reinfestation

reinfestation

(ˌriːɪnfɛˈsteɪʃən)
n
(Biology) the return of pests after an attempt to eradicate them
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The subpopulation of the homeless persons with an elevated level of high-risk behaviors, housed in the special sector of shelter A, may have acted as a source of reinfestation for the other persons in this shelter.
Parents also get the benefit of ingredients that are nontoxic and safe for reapplication as needed, so there is no waiting period to fully end an infestation or to quickly treat a reinfestation, the company says.
Third, economic factors limited expenditure on maintaining the vector-free status in areas where elimination occurred, and fourth, the response to reinfestation was slow ("The feasibility," 1997).
It has been shown that prevention of reinfestation leads to a reduction of the morbidity associated with tungiasis.
The Government has measures in place to help prevent a rat reinfestation, including a 'take your rubbish with you' policy, bait stations on ferries and boats which operate from Penguin Island, regular boat inspections and a public awareness program for those bringing their own vessels.
The ozonation did not control fungal reinfestation after drying; in spite of that, this process can be investigated for the reduction in the pollutant load of the washing water in coffee farms.
As a precaution, all wood utilized had the bark removed, which eliminated the potential for beetle reinfestation after treatment.
It may take three months to gain control of the flea situation and even at that point, ongoing preventative treatments will be required to prevent reinfestation.
Brassica seed meal soil amendments transform the rhizosphere microbiome and improve apple production through resistance to pathogen reinfestation.
Both households in the duplex were provided with educational materials concerning prevention of rodent reinfestation.
ranchers to help control cattle fever ticks and prevent reinfestation of the United States," Guerrero says.
Even though effective treatments are available, scabies reinfestation is common.