recurrent infection

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re·cur·rent in·fec·tion

(rĕ-kŭrĕnt in-fekshŭn)
Symptomatic reactivation of a latent infection.
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4] Immunological features including recurrent infections and elevated level of serum IgE had never been reported in previous studies.
Patients who received bezlotoxumab experienced a significantly lower rate of recurrent infections than patients who received placebo.
7) Recurrent infection can be further characterized as relapse or reinfection.
This study investigated the changes in antibiotic susceptibility in recurrent P aeruginosa infection in CSOM and to provide a treatment strategy for recurrent infection with this pathogen.
8) Dislocation and recurrent infection are the main postoperative problems.
The primary outcome assessed was recurrent infection risk, defined as the total of second, third, fourth and fifth episodes under echinacea or placebo continuous treatment for 2-4 months.
The patient's past medical history included scoliosis, acute lower back pain, right shoulder degenerative joint disease, atopic dermatitis, lymphadenitis, rhonchi, insomnia, depression, and a long history of recurrent infections, particularly cutaneous staphylococcal and candida albicans infections, often accompanied by a purulent drainage.
In cases of recurrent infection or bacteremia, nasal carriage should be assessed, and the interruption of rituximab should be considered by physicians.
These authors note that patterns of disease that begin in childhood include not only metabolic syndrome but also allergic, autoimmune, recurrent infection, and other inflammatory patterns of disease.
This efficacy rate is disappointing, but it isn't entirely surprising; even the immune response resulting from natural infection is not fully protective against reactivated infection or recurrent infection with a different strain of virus.
Our study suggests that colonization of the genital area and heterosexual activity among adult members of an infected household may also lead to recurrent infection within households and may turn individual households into major potential reservoirs of infection for the rest of the community," the study's authors wrote.

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