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Definition: 'Single Ascertainment'

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single ascertainment

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. method of ascertainment of locating affected people by hospital or clinic admission or another way in which probability of encountering the same family twice approaches 0; thus, the probability that a family will be ascertained is proportional to the number of affected members.




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