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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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The fund called REPAIR (Replenishing and Enabling the Pipeline for Anti-Infective Resistance) will focus on priority pathogens as defined by the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health.
The addition of AstraZeneca's complementary small molecule anti-infectives portfolio will help expand patient access to these important medicines and enhance our global expertise and offerings in this increasingly important area of therapeutics, in addition to providing the opportunity for near-term revenue growth," said John Young group president, Pfizer Essential Health.
MGB Biopharma's anti-infectives are based on minor groove binders (MGBs).
The Anti-infectives Knowledge Centre is an Astellas Pharma Europe-sponsored, regularly updated resource containing educational content from the major anti-infective congresses throughout the year.
The Dutch company incorporated its anti-infectives business group into the joint venture, while Sinochem took a 50% stake in DSM Anti-Infectives for EUR210m (USD303.
This latest review warns the increased farm usage of anti-infectives may augment their levels in future agricultural wastewater.
To give you a sense of scope, Pfizer has launched some ten dairy products, including Spectramast and Orbeseal, and two major new livestock anti-infectives, Draxxin and Excede, in the past three years.
The Anti-Infectives Rx Conference is a networking forum featuring discussion panels from industry CEOs, life science leaders, key academics and investors.
MGB Biopharma, a company focused on further developing its new class of anti-infective medicine, has agreed terms to extend its collaboration and to a Licence Option Agreement with the University of Strathclyde.
This study also finds that pharmacoeconomic analyses and specific drug-related cost assessments are regularly used as part of the anti-infectives formulary decision-making process.
The aim is to conclude a public procurement contract which is the subject of SA PEnrnu hospital anti-infectives in the purchase of two (2) years, with a technical description is given in HD in Appendix 2.
M2 PHARMA-August 31, 2011-Royal DSM, Sinochem form 50/50 anti-infectives JV(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
This special report focuses on the market leaders for anti-infectives and antimicrobials as well as the products in development anticipated to head this area in the years to come.
The high incidence of infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to sustain the demand for anti-infectives.
M2 PHARMA-December 17, 2010-DSM, Sinochem agree to set up anti-infectives joint venture(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS