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endemic

an endemic disease or plant

endemic

[en′dem·ik]
(medicine)
Peculiar to a certain region, specifically referring to a disease which occurs more or less constantly in any locality.
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These outbreaks support the idea that foci of Coccidioides exist outside of the traditional areas of endemicity, yet they are not always represented on maps depicting these areas.
To determine the current state of conservation of any species, this type of study is a step necessary step to: a) know their geographic distribution ranges, which will allow to determine endemicity, among other things; b) determine limiting climates; c) find the preferred vegetation types; d) detail their life cycles; e) analyze their persistence; and f) know the anthropogenic extractive activities in detail.
Measuring malaria endemicity from intense to interrupted transmission.
Important determinants of the clinical patterns are: species of the parasite, age, immune status and the degree of malaria endemicity.
biogeography, track analysis, parsimony analysis of endemicity, richness, Mexico, leptosporangiate ferns, Sierra Madre Oriental
For hepatitis A, vaccination is recommended for unvaccinated individuals who anticipate close personal contact with an international adoptee from a country with intermediate or high endemicity to hepatitis A.
In addition to individuals from regions of high-and-intermediate endemicity, the CDC also added new recommendations for HBV testing in unvaccinated persons born in the United States whose parents are from areas of high HBV endemicity, injection-drug users, men who have sex with men (MSM), and persons taking immunosuppressive drugs for treatment of cancer and other diseases or to prevent rejection of transplanted organs.
Researchers, led by Simon Hay from the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford, have shown that global malaria endemicity is substantially lower than would be predicted from inspection of historical maps.
2004) because they have high levels of endemicity, high species richness, and a biota highly threatened by human development (Santiago-Valentin & Olsmtead, 2004; Maunder et al.
Endemicity of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ticks from Montgomery County, Tennessee.
The choice of the most appropriate test for malarial diagnosis must be determined by the level of malaria endemicity (including species), the urgency of diagnosis, and availability of personnel and financial resources.