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virgin population

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A population that has not previously been exposed to a specific infectious pathogenic microorganism and in which, therefore, there is no herd immunity. Consequently, an epidemic affects...

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virgin population

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A population that has not previously been exposed to a specific infectious pathogenic microorganism and in which, therefore, there is no herd immunity. Consequently, an epidemic affects...

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Virgin Population

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 14 words.

A population that has never been exposed to a particular infectious agent.

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Virgin Population

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 14 words.

A population that has never been exposed to a particular infectious agent.

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virgin population

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 73 words.

A population that has not previously been exposed to a specific infectious pathogenic microorganism and in which, therefore, there is

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virgin population

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 73 words.

A population that has not previously been exposed to a specific infectious pathogenic microorganism and in which, therefore, there is

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The Fall of Race

Christian W. McMillen.

in Discovering Tuberculosis

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 8233 words.

Ideas regarding racial susceptibility to TB began to come under scrutiny in the 1930s. So, too, did virgin soil theory. As more and more came to be known both about the history of TB among...

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The Virgin of Guadalupe as an Iconic Image in Mexican Culture

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mexican History and Culture

November 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 8573 words.

The Virgin of Guadalupe is an advocation of the Virgin Mary, a Mexican Madonna, considered the patroness of Mexico, and defender of its native and mestizo populations. Her image is perhaps...

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A note on incorporating stochastic recruitment into deterministic age structured population models

P. L. Cordue.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Most fish population dynamics models used in New Zealand are based on a deterministic age structured model which incorporates deterministic equilibrium in the virgin population. Stochastic...

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Female guppies can recognize kin but only avoid incest when previously mated

Mitchel J. Daniel and F. Helen Rodd.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 6324 words.

Kin recognition plays a key role in inbreeding avoidance for taxa from all major animal groups; however, perplexingly, a number of species, for which the risks and costs of inbreeding are...

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Ovicidal Activity of Noviflumuron When Fed to Adult German Cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae)

J. Edward King.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

June 2005; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Ovicidal activity of the benzoylphenylurea noviflumuron was evaluated in the laboratory on three adult groups (virgin females, virgin males, and fertilized, nongravid females) of the German...

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Attraction of Males by Virgin Females of the Mealybug <i>Maconellicoccus hirsutus</i> (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Miguel S. Serrano, Stephen L. Lapointe and Dale E. Meyerdirk.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5234 words.

The mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) has extended its range throughout the Caribbean region since it was first detected in Grenada in 1994, and has recently been detected in...

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Virginity and Virulence

Dale L. Hutchinson.

in Disease and Discrimination

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 3600 words.

Current research on virgin soil populations, novel diseases, host pathogen coevolution, and pathogen evolution is used to show that the effect of pathogens on populations is reliant on...

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The smell of virgins: mating status of females affects male swimming behaviour in <i>Oithona davisae</i>

Jan Heuschele and Thomas Kiørboe.

in Journal of Plankton Research

November 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4128 words.

Many copepod species rely on pheromone cues to find partners. Some parasitic and benthic copepod males are able to distinguish between females of different reproductive states. Here, we...

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Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 207 words.

In 1672 the Danes founded the first permanent settlement on this site, naming it Amalienborg, or Charlotte Amalie, after their queen. The city is also popularly known as Saint Thomas,...

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. The Terrestrial Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 1398 words.

This chapter describes upland forest communities in the Pontchartrain basin. The upland forested areas have changed significantly during the 300 years since European settlement. Virtually...

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The Rise of Race

Christian W. McMillen.

in Discovering Tuberculosis

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 9469 words.

Between the beginning of the twentieth century and World War II race became the dominant way to explain how and why tuberculosis had a strong hold on some populations and not others. When...

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Male mate choice and female response in relation to mating status and time since mating

Douglass H. Morse.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5566 words.

Models of sperm allocation predict that male mating behavior will vary with a female's reproductive condition and with information about her present and likely future status available to a...

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Premating Dispersion in the Egg Parasitoid <i>Trichogramma</i> (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)

V. Martel and G. Boivin.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2004; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3085 words.

Gregarious and quasi-gregarious parasitoid females can either mate on the emergence patch or disperse and mate later. The temporal pattern of dispersion of males and females and the level...

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Zacatecas

Clara Bargellini.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 422 words.

City in Mexico. Capital of the state of the same name in the central highlands of Mexico, it is c. 250 km north-east of Guadalajara and has a population of c. 150,000. The city was...

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Negative Feedbacks

David Levine.

in At the Dawn of Modernity

February 2001; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 34900 words.

In considering the social implications of the Black Death, it is vital to emphasize the point that it was a recurrent pandemic. Its devastation was not just the result of its initial...

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