immunocompromised


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im·mu·no·com·pro·mised

 (ĭm′yə-nō-kŏm′prə-mīzd, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
adj.
Incapable of developing a normal immune response, usually as a result of disease, malnutrition, or immunosuppressive therapy.

immunocompromised

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzd)
adj
(Pathology) having an impaired immune system and therefore incapable of an effective immune response, usually as a result of disease, such as AIDS, that damages the immune system
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Adj.1.immunocompromised - unable to develop a normal immune response usually because of malnutrition or immunodeficiency or immunosuppressive therapy
Translations

immunocompromised

adj (Med) → immungeschwächt

im·mu·no·com·pro·mised

a. inmunocomprometido-a, rel. a una persona con un sistema inmunológico deficiente.

immunocompromised

adj inmunocomprometido
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Since then, most case reports have focused on immunocompromised persons and their risk from eating raw oysters among (4-6).
Pneumococcal bacteremia secondary to acute epiglottitis is relatively rare, and all previously reported cases occurred in immunocompromised patients.
Sporidin-G will treat Cryptosporidium parvum infection of the gastrointestinal tract in immunocompromised patients.
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are free-living amebae that cause granulomatous amebic encephalitis (GAE), most often in immunocompromised hosts, including HIV/AIDS and organ transplant patients and those receiving immunosuppressive medication (1).
Molluscum contagiosum is usually seen in children and young adults; immunocompromised persons are especially vulnerable to infection.
This grant will allow Hauser to expand the scope of proprietary artemisinin derivatives for the treatment of opportunistic parasitic infections in immunocompromised patients.
Do not work with raw meat or poultry around infants, the elderly or immunocompromised persons, as they are more susceptible to becoming infected.
Nontuberculous mycobacteria, which are widespread in the environment, frequently cause opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patients.
2) Most reported cases have occurred in middle-aged women and in immunocompromised patients.
Davidson reported that in the first multi-center trial of 32 VL infected patients, 12 of whom were immunocompromised (including nine with HIV), and five with a drug-resistant strain of the disease, all were cured with either a 10- or 21-day course of AmBisome, and showed no side effects.
Anna Children's Hospital and the University of Vienna, Austria (Abstracts P-372 and P-380), will present data on the safety and efficacy of INTERCEPT platelet transfusions in immunocompromised children.