focal infection


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focal infection

[¦fō·kəl in¦fek·shən]
(medicine)
Infection in a limited area, such as the tonsils, teeth, sinuses, or prostate.
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Table 4: Immunohistochemical analysis of Mycoplasma gallisepticum focal infection in viscera of birds by
In the case of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), gallium's weakness is actually a potential strength in that AIDS suppresses cellular immune response, thereby decreasing the sensitivity of leukocyte labeling detection of focal infections.
These focal infections must be drained in order to expose S.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of rapid Influenza testing on patient management parameters in children with influenza like illness (II_I) without any signs of focal infection presenting to the pediatric emergency department during the influenza season.
When the cause of an illness is focal infection from a tooth, tonsil, tonsil tag, or cavitation, and the source of infection is removed, the acute problem usually disappears or is ameliorated.
Bacteria release enzymes like collagenases and hyaluronidase which causes spread of the focal infection.
In contrast, in developed countries the incidence peaks between 6 and 18 months of age, and bacteremia without focal infection is the most common clinical syndrome.
His approach is based on the meridian theory from Traditional Chinese Medicine and focal infection theory.
99/18 H366 Pneumonia + +++ - - 20/07 H378 Pneumonia - - - - Focal infection/bacteremia, no STSS 95/8 H295 Cellulitis - - - - 98/1 H319 Cellulitis - - - - 20/01 H369 Pelvic clot - - - - 20/04 H370 Thromobosis - - - - Focal infection, no bacteremia, no STSS 97/15 H307 Bursitis - - + +++ 97/18 H308 Cellulitis + - - - 97/21 H311 Cellulitis - - - - 97/23 H314 Cellulitis + - - - 97/24 H315 Cellulitis + - - - 97/26 H316 Amnionitis - - + +++ sag/gene/SAg protein production spe-g SPE-G spe-h SPE-H Focal infection/bacteremia with STSS 94/31 H292 Fasciitis + - + - 95/02 H293 Fasciitis + - + - 96/2 H297 Peritonitis + ++ - - 98/5 H325 Fasciitis + - - - 98/8 H327 Cellulitis + + - - 98/11 H330 Endometritis + - - - 99/1 H360 Occult bact.
Clinical syndromes in the 87 nonperinatal cases were primary bacteremia in 41 (47%), meningitis in 24 (28%), bacteremia with a focal infection in 18 (21%), and focal infection without bacteremia in 4 (5%) (Table 2).
Nontyphoidal Salmonella bacteria are associated with a wide spectrum of infections which range from asymptomatic gastrointestinal carriage to bacteremia, meningitis, osteomyelitis, and focal infections.
enteric (68%), Salmonella sepsis (8%), non-enteric focal infections (7%, including meningitis (0.