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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court, parents have complained that federal officials have failed to provide adequate contact between the three parents and their kids.
We mainly base our derivation on the adequate contact rate between the infected individual type j and the susceptible individual type i, the expected duration of infection of individual type j, and the probability that the individual type j survives the duration between the latent stage and the time an individual experiences the onset of clinical disease as in
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.
adequate contact rate = biting rate x probability of transmission.
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.
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.