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An infection that is present throughout the host
A focus of infection with a pus filled cavity
An infection of sudden onset and usually short lived as either organism will succumb or will destroy the host
containing blood or pus
a resistant organism or infection often caused by the over use of antibiotics
original site of an infection that may have since spread
a first infection that may set the stage for further pathogen involvement
world-wide existance of a disease
non living vector or carrier of an organism
localized sudden increase of a disease
any disease of an infection that follows another infection
a local and known infestation of a disease
a lingering infection that is life threatening, as it usually compromises the host to further infections
generalized infection spread through the bloodstream
an infection that is confined to a given selective area
hospital inquired infection
a tissue response to injury or stress that cause local vascular dilation, fluid exudation, and/or leunocyte accumulation at the site caused by micro organism or some other stress
an inflammatory process resulting from the presence and growth of a pathogenic organism
a substance, often protein, which gains access to the bloodstream or body tissue
two dissimilar organisms existing together
developed in response to antigen in the body
when an organism is only inhibited in growth or prevented from reproducing
growth of a micro organism only in the presence of oxygen
growth in the absence of oxygen
the strength or heightened ability of an organism to produce infection in a host.