Saturday, May 25, 2024, 12:28 PM
Site: Extension Foundation Online Campus
Course: Avian Influenza Biosecurity for Youth and 4-H Members (Avian Influenza Biosecurity for Youth and 4-H Members)
Glossary: Glossary/Acronyms
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Pandemic

When disease is prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world.

Pathogenicity

The disease-producing capacity of a pathogen.

Polymerase Chain Reaction

A technique for rapidly synthesizing large quantities of a given DNA segment.

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

Prophylactic

Preventive or protective.