polyinfection

polyinfection

 [pol″e-in-fek´shun]
infection with more than one organism.
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polyinfection

(pol?e-in-fek'shun) [? + ME. infecten, infect]
Infection with two or more microorganisms. Synonym: multi-infection
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Etiological structure of PVI was determined in 325 positive cases of which 143 cases were monoinfection and 182 cases were polyinfection (148 cases with 2 species of viruses, 15 cases--3 species of viruses, 19 cases--3 species of viruses).
Most had single infections; double and polyinfections were seen in 25% and 6% of patients, respectively.
Sampling and culture of striped bass from locations across the bay have led to the isolation of a number of distinct species of mycobacteria that occur alone or as polyinfections within individual fish (2-4).