Example sentences for: disease

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  • The authors also note another issue that has received surprisingly little attention in infectious disease models, namely, the influence of incubation and infectious period distributions on the invasion dynamics of an infection into a largely susceptible population—despite its obvious application to emerging infections and possible “deliberate exposure.”

  • Upregulation of CCR5 and CXCR3 on T cells and accumulation of these cells in the lung periphery suggest that aberrant, unremitting pulmonary recruitment of these activated T cells is unique to people with smoking-related lung disease, despite cessation of exposure to the inciting agent, tobacco smoke.

  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary , 26th edition (1995), argues that Graves ' is correct, while the Churchill lexicon (1989) omits both apostrophe and s with Graves but keeps both with Parry's disease , another eponym for hyperthyroidism.

  • Table 4further indicates that neither RF nor SE was associated with the disease severity measures, and analyses evaluating all the other autoantibodies failed to reveal a similar trend (data not shown).

  • Cryptosporidiosis is caused by a coccidian parasite, Cryptosporidium , which is transmitted in its infective form, the oocyst, by the fecal-oral route [ 1 ] . It causes self-limited, watery diarrhea in immunocompetent individuals but can be severe and life threatening in people with immunosuppressive conditions [ 2 ] . Because of the severe nature of the disease in the immunocompromised, most epidemiologic studies have focussed on people with HIV/AIDS and other immunosuppressed states [ 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ] . What is known about transmission patterns in the general US population is based on studies undertaken during outbreaks of the disease, usually waterborne [ 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ] . Even though cryptosporidiosis is a reportable disease, limited data are available on the routes of endemic transmission and on accurate incidence rates of cryptosporidiosis, especially in the immunocompetent population.


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