incubation period

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the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease

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There are fears others could be infected with the disease, which has an incubation period of up to 15 years, before strict new regulations were brought in the 1996.
To determine whether incubation period differences for each species resulted from differing infectivity concentration in the inocula, we used endpoint titration to determine the brain titers after first, second, and third passages (Table).
In addition to being closely related to rabies virus, Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) had been isolated from 2 patients with fatal cases in Australia, one of whom was deduced to have had a potential incubation period of 27 months (5).
Much depends on the length of the incubation period of the disease - itself a mystery at present.
Ascertainment of the incubation period for influenza virus (H5N1) is important to define exposure periods for surveillance of patients with suspected influenza virus (H5N1) infection.
It contaminates water, meat, dairy and poultry products, vegetables and fruits with an incubation period of 12 to 72 hours.
O Test Other Than "stat": Must Be Performed & Results Returned Within Forty-Eight (48) Hours (exemptions Being Those Tests Which Require A Longer Incubation Period - These Tests Would Mandate That The Results Be Returned Within Forty-Eight (48) Hours After The Completion Of The Incubation Period).
They will be monitored for the incubation period in private accommodation.
We call this the risk incubation period, the second stage of six under the crisis model we have developed, based on the disaster incubation theory proposed by Barry Turner in Man-Made Disasters (Wykeham, 1978).
For many coming home to face fearful colleagues and family members, while still anxiously counting down the incubation period themselves, it can be a scary and lonely time.
The assay procedure essentially remains unchanged except for the shorter incubation period, making this an easy transition for laboratory staff.
Sophon Mekthon, Director General of the Disease Control Department, said that Thai health authorities have monitored more than 300 tourists since June 8 who arrived from countries affected by Ebola, which has an incubation period of up to 21 days.
This reduction in cases of influenza antecedent of closing these cities' meat markets signaled researchers that the mean incubation period for the patients was about three days and was consistent with the estimated mean incubation period from individual patient data for poultry exposure.
The incubation period for the eggs is usually 40-45 days, but the zoo authorities say that with the mercury soaring, the incubation period might reduce to 35 days.
The incubation period is 15-40 days, after which nausea, fever and jaundice develop.