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coinfection, co-infection

n coinfección or co-infección f
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This is thought to be due to the bacteria being able to invade the body more easily via the nose and throat at this time of year due to coinfection with flu virus and because the bacteria can spread more rapidly when people spend longer periods indoors in close proximity.
Quantifying the effect of HSV-2 infection on HIV acquisition has important public health implications, particularly in high-prevalence settings where coinfection is common, because prevention of HSV-2 infection .
has announced that the results of a subpopulation analysis of patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection in a Phase III trial (REFLECT / Study 304)1 of its in-house discovered and developed anticancer agent lenvatinib mesylate (product names: Lenvima / Kisplyx, lenvatinib) versus sorafenib as a first-line treatment for unresectable HCC were presented for the first time during the 11th Annual Conference of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) held in Seoul, South Korea.
Serum markers of each MCTP class from A-D were also evaluated amongst chronic HBV, HCV and coinfection groups.
Previously, cases of coinfection are reported only in times of outbreak situation.
Issues with the current mainstream genotyping methods include their limited accuracy in subtyping calls and their inability to detect coinfection, which is estimated to be present in 2% to 7% of patients.
Although the first coinfection case was reported in the 1980s, its prevalence has not been firmly established.
In the study group, out of 100 patients 36 (36%) were positive for hepatitis B surface antigen and 24 (24%) were positive for hepatitis C antibody and 8 (8%) patients were positive for both and are thus considered as coinfection cases.
This study was carried out retrospectively with the objective to estimate the prevalence of HIV infection in the clients attending ICTC and also documented the increasing trends of HIV positivity rate among the client attending the ICTC center from 2011 to 2015, and the prevalence in pediatric age group and HIV-tuberculosis (TB) coinfection among the clients attending ICTC situated in Microbiology Department of S.
A recent systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by my colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy examined the frequency of bacterial coinfection among hospitalized patients with influenza and identified the most common infecting bacterial species.
This combinations helps in treating three difficult to treat patient populations that include chronic hepatitis C virus, patients with HIV-1 coinfection, advanced cirrhosis or post-liver transplant recurrence of HCV.