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Sporadic

 

occurring occasionally. In medicine, the term “sporadic” characterizes illnesses not associated with an epidemic (for example, sporadic cases of influenza) or with an endemic (for example, sporadic goiter).

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Since March, only influenza B viruses have been isolated in China in association with outbreaks or sporadic cases of influenza-like illness (ILI).
The inclusion of the Ventana BRAF V600E antibody helps refine the number of patients who may receive additional testing for Lynch syndrome by aiding in the differentiation between sporadic colorectal cancer and probable Lynch syndrome in the absence of MLH1 protein expression.
Although the results are intriguing, the researchers caution that more work is necessary to conclusively prove whether and how mutations in SS18L1 contribute to sporadic cases of ALS.
They are also developing animal models of sporadic pilocytic astrocytoma for drug discovery and testing.
Our study suggests a common source for the strains of sporadic cases in Vientiane and Xaignabouri Province in October 2007 and those of the outbreak in Xekong Province in December 2007.
Despite these findings, patients with IBD-associated CRC had no significant difference in their overall 5-year survival rate, compared with patients with sporadic CRC.
Sporadic showers will continue into Friday and Saturday in eastern Taiwan, while other areas around the country will see mostly cloudy skies with brief afternoon thundershowers, the bureau forecast.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 4 (ANI): After a spell of sporadic but consistent drizzle, the air quality in the national capital on Monday entered the "satisfactory" category but after Tuesday, the air quality index may deteriorate, according to weather predictions.
Sporadic rain showers along with thunderstorms are expected to fall on several districts, especially the northern, in daytime.