concurrent infection

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A new infection in addition to one already present.
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concurrent infection

The existence of two or more infections at the same time.
See: superinfection
See also: infection
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According to the importance of concurrent infection it is recommended that the role of other pathogens such as Newcastle E.
Concurrent infections of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in Dairy farms, Mississippi State, USA
Of these 184 PCR positive subjects, 107 and 34 were found positive for serotypes 2 and 3, respectively, and 43 subjects had concurrent infection with serotypes 2 and 3.
Felsenstein, "Alteration in the natural history of neurosyphilis by concurrent infection with the human immunodeficiency virus," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Concurrent infection of these viral infections with another vector-borne parasitic disease, malaria, is uncommon in India and would pose a challenge for medical diagnosis because of overlapping clinical symptoms.
Objective: Studies on concurrent infection of dengue and malaria are uncommon in India.
It's also hard when a kid comes in febrile, not looking great, to sit back and be assured that the numbers are really low for a concurrent infection."
(6,10,11) In this report, concurrent infection with reovirus and Chlarnydophila were thought to be responsible for the mortality observed.
We propose that CMV infection associated with a concurrent infection is clinically significant in such patients.
Cryptosporidiosis and microsporidiosis in Ugandan children with persistent diarrhea with and without concurrent infection with the human immunodeficiency virus.
Most frequently, patients with generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus will be elderly, often female, benzodiazepine abusers or users of neuroleptic medications or antiepileptic drugs with a sudden change in drug use; have a concurrent infection; and have a prior tonic-clonic seizure that "kicks off" the NCSE state, he said.
The model of concurrent infection makes sense, since both conditions share the same risk factors.

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