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Synonyms for infection

Synonyms for infection

(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease

an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

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the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people


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moral corruption or contamination

(international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

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Further, individuals who were positive both for Toxoplasma IgG and IgM, were considered to have acute infection of Toxoplasma.
Presence of IgM suggests acute infection, however, these antibodies in some cases may persist for greater than 1 year following acute infection7,8.
That suggests that genes encoding those proteins come under intense selection pressure by the immune system during initial acute infection.
Symptoms of acute infection include jaundice, loss of appetite, pain in the stomach area, dark urine and fatigue.
Several small studies in his lab had raised the possibility that PD-1 and its associated ligand PDL-1 were actually very important to the immune response to acute infection.
The natural history of HCV infection is roughly a 30-year timeline from acute infection to liver transplantation or death.
Scientists have long viewed IDF-1 as beneficial, because it stimulates antiviral immunity and helps control acute infection.
In open fractures treated with delayed debridment and administration of antibiotics before surgery, acute infection rate decreased from 10 to 5 percent.
There are different types of Hepatitis virus -- A,B,C,D and E -- of which the most prevalent is hepatitis A, an acute infection associated with waterborne disease.
A person with an acute infection can be contagious and still test negative," the coalition wrote.
Therefore the suggested method to establish acute infection is to collect two samples from the same individual, the second collected 2-4 weeks after the first.
12) To further shorten the interval from HIV infection to detection, later tests have targeted HIV RNA and p24 antigen during stages I and II of acute infection, respectively.
Infection in humans through ingestion of raw or undercooked meat or ingestion of contaminated water, food or vegetables Acute infection is diagnosed by isolation of T.
It can cause an acute infection which clears up within a few months, but 30% of people have no symptoms at all and most adults make a full recovery.
Objective: Acute infection of hepatitis A and B viruses is accompanied by biochemical evidence of liver injury.
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