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Disease Superinfection

Name Superinfection
Synonyms Microbial Superinvasion | Microbial Superinvasions | Superinfections | Superinvasion, Microbial | Superinvasions, Microbial
Definition A frequent complication of drug therapy for microbial infection. It may result from opportunistic colonization following immunosuppression by the primary pathogen and can be influenced by the time interval between infections, microbial physiology, or host resistance. Experimental challenge and in vitro models are sometimes used in virulence and infectivity studies.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Parasitic disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D015163

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Opportunistic Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Superinfection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Opportunistic Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Superinfection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Opportunistic Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Superinfection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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