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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Coinfection with both viruses was found in 1 additional patient.
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