median intensity

median intensity

A parasitology term of art for the median number of parasites found in infected hosts in a particular population. Potential hosts that are not known to be involved are not included.
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Confidence intervals (95% CI) for prevalence were calculated using the Clopper-Pearson interval method, and for mean and median intensity as well as mean abundance by bootstrap tests (n = 2000) using QP 3.0.
The median intensity of itch on 10-point VAS was 5 (1-10), a magnitude equivalent to pruritus caused by insect bite reaction through the patients' experiences.
Table 1-Prevalence, mean intensity, and median intensity for lungs (Pentastomid), stomach (Nematode), and intestinal (Nematode, Trematode, and Acanthostomid) parasites of American alligators across Texas, Florida, Louisiana West (LAW), and Louisiana East (LAE) locations.
In a median filter, a window slides along the image, and the median intensity value of the pixels within the window becomes the output intensity of the pixel being processed.
Prevalence, mean intensity, and median intensity were recorded as described in Bush et al.
Corrected median intensity values for each spot (median intensity minus local median background) were used for further analysis.
For each probe on each array in a batch, a value similar to our residual is computed, relating the deviation of the probe's intensity from its median intensity across all arrays.
Therefore, median intensity may be higher and the percentage of patent infections (requiring at least one worm of each sex) may be greater where transmission conditions are better.
The median intensity of tobacco use in tobacco smokers was substantially higher - 8-9 cigarettes per day, than the median intensity of marijuana use in marijuana smokers -2-3 episodes in the last 30 days.
The median intensity classifier from studyAhas significant ability to predict cancer status only for the 2 laboratories EVMS and CTRC.
Prevalence and median intensity (range) of parasite eggs or oocysts in feces or positive titers for Toxoplasma and Neopora in communities in northern Canada Fort Chipewyan Puppies Adults Characteristic M F M F No.
The median intensity, which was 3.3 at baseline, remained severe, at 3, by 6 months (Eur.