Definition of endemicity in English:



See endemic

‘Among healthy persons living in a region of low endemicity, the false-positive rate with serology is about 2 to 5 percent.’
  • ‘Areas with high endemicity include the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East, Central Asia, Chile, and Argentina.’
  • ‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that Americans traveling to certain areas of high endemicity be vaccinated with hepatitis A vaccine.’
  • ‘Some advised restrictions on clinical practice in areas of high HIV endemicity or poor standards of supervision or infection control.’
  • ‘The main method of spread in areas of high endemicity is vertical transmission from carrier mother to child.’



/ˌendəˈmisədē/ /ˌɛndəˈmɪsədi/