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.
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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
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Translations

immunocompromised

adj (Med) → immungeschwächt
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im·mu·no·com·pro·mised

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

adj inmunocomprometido
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baumannii, are of increasing concern in association with ventilator-associated pneumonia with high morbidity and mortality rates, especially in immunocompromised patients.
Few studies have addressed scabies on the nails, which is typically observed in immunocompromised adults with crusted scabies, but also rarely in healthy adults and children.
Biopharmaceutical company Ansun Biopharma Inc said on Tuesday that it has enrolled the first patient under its Phase 3 clinical trial (STOP PIV) evaluating the efficacy and safety of DAS181 for the treatment of hospitalised, immunocompromised patients with lower respiratory tract parainfluenza virus infection.
cinaedi can cause infections in immunocompromised patients (2).
It is transmitted through consumption of raw or uncooked meat contaminated by cat faeces, the definitive host of oocytes.1 Clinical presentation varies from asymptomatic or subclinical in healthy individual to neurological symptoms, ocular disease or superimposed opportunistic infections in immunocompromised.2,3 This paper presents a case of neurological toxoplasmosis in immunocompetent individual.
(1) Individuals who should not get the nasal spray flu vaccine include the following: 1) those under the age of two years or older than 49 years, 2) pregnant women, 3) those with a history of severe allergic reaction to any component of the vaccine or to a previous dose of any influenza vaccine, 4) pediatric patients (aged 2-17 years) who are receiving aspirin- or salicylate-containing medications, 5) those with an immunocompromised status, 6) pediatric patients (aged 2-4 years) who have asthma or who have had a history of wheezing in the past 12 months, 7) those who have taken influenza antiviral drugs within the previous 48 hours, and 8) those who care for immunocompromised individuals who require a protected environment.
Invasive fungal rhinosinusitis (IFRS) is a fatal disease of the nose and paranasal sinuses that typically affects immunocompromised patients.
In immunocompromised individuals, such agents are recognized as important enteric pathogens, and may lead to fatal complications (Marcos and Gotuzzo, 2013).
Researchers have tried transplanting human liver cells into immunocompromised mice before infecting them with a virus, but this approach has produced inconsistent results and is both expensive and time-consuming.
"Blood tests on the infants showed all four were infected with Citobacter freundii, which could be fatal to immunocompromised patients, including premature babies," the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said, quoting a final autopsy report from the National Forensic Service.
However, immunocompromised individuals, including HIV/AIDS patients, solid-organ transplant recipients, bone marrow transplant recipients, patients receiving tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, and patients with cellular immune dysfunction are at increased risk for disseminated infection [3].