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Prophylaxis

prophylaxis

The prevention of disease, preventive treatment.

Origin: Gr. Prophylassein = to keep guard before


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The Fiber Disease

... more than 125,000 clinical specimens, and around 1 million environmental specimens. Around 10,000 persons were offered post-exposure antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent inhalational anthrax. Against this background, might the deliberate release of a fungal agent pose a credible threat to public ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
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The Fiber Disease

... Serguei Popov: Yes. The initial vision was that the old classical biological weapons would acquire new, unusual properties so that, for example, prophylaxis would be difficult. Project goals included high virulence, high stability, and surprising new outcomes for the disease in order to confuse ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:26 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... has been defined as any noxious or unintended reaction to a drug that is administered in standard doses by the proper route for the purpose of prophylaxis, diagnosis, or treatment(2). However, WHO's original definition of ADR excluded therapeutic failures, intentional and accidental poisoning ...

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by London
Mon Sep 11, 2006 10:05 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... and the remaining eight (62%) had bubonic plague. Two (15%) patients developed secondary plague pneumonia, leading to administration of antibiotic prophylaxis to their health-care providers. This report summarizes six of the 13 cases, highlighting the severity and diverse clinical presentations ...

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by London
Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:16 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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