native Medical Center, a midsize hospital owned by the health consortium, was successful in recruiting and screening for HCV in 54% of 1,396 persons who received blood products at the facility between 1980 and 1992 and who were targeted for contact.