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  • 2018
  • FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) A peak flow meter or microspirometer can be used routinely in primary care among patients with suspected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for early case identification, according to a study published online March 13 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice . (mycme.com)
  • THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of women and a quarter of men with recent sexual activity receive sexual risk assessment, according to a March data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. (mycme.com)
  • airline
  • The information provided by the three-year study could help improve health and safety for both passengers and airline flight crews. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • NYDH requested assistance in identifying any airline passengers who required chemoprophylaxis. (cdc.gov)
  • A New York quarantine inspector contacted the airline station manager to request the flight manifest and passenger contact information. (cdc.gov)
  • Because contact information from the airline was not complete, quarantine inspectors in New York and Los Angeles manually extracted passenger names and addresses from the customs declaration forms that each international traveler completes on entry to the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • bacterial
  • Disease occurs after exposure to aquatic settings that promote bacterial growth-the aquatic environment is somewhat stagnant, the water is warm (77°F-108°F [25°C-42°C]), and the water must be aerosolized so that the bacteria can be inhaled into the lungs. (cdc.gov)
  • microbes
  • Infectious microorganisms, or microbes, are therefore classified as either primary pathogens or as opportunistic pathogens according to the status of host defenses. (mcgill.ca)
  • health
  • This information was relayed to the two passengers' respective state health departments. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC employs a passive surveillance system by which local health departments report suspected cases of air-travel--associated meningococcal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Diarrheal disease on cruise ships: 1990-2000: the impact of environmental health programs," American Journal of Preventative Medicine , Apr 2003, 24(3):227-33. (cruisejunkie.com)
  • occurs
  • Direct transmission occurs when pathogen-containing droplets fall onto a susceptible traveler's conjunctiva or mucosa or are inhaled. (pnas.org)
  • primary
  • Chemoprophylaxis of persons in close contact with an index case-patient is the primary means for prevention of secondary cases of meningococcal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • agent
  • infectious agent be identified only in patients and not in healthy controls, and that patients who contract the agent also develop the disease. (mcgill.ca)
  • potential
  • For potential passengers with lung disease it would clearly be valuable for their physician to have recommendations for assessing the fitness of their patients for flying. (bmj.com)
  • people
  • Because of differences in mechanism of disease, Legionella cannot be isolated in people who have Pontiac fever. (cdc.gov)
  • case
  • Radiation therapy should be considered in case of malignant transformation, recurrent or inoperable disease. (armyshop.icu)