Example sentences for: immunocompromised

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  • For example, M. bovis has been shown to grow within macrophages whereas BCG strains do not [ 23 ] . This observation is controversial since there are reports of immunocompromised patients with disseminated BCG.

  • Because the relative importance of the risk factors for cryptosporidiosis is different among immunocompetent and immunocompromised persons in the San Francisco Bay Area, public health prevention messages to the two groups must be tailored accordingly.

  • It would be of interest to apply the PEA to an extensive series of clinical isolates, particularly isolates obtained from severely immunocompromised patients, in order to evaluate the proportions of resistant virus that occur within different clinical isolates.

  • Cryptosporidiosis is caused by a coccidian parasite, Cryptosporidium , which is transmitted in its infective form, the oocyst, by the fecal-oral route [ 1 ] . It causes self-limited, watery diarrhea in immunocompetent individuals but can be severe and life threatening in people with immunosuppressive conditions [ 2 ] . Because of the severe nature of the disease in the immunocompromised, most epidemiologic studies have focussed on people with HIV/AIDS and other immunosuppressed states [ 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ] . What is known about transmission patterns in the general US population is based on studies undertaken during outbreaks of the disease, usually waterborne [ 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ] . Even though cryptosporidiosis is a reportable disease, limited data are available on the routes of endemic transmission and on accurate incidence rates of cryptosporidiosis, especially in the immunocompetent population.

  • After transplantation into immunocompromised mice, circulating human insulin and C-peptide derived from the proinsulin precursor were detected when the mice were given glucose.


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