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infect (an infected cell) further or infect a cell already containing similar organisms

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3) Although the clinical hazards of superinfection with a second HIV remain open to question, a few case reports suggest a second HIV may be much nastier than the first, (34-36) and a superinfecting HIV could bear resistance mutations.
5% chlorhexidine gel on dental plaque superinfecting microorganisms in mentally handicapped patients.
This promotes expression of lytic genes within the superinfecting DNA.
Superinfecting pathogens appeared in 3 patients (4 pathogens) in the mupirocin cream group and 1 patient (3 pathogens) in the cephalexin group.