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reinfection

 [re″in-fek´shun]
a second infection by the same agent.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn),
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

/re·in·fec·tion/ (-in-fek´shun) a second infection by the same agent or a second infection of an organ with a different agent.

reinfection

(rē′ĭn-fĕk′shən)
n.
A second infection that follows recovery from a previous infection by the same causative agent.

re′-in·fect′ v.

reinfection

[rē′infek′shən]
a second infection by the same microorganism, either after recovery or during the original infection.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn)
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

Another infection after full or partial recovery from an earlier infection with the same organism.

reinfection

second episode/subsequent infection with the same microorganism, after initial recovery

reinfection

a second infection by the same agent.
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Prophylactic oral antibiotics reduce reinfection rates following two-stage revision total knee arthroplasty.
Noninferiority for reinfection and death could not be shown because there were too few of these events.
An additional analysis evaluated the reinfection incidence among all patients who completed active study therapy (n=296).
Also, some women with an initial gonorrhea infection may have left the state after their initial infection; thus reinfection in those women would not have been captured, and some women may have moved to the state after an initial infection and thus would not be listed as a repeater.
In cases of possible relapse after treatment, perform clade typing to rule out reinfection.
This capacity proved critical for identifying persistence (the 4 isolates from patient 1 and the 3 isolates of patient 2) and reinfection (patient 3).
Similar to Vancouver, we observed a significant increase in reinfections in 1996-2007 versus 1988-1995 that coincides with an increase in STIs.
Commenting on the findings, the investigators note that reinfections account for a substantial proportion of all gonorrhea infections in this population.
Risk of primary infection and reinfection with respiratory syncytial virus.
At test of cure/follow-up that took place two weeks to six months after the initial visit, new infections (defined as STDs entirely different from the ones at admission) and reinfections (defined as same STDs as the ones at admission) were also noted.
The occurrence of two reinfections in hospitalized patients raises the possibility of nosocomial transmission, they added, but more information is needed.
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