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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In conjunction, the company said it has completed a Phase 2 study of DAS181 for treatment of PIV infection in hospitalised, immunocompromised patients and is now in the planning stage of a Phase 3 study.
These private flights allow families and their immunocompromised newborns to avoid crowded commercial airports and fly home worry-free.
An immunocompromised person is more susceptible to additional opportunistic infections, and liable to more serious infections and/or complications than normal people [1], because of the failure of his immune system to develop normal immune responses compared to healthy individuals.
Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a potentially life-threatening fungal infection seen in immunocompromised hosts.
sup][9] In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the radiological manifestations and their characteristics; in addition, we defined new concepts of radiological stages of PCP and then analyzed the relationship between radiological stages and prognoses in non-AIDS immunocompromised patients.
Caption: Theodore Rosen: The immunocompromised and immunosuppressed are especially at risk.
Live-attenuated varicella vaccine is contraindicated for immunocompromised persons, but the vaccination program offers protection to these vulnerable persons through herd effects.
Fryhofer, the liaison to ACIP from the American College of Physicians, "We're very excited that there's finally some guidance for internists about what to do with immunocompromised patients.
We conducted a comparative clinical study involving 50 immunocompetent and 50 immunocompromised patients with otomycosis.
This study shows the prevalence of KIPyV and WUPyV among immunocompromised patients with respiratory disorders.
compile 22 chapters that consider approaches to the diagnosis of infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients.
unequivocally demonstrates this product's ability to help immunocompromised patients better deal with various disorders, such as cancer and afflictions of the gastrointestinal tract" Ferring Canada president Richard Jeysman says.