occult infection

An infection first recognised by secondary manifestations—e.g., increased neutrophils in the circulation or fever of unknown origin—often caused by a bacterial infection in an obscure site—e.g., a subphrenic or other intra-abdominal region

occult infection

An infection first recognized by 2º manifestations–eg, ↑ PMNs in the circulation or FUO, often caused by a bacterial infection in an obscure site–eg, a subphrenic or other intraabdominal region. See Fever of unknown origin.
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There might be an occult infection, and PANS can present with psychiatric issues that prednisone can make worse, including depression and mania.
Urine and blood cultures revealed no growth; brain MRI and echocardiogram were done to rule out possibilities of other occult infection and were normal.
The presence of occult infection among long-stay mentally ill patients is worrying considering not only the possibility of progression to cirrhosis and carcinoma but also because it may cause viral transmission, due to the living conditions of the individuals.
However, HCV RNA was not found in the PBMCs of cryptogenic liver disease patients so the concept of occult infection support by Halfon and his group (Halfon et al.
IRIS may occur during or shortly after treatment of an opportunistic infection (OI) or as a new clinical syndrome resulting from previously unrecognized occult infection.
Occult infection alone may not have clinical consequences and may become injurious only when the virus is reactivated after immuno-suppression14.
This finding is analogous to a secondary occult infection in the woodchuck (27).
Previous studies have linked the usual HBV infection with liver cancer, but it was unclear if the same held true with occult infection.
An occult infection may be the outcome of prepatent infection, unisexual adult infections, worm sterility following therapy and immune-mediated sterile infection.
11) Although the risk of liver disease in the presence of occult infection has not been adequately studied, the majority of black patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and serological evidence of past, but not present, HBV infection, were found to have low-level occult infection.
The presence of respiratory viral infections in these four IPF patients suggests that a small minority of acute exacerbations of IPF may be caused by occult infection with common respiratory viruses," said Dr.
Babies with overt HBV infection were those whose blood specimens tested positive for HBsAg by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, whereas babies with occult infection were negative for HBsAg but positive for HBV-DNA by polymerase chain reaction testing, he said.