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Superinfection MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Superinfection
Tree Number(s)
C01.597.880
C01.610.684.880
C01.925.597.880
Unique ID
D015163
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015163
Annotation
opportunistic infect; IM; coord with specific infect (IM)
Scope Note
A frequent complication of drug therapy for microbial infection. It may result from opportunistic colonization following immunosuppression by the primary pathogen and can be influenced by the time interval between infections, microbial physiology, or host resistance. Experimental challenge and in vitro models are sometimes used in virulence and infectivity studies.
Entry Version
SUPERINFECT
Entry Term(s)
Microbial Superinvasion
Superinvasion, Microbial
Previous Indexing
Cell Line (1969-1988)
Cells, Cultured (1974-1988)
Drug Resistance, Microbial (1966-1988)
Tissue Culture (1967-1980)
See Also
Viral Interference
Public MeSH Note
1989
History Note
1989
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/06
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Superinfection Preferred
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