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PRESUMPTIVE CASE [1 record]

Record 1 2020-04-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Epidemiology
  • Human Diseases - Various
  • Animal Diseases
DEF

A person showing some of the signs or symptoms of a disease [or health condition] or who has been exposed to a source of infection.

OBS

suspect case; suspected case; presumptive case: terms and definition standardized by the Canadian Capability-Based Planning Terminology Committee and the Translation Bureau.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épidémiologie
  • Maladies humaines diverses
  • Maladies des animaux
DEF

Personne présentant certains signes ou symptômes d'une maladie [ou d'une affection] ou qui a été exposée à une source d'infection.

OBS

cas suspect; cas suspecté; cas présumé; cas soupçonné : termes et définition normalisés par le Comité de terminologie de la planification axée sur les capacités au Canada et le Bureau de la traduction.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Epidemiología
  • Enfermedades humanas varias
  • Enfermedades de los animales
CONT

Con fines epidemiológicos, el diagnóstico de un caso depende de la evidencia disponible, por lo cual la definición de caso debe distinguir niveles con criterios específicos a distintos grados de certeza diagnóstica como, por ejemplo, […] caso sospechoso: signos y síntomas compatibles con la enfermedad, sin evidencia alguna de laboratorio (ausente, pendiente o negativa).

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