Trachoma: leading cause of infectious blindness
- The latest word on emerging pathogens. Gully, Paul R. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p1701
Discusses prominent issues related to epidemiology and infectious diseases, especially in Canada, as of December 15, 1997. Advantages of Internet for epidemiologists; Prevalence of infectious diseases; AIDS epidemic; Infectious diseases and Canadians traveling abroad; Hantavirus infection;...
- route of transmission:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p193
An encyclopedia entry for route of transmission, which is the means by which a disease is passed or transferred from one individual to another, is presented.
- 2009 Chronic Disease Epidemiology Capacity: Findings and Recommendations Available Online. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/26/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 46, p1523
The article announces the release of the report "Chronic Disease Epidemiology Capacity: Findings and Recommendations," by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) about state-based epidemiology capacity in the U.S.
- Hepatitis A Epidemics from Utility Sewage in Ocoee, Florida. Vonstille, W.T.; Stille III, W.T.; Sharer, Ralph C. // Archives of Environmental Health;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 48 Issue 2
Investigates the epidemiology of Hepatitis A from utility sewage in Ocoee, Florida. Implication of personal hygiene on the epidemic in Palms Mobile Home Park; Association of hepatitis to food-handler infections; Mode of hepatitis infection transmission in Ocoee.
- Monitoring candidemia epidemiology essential for management strategies. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p27
tThe article discusses research on the significance of monitoring candidemia epidemiology for management strategies, referencing a study by N. Neu in a 2009 issue of the "Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal."
- Ongoing Investigation of Anthrax -- Florida, October 2001. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/12/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 40, p877
Presents information on a case of anthrax in Florida. Results of the epidemiologic and public health surveillance conducted to identify the transmission of infection; Actions taken in response to the anthrax case; Symptoms of inhalational anthrax.
- TRACHOMA IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN BRITISH PALESTINE: 1919-1948. COLLINS, KENNETH // Korot;2011/2012, Vol. 21, p89
The article discusses the effect of trachoma, a communicable eye disease also known as granular opthalmia during the 19th century that can result in blindness, on the Jewish community in Palestine from 1919 to 1948 under British imperial rule. Topics include the historical diagnosis process for...
- Dirt, flies, and trachoma. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2002, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p286
Discusses the prevalence of trachoma worldwide. Programs launched by the World Health Organization to address the problem; Important factors in the elimination of trachoma.
- TRIC. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2372
A reference entry for the medical acronym "TRIC," which means trachoma and inclusion conjunctivitis, is presented.