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su·per·in·fect

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. su·per·in·fect·ed, su·per·in·fect·ing, su·per·in·fects
To cause (a cell, for example) to be further infected with a microorganism; infect a second time or more.

superinfect

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈfɛkt)
vb (tr)
(Pathology) to infect further with an additional infection
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superinfect - infect (an infected cell) further or infect a cell already containing similar organisms
infect, taint - contaminate with a disease or microorganism
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marginale, the genomic repertoire of msp2 pseudogenes has been associated with the ability, or lack of ability, of strains to superinfect and cause epidemic spread of the organism (5).
A further six did so for reasons outside the scope of the UTI (two because of broncho-aspiration, one because of superinfected pressure ulcers, and three because of scheduled surgery).
y/sex Sampling site time, h 1 24/F Periareolar right breast 48 2 26/F Umbilical collection 48 3 37/M Periareolar left breast 72 4 33/F Breast 72 5 77/F Bone 72 6 22/M Testicular collection 96 7 56/M Back 48 8 55/F Labia majora 72 9 30/F Labia majora 72 10 26/F Labia majora 72 11 44/M Leg ulcer 48 12 66/M Cervical collection 72 13 49/M Superinfected sebaceous cyst 48 14 18/F Sacrococcygeal cyst 96 15 26/F Labia majora 72 16 45/F Breast abcess 72 17 44/M Axillar abcess 96 Patient MALDI-TOF mass no.
Indications for percutaneous drainage include if the abscess is large (>10 cm in diameter), subcapsular, high risk for rupture, superinfected, or if there is poor response to medical treatment [2].
In a more recent study of 5 cases of HSV-related ALF, 4 of the patients were immunosuppressed, and three of the patients were superinfected with HSV1 or HBV [15].
(20) stated that brackets affect plaque accumulation and colonization by superinfected bacteria, leading to more inflammation in the gingival tissues.
An equine infectious anemia virus variant superinfects cells through novel receptor interactions.
Tabak, "Pelvic and retroperitoneal hydatid cysts superinfected with Brucella sp.
These cysts are frequently superinfected further complicating the clinical picture.
The differential diagnosis for abscess include superinfected HIV related cysts, suppurative parotid lymph nodes and cystic degeneration of neoplasms with or without superimposed infection.
(2) As lesions in EH can sometimes be superinfected with bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or streptococcus, a bacterial swab for culture and sensitivities is also recommended prior to starting empiric antimicrobial therapy.