vector-borne

vec·tor-borne

(vek'tŏr-bōrn),
Denoting a disease or infection that is transmitted by an invertebrate vector.
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The relationships between the canine prevalence rates and human Lyme disease reports to the Bureau of Health (217 division-matched reports) and tick submissions to the Vector-borne Disease Laboratory (12,482 division-matched submissions) for the 2 years before this study, 2001-2002, were tested with Spearman rank correlation.
One of the fastest-growing vector-borne diseases in the United States, Lyme disease is a potentially serious multi-stage bacterial infection with a wide range of symptoms including a characteristic skin rash, flu-like symptoms, arthritis and heart abnormalities, among others.
Dengue and West Nile viruses are both members of the flavivirus genus, a group of vector-borne (e.
Description: Grant for use by its Indonesia Office in establishing a Health Early Warning System and Health Information System; implementing vector-borne disease prevention methods in six high incidence sub-districts in Semarang city, Indonesia; and creating a complete understanding of future trends of vector-borne disease and health systems in relation to future climate change impacts by improving the urban health resilience of Semarangs health sector by reducing the incidences of climate-induced vector-borne diseases, as part of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
Examples include the effects of rains and flooding on vector-borne and diarrheal diseases and the effect of heat and fires on respiratory infections.
Public Health Service, serving as director, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, at the Centers for Infectious Diseases from 1974 to 1988.
is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in many promising areas of science and biomedical research, including Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, and Microbial Drug Resistance.
This announcement was made this morning by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, in Port Louis during a press conference on vector-borne diseases.
A Markov chain model originally made for vector-borne diseases was used to elucidate the relative importance of different routes within intensive care units.
Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii and former Director of the Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Center Disease Control (CDC).
Yellow Fever is an infectitous vector-borne disease that is caused by a virus.
Infectious disease specialists and other physicians should recognize that vector-borne diseases, such as dengue and malaria, are potentially life threatening.