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Descriptor English:   Superinfection 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sobreinfección 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Superinfecção 
Synonyms English:   Microbial Superinvasion
Microbial Superinvasions
Superinfections
Superinvasion, Microbial
Superinvasions, Microbial  
Tree Number:   C01.597.880
C01.610.684.880
C01.925.597.880
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   opportunistic infect; IM; coord with specific infect (IM)
See Related English:   Viral Interference
 
History Note English:   1989 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   23844 
Unique Identifier:   D015163 

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