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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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MGB-based anti-infectives have the potential to deliver significant advantages over current approaches including broad, bactericidal activity against multi-resistant Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens.
The first event covered by the Anti-infectives Knowledge Network was the Pasteur Symposium: Individual approaches to managing invasive candidiasis: from guidelines to practice.
The investigation also predicts that vital urban water conservation strategies could produce harmful side effects, specifically less wastewater resulting in lower dilution and higher concentrations of anti-infectives in wastewater.
This report provides an exhaustive coverage of the veterinary anti-infectives market through different categorizations.
The prioritisation of the care and treatment of HIV positive patients by governments is expected to continue to drive growth of the anti-infectives market," noted Frost & Sullivan's Healthcare Research Associate Kudzai Moyo.
Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) finds that in addition to managing the hospital's anti-infective formulary, hospital pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committees most frequently cite management of issues related to antibiotic resistance, drug cost/cost effectiveness, and appropriate antibiotic selection/use.
The global market value for anti-infectives is one pace to top $100 billion within the next few years.
What's more, this study will examine the existing and developing anti-infective drugs targeted at infectious diseases that continue to devastate developing countries, including: cholera, dengue fever, meningitis, rotavirus, typhoid and yellow fever.
The Company is focused on the development of novel anti-infective drugs for the treatment of lung infections and other surface infections.
The new report entitled Hospital Anti-Infectives Insight Series: Antibiotic Usage Patterns and Drivers of Prescribing in the ICU Setting also finds that in many hospitals, the ICU setting has a lower level of use restrictions than the general wards, reflecting the need for physicians practicing in the ICU to prescribe highly potent antibiotics.
com/research/a7d0e3/the_antiinfective) has announced the addition of the "The Anti-Infectives Market Outlook to 2013: Competitive Landscape, Pipeline Analysis and Growth Opportunities" report to their offering.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Gilead will topple GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as the top player in the anti-infectives drug market in 2014.
Anti-bacterials occupied the leading position in the anti-infectives market in 2005 with a market share of 59.
The new report entitled Hospital Anti-Infectives Insight Series: Skin & Skin Structure Infections also finds that surveyed physicians state that the success of Pfizer's Zyvox and Cubist Pharmaceuticals' Cubicin is driven strongly by these agents' excellent activity against MRSA.