sub-clinical infection

sub-clinical infection

an INFECTION that does not cause any noticeable illness. For example, polio can be carried by people who never develop apparent symptoms of the illness.
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The deepening of the fissure mostly due to persistent trauma of hard stools leads to the formation of a subcutaneous tract in which indolent sub-clinical infection gets superimposed (2-4).
These include a high prevalence of anti-HEV IgG among volunteer blood donors in industrialised countries, indicating past sub- clinical infection.15 Detection of HEV-RNA in a significantly larger number of multi-transfused patients compared to controls16 and identification of HEV viraemic subjects among symptom-free blood donors with elevated alanine transminase (ALT ) levels, as well as the demonstration of ongoing sub-clinical infection of HEV in 0.1-3% of blood donors.17
Fortunately, research has demonstrated that nearly all patients at risk of developing CM during ART could be identified on entry into ART programmes by screening for sub-clinical infection using cheap (ZAR38.95), simple and highly sensitive cryptococcal antigen (CRAG) blood tests.
These tests might also be used to explore the levels of sub-clinical infection in areas of ongoing leprosy transmission.
tuberculosis from apparently healthy cattle indicates sub-clinical infection in the herd.
Serologic evidence of continuing and sub-clinical infection in disparate populations in the post-pandemic period.
Professor James Ironside, senior pathologist at the National CJD Surveillance Unit in Edinburgh, who took part in the research, said that "it may also be that you can have a sub-clinical infection which never progresses to produce symptoms - a 'carrier state"'.
Neither cigarette smoking nor sub-clinical infection with cytomegalovirus or Chlamydia pneumoniae was found to be responsible, although adiposity did account for a portion of the depression related difference in inflammatory markers (Am.
Among 343 women for whom serology was available, 4% had sub-clinical infection but still gave birth to normal infants.
This might be due to earlier sub-clinical infection of Babesia gibsoni in diseased animal.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Nearly all patients at risk of developing CM during Art could be identified on entry into Art programmes by screening for sub-clinical infection by cryptococcal antigen blood tests.
Our results were not influenced by the age structure of DF and DHF case-patients in cases of indeterminate infection or in cases of sub-clinical infection in children (0.4%, unpub.