coinfection


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coinfection

 [ko´in-fek″shun]
simultaneous infection by separate pathogens, as by hepatitis B and hepatitis D viruses.

coinfection

/co·in·fec·tion/ (ko´in-fek″shun) simultaneous infection by separate pathogens, as by hepatitis B and hepatitis D viruses.

coinfection

[ko′in-fek′shun]
simultaneous infection of a cell or organism by separate pathogens, as by hepatitis B and hepatitis D viruses.
The simultaneous presence of 2 or more infections, which may increase the severity and duration of one or both
Examples Babesiosis/Lyme disease; syphilis/HIV

coinfection

The simultaneous presence of 2 or more infections, which may ↑ disease severity and duration

co·in·fec·tion

(kō'in-fek'shŭn)
Concurrent infection by two or more pathogens.

Coinfection

Invasion of the body by two viruses at about the same time.
Mentioned in: Hepatitis D
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Table 3: Comparison of serum markers of MCTP classes in coinfection group (n=25)
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Pie chart [Figure 6] shows the prevalence of HIV-TB coinfection among positive cases from 2011 to 2015: the prevalence in 2011 was 12.
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Hepatotoxicity in HIV-1 monoinfection strongly correlates with CD4+ counts [11] and HIV coinfection can aggravate HCV-related liver damage [7] via mechanisms that include losses of CD4+ T helper cells and neutralizing antibodies [12], dysfunction of dendritic cells (DCs) [13], iron overload [14], and possibly oxidative stress.
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