immunodepression


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immunodepression

(ĭm′yə-nō-dĭ-prĕsh′ən, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
im′mu·no·de·pres′sant (-prĕs′ənt) n.
im′mu·no·de·pres′sive adj.

immunodepression

an absence or deficient supply of the components of either humoral or cellular immunity, or both. See also agammaglobulinemia, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency.
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We used the concept of postoperative immunodepression as a permissive condition and the results obtained from an analysis of gene expression to establish an assay to predict the risk of sepsis early in the postoperative period.
Underlying diseases among the 531 zygomycosis case-patients comprised 156 patients with immunosuppressive conditions: 33 patients with BMT, 59 patients with hematologic malignancies, and 64 patients with nonhematologic immunodepression (Table).
These diseases include: (1) obesity, (2) atherosclerosis, (3) hypertension, (4) diabetes, (5) cancer, (6) autoimmune disorders, (7) metabolic immunodepression, and (8) hyperadaptosis.
Analysis of the mechanism of immunodepression following heterologous antigenic stimulation during concurrent infection with Nematospiroides dubius.
Sergio Lupo from the Center for Care and Clinical Research on Immunodepression (CAICI) began an HIV testing tradition here with the participation of medical student volunteers from the National University of Rosario and the Universidad Abierta Interamericana.
These mechanisms are thought to reflect brain-induced immunodepression through cortisol secretion and sympathetic autonomic nervous system suppression of lymphoid tissue almost immediately after stroke symptoms appear (Doyle, Simon, & Stenzel-Poore, 2008; Emsley & Hopkins, 2008, 2010).
These activities include anti-feedancy, growth regulation, fecundity suppression, male sterility, oviposition repellency, and changes in biological fitness such as loss of flying ability, immunodepression, enzyme inhibition and splitting of biological rhythms (1,3,4).
These data suggest that physiologic immunodepression associated with pregnancy may favor Pneumocystis spp.
It is known that clinical presentations of this dreaded disease are determined by multiple factors of which the most important is the severity of the immunodepression assessed by CD4 count.
cancer, multiple sclerosis, lupus) are highly vulnerable during the postoperative period because of the characteristic immunodepression (Page, 2005).

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