adequate contact

adequate contact

[′ad·ə·kwət ′kän‚takt]
(medicine)
The degree of contact required between an infectious and a susceptible individual to cause infection of the latter.
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In many cases, sought-after mammal species are likely to be encountered only if the reader can join in with trapping and other surveys by research groups (including of course the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria) or specialised tour guides, for which adequate contact details are generally provided.
maintenance of adequate contact between HM Senior Coroners office and staff;
An occlusive dressing consisting of a mild compression bandage to ensure adequate contact of graft with recipient's bed was left in place for 7 days.
If so, is the firm asking all the questions necessary to avoid conflicts, do the work properly, ensure the clients' expectations are reasonable, maintain adequate contact with the clients, and earn enough revenue to fund operations?
This is more likely to occur in people who are not regular contact lens wearers and who do not practise adequate contact lens care.
Few legal and compliance officers at Global 2000 companies possess (or even have access to) a list of their company's major suppliers; fewer still have adequate contact information for those suppliers.
Given a disease carrying vector, a susceptible human host, and adequate contact for disease transmission between the two, the transmission of disease is probable (adequate contact varies by pathogen).
Co-planarity of the connector leads to ensure adequate contact to the PCB pads.
Now, no matter how much the gears expanded or contracted throughout the temperature range, they would still be maintaining adequate contact ratios.
5 million to install a microwave system to replace the outdated 1970s communication system that leaves significant portions of the county without adequate contact in case of emergencies.
The ozone, if allowed adequate contact with the slurry, removes odor from the slurry.
At the other extreme, the spokes of the radiofrequency umbrella may not make adequate contact with the vessel walls if the lumen is too larger, resulting in incomplete occlusion.