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superinfect

(so͞o′pər-ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. superin·fected, superin·fecting, superin·fects
To cause (a cell, for example) to be further infected with a microorganism; infect a second time or more.
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Borrelia hermsii acquisition order in superinfected ticks determines transmmission efficiency.
Cultures of pustules are negative for any infective pathology, although, as the disease progresses, pustules may become superinfected.
Clinical history and association with systemic illness are the basis for a diagnosis of APPE Cultures of the pustules are negative for any infective pathology, though as the disease progresses, pustules may become superinfected.
If a patient with chronic hepatitis B becomes superinfected with HDV, a clinical picture resembling severe acute hepatic injury and hepatic failure may evolve (39).
The exception to this is of course patients with miliaria profunda--who should be monitored for signs of heat exhaustion, and patients with signs or symptoms of superinfected skin lesions.
Cysts may resolve or persist and can become superinfected.
The woman's family physician used the Internet to determine that the differential diagnosis of tropical skin ulcers includes localized cutaneous leishmaniasis, foreign body reaction, impetigo, pyoderma gangrenosum, bacterial or deep fungal infection, atypical mycobacterial infection, sarcoidosis, squamous and basal cell carcinoma, and superinfected insect bites.
A second possibility is that this person had a subclinical chronic HEV infection and then became superinfected with a second virus that induced jaundice.
Matiz, a postdoctoral fellow at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, and her coinvestigators conducted a retrospective chart study of 78 children with superinfected AD seen at the Rady pediatric and adolescent dermatology clinic between June 2007 and June 2008.
One other patient with healthcare-associated bacteremia most likely had multiple small liver abscesses that were superinfected cancer metastases.
Extrapolation of this result suggests that the total number of DENV-2 patients who are superinfected with CHIKV is likely to be high, which suggests that DENV-2 infection is not the antagonist for a secondary CHIKV infection.
Similarly, strains carrying an El Tor type CTX prophage can be superinfected by the Calcutta type CTX phage (29).