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Immunocompromised

Immunocompromised

a condition in which the immune system is not functioning normally.


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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... influence the susceptibility of the neonate is uncertain. Infection may also occur in the hospital or at home, and is more likely to occur in an immunocompromised child. Premature and low-birth-weight babies are most susceptible (Infect. Immun. April 1977 vol. 16 no. 1 75-80). It should also ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... influence the susceptibility of the neonate is uncertain. Infection may also occur in the hospital or at home, and is more likely to occur in an immunocompromised child. Premature and low-birth-weight babies are most susceptible. It should also be noted that in the UK and Ireland, under 20% of ...

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by Squirrell
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:16 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Views: 7772

Use of Bacteria

Bacteria can also be bad, especially when it comes to diseases. It can be serious when you are immunocompromised, such as in the case of an infection by staph aureus.

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by jiajia1987
Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Use of Bacteria
Replies: 6
Views: 16276

antibody

No, but we can survive with only one isotype. For example, an immunocompromised person receiving an IVIG lives on...

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by MrMistery
Fri May 30, 2008 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibody
Replies: 12
Views: 5874

The Fiber Disease

... infection for which diagnostic and therapeutic tools have recently improved. Thus, this diagnostic must be suspected early, especially in the immunocompromised patient, in the event of respiratory symptoms and when the brain lesions are localized in the central nuclei and the thalamus. Aspergillus ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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