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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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Necrotizing interstitial nephritis with granuloma formation and prominent macrophage recruitment are also characteristic of renal adenovirus infection (15).
Treatment of adenovirus infections in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Adenovirus infection of the cornea induces inflammation principally through contact between the viral capsid and the host cell.
Prediction of severe disseminated adenovirus infection by serum PCR.
Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, and his coworkers have found previously that some smokers who develop chronic obstructive lung disease show evidence of adenovirus infection.
During follow up, all family members experienced parainfluenza type 1 virus infections, and the children also had adenovirus infections.
CMX001 has completed Phase 2 clinical development for the prophylaxis of CMV and is in Phase 2 development for the preemption and treatment of adenovirus infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.
To our knowledge, this is the first report of adenovirus infection in these avian species, and we propose that this virus be called "raptor adenovirus.
The patient maintained a normal level of total leukocytes during her illness but was lymphocytopenia It has been reported that lymphocytopenia could be more common among severely ill patients with adenovirus infection (5).
We enrolled all patients [less than or equal to]18 years of age admitted to the NTUH pediatric department from November 1, 2010 (week 44, 2010), through June 30, 2011 (week 26, 2011), who had adenovirus infection identified by virus isolation or PCR from respiratory specimens.
CMX001 is completing Phase 2 clinical development for the prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus (CMV) and is in Phase 2 development for the preemption and treatment of adenovirus infection in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients.
Symptoms of respiratory illness caused by adenovirus infection range from the common cold syndrome to pneumonia, croup, and bronchitis.
After [approximately equal to] 1-2 weeks, if cytopathic effects typical of adenovirus infection were seen, the presence of adenoviruses in the cultures was confirmed by PCR amplification of an internal 1.
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