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Listeriosis has an incubation period of up to 70 days, so additional cases are expected to emerge.
After the incubation period, milky white female worms pierce the skin and burst out of the human body in search of a water source to deposit their millions of larvae.
With an incubation period of 15 to 50 days, hepatitis A, which spreads through fecal contamination, causes a person to become contagious about two weeks before their symptoms appear, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Typically, symptoms of infection — including intense itchiness, swelling, and worm-like tracks underneath the skin — show up within five days of exposure, but the incubation period can be up to a month.
The nests that produced some males had temperatures ranging from 74 degrees to 95 degrees during the incubation period.
Symptoms typically appear 16 to 18 days after infection, but the incubation period for the virus that causes mumps can range from 12 to 25 days.
After quietly running amok for one to four days (the incubation period), symptoms begin.
The incubation period for mumps ranges from 12 days to 25; symptoms last at least two and usually more than 10 days.
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medical Definition of incubation period
- Mono, which has an incubation period of 30 to 50 days, characteristically announces itself with headaches, fever, sore throat, tonsillitis, and extreme fatigue.
- —Your Health & Fitness, October/November 1986
- Quarantines worked to control the SARS epidemic because SARS is much less contagious than flu and has a longer incubation period.
- —Christine Gorman, Time, 17 Oct. 1995
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