Example sentences for: immunosuppressed

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  • 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.

  • There are numerous studies observing CMV and EBV reactivation in immunosuppressed patients.

  • Inducers of EBV replication are of importance because of the serious complications that are associated with recurrent EBV infections, particularly in immunosuppressed individuals.

  • The development of CMV induced vasculopathies is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in immunosuppressed patients.

  • Since a majority of the population is seropositive for CMV, reactivation of CMV in immunosuppressed patients may further accentuate the reactivation of EBV therefore contributing to the proliferation of EBV infected B-cells.


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