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An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. In an infection, the infecting organism seeks to utilize the host's resources to multiply, usually at the expense of the host. The infecting organism, or pathogen, interferes with the...
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infection n. Invasion by and multiplication of pathogenic microorganisms in a bodily part or tissue, which may produce subsequent tissue injury and
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urinary tract infection ( ′yu̇rə′nerē ′trakt in′fekshən ) ( medicine ) An inflammatory process occurring in the kidney, ureter, bladder, or adjacent
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List of 300 disease causes of Infection, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Infection, 112 drug side effect causes, 15 drug ...
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Information about the foodborne illness caused by salmonella bacteria. ... A salmonella infection generally causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, ...
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... about urinary tract infection causes, symptoms, signs, ... Tract Infection in Adults ... Discussions: Urinary Tract Infection In Adults - Effective ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... A person with an infection has another organism (a "germ") growing within him, ...
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Explore the different varieties of ear infections. Learn how they are contracted, treated, and prevented. ... use the phrase "ear infection" to refer to otitis ...
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Infection is defined as the process by which germs enter a susceptible site in ... It has many infection fighting functions such as filtering out foreign organisms, ...
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Candidiasis is by far the most common type of yeast infections in human skin. ... Yeast Infection Skin Rash Symptoms. When to Seek Medical Care. Exams and Tests ...
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Often these infections start out small and are ... Infection can range from mild to ... This infection is often misdiagnosed as a paronychia ...
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Chronic bladder infection is a painful, frustrating problem. Learn about causes and treatments. ... I have had a chronic bladder infection for the past four years. ...
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Infection - Definition of Infection at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... Hospital Infection Risk. DVT is a serious risk. Learn about a risk reducing ...
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The main goal of an infection control program is to detect TB disease early and ... The infection control program should involve three types of controls ...
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Disease information includes causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. ... Bursting spreads infection throughout the abdomen—a potentially dangerous ...
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Some infected individuals have recurring sores and breaks in the skin of the ... Additionally, active HSV-2 infection attracts specific immune system cells to ...
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Hepatitis A Super-Infection in Chronic Liver Disease: Despite a declining incidence of acute viral hepatitis in recent years, it remains the most common cause of ...
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