low-grade infection


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low-grade infection

A loosely used term for a subacute or chronic infection with only mild inflammation and without pus formation.
See also: infection
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For the chronic component (main issue: low-grade infection), the primary treatment is antibiotics (local plus oral).
As no tissue sample was analyzed at the early postoperative infection in 2009, we cannot state that this is not a resurgence of a low-grade infection from 2009.
The high expression of TNFa, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, IL-1b and TGF-1b are significantly increased in PIIBS patients, demonstrating the close association between infection and PI-IBS.14,15 In the current study, the CRP level in the PI-IBS group was significantly higher than that in the non PI-IBS group, which indicates the close correlation between gastrointestinal infection or inflammation and the development of PI-IBS, and confirms the viewpoints of low-grade infection.
When these levels become unbalanced, certain microorganisms may overtake the normal flora leading to a low-grade infection that often produces an abnormal vaginal discharge.
A low-grade infection has laid Tregoning's yard low for most of the season, with a 91-day losing spell ended by Sterling Sound at Ascot on Sunday.
If you are choosing blue cheeses, your body may be trying to signal a low-grade infection and turning to the cultures of natural antibiotics in the blue veins.
When these levels become unbalanced, the certain microorganisms may overtake the normal flora leading to a low-grade infection that often produces an abnormal vaginal discharge.
Nothing is going right for them, but even having some of the potentially best horses in Europe in the yard is no defence against them succumbing to the type of low-grade infection that is spiking the stable guns at present.
One Cool Cat was found to be suffering from an irregular heartbeat after the race and he then missed the Boylesports Irish 2000 Guineas after a routine scope revealed a low-grade infection.
Alternatively, it may be due chronic low-grade infection, which has been demonstrated for B.
The central feature of chronic external otitis is a diffuse low-grade infection of the external auditory canal that can persist for months to years.
At the same time, we cannot ignore the problems of the Catholic priesthood that, like a low-grade infection threatening to spread its poison ever deeper, continue to fester beneath the surface of the Catholic culture.

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