serosurvey

serosurvey

 [se″ro-sur´va]
a screening test of the serum of persons at risk to determine susceptibility to a particular disease.

serosurvey

/se·ro·sur·vey/ (-sur´va) a screening test of the serum of persons at risk to determine susceptibility to a particular disease.

serosurvey

(sē″rō-sŭr′vā) [″ + ″]
Sampling of blood in a percentage of people living in a community to determine the percentage of those who are resistant or susceptible to a disease, esp. an infectious disease.

serosurvey

a screening test of the serum of animals at risk to provide data about specific diseases.
References in periodicals archive ?
To evaluate prevalence of JCV among humans, we used residual human serum specimens submitted for prenatal screening and testing for cholesterol, electrolytes, or HIV during May 1-August 30, 2012, that had been used in a previous serosurvey (10).
In China, there were approximately 93 million people infected with HBV, which was indicated by an epidemiologic serosurvey of hepatitis B that the weighted prevalence of HBsAg in the Chinese population aged 1-59 years was 7.
Serosurvey on pig toxoplasmosis in animals kept in different management systems in Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul states, Brazil.
Serosurvey for selected viral infections in free-ranging jaguars (Panthera onca) and domestic carnivores in Brazilian Cerrado, Pantanal, and Amazon.
Antenatal rubella serosurvey in Maputo, Mozambique.
West Nile virus serosurvey and assessment of personal prevention efforts in an area with intense epizootic activity: Connecticut, 2000.
Mishra gives a readable account of the serosurvey of encephalitis outbreak labelled as Chandipura virus outbreak in Andhra Pradesh, even though entomological and epidemiological evidences were inadequate.
During 1998, a serosurvey at the Cayetano Heredia Hospital, in Lima, found that 7.
One serosurvey conducted in New York state found that 26% of adults had antibodies to the virus.
A serosurvey of 145 health care workers at a tertiary care hospital between 1992 and 1994 identified infection in 7.
A third objective of our study was to determine the utility of testing medical examiner cases as a surrogate for a population-based serosurvey for IgG.
Following a description of Uganda's labor force, the relationships among occupation, residency, sex, and HIV status are explored using data from the national serosurvey.