concurrent infection


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concurrent infection

Etymology: L, concurrere, to run together, inficere, to stain
a condition during which a person has two or more simultaneous infections.

su·per·in·fec·tion

(sū'pĕr-in-fek'shŭn)
A new infection in addition to one already present.

concurrent infection

The existence of two or more infections at the same time.
See: superinfection
See also: infection
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There was also no death among the patients of concurrent infection and dengue but 11 (10.
5% incidence of microbiologically-proven concurrent infection with malaria and S.
A true acute concurrent infection (strictly defined diagnosis) was confirmed in 6 case-patients.
In cases of concurrent infections involving a dengue virus, questions related to the influence of mixed infection on severity and prognosis are, therefore, impossible to address because of lack of information.
Therefore, a concurrent infection with a bloodborne helminth such as S.
Ticks were also reported as possible source of infection in some human cases of concurrent infection of the central nervous system by Borrelia burgdorferi and Bartonella henselae (40).
6,11,13) Predisposing risk factors are stress, drinking water contaminated by organic matter, and concurrent infections.
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All patients with concurrent infections were treated with other antibiotics based on culture and sensitivity tests and appropriate dose regimen.
Malabsorption of antibiotics as a result of surgery leading to difficulties in treatment of concurrent infections has been reported (6).
Frandsen (1983, 1985) demonstrated that rats on a low protein diet and infected with concurrent infections of Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and Eimeria nieschulzi had less weight gain and increased severity of the effects of the parasitic infections than infected rats with a high protein diet.

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