the interval of time required for development; especially the time between invasion of the body by a disease-causing organism and the appearance of the first symptoms of disease.
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the time interval between inoculation and appearance of disease symptoms.
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Incubation period is the time elapsed between exposure to a pathogenic organism, a chemical or radiation, and when symptoms and signs are first apparent. The period may be as short as minutes to as long as thirty years in the case of variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease. While Latent or Latency peri...
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The time during which an infectious disease develops, from the point when the infecting organism enters the body until the appearance of the first symptoms. This can be as short as a few hours for cholera or as long as a decade in the case of leprosy. One of the problems in establishing quarantine p...
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The phase of an infectious disease from te time the infectious organism enters the body until the time it makes its appearance known with symptoms.
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. time interval between invasion of the body by an infecting organism and the appearance of the first sign or symptom it causes; 2. in a disease vector, the period between entry of the disease organism and the time at which the vector is capable of transmitting the disease t...
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The incubation period is the amount of time between infection with a virus or bacteria to the start of symptoms. The incubation periods of several diseases are given below: Rocky Mountain spotted fever - 2-14 days Smallpox - 12 days Common cold - 2-5 days Measles - 8-12 days Chicken pox - 14-16 days...
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The period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of a disease.
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The time between exposure to an infectious disease agent and the onset of clinical signs of disease.
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