quarantine period

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

the time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected individuals; can be any specified period of time, varying with the disease in question. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

(kwōrăn-tēn pērē-ŏd)
Time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected people; can be any period of time, varying with possible disease. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.
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The current provisions are also abandoned to ensure that losses are not reimbursed if new or recurrent disease centers are established or the quarantine period has not expired for the same harmful organism.
The quarantine period was extended from eight months to 12.
They have already made it through their initial two week quarantine period which has allowed us to move them to larger cages where they have more room to climb," Rod Mabin, regional communications director with Free the Bears, told AFP.
It is also important to mention here that besides the aforementioned deaths of precious animals, six crocodiles have also died during quarantine period at Marghzar Zoo.
The BAI would also prolong the quarantine period for the imported cattle in the Philippines by 15 days, lengthening the period to 45 days.
The quarantine period for cats and dogs was extended to a year impossipuzzles "It's for our gang," Andy explained.
His quarantine period in Newmarket ended on Thursday and he was due to fly to his new base near Flemington racecourse over the weekend.
The five-year-old, who is trained by accomplished handler Brett Crawford, endured a three-month quarantine period in Mauritius, before finally arriving in Newmarket in June.
Ultimately, they agreed to subject donor rams to a 120-day quarantine period.
There will also be a two-day quarantine period when a horse has been withdrawn with a vet's certificate and the BHA are to encourage to ROA and PJA to agree that an owner will pay their jockeys the full riding fee for late non-runners.
In addition, the livestock destined to be exported must be under 12 months of age and less than 225 kg in weight at the beginning of this quarantine period.
Had we been able to get going with him straight after the quarantine period came to an end that would have been perfect, but he had some physical problems.