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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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Consequently, the prevalence of considerable differences in the composition of the subgingival flora in diverse geographical populations may increase the possibility of developing antibiotic resistance or promoting a subgingival overgrowth of superinfecting organisms.