phylaxis


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Related to phylaxis: anaphylaxis, tachyphylaxis

phylaxis

(faɪˈlæksɪs)
n
(Medicine) med medical term for protection against infection
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phy·lax·is

n. filaxis, autodefensa del organismo.
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The term comes from two Greek words: ana (against) and phylaxis (protection).
Although most women rarely need urological work up prior to starting a prevention plan, a urological work up is recommended in women who do not respond to a treatment plan, such as daily pro phylaxis, or who revert to infection patterns after stopping prophylaxis treatment (Schaeffer et al., 2016).
Many adult hepatologists already do this routinely for those women with chronic HBV infection with risk factors for vertical transmission pro phylaxis failure when they become pregnant.
The term "anaphylaxis" has been firstly used in 1902, by Portier and Richet, to describe a dog death following a second vaccine containing sea anemone, derived from Greek "ana" (against) and "phylaxis" (protection) [6].
Primaquine: report from CDC expert meeting on malaria chemopro phylaxis I.
These ingredients are delivered in a prophy paste containing a mild abrasive, and can be applied with a pro- phylaxis cup to teeth that exhibit dentin hypersensitivity.
Acids- bases have been continuously ordered for the phylaxis of their normal Ph.
Pro phylaxis would continue only for the first 90 days of life as it occurs within that time flame.