hyperendemic


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hyperendemic

(ˌhaɪpərɛnˈdɛmɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) manifesting a high and persistent occurrence
2. (Medicine) characterized by hyperendemic disease
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'A vaccine that would benefit a hyperendemic population like our own exists.
In the state of Bahia, the municipalities Vitoria da Conquista and Tremedal are characterized as highly endemic and hyperendemic municipalities, respectively (10), and show typical socioeconomic and health characteristics that contribute to their vulnerability.
Although anthrax occurs worldwide, it is endemic or hyperendemic in both animals and humans in some part of areas of the world, particularly in Latin America, Central Asia, China, Middle East, West Africa, and some parts of India (1).
What, if any, will the findings mean for the Philippines where dengue is hyperendemic?
Evaluation of deltamethrin-impregnated bed nets and curtains for control of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in a hyperendemic area of Iran.
The rural northern area of India was previously hyperendemic for active Trachoma.
Africa is the only continent where chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains hyperendemic with exposure, as measured by anti-HBc-positivity, of greater than 85% in western Africa, 65-85% in eastern Africa and 35-75% in southern Africa.
Inadequate storage and treatment of drinking water along with certain habits of the population can favor fascioliasis and other parasitosis as observed in this study and in countries neighboring Brazil, such as Peru and Bolivia which are considered hyperendemic for fascioliasis [20-22].
Here we present an example of an outbreak of dengue in a large hospital (the Teaching Hospital-Kandy = THK) in a dengue hyperendemic country, Sri Lanka, in which the temporal sequence of events suggests occurrence of nosocomial dengue.
The prevalence reaches more than 50% of the population in some hyperendemic areas (3, 5).