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host

(Multitude), noun a many, a mass of, an abundance of, army, array, assembly, body, cloud, cluster, company, congregation, crowd, crush, flood, galaxy, group, herd, horde, jam, large amount, litter, nest, no end of, numbers, pack, panoply, school, scores, slew, storm

host

(Owner), noun barkeeper, bartender, hostess, hotel keeper, innkeeper, inviter, owner, owner of an estabbishment, proprietor, restaurant owner, saloon keeper, serving liquor, tavern keeper
Associated concepts: host liability statute
See also: body, collection, mass, plurality, quantity
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Immunocompromised hosts have higher probability to develop flaccid paralysis after being exposed to OPV (15) In addition, prolonged viral replication in immune deficient hosts could increase the probability of OPV viruses regaining fitness and neurovirulence.
The draft of the statement was updated after a review of Hib vaccine recommendations, including a draft of IDSA clinical practice guidelines for vaccination of the immunocompromised host, peer-reviewed literature, and surveillance data; and was reviewed by ACIP's meningococcal and Haemwhilus influenzae Type b vaccine work group and ACIP voting members, providing comments, prior to the ACIP meeting.
The propensity to occur in the immunocompromised host has been recognized, and in particular, this infection can occur in the settings of diabetes mellitus and COPD, two common predisposing conditions found in West Virginia.
Toxoplasmosis in the non-AIDS immunocompromised host. In: Remington JS, Swartz M, eds .Current Clinical Topics in Infectious Diseases.
Cryptosporidium parvum is a common protozoan pathogen with a worldwide distribution and it can cause severe and life-threatening diarrhea in an immunocompromised host. This protozoan was first recognized in the stomachs of autopsied mice [15] and first reported in an immunocompetent child and an immunosuppressed adult with diarrhea in 1976 [9,10].
Surgeons should raise high suspicion of A hydrophila as an offending pathogen when signs of rapidly progressive soft tissue infection developed in an immunocompromised hosT (2).
Special considerations discussed include strategies for optimal antimicrobial use and infections of the immunocompromised host. This second edition is updated to incorporate current developments since the first edition was published in 2001.
Chin-Hong, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine and director of the program in transplant and immunocompromised host infectious diseases at UCSF.
coli and less commonly Listeria monocytogenes (Gram-positive bacilli), which may also be a causative agent in the immunocompromised host.
An increasing number of reports stress the importance of RSV in the immunocompromised host, especially transplant patients (bone marrow, liver or lung transplants and patients with a medical history of leukaemia) (2,3,13-16).
14th International Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host. Crans-Montana, Switzerland.