seroprevalence rates

seroprevalence rates (sir´ōprev´-ələns), a statistical measure of the rate of occurrence of seropositive status in a population or sample; used as a criterion of comparison between populations or samples.
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It has been observed in comparative evaluation that different assays for HEV IgG perform compared very poorly in their performance characteristics with seroprevalence rates in the same cohort varying by several-folds when different assays were used (3).
13) However, several other studies have reported different seroprevalence rates.
In addition, seroprevalence rates of HSV-1 and VZV were higher in hemodialysis patients; however, these differences did not reach statistical significance (85.
Recent seroprevalence studies showed high seroprevalence rates for SFSV neutralizing antibodies in dogs in Portugal (50.
Paradigm Burgland: Risk of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection indicated by variable seroprevalence rates in hunters.
The higher seroprevalence rates in females than males may be due to difference in management system because ewes are retained for longer periods for breeding and milk production purposes while few rams are retained in the herd for mating while the most of them may be sold or culled for cash purpose during special occasions (Gebremedhin et al.
Seroprevalence rates were defined according to the percentage of samples tested with antibodies against T.
This study shows that the rising seroprevalence rates of hepatitis B and C infections, especially that of HCV infection among the males, is a cause of alarm in this state of north eastern India bordering Myanmar.
Unless we have comprehensive and continually updated data on national and regional age-stratified seroprevalence rates and sex distribution data, targeting specific segments of the populations-wherein interventions such as a dengue immunization program would be most cost-effective-is impossible to make.
Seroprevalence rates increased with age and were 46.
The same seroprevalence rates were observed in the studies carried out by Sebanti and Parthasarathi (0.