Definition of seroprevalence in English:

seroprevalence

Syllabification: se·ro·prev·a·lence
Pronunciation: /ˌsi(ə)rōˈprevələns
 
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noun

Medicine
  • The level of a pathogen in a population, as measured in blood serum.
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    • In addition, because HIV infection was a risk factor for serious adverse reactions, incidence may be higher in populations with higher HIV seroprevalence.
    • We compared differences in seroprevalence and proportions of groups with a positive history by using the test; we also analysed other variables (unadjusted and adjusted) using logistic regression.
    • The HIV seroprevalence among women attending antenatal clinics increased from 1.2 to 5.2% between 1994 and 1998.

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