Immunosuppressed


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Immunosuppressed

A state in which the immune system is suppressed by medications during the treatment of other disorders, like cancer, or following an organ transplantation.
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ImmuKnow is the in vitro diagnostic utilized to detect cell-mediated immunity (CMI) in an immunosuppressed population, and is increasingly being adopted at organ transplant centers throughout the United States and abroad.
3] The increasing number of immunosuppressed patients may increase the incidence of severe pulmonary blastomycosis among patients living in endemic regions.
A more severe option for preventing contamination would be to put patients in an enclosed space--like the "Bubble Boy"--but Obendorf doesn't recommend this alternative because it prohibits the social comfort that comes from close personal contact, which is most needed by immunosuppressed patients.
Their goal was to develop a practical set of guidelines for animal contact by AIDS and other immunosuppressed patients.
Another clinical application focuses on the low-dose diagnostic of the thorax, in particular to focus search in immunosuppressed (pediatric) patients and in the context of the Aachener screening program after exposure to asbestos.
OHL has been previously reported in HIV-negative patients who were immunosuppressed for other reasons, such as solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, hematologic malignancies, or systemic diseases.
in an immunosuppressed patient who received an allogeneic stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma.
Chimerix is intensely focused on developing CMX001, for its dual-use potential and as a potent broad spectrum antiviral, to address the threat of smallpox release and the critical needs of immunosuppressed transplant and oncology patients with life-threatening viral infections.
WAILEA, HAWAII -- Oral capecitabine shows considerable early promise for the secondary prevention of non-melanoma skin cancers in solid organ transplant recipients and other immunosuppressed individuals, according to Dr.
Fungal disease, primarily aspergillosis, was present in 23% (65/283) of birds that died of infectious causes and was very common in immunosuppressed birds.
These compounds may be used in the identification, prevention or treatment of microbial infection of mammalian hosts such as immunocompromised or immunosuppressed humans, for example, those having AIDS or undergoing transplantation or anti-cancer therapy.
Particular attention should be paid to long-term surveillance of VIN, VAIN, and PAIN in immunosuppressed patients and in patients who smoke, he concluded.