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superinfect

(so͞o′pər-ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. superin·fected, superin·fecting, superin·fects
To cause (a cell, for example) to be further infected with a microorganism; infect a second time or more.
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At day 13, experimental groups showed significant differences in PO activity (P<0.05); the highest phenoloxidase activity was observed for the DWV superinfected group (52.2 [+ or -] 4.3 mUE/min/mg of tissue), while the lowest was observed for the PBS injected bees (41.2 [+ or -] 2.1 mUE/min/mg of tissue) (Figure 3).
Third, it emphasizes the need to figure out what health conditions or behavioral factors might predict whether or not a person is likely to be superinfected. And finally, it reminds us that we can't take everything we see in the media at face value.
Bleach baths are recommended primarily for patients who are superinfected with Staphylococcus aureus, as many atopic dermatitis patients are, she continued.
However, as terminally ill patients with Argentine hemorrhagic fever become superinfected with bacteria, some develop lobar opacities.
An example is an underlying neurodermatitis that is superinfected with fungus.
Clearly both of these people became superinfected with another virus, even though they were doing well with their STI (strategic treatment interruption) regimens, being patients who had been picked up during seroconversion.
Herpes lesions can be superinfected with Candida, and yeast lesions can mimic herpes.
We drained his forearm surgically to treat extensive cellulitis and diagnosed superinfected bursitis.
When she was one year old she presented with recurrent blisters, superinfected skin, and mucous membrane lesions that progressed to affect the whole body Histological analysis of skin biopsies taken at the age of three showed deposition of eosinophilic hyaline PAS-positive material in the dermis and around small blood vessels, confirming the clinical diagnosis of LP Her parents were nonconsanguineous and no other family members were affected.
CVA6 now can be added to the short list of HSV-1, varicella, and cox-sackievirus A16 as viruses that have been reported to cause a Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, in which preexisting dermatitis becomes superinfected with virus.
The extent of cyst-wall thickness and enhancement, cyst complexity and adjacent edema depends on whether superimposed or previous inflammation/infection and/or fistulous tracts (which are often superinfected) are present.
Cultures of pustules are negative for any infective pathology, although, as the disease progresses, pustules may become superinfected. Laboratory testing may show an increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate, hypocalcemia, and a low level of vitamin D.