reinfection


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re·in·fec·tion

 (rē′ĭn-fĕk′shən)
n.
A second infection that follows recovery from a previous infection by the same causative agent.

re′-in·fect′ v.
Translations

re·in·fec·tion

n. reinfección, infección subsecuente por el mismo microorganismo.

reinfection

n reinfección f
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The vaccination generated more robust T cell responses than convalescent patients, suggesting the vaccine's ability to protect from reinfection from MERS virus.
Those infected should access ARVs and avoid reinfection by shunning risky sexual behaviour, just like those who are HIV-negative.
In the study, researchers examined the impact of a new protocol that considers a variety of indicators, including remaining sentence length, risk of injection, drug use and reinfection rates.
We have known for millennia that people exposed to an infection are often protected from getting the same infection again -- ever since the Plague of Athens in 430 BC, where plague survivors were noted to have developed immunity against reinfection. Yet, major questions remain about how the body can fight back fast when it encounters an infection that it has been previously exposed to (through a vaccine or through an earlier infection).
'There is still a risk of reinfection in areas that have been declared malaria-free due to the entry of foreign workers from malaria-endemic countries or Malaysians who had worked in malaria risk countries.
Although observational studies indicate that the antibody response induced by the EV-A71 vaccine could last >2 years, reinfection with an enterovirus of the same serotype is still possible because the immunity induced by a natural enterovirus infection might not be lifelong (14).
In the absence of prophylaxis or treatment, HBV reinfection and hepatitis B recurrence occurs in 80% of people who undergo orthotopic liver transplantation within 6 months.
HBcAb-positive donors and recipients are at a risk of reactivation and reinfection, especially during the early post-LT phase.
The caution exercised when using systemic corticosteroids in syphilis patients should also be applied when considering intravitreal corticosteroid treatment; such as was done in our patient, clinicians should continue to closely observe the eye for signs of retinitis reactivation and check RPR titers repeatedly to monitor for relapse or reinfection. Relapse is unlikely with successful treatment; however, reinfection is possible in patients engaging in high-risk sexual behavior [7].
[USA], December 6 (ANI): Vaccinating boys against human papilloma virus (HPV) before they become sexually active may be highly effective, as according to a study males who are infected once with HPV16, a type responsible for most HPV-related cancers, are at 20 times higher risk of reinfection after an year.
Patients who do not receive treatment for Ct infection have a chronic infection called 'persistent infection,' with the potential for reinfection and even complications.[3],[4],[5],[6],[7] Other patients still have symptoms after treatment, when the Ct infection gradually becomes chronic and persistent, it is called therapy resistant.[6],[8] Therefore, experts have given more and more attention to the therapy-resistant and persistent Ct infections in the recent years.
These data presentations include new analyses of ZEPATIER (elbasvir and grazoprevir) in real-world settings and follow-up analyses from Phase 3 clinical trials, including findings from the C-EDGE CO-STAR three-year observational follow-up study evaluating chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) reinfection incidence and risk behaviors in patients who were treated with ZEPATIER while on opioid agonist therapy (OAT).