recurrent infection


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re·cur·rent in·fec·tion

(rĕ-kŭrĕnt in-fekshŭn)
Symptomatic reactivation of a latent infection.
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Two patients with NOTCH2 mutation in this case had most of manifestations reported in the previous study.[4] Immunological features including recurrent infections and elevated level of serum IgE had never been reported in previous studies.
Patients who received bezlotoxumab experienced a significantly lower rate of recurrent infections than patients who received placebo.
(7) Recurrent infection can be further characterized as relapse or reinfection.
This study investigated the changes in antibiotic susceptibility in recurrent P aeruginosa infection in CSOM and to provide a treatment strategy for recurrent infection with this pathogen.
(8) Dislocation and recurrent infection are the main postoperative problems.
The primary outcome assessed was recurrent infection risk, defined as the total of second, third, fourth and fifth episodes under echinacea or placebo continuous treatment for 2-4 months.
In our study, the files of a total of 232 children who were referred to the Division of Pediatric Immunology Outpatient clinic between January 1999 and October 2011 because of recurrent infections and were investigated in terms of primary immune deficiency and followed up were evaluated retrospectively.
"We hardly see much complication when it's recurrent infection," he said, adding that cases are more during October to March.
While many kidney stones can pass undetected, those that are larger, can cause severe colic pain and lead to recurrent infection, blood in urine and if left untreated for some time, can cause damage to the kidneys and in extreme cases, kidney failure.
In conclusion, the patient's nasal carriage and rituximab treatment may explain the recurrent infection. That the nasal carriage was the primary mode of transmission could not be proven because NPS specimens were not taken early enough.
These authors note that patterns of disease that begin in childhood include not only metabolic syndrome but also allergic, autoimmune, recurrent infection, and other inflammatory patterns of disease.
This efficacy rate is disappointing, but it isn't entirely surprising; even the immune response resulting from natural infection is not fully protective against reactivated infection or recurrent infection with a different strain of virus.

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