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reinfection

 [re″in-fek´shun]
a second infection by the same agent.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn),
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

/re·in·fec·tion/ (-in-fek´shun) a second infection by the same agent or a second infection of an organ with a different agent.

reinfection

(rē′ĭn-fĕk′shən)
n.
A second infection that follows recovery from a previous infection by the same causative agent.

re′-in·fect′ v.

reinfection

[rē′infek′shən]
a second infection by the same microorganism, either after recovery or during the original infection.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn)
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

Another infection after full or partial recovery from an earlier infection with the same organism.

reinfection

second episode/subsequent infection with the same microorganism, after initial recovery

reinfection

a second infection by the same agent.
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If one or two families don't take steps to get rid of lice, then they will continue to reinfect the school and the community.
Clean surfaces are easy to reinfect, be it from a grungy toddler hand or a freshly washed pair of hands that just touched the aforementioned grungy toddler.
1] Within several hours, these eggs become infective and can infect others or reinfect their original host.
Although zinc nasal gel's precise mechanism of action has yet to be elucidated, data suggest that ionic zinc has a direct effect on the ability of rhinovirus to infect and/or reinfect the nasal epithelium.
If conditions are mild and damp the following spring, the spores may infect emerging blossoms and, through them, reinfect the branches.
We believe the hacker was able to upload a PHP file through a flaw in Joomla, which executed a variety of commands that rewrote many of the PHP files, so it could execute arbitrary commands and reinfect itself again if we didn't eradicate all of the infected files.
Our analysis shows the continuous scanning and exploitation of Elasticsearch servers to create a DDoS botnet infrastructure is the most visible feature of these actors and that some have continued to infect, reinfect, and maintain persistence on servers for several weeks.
If treatment stops too soon, the antibiotic might not kill all the bacteria, some of which might reinfect you and become resistant to the drug.
There were just 223 cases last year, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, but as long as the disease remains in pockets it can reinfect countries previously cleared.
If the leaves get too unsightly, spray with a fungicide, but the real prevention will be to rake up all the fallen maple leaves in the fall and dispose of them; spores survive on the fallen leaves and live to reinfect new leaves in the spring.