infectious disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n infectious disease a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Infectious disease Any disease caused by the entrance, growth, and multiplication of microorganisms in the body; a germ disease. It may not be contagious.
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Usage

In literature:

These sores are very infectious, and by kissing the disease is readily transmitted.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
The foot-and-mouth disease is very infectious.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
The Manorites, aware that three of their House were in the sick-room, believed that an infectious disease had broken out.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Contagious and infectious diseases are often communicated in that way.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
In infectious diseases, only bare necessities should be kept in the room.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Very few cases of infectious disease, and fewer cases of serious illness, were reported.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
I have already compared this, our desire to worship incompetence, to an infectious disease.
"The Cult of Incompetence" by Emile Faguet
Barbarians have a shrinking horror of infectious disease.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
This is a very fatal infectious disease of many tropical and subtropical regions, spreading terror among the natives wherever it occurs.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
Sometimes one of them is struck down by an infectious disease for which they know no remedy or cure.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
Hospitals for infectious diseases do not inspire one, and I need inspiration.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
Don't go upon the road if you are afflicted with a contagious or infectious disease.
"The Road and the Roadside" by Burton Willis Potter
In fact, the contagiousness of scarlet fever is probably as malignant as any other infectious disease.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Unlike most other infectious diseases, foot-and-mouth disease may repeatedly attack the same animals.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is insisted on here because unclean hands are the chief source of infectious disease.
"Euthenics, the science of controllable environment" by Ellen H. Richards
Summarize the ways in which infectious diseases are spread.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
It is a marvel they did not all die off from infectious diseases.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
It is an infectious disease.
"The New Mistress" by George Manville Fenn
These relate for the most part to nuisances and infectious disease, having special reference to ships.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
She lodged in the same house with him; but his disease being considered infectious, they had separate apartments.
"Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume II (of 2)" by Henry Glassford Bell
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In poetry:

'TWAS so ; I saw thy birth. That drowsy lake
From her faint bosom breath'd thee, the disease
Of her sick waters and infectious ease.
But now at even,
Too gross for heaven,
Thou fall'st in tears, and weep'st for thy mistake.
"The Shower (I)" by Henry Vaughan

In news:

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 3, Page 167, March 2012.
Journalists discussed their experiences covering emerging infectious diseases.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 11, Issue 1, Page 18, January 2011.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 11, Issue 11, Pages 825 - 833, November 2011.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Early Online Publication, 8 November 2012.
The MMR vaccine will protect your son against three serious infectious diseases, and will not cause your son to develop autism.
In 1990 infectious disease, malnutrition and ailments of mothers and newborns accounted for 47% of DALYs (see pie charts below).
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 9, Pages 687 - 695, September 2012.
A research team at Kansas State University is looking at the usefulness of social media in curbing the spread of infectious diseases.
The Aethlon Medical mission is to create innovative medical devices that address unmet medical needs in cancer, infectious disease, and other life-threatening conditions.
Wendi Drummond, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the hospital, agreed and ordered a specific antibiotic for Sierra Jane while tests were run, later confirming their rare diagnosis .
A research team at Kansas State University is looking at the usefulness of social media in curbing the spread of infectious diseases .
Archana Chatterjee, CU School of Medicine's Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases talks about the conference and the five top things that parents should remember to do during the summer months when it comes to immunizations .
Christine Lee, an infectious disease physician, poses in a lab at St Joseph's Healthcare (hospital) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Yarrish, 64, an infectious -disease specialist and Navy reservist from Cherry Hill who served in Kuwait and Afghanistan, died Sunday, Nov 18, shortly after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.
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In science:

Resampling, permutation, hypothesis test, infectious disease, transmission, likelihood ratio, MLE.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
We have shown that, for an infectious disease with relatively rare incidence, person-to-person transmission could still be detected with decent power even if the total number of cases is as few as seven or eight, given that the transmission probability is high and the population is relatively large.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
The role of evolution in the emergence of infectious diseases.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
The interval between successive cases of an infectious disease.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Rampey, A. H., Longini, I. M., Haber, M. J. and Monto, A. S. (1992). A discretetime model for the statistical analysis of infectious disease incidence data.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Design and evaluation of prophylactic interventions using infectious disease incidence data from close contract groups. J.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Statistical studies of infectious disease incidence.
HIV with contact-tracing: a case study in Approximate Bayesian Computation
Predictability and epidemic pathways in global outbreaks of infectious diseases: the sars case study.
NetEvo: A computational framework for the evolution of dynamical complex networks
As discussed in Rhodes, Halloran and Longini (1996), there are several levels of information in the study of infectious disease data and it is of interest to decide the level of information in the study.
Comment: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
We note that counting process modeling of infectious disease data is discussed in Becker (1989) and Andersson and Britton (2000), among others.
Comment: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
Counting process models for infectious disease data: Distinguishing exposure to infection from susceptibility. J.
Comment: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
We are pleased to see that C3H took on the task of implementing our suggested Bayesian measures in the context of infectious disease and regression.
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
May, Infectious diseases in humans (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992). Our argument does not apply for structured networks in which a distance can be deļ¬ned and therefore do not show the small-world property, e. g. K.
Absence of epidemic threshold in scale-free networks with connectivity correlations
Furthermore, it is shown that the connectivity degree of the graphs can change the arise of subgraphs and the asymptotic state of the infectious diseases.
Dynamical graphs for the SI epidemiological model
An edge can be seen as a social contact with the potential to transmit the disease if one of the nodes is infectious .
Dynamical graphs for the SI epidemiological model
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