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a·symp·to·mat·ic

 (ā′sĭmp-tə-măt′ĭk)
adj.
Neither causing nor exhibiting symptoms of disease.

a′symp·to·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

asymptomatic

(æˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk; eɪ-)
adj
(Pathology) (of a disease or suspected disease) without symptoms; providing no subjective evidence of existence
aˌsymptoˈmatically adv

a•symp•to•mat•ic

(eɪˌsɪmp təˈmæt ɪk, ˌeɪ sɪmp-)

adj.
showing no evidence of disease.
[1930–35]
a•symp`to•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.asymptomatic - having no symptoms of illness or disease
well - in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
Translations

asymptomatic

[æˌsɪmptəˈmætik] ADJasintomático

asymptomatic

[ˌeɪsɪmptəˈmætɪk æˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk] adj [patient] → asymptomatique

a·symp·to·mat·ic

a. asintomático-a, sin síntoma alguno.

asymptomatic

adj asintomático
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However, the task force issued I statements, meaning that "the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels" in asymptomatic children aged 5 years and younger and in asymptomatic pregnant women.
A substantial number of asymptomatic persons with low ABI may never develop clinical signs or symptoms of CVD or PAD but would still be subjected to the harms of testing," including false positives, exposure to gadolinium or contrast dye with subsequent imaging, and others, the Task Force wrote in JAMA.
The researchers found that there was no direct evidence and limited indirect evidence on the benefits of PAD screening in unselected or asymptomatic populations.
In another systematic review of the asymptomatic fraction of influenza virus infections (4), we found that study designs could explain a great deal of heterogeneity in the asymptomatic fraction in studies such as outbreak investigations that used molecular testing to confirm influenza virus infections rather than serologic studies that used antibody titer measurements to indicate infections.
Management of asymptomatic, postmenopausal women with EFC is unclear, and the utility of routine endometrial sampling has been debated in these cases because of the expense and invasiveness of these procedures.
Asymptomatic infections or asymptomatic carriers can be either microscopic or submicroscopic [5]; the increased use of molecular techniques for detection of parasites with higher sensitivity is reveling the widespread presence of infection below the parasite detection threshold of microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests [9].
The general recommendation is that asymptomatic bacteriuria is not to be treated [3,4] and that screening for this condition and its treatment is necessary only in pregnant women and people undergoing urethral procedures with a risk of mucosal injury.
Among 277 asymptomatic pregnant women tested, 86 (31%) tested anti-Zika IgM-positive or equivocal; all 86 specimens subsequently tested negative by rRT-PCR.
Total vaccine efficacy against asymptomatic dengue was 33.5%, and was higher in children aged 9-16, with vaccine efficacy at 38.6%.
[4,5] The findings of a study identifying the presence of RHD in a cohort of asymptomatic and undiagnosed schoolchildren present an opportunity to contemplate what these findings mean for addressing the needs of schoolgoing children with chronic health conditions in the context of the ISHP.

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