Judith Balmana of the Hospital Universitari Vail d'Hebron in Barcelona cited numerous limitations, including selection bias, short follow-up, and small populations in earlier analyses that compared BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers with women who had sporadic disease
The serogroup W clone associated with the Hajj-related outbreak during 2000 (22) has been present and a persistent cause of sporadic disease
in Burkina Faso since the 2002 epidemic (R.
Risk factors for sporadic disease
include residence in a nursing home, extremes of age, recent varicella infection, HIV, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, use of high-dose steroids, and intravenous drug use.
BOSTON -- False-negative mammograms are more likely to occur in women whose breast cancer is linked to a BRCA gene mutation than in those with sporadic disease
Neisseria meningitidis, a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and sepsis in children and young adults in the United States, causes both sporadic disease
and outbreaks .
morbidity and sporadic disease
outbreaks; lack of income generating opportunities; and deep rooted poverty.
The most common prion disease in humans is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), which occurs as a sporadic disease
in most patients and as a familial or iatrogenic disease in some patients.
Although the pathogenic arboviruses in the continental United States usually cause sporadic disease
in humans and/or domestic animals, they can cause severe epidemics and epizootics.