superinfection


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su·per·in·fec·tion

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-fĕk′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of superinfecting a cell or organism.
2. An infection following a previous infection, especially when caused by microorganisms that have become resistant to the antibiotics used earlier.

superinfection

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈfɛkʃən)
n
(Pathology) an infection that occurs after, or in addition to, an earlier infection

su•per•in•fec•tion

(ˈsu pər ɪnˌfɛk ʃən)

n.
infection by a parasitic microorganism during treatment for another infection.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superinfection - infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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su·per·in·fec·tion

n. superinfección, infección subsecuente producida gen. por un microorganismo diferente que ocurre durante el curso de una infección presente.
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Others point to special circumstances, such as malnourishment, overcrowded medical camps and hospitals, along with poor hygiene promoting the bacterial superinfection.
Many lentiviruses, including EIAV and HIV, have mechanisms to prevent superinfection which is often cytotoxic.
While most side effects are not life-threatening gastrointestinal effects, other nonnegligible side effects include anaphylactic shock, drug-induced liver injury, increases in the risk of retinal detachment, serious arrhythmias, and superinfection with resistant bacteria.
2] The overall prognosis is good in AGEP although high fever or superinfection of skin lesions can sometimes lead to life-threatening situations in patients of old age or poor general condition.
9 It may be because of using mud application leading to bacterial superinfection and chemical toxicity causing severe eyelid disease.
7) However, these findings can also be the result of a bacterial superinfection and not the parasite itself.
If superinfection inspection Us period under the Contract quantity in excess of a maximum amount (contracted volumes + 50%) Net under the Treaty - after the contract period average - molecular charge 25% increase in fees, up to a maximum (institution) of the total net compensation of 5% Seller pays for.
First, it is important to keep the skin clean and not to cause breaks in the skin through itching, hard as that may be, in order to avoid bacterial superinfection.
Well, there are many antibioticresistant bugs on the Indian subcontinent and the rate of superinfection is high.
Xeroform dressing with an antibiotic ointment can be used to prevent a superinfection and allow wound healing.
He treated many children with measles, and as he had been taught in the best biomedical model in his medical school, he did not routinely prescribe antibiotics unless he found evidence of superinfection.