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reinfection

 [re″in-fek´shun]
a second infection by the same agent.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn),
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

/re·in·fec·tion/ (-in-fek´shun) a second infection by the same agent or a second infection of an organ with a different agent.

reinfection

(rē′ĭn-fĕk′shən)
n.
A second infection that follows recovery from a previous infection by the same causative agent.

re′-in·fect′ v.

reinfection

[rē′infek′shən]
a second infection by the same microorganism, either after recovery or during the original infection.

re·in·fec·tion

(rē'in-fek'shŭn)
A second infection by the same microorganism, after recovery from or during the course of a primary infection.

reinfection

Another infection after full or partial recovery from an earlier infection with the same organism.

reinfection

second episode/subsequent infection with the same microorganism, after initial recovery

reinfection

a second infection by the same agent.
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