communicable disease

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Noun1.communicable disease - a disease that can be communicated from one person to another
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
cold, common cold - a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
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Table-1: Diabetes as a communicable disease: modes of spread
As passed, the ADA addresses infectious and communicable diseases and food handling employees in the following way:
It states: "Conditions are favorable for communicable disease outbreaks, particularly in major urban areas affected by coalition bombing." It adds: "Infectious disease prevalence in major Iraqi urban areas targeted by coalition bombing (Baghdad, Basrah) undoubtedly has increased since the beginning of Desert Storm.
after a major outbreak of SARS or a similar communicable disease.
It is in the best interest of both the correctional facilities and the public health administrators to design a communicable disease screening program to assist in identifying potentially infectious individuals at the time of entry into a correctional facility.
The rule requires that you recover each HCT/P in a way that does not cause contamination or cross-contamination during recovery, or otherwise increase the risk of the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable disease through the use of HCT/P.
I began work as a communicable disease control nurse five years ago.
But HIV has never been just another communicable disease; it's passed on by used needles and sex, often of the taboo sort, be it between men or just outside of marital monogamy.
* local health systems that fail to use epidemiological information for decision-making and provide little feedback to those who collect data and issue reports using such data (20) (significant manipulation of communicable disease data occurs in these countries: some disease cases are never reported, and even outbreaks of special pathogens have been controlled without reporting).
This textbook by Webber (formerly of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK) offers coverage of communicable diseases from an epidemiological perspective, focusing on diseases found in tropical and developing countries but also offering coverage of several diseases more common in developed countries.
Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Control: A Global Perspective.
Communicable diseases; a global perspective, 4th ed.

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