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Opportunistic infection

Introduction: Opportunistic infection

Description of Opportunistic infection

Opportunistic infection (medical condition): Opportunistic infections are those infections that are uncommon except when they are given an "opportunity" to infect a person. The opportunity ...more

Opportunistic infection: See also:

Opportunistic infections:
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Opportunistic infection: any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Opportunistic infection: infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, eg, during immunosuppression.
Source: CRISP

Opportunistic infection: An infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, e.g., during immunosuppression.
Source: MeSH 2007

Opportunistic infection: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Opportunistic infection:

Opportunistic infection as a Disease

Opportunistic infection: Another name for Opportunistic infections (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Opportunistic infections
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Opportunistic infection: Related Diseases

Opportunistic infection: Opportunistic infection is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Opportunistic infection

Some of the causes of Opportunistic infection are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Opportunistic infection (Opportunistic infections)

Some of the symptoms of Opportunistic infection incude:

Treatments for Opportunistic infection (Opportunistic infections)

Treatments for Opportunistic infection (Opportunistic infections) include:

Treatment of Opportunistic infection: For more treatment information about Opportunistic infection, see treatment of Opportunistic infections (Opportunistic infection)

Opportunistic infection: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Opportunistic infection:

Terms associated with Opportunistic infection:

More specific terms for Opportunistic infection:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Opportunistic infection

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Opportunistic infection:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Opportunistic infection

The following list attempts to classify Opportunistic infection into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • infection
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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