immunocompromised


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immunocompromised

[‚im·yə·nō′ämpre‚mīzd]
(immunology)
Having an impaired or weakened immune system (usually due to drugs or illness).
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The authors observed that nail scabies in the medical literature is more commonly seen in immunocompromised patients with crusted scabies and higher concentrations of parasites.
The company added that the randomized, placebo-controlled, multicentre Phase 3 clinical trial will examine the efficacy and safety of DAS181 for the treatment of lower respiratory tract parainfluenza infection in immunocompromised patients.
cinaedi infection can occur in both nosocomial and community-acquired situations and in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients; its manifestations vary quite widely.
Infections caused by Toxoplasmosis Gondii are more frequently seen in immunocompromised patients such as individuals suffering from HIVAIDS but it can occur even in immunocompetent individuals, as this case revealed.
Different groups of immunocompromised individuals have been studied regarding intestinal parasites; however, cancer patients are still poorly investigated.
Patients in the immunocompromised group, with or without complications, were hospitalized for antiviral therapy and observation.
He was at higher risk for developing the infection as he was immunocompromised and on immunosuppressants for his RA.
Due to safety concerns related to introducing bacterial therapy in immunocompromised patients, those with immunocompromised states have been excluded from most trials, and guidelines currently recommend caution in these patient populations due to the absence of safety and efficacy data [11,12].
In early 2015, the reported number of measles cases exceeded that of the same periods in 2013–2014 in both the whole country and Shanghai.[sup][6] Unexpectedly, measles outbreak occurred in immunocompromised children in the hospital setting during the peak months of measles outbreak in 2015 in Shanghai.
JetSmarter is launching a charitable initiative called #CharterHope that allows members to send private charters to bring immunocompromised infants home for the first time, the company said.
Key word: Immunonutritions, Immune System, Immunocompromised Rabbits, Phaleria macrocarpa
Conclusion: Pneumonia due to pneumocystis jirovecii was found to be a life-threatening disease in the immunocompromised population.