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Antonyms for immunodeficiency

immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

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PIV infection causes significant morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients as well as hospitalized patients and currently there are no treatments available for patients infected with PIV.
JetSmarter is launching a charitable initiative called #CharterHope that allows members to send private charters to bring immunocompromised infants home for the first time, the company said.
Key word: Immunonutritions, Immune System, Immunocompromised Rabbits, Phaleria macrocarpa
Conclusion: Pneumonia due to pneumocystis jirovecii was found to be a life-threatening disease in the immunocompromised population.
sup][1] With the development of organ transplantation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy of malignant tumors, increasing prescriptions of glucocorticoids and cytotoxic drugs, the morbidity of PCP in non-AIDS immunocompromised patients has increased obviously in recent years in China.
The approved indications for this triazole antifungal agent are prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus and Candida infections in severely immunocompromised patients, as well as treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis.
However, detection of VZV IgG after 1 dose of varicella vaccine might not correspond to adequate protection in immunocompromised persons (1).
After a review of the available evidence, the working group concluded that the burden of disease is "'extremely high" among immunocompromised children aged 6-18 years and that the vaccine would probably be effective and the benefits would likely outweigh the risks in this group, Ms.
Immunocompromised patients include individuals with HIV infection, hematologic cancer, solid cancer, organ transplant, chronic renal failure/nephrotic syndrome, and diseases requiring treatment with immunosuppressive drugs, as well as patients with functional or anatomic asplenia, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and cochlear implants.
2) In recent years, opportunistic fungal infections have gained greater importance in human medicine, perhaps because of the huge number of immunocompromised patients.
This hospital specializes in the management of immunocompromised patients.
Diagnostic microbiology of the immunocompromised host.
The deal gives Ferring the exclusive right to use the Resurgex trademarks and sell the line for immunocompromised patients.
We present five cases of respiratory syncytial virus infection of the lower respiratory tract in immunocompromised adults suffering from severe respiratory insufficiency leading to bilateral pneumonia and fulfilling the criteria for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) poses an important public health problem as it is associated with infections in the immunocompromised, including transplant recipients and HIV infected individuals, as well as with congenital infections.