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Definition of the noun Coinfection

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  1. Simultaneous infection by two viruses


Coinfection: In parasitology, coinfection is the simultaneous infection of a host by multiple pathogen species. In virology, coinfection includes simultaneous infection of a single cell by two or more virus particles. An example is the coinfection of liver cells with Hepatitis B virus and Hepatitis D virus, which can arise incrementally by initial infection followed by superinfection.

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Google previewEssentials of Surgery (1997)

Scientific Principles and Practice by Lazar J. Greenfield, Michael W. Mulholland

HDV infection acquired simultaneously with HBV infection is called coinfection. HDV infection in a host with prior HBV infection is called superinfection. Clinical Features Coinfection is a mild transient clinical phenomenon sometimes ...

Google previewPartnerships and HIV Risk Among Drug Users in Los Angeles

HIV and HCV coinfection is a growing concern, particularly in the IDU population, where most of these coinfections are concentrated. It is estimated that approximately 40% of HIV-positive individuals are also coinfected with HCV, and among ...

Google previewViral Hepatitis in Children (2010)

Unique Features and Opportunities by Maureen M. Jonas

HIV/ HCV coinfection is a bit more complicated in that HIV accelerates the natural history of HCV. Restoration of immune function and its maintenance via highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) reduce the impact of HIV on HCV, but even ...

Google previewFeminist Catholic Theological Ethics: Conversations in the World Church (2014)

Conversations in the World Church by Hogan, Linda , Orobator, A.E.

TB/HIV coinfection is an enormous challenge in South Africa. Each of these points is a soberreminder ofthe enormityofthe tasks and challenges tobe addressedin anongoing way,notwithstanding the huge gains and financial investments ...

Google previewManagement of Gastrointestinal Diseases in the Elderly (2007)

by Alberto Pilotto

HCV and HBV coinfection is a condition particularly prone to malignant transformation [9].

Google previewMoffet's Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2005)

A Problem-oriented Approach by Randall G. Fisher, Thomas G. Boyce, Hugh L. Moffet

Therefore, hepatitis D coinfection is an important consideration when the condition of a patient with chronic hepatitis B infection worsens or when a test for HBeAg is negative but active liver disease persists.4 Hepatitis E Virus Previously known ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Coinfection is thus achieved, but the secondary infecting phage is limited in exploiting the host bacterium. Superinfection immunity is typically associated with lysogeny and appears to be a consequence of the same mechanisms that prevent ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

coinfection. The simultaneous presence of 2–or more infections, which may Increased disease severity and duration. coinsurance. Managed care A costsharing requirement in many health insurance policies or health plans, in which the ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

Coinfection with Babesia and/or Anaplasma and/or Ehrlichia and/or the deer tick virus may occur in patients with LD. Ixodes scapularis is a vector for Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the bacterial agent of human granulocytic ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

Chla- mydia coinfection is typical and is usu- ally treated with a single gram dose of goose bumps, goosebumps Piloerection. gooseflesh (goosflesh) Piloerection. gossypiboma, gossipyboma [L. gossypium frGr. gossypion, cotton, cotton 1038 ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Excessive alcohol intake increases the risk of developing cirrhosis as does having a coinfection with hepatitis B. Globally, HCV causes about one-third of cirrhosis cases and one-quarter of the cases of hepatocellular cancer. In multiple ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

coinfection /kfi'infek'shun/, simultaneous infection by separate pathogens, as by hepatitis B and hepatitis D viruses. coital headache / ko'it.;l/, ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Coinfection Colchicine Invasion of the body by two viruses at about the same time. A drug used to treat painful flare-ups of gout. Cold agglutinins Antibodies that cause clumping of red blood cells when the blood temperature falls below normal ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2007)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

HepatitisDisa coinfection with hepatitis B.Rare in Australia. Hepatitis E causes acute inflammation, is transmitted enterically ...

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