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Without clinical manifestations, said of the early stage of an infection or other disease or abnormality before symptoms and signs become apparent or detectable by clinical examination or laboratory tests or of a very mild form of an infection or other disease or abnormality.

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Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... viral inactivation due to other external sources and so on. Also, many human viruses are so specialized to infect humans that they cause mild and subclinical infections that normally go unnoticed - there is no real use for most viruses to cause a wide-spread immune activation, and/or a fulminant ...

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by biohazard
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 57995

Re: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

... Is it possible that the physical symptoms in a woman can be internal, with nothing on the skin? Viral shedding can happen if you have a subclinical secondary infection, which means that the symptoms are so mild that you may not notice them. What I meant earlier is that you still need ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 25215

What is an acute viral disease?

... E.g tuberculosis can often be a chronic infection lasting for decades (although if the infection causes no visible symptoms, it is often called subclinical). A bacterial pneumonia, on the other hand, is a usually a typical acute infection: a quick onset with clear symptoms and lasts for a limited ...

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by biohazard
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is an acute viral disease?
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Views: 7123

The Fiber Disease

... chronic diseases such as Gulf War syndrome, fibromyalgia, MCS, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases may be partly caused by these "subclinical" infections by organisms heretofore considered to be harmless. Immune responses in farm workers after exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis ...

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by J Jill
Tue Nov 29, 2005 7:17 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 6245203

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