(a.) Communicable by contact, by a virus, or by a bodily exhalation; catching; as, a contagious disease.
(a.) Conveying or generating disease; pestilential; poisonous; as, contagious air.
(a.) Spreading or communicable from one to another; exciting similar emotions or conduct in others.
(1) No acute cases of clinical or anicteric hepatitis were in observed in 75% of 161 patients who had been exposed to hepatitis A by an oral surgeon during the contagious period.
(2) The SC strains comprise those from contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) and some from goats.
(3) This article reviews certain legislative points of view which should help every dentist in their decision as to whether to treat these so-called "infectious" or "contagious" patients.
(4) That’s in the normal range, but should it go to 37.5 you may be whisked off to a holding centre as a suspect Ebola case, where – even if your fever is flu or more likely here, malaria – you will be detained with people who really do have this dangerously contagious virus.
(5) The accumulated information on low rates of occupational transmission of HIV makes unwarranted the treatment of patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or HIV infection as if they were highly contagious in the health care setting.
(6) In this context, the present article makes an analysis of the main ethical and legal problems posed by HIV infection, in the framework of Portuguese law, with special focus on: a) Conflict between the necessary protection of public health by the State and the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms of the citizens; b) Inadequacy of the existent laws to fight contagious diseases to HIV infection; c) Discrimination; d) Testing and compulsory hospitalization versus informed consent; e) Confidentiality; f) Voluntary contagion.
(7) The ELISA and an immunoblotting technique were used to study F38-type mycoplasmas - an important cause of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia - and a number of related mycoplasma species, subspecies, types or serogroups.
(8) Measles can spread when it reaches a community in the US where groups of people are unvaccinated.” The highly contagious viral respiratory disease is often accompanied by a blotchy rash, fever, runny nose, cough, body aches, watery eyes or pink eye and tiny white spots in the mouth.
(9) This paper extends a mathematical model developed by the authors for describing the stochastic process underlying the etiology of non-contagious progressive diseases.
(10) Four pony mares were readily infected with the organism of contagious equine metritis by intracervical inoculation and one by coitus with an infected stallion.
(11) The kinetics of inactivation of two viruses (the Talfan and the Canine Contagious Hepatitis viruses) which were obtained after contact with 10 disinfectants commonly used in agriculture and the food industry are compared.
(12) Reproduction of contagious equine metritis 1977 in Pony mares was achieved with cultures of an unclassified Gram-negative coccobacillus.
(13) The nurses’ statement said they had to “interact with Mr. Duncan with whatever protective equipment was available”, even as he produced “a lot of contagious fluids”.
(14) This article reports on the phenomenon of contagious hysteria in a village in West Bengal.
(15) Those who believed in the contagiousness of the disease hoped to be able to control it with preventive and hygienic measures resulting from their findings on the bacteriology of the epidemic.
(16) After almost 24 hours of being told I stank and generally being treated like a contagious freak, I was so grateful for these ministrations that I went to hug them.
(17) The abortive form is revealed by contagious abortions whose frequency depends principally on the composition of the animal population of the farm; during its evolution, numerous very high positive serological reactions are observed.
(18) We will know more in the coming days.” She said inquiries will seek to establish if the outbreak is linked to cases of a highly contagious strain in chickens in the Netherlands and Germany.
(19) Finally, it does not seem logical, for airlines learn about only a small fraction of the contagious persons who travel, and public health is much more greatly endangered by unknown contagious persons.
(20) Literature concerning Adamantiadès-Behçet disease is silent with regard to its contagiousness.
(1) When FLU-specific B cells were cultured in the presence of FLU-POL, the addition of rTRF markedly increased the frequencies of both proliferating clones and AFC clones above that induced by FLU-POL alone.
(2) The aim of the present investigation was to establish whether in advanced prostatic carcinoma in relapse treated with LHRH analogues combined with cyproterone acetate (CPA), substitution of this antiandrogen with another compound such as flutamide (FLU) might lead to further subjective and objective improvement.
(3) All children under 17 could be immunised against flu in a new effort by the NHS to limit the number of people affected by the illness.
(4) Most infections have flu-like symptoms including fever, coughing, sore throat, runny nose, and aches and pains.
(5) I haven't had the swine flu jab yet because I'm not in a risk group; but as soon as I can get it, I will.
(6) Of the HIV+ patients, four different response patterns were observed: (a) patients who responded to all four stimuli (16%); (b) patients who were selectively unresponsive to FLU and TET, but responded to ALLO and PHA (54%); (c) patients who were unresponsive to FLU, TET, or ALLO, but responsive to PHA (16%); and (d) patients who failed to respond to any of these stimuli (14%).
(7) That’s in the normal range, but should it go to 37.5 you may be whisked off to a holding centre as a suspect Ebola case, where – even if your fever is flu or more likely here, malaria – you will be detained with people who really do have this dangerously contagious virus.
(8) Flu cases rose steeply last week, up 44.9%, according to doctors reporting a surge of visits to their practices.
(9) The flu-like symptoms could be prevented by concomitant administration of paracetamol (500 mg. 3 times a day).
(10) Officials are investigating how the virus reached East Yorkshire, whether it could have be the result of commercial transport of birds, or carried by wild birds which are also affected by bird flu.
(11) With panic-inducing stories of deaths, rising infection rates and government failure to advertise the annual vaccination campaign, flu has once again reared its ugly head in our newspapers and across TV screens.
(12) The effects of Flu, ONO-3805, CMA and TZP-4238 on the accessory sex organs were investigated in castrated rats receiving DHEA-S and A.
(13) When compared to previously reported neuronal cell culture studies utilizing 3H-FLU specific binding, Ro5-4864-displaceable 3H-FLU binding, and protein determinations, glial cells appear to be significantly more resistant to chelated iron exposure.
(14) Normal mouse bone marrow cells were exposed to encephalomyocarditis virus (EMC), reovirus type 3 (REO3), influenza virus (FLU), and Newcastle disease virus (NDV) then assayed for granulocyte-macrophage precursor cells by the technique of colony formation in agar.
(15) In this study, prolactin (PRL) secretion was chosen as a parameter for functional exploration of central dopaminergic systems in normal and migraineous women before and after FLU treatment.
(16) In a statement, the chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, said: "Severe winter flu and its complications can make people really ill and can kill, particularly those who are weak and frail which is why we already offer vaccinations to the most at risk groups.
(17) The primary dose-limiting toxicity in all these trials has been flu-like symptoms, particularly fever and fatigue.
(18) Concentrations of ETO and its active metabolite, FLU, were determined by HPTLC.
(19) In addition to the morphology of capillary loops, we investigated the transcapillary passage and interstitial distribution of sodium fluorescein (Na-flu) in healthy persons (42) and in patients suffering from functional microangiopathies (17) or organic vascular disease (58).
(20) In patients suffering from functional microangiopathy, an increased pericapillary FLI as well as an enlarged juxtacapillary zone with elevated Na-flu concentrations could be established as objective criteria in addition to the already known alterations of the morphology of the capillary loops.