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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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Ladurelle AS, Escallier F, Meyer P, et al: Pemphigus vulgaris superinfected by herpes simplex virus II in the absence of corticosteroid therapy (Letter).
Herpes lesions can be superinfected with Candida, and yeast lesions can mimic herpes.
If a patient with chronic hepatitis B becomes superinfected with HDV, a clinical picture resembling severe acute hepatic injury and hepatic failure may evolve (39).
A second possibility is that this person had a subclinical chronic HEV infection and then became superinfected with a second virus that induced jaundice.
Cysts may resolve or persist and can become superinfected.
One other patient with healthcare-associated bacteremia most likely had multiple small liver abscesses that were superinfected cancer metastases.
Extrapolation of this result suggests that the total number of DENV-2 patients who are superinfected with CHIKV is likely to be high, which suggests that DENV-2 infection is not the antagonist for a secondary CHIKV infection.