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Old July 28, 2008, 12:26 PM
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Exposure notification

I am translating several health letters that are sent out occasionally to parents at our school district, and I'm stuck translating the phrase "Exposure Notification" as in "Head Lice Exposure Notification". The best thing I can come up with was:


Notificación sobre el posible contagio con piojos.

Is this correct? If not, are there any other suggestions.



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I am translating several health letters that are sent out occasionally to parents at our school district, and I'm stuck translating the phrase "Exposure Notification" as in "Head Lice Exposure Notification". The best thing I can come up with was:


Notificación sobre el posible contagio/infestación de piojos.

Is this correct? If not, are there any other suggestions.



Thanks a bunch!

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You translation sounds right. In New York in public announcements
they use aviso instead of notificación
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How about something like:

Aviso: Riesgo de Contraer Piojos
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How about something like:

Aviso: Riesgo de Contraer Piojos
David, quizás yo esté en un error pero yo no usaría la palabra "contraer" en este caso. Aunque puedes "contraer" una enfermedad o hasta matrimonio, creo que uno se contagia con piojos.

Am I too far into left field with this one?

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David, quizás yo esté en un error pero yo no usaría la palabra "contraer" en este caso. Aunque puedes "contraer" una enfermedad o hasta matrimonio, creo que uno se contagia con piojos.

Am I too far into left field with this one?

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No, you are absolutely right. That is why I suggested infestation.
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David, quizás yo esté en un error pero yo no usaría la palabra "contraer" en este caso. Aunque puedes "contraer" una enfermedad o hasta matrimonio, creo que uno se contagia con piojos.

Am I too far into left field with this one?

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Hmm, I don't know. I think it sounds fine (if I didn't then I wouldn't have written it), but it would be nice to have a native speaker's opinion?

¿Se puede "contraer" piojos? ¿O usarías otro verbo?
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Hmm, I don't know. I think it sounds fine (if I didn't then I wouldn't have written it), but it would be nice to have a native speaker's opinion? ¿Se puede "contraer" piojos? ¿O usarías otro verbo?
Yo usaría:
  • Coger piojos.
  • Pillar piojos (coloquialmente).
  • Contagiarse de / con piojos.
Contraer piojos no me parece habitual, pero supongo que será utilizado en otras partes. Se puede tratar de una colocación errónea en determinados lugares, y, al mismo tiempo, ser una colocación habitual en otras partes.
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