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multiple infection

An infection by two or more pathogens.
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Infection characteristics HAIs (n = 106), n (%) Identical infection with positive 101 (95.3%) pathogen culture Source of infection Respiratory 77 (72.6%) Abdomen 42 (39.6%) Bloodstream 23 (21.7%) Urinary tract 8 (7.5%) Invasive vessel 7 (6.6%) Wound 5 (4.7%) More than one locus 45 (42.5%) Infectious organisms Gram-positive bacteria 25 (23.6%) Gram-negative bacteria 81 (76.4%) Fungi 43 (40.6%) Multiple infection * 71 (67.0%) Multi-drug-resistant bacteria # 81 (76.4%) Specific bacterial infection MRSA 1 (0.9%) ESBL-producing E.
In fact, multiple infections are common, and intergenotypic competition between them or more effective immune responses may reduce high-risk cervical cancer rates [15].
Another 110 samples (39.6%) involved a single viral type, while 168 samples (60.4%) had multiple infections in samples with up to 7 different genotypes.
This could lead to simultaneous occurrence of HBV, HCV, HIV, and Syphilis infections presenting in the individual either a dual or multiple infection depending on which combination is acquired.
We have started to identify viral multiple infections with availability of PCR kits which operate with the multiplex method.
Twenty seven patients (41.53%) were infected with one single HPV genotype, while 56.92% (37/65) showed multiple infection with two or more HPV genotypes, being the combination of HPV18/6/11 (14/65) the most frequent.
RESULTS & DISCUSSION: Total 1000 patients were taken for study out of which 530 patients were found to be positive for single or combination of infection (group I) , 130 patients found tobe positive for single infection (24.53%)400 patients found to be positive for multiple infection (75.47%) 470 patients having no infection (47%) (group-II) (table1).
These results suggest that the molecular cloning method is a useful tool for distinguishing between single and multiple infection events by different ABV genotypes.
Multiple infection prevention deficiencies were noted at the facility, including ineffective hand hygiene practices among staff members.
From these, 21/28 (75%) had a single HPV infection and 7/28 (25%) had multiple infection; 29/39 (74.3 %) had high-risk subtypes and 10/39 (25.7%) had low-risk.

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