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a pathological condition of mind or body

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State and local health departments respond to some 1,000 inquiries per year about suspected disease clusters, though less than 15 percent turn out to be "statistically significant.
Extensive discussions about the use of GIS in disease cluster analyses were held at the 1998 National Conference on GIS in Public Health in San Diego, California (ATSDR 1998; Richards et al.
OD plots of disease clusters were obtained by linking patients' places of residence with the likely or probable locations of index cases or environmental sources of infection as defined through contact tracing by public health authorities (Figure 6).
Once a link between a putative disease cluster and a local source of environmental pollution has been put forward, it is extremely difficult to confirm or refute it without recourse to external data (e.
The health authority also sent letters to family physicians in the area, informing them of the disease cluster and requesting that unpreserved stool specimens be collected, in addition to the formalin-fixed specimens, for routine diagnostic testing.
Each institute will offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program focused on developing state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic solutions particular to its own unique disease cluster.
Liarozole is the first molecule in a new pharmacological class, the RAMBAs (Retinoic Acid Metabolism Blocking Agents), to be recognized as a potential treatment for this disease cluster.
Our investigation confirmed that simply detecting a disease cluster, without describing and understanding the social milieu supporting transmission, can lead to incomplete and inefficient TB control.
More than three decades after the first documented disease clusters in California and New York City, Hayes said stigma around HIV/AIDS is still driving its spread and preventing people from getting tested.
Dr Jill Meara, director of Public Health England's Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (CRCE), said: "Identification of disease clusters are matters for local public health teams.
The University of Alabama team determined how many people had multirmniiidity, defined in this study as having at least one condition in two or more of the above three disease clusters.
Floods are frequently followed by disease clusters, i-e downpours can drive rodents and rats from burrows, deposit mosquito-breeding sites, foster fungus growth in houses, and flush pathogens, nutrients, and chemicals into waterways.