silent infection

An infection lacking significant clinical signs of disease. Silent infections may be recognised only in retrospect—e.g., by a 4-fold increase in antibody titres to a particular pathologen, especially viruses

silent infection

An infection lacking significant clinical signs of disease; SIs may be recognized only in retrospect–eg, by a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers
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Said Professor Neil Ferguson, one of the authors of the study: "If someone has never been exposed to dengue, the vaccine seems to act like a silent infection.
A common, usually silent infection with potentially fatal complications
Most cases are treated on suspicion, especially in children born abroad, who carry the silent infection from the place of their birth.
The highest rates of HCV infection are among the baby boomers; most are unaware of this silent infection and need screening.
Chlamydia is renowned for being a silent infection as it often goes unnoticed without any real symptoms but if left untreated can cause significant damage.
Silent infection in clotted hemodialysis access grafts.
It's often a silent infection that may or may not be important.
Chlamydia is known as the silent infection because most people who have it often show no visible symptoms.
a prolonged period of clinically silent infection that follows acute primary infection).
It is known as the silent infection because it often has no symptoms but can cause infertility.
Not long after that, Herb's silent infection found its voice and shouted him out of this world.