viral infection


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Noun1.viral infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever, VHF, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever - a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
herpangia - a viral infection (usually in children) marked by sore throat and fever and papules in the mouth and throat and headache and abdominal pain; usually subsides in a short time
HIV - infection by the human immunodeficiency virus
viral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virus
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Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara last night revealed that new signing Rodney Sneijder (right) has returned home to Holland suffering from a viral infection.
The test measures the body's genetic response to viral infection using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) TaqMan low-density array (TLDA) platform.
Particularly, 111,110 cases of influenza and acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) were registered - 60% of the total number of cases, - whilst 235,744 cases were registered in 2012.
This chronic inflammation leads to airway hyper-responsiveness which is commonly exacerbated by viral infection.
The "West Nile" viral infection was first detected in the USA in 1999.
Since vitamin D levels decrease during the year's last quarter when days are shorter and sunlight is relatively weak, this may explain why people are more prone to viral infection during these times.
Korea and Japan has found that acute viral infection is not a primary cause of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive, deadly disease resulting in thickening and scarring of the lungs.
Most recently, after examining serum specimens from patients with symptoms of an acute viral infection by using DNase sequence-independent single-primer amplification, Jones et al.
Respiratory syncytial viral infection in children with compromised immune function.
Photo: CSUN running back Jaumal Bradley was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis but has a viral infection.
The potential implications of large-scale viral infection in aquatic bacteria are substantial -- including higher-than-expected carbon and nitrogen turnover at the bottom of the food chain and an increased possibility of virus-mediated genetic exchange among bacterial cells.
Most people who get a herpes simplex viral infection can be treated with the drug acyclovir, but Erlich's dozen AIDS patients failed to respond.