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reinfection

 [re″in-fek´shun]
a second infection by the same agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

reinfection

Another infection after full or partial recovery from an earlier infection with the same organism.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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