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 (ĭm′yə-nō-sə-prĕsh′ən, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
Suppression of the immune response, as by drugs or radiation, in order to prevent the rejection of grafts or transplants or to control autoimmune diseases. Also called immunodepression.

im′mu·no·sup·pres′sant (-prĕs′ənt) n.
im′mu·no·sup·pressed′ (-prĕst′) adj.
im′mu·no·sup·pres′sive adj.
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Adj.1.immunosuppressed - of persons whose immune response is inadequate


adj inmunosuprimido
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It can also kill children that are immunosuppressed.
To document the distribution and percentages of severely immunosuppressed HIV-positive patients, as well as the percentages of recovering and treated patients with CD4 counts >500 cells/[micro]L, overall across SA's nine provinces and in the context of the country's 52 districts.
We compared seroprevalence and demographics for 890 nonimmunosuppressed and 173 immunosuppressed adults enrolled in a study on immunity in aging (approved by the Human Investigations Committee of Yale University) (5) with those of symptomatic WNV case-patients reported to the Connecticut Department of Health (DPH) during 2000-2014.
diagnosis of morphologically unusual cases (for example, immunosuppressed patients) will continue to demonstrate the importance of the dermatologic examination in the diagnosis of genital herpes.
This is based on the low virulence of the species and, as reported in the medical literature, very low incidence (only a few cases) of Norcodia testacea infection of immunosuppressed (those with very weak immune systems) individuals by this species world-wide.
They were more likely to be hypertensive, have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, have cancers, be immunosuppressed, and be chronic users of corticosteroids.
In any parasitic infection in immunosuppressed host, certain organisms tend to produce greater pathological sequelae in these patients.
Numerous studies have implicated regulatory T cells as key mediators in the creation of an immunosuppressed microenvironment that enables tumors to escape attack by the host immune system.
We immunosuppressed 10-wk-old turkey poults with dexamethasone.
Adenovirus, resistant to drugs and dangerous for infants, children and immunosuppressed patients, is widely spread-out globally, and along with Rotavirus, is the first gastro-intestinal infection in terms of volumes tested.
This guide provides illustrations and descriptions of various types of skin lymphoma: cutaneous NK/T-cell lymphomas, cutaneous B-cell lymphomas, cutaneous lymphomas in immunosuppressed individuals, cutaneous manifestations of leukemias and precursor hematologic neoplasms, cutaneous manifestations of Hodgkin lymphoma, pseudolymphomas of the skin, and the cutaneous oatypical lymphoid proliferation.