immunocompetent


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im·mu·no·com·pe·tent

(im'yū-nō-kom'pĕ-tent),
Possessing the ability to mount a normal immune response.

immunocompetent

(ĭm′yə-nō-kŏm′pĭ-tənt, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
adj.
Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.

im′mu·no·com′pe·tence n.

immunocompetent

adjective Capable of developing an immune response; possessing a normal immune system.

immunocompetent

adjective Capable of developing an immune response; possessing a normal immune system. Cf Immunoincompetent.

im·mu·no·com·pe·tent

(im'yū-nō-kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Possessing the ability to mount a normal immune response.
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During the past decades, HZ has been identified with increasing frequency in apparently immunocompetent children.
Here we described an immunocompetent child with HBoV infection with clinical hepatitis and respiratory symptoms but without other concomitant viruses.
Most were in immunocompetent patients, chronic and progressive headache associated with nausea and vomiting was the main symptom during the onset of the disease.
Chronic hepatitis E in an immunocompetent patient: a case report.
Primary laryngeal location of the lesion, local tissue invasion, no systemic involvement, immunocompetent state, no underlying event which may cause a breach in laryngeal epithelial integrity, and a good response to antifungal therapy are the notable features in our case.
7) Since 1980, 54 cases of CMV colitis in immunocompetent patients have been reported, with an average age of 63 years and a female to male ratio of 1.
A 22-year old immunocompetent woman presented with dry cough, fever, breathlessness (MMRC GRADE-II), loss of appetite, and weight loss since one-and-a-half month.
Isolated tuberculosis of the greater trochanter and its bursa is rare and generally is a part of multifocal disease involving pulmonary system (6), In our case there was primary involvement of the greater trochanter and its bursa with no present or past evidence of any other foci of tuberculosis, Musculoskeletal tuberculosis is common in immunosuppressed patients but is rarely seen in immunocompetent (4), Our case is an immunocompetent woman who was diagnosed with tuberculous trochanteric bursitis,
Very few case reports describe immunocompetent adults with NTM infection of the parotid.
Kramer, "Endobronchial enigma: a clinically rare presentation of Nocardia beijingensis in an immunocompetent patient," Case Reports in Pulmonology, vol.
Therefore, it is postulated that antigen-specific T-cells and macrophages of the immunocompetent host cleared the peripheral foci, whereas any organism that successfully invades the brain is relatively protected from these activated cells (an immune sanctuary).