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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trachomatis may reach the fallopian tubes via the endometrial epithelium and cause pelvic inflammatory disease, and this silent infection can lead to tubal factor infertility, miscarriage, or ectopic pregnancy, which is a life-threatening condition.[35],[36] Untreated or inadequately treated patients also risk spreading the infection to sexual partners.
They range from silent infection and spontaneous resolution to fulminant hepatic failure.
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. The initial exposure to the virus from the vaccine primes the immune system, so when they are infected again, the symptoms are likely to be severe."
Hepatitis C infection is also known as the silent infection since, in early infection, it is often asymptomatic with no typical symptoms and so it is often overlooked.
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.
(27) AVS is not only common and occurs frequently in almost all patients, it occurs even in those with longstanding, recognized GH and clinically silent infection. (12) The presence of herpesviruses in the genital area in the absence of lesions is a challenging concept for many patients.