Example sentences for: infections

How can you use “infections” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If this were true and was the sole explanation for the clustering of HCV infections within the household, we would expect to see HCV infections in the younger children too who were not present in the households at the time of the treatment campaigns within such families.

  • Progress on these research fronts will improve our chances of understanding and controlling infections caused by M. paratuberculosis and related pathogens.

  • Clinical trials with other agents that affect levels of circulating TNF-α have also found more frequent, nonstatistical differences in the incidence of upper-respiratory infections [ 11].

  • Epidemiologically, HLA genotype partially accounts for inter-patient variation in disease severity or progression rates for such long-term viral infections as HIV, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, type 1 (HTLV-1), and hepatitis B and C [ 5 6 7 8 9 ] . Such associations can lead to mechanistic studies to test hypotheses about the immunologic basis of these associations [ 10 11 ] and could, in principle, be used to help predict individual prognoses [ 12 13 ] . At least one clinical study has shown that HLA genotype affects the immune response to a candidate HIV vaccine [ 14 ] . Vaccine designers have begun to take account of the HLA genotypes of potential recipients in choosing antigens for inclusion in a vaccine [ 15 ] , and it has been suggested that HLA genotype be considered in designing samples for inclusion in epidemiologic studies of anti-HIV immune response [ 12 ] . In evolutionary biology, the possibility that HLA heterozygotes are more resistant to infectious diseases is the basis for a leading hypothesis to explain the unparalleled diversity of HLA genes (and MHC genes in other vertebrates) and the maintenance of this diversity over long periods of evolutionary time [ 16 ] .

  • However, these symptoms are not specific and include broad differential diagnoses such as chemotherapy effect, radiation therapy effect, infections, and side effects of other drugs [ 5 6 7 8 9 ] . Furthermore, the histomorphological features of these conditions overlap significantly with A-GVHD.


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