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Spanish term or phrase:casos índice auténticos
English translation:true index cases
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00:17 Nov 26, 2008
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Medical - Medical (general) / Tuberculosis
Spanish term or phrase: casos índice auténticos
Requisitos para realizar el estudio de contactos

- Realizar estudio y seguimiento de los contactos de cada caso de TB buscando contagios (infectados y enfermos) y casos índice auténticos, realizando un censo en la primera semana tras el diagnóstico del primer caso. Conviene iniciar el estudio de contactos lo antes posible, aprovechando el impacto que produce el diagnóstico de la TB.
peterinmadrid
Portugal
Local time: 13:54
true index cases
Explanation:
Sixty-two percent (16/27) of the true index cases were males, 85%were between 16 and 49 years old, and 73.1% hadcavitary lesions. All those percentages were ...
linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1579212906601407

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Note added at 45 mins (2008-11-26 01:03:07 GMT)
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The true index case may be a case outside the country or other jurisdiction being monitored.

More examples:

After eliminating multiple hospital episodes per patient and using more specific codes for aneurysmal SAH (ICD 9430, 431, 4329, 4373), 1039 **true index cases** ...
pt.wkhealth.com/pt/re/bran/fulltext.00002423-200507000-00021.htm

For an assumed percentage of true index cases (excludes false positives), social targeting of antivirals (TAP variant) is considered at different levels for ...
www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2008/02/21/000158349.../INDEX/wps4524.txt

However **not all of the first recognized cases are the true index cases**. If. disease is already widespread the value of mass culling becomes questionable ...
www.fao.org/docs/eims/upload//229366/ah655e.pdf

See, we have zero guarantees that the first cases of H5N1 that present to our health care systems will be **the true index cases - those who may have been abroad**...
www.curevents.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-31290.html
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Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 04:54
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Thanks again, Muriel!
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true index cases


Explanation:
Sixty-two percent (16/27) of the true index cases were males, 85%were between 16 and 49 years old, and 73.1% hadcavitary lesions. All those percentages were ...
linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1579212906601407

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 45 mins (2008-11-26 01:03:07 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

The true index case may be a case outside the country or other jurisdiction being monitored.

More examples:

After eliminating multiple hospital episodes per patient and using more specific codes for aneurysmal SAH (ICD 9430, 431, 4329, 4373), 1039 **true index cases** ...
pt.wkhealth.com/pt/re/bran/fulltext.00002423-200507000-00021.htm

For an assumed percentage of true index cases (excludes false positives), social targeting of antivirals (TAP variant) is considered at different levels for ...
www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2008/02/21/000158349.../INDEX/wps4524.txt

However **not all of the first recognized cases are the true index cases**. If. disease is already widespread the value of mass culling becomes questionable ...
www.fao.org/docs/eims/upload//229366/ah655e.pdf

See, we have zero guarantees that the first cases of H5N1 that present to our health care systems will be **the true index cases - those who may have been abroad**...
www.curevents.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-31290.html

Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 04:54
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1314
Grading comment
Thanks again, Muriel!

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agree  jmr620808
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agree  Sam Cogdell
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agree  Carlos Sorzano
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