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infestation

[‚in·fe′stā·shən]
(medicine)
The state or condition of having animal parasites on or in the body.
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This is a way of encountering a bird mite infestation without have contact with birds or having bird nests nearby.
For all control activities, a unique identifier code, participation (0/1), and infestation status (0/1) of each household were recorded.
Comparison of infestation rates on fungicide treated maize with controls and infestation per region was done using (ANOVA).
The intensity of scale infestation from the current generation was recorded between 20 May and 25 September, 2003 twice a week.
Phoradendron leucarpum often causes significant damage to the host tree, and heavy infestation can stress the tree and reduce the vigor of the host tree (Panvini and Eickrneier, 1993; Kuijt, 2003; Coder, 2008; Thompson et al.
This led to more than 400 tonnes of mixed waste being left stored out in the open resulting in a serious fly infestation.
Even after ALB was detected in the city's Greendale section, it took experts and inspectors months to determine the full extent of the infestation.
Dr Colm Moore of Rentokil said: "There was a steady increase in rodent infestations throughout the season, but the dramatic spike in infestations which occurs every year did not happen.
Centipede: Infestation features run-n-gun shooting style gameplay with tower defense-style objects, paying homage to the original Centipede while bringing the brand into the 21st century.
Other premises nearby were checked and no evidence of infestation was found.
Infestations have given rise to allegations claiming bodily injury, property damage and mental anguish.
Hylwa and her colleagues performed what they said was "the first study that has addressed the histologic analysis of skin biopsy specimens and patient provided specimens from a relatively large number of patients presenting with delusional infestation.