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infectious

1. (of a disease) capable of being transmitted
2. (of a disease) caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, or protozoa
3. causing or transmitting infection
4. International law
a. tainting or capable of tainting with illegality
b. rendering liable to seizure or forfeiture

infectious

[in′fek·shəs]
(medicine)
Caused by infection.
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have the appropriate risk factors [for infective endocarditis], do they really need to go for this echo?
On physical exam, HACEK-associated infective endocarditis may present as a new murmur or change in a heart murmur.
Keywords: Infective endocarditis, Prosthetic valve endocarditis, Rheumatic heart disease.
e, a disease that people can catch from animals), and it is important that people, particularly immunosuppressed and pregnant people, take precautions to prevent exposure to infective oocysts of this common parasite.
Infective endocarditis is treated with surgery or by strong antibiotics - which is becoming more difficult with growing antibiotic resistance.
The patient consulted with cardiology department and a preliminary diagnosis of infective endocarditis was given.
Wijesinghe N, Sebastian C, McAlister HE Devlin GP Outcome of pregnancy complicated by infective endocarditis; a review of published literature over the last three decades.
The anti infective agents must also keep their potency when entrapped in the polymer matrix.
Results: There were total 84 patients with infective endocarditis, out of which 51.
Despite advances in medical, surgical, and critical care interventions, infective endocarditis (IE) remains to be a disease associated with considerable morbidity and mortality.
As mosquito abundance increases, mosquito infection rates must also increase if disease transmission risk is to increase substantially; this requires that newly emerged mosquitoes acquire pathogens and become infective.
We describe the etiology of infective endocarditis in this country.