Example sentences for: discordance

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  • A similar study conducted among immunocompetent persons in the same geographic region found that cryptosporidiosis was only associated with foreign travel but not tap water consumption [ 34 ] . This discordance in results supports the observation that host susceptibility, i.e., immune status, is the primary determinant of developing cryptosporidiosis among AIDS patients.

  • In the examination of the discordance between human and pig results, Bowkers test for symmetry using categorized data was statistically significant (p < 0.001) indicating that, in general, stronger hybridisation signals were detected from human than from pig.

  • Similarly, previous studies evaluating AKA, APF, and AFA have shown varying degrees of discordance in the seropositivity of individual patient sera [ 3, 4, 5, 14].

  • Patients were excluded from the study if the pregnancy was complicated by TTTS, monoamnionicity, intrauterine growth restriction, growth discordance, structural anomalies, or twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence.

  • Because a SWISS proband might erroneously believe that a sibling never had a stroke, discordance is considered verified only if the sibling can be contacted for a structured telephone interview and gives negative answers to all 8 items on the Questionnaire for Verifying Stroke-Free Status (QVSFS) (Table 1) [ 57 58 ] . Discordant siblings are excluded if they are deemed unreliable historians in the opinion of the interviewer administering the QVSFS on the basis of global impression of moderate or severe impairment of speech, language, hearing, or memory.

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