13:11 Jan 4, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: SIMP
This is in the context of a medical report, detailing the history off a baby born by caesarian, and presnting with respiratory distress, and feed intolerance.
The report states 'sur le plan infectieux:pas de SIMP initialement compte tenu de l'histoire obstreticale'

Summary of answers provided
4 -1Symptom
3screening for early (materno-)fetal infections
Elisabeth Ghysels
1sign of infectious perinatal disease
Deborah James



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DEF – An objective evidence, manifestation, symptom in abnormality discoverable on examination of a patient. Source
CONT – Calcification of the coronary arteries is a specific sign of atherosclerotic disease. Source
DEF – Manifestation ou symptôme qui est «objectivement» observé lors de l'examen d'un patient. Source
EX – Signes d'anémie. Source

– evidence
– manifestation
– symptom


United States
Local time: 03:50
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 79

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Anne Pietrasik: Symptom is never abbreviated in French by SIMP, it might be abbreviated by SYMPT.
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screening for early (materno-)fetal infections

"screening pour infections materno-fœtales précoces".

This is probably not the only possibility, but from the context it is very probable, that at least a part is as intended.



Elisabeth Ghysels
Local time: 09:50
PRO pts in pair: 200

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neutral  cjohnstone: mais le départ c'est du français...
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  -> d'accord, comme "screening pour infections materno-fœtales précoces"
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sign of infectious perinatal disease

I am looking but have not found it yet-
perhaps something like this ? May jog someone elses memmory

Deborah James
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:50
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