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MIXED. To join; to mingle. A compound made of several simples is said to be something mixed.

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Undetected multidrug-resistant tuberculosis amplified by first-line therapy in mixed infection.
The finding of mixed infections have previously been reported (2,3).
vivax malaria and severe mixed infection malaria have neither used strictly defined WHO criteria nor ruled out associated comorbid conditions.
falciparum and mixed infection, it is a valuable adjunct for rapid emergency diagnosis, especially in areas where no skilled microscopist is available.
Chow et al reported that anaerobes had been recovered from 94% of patients; 52% had mixed infection and 88% had polymicrobial infections.
Though Shigella was not isolated from drinking water samples, epidemiologic evidence supports a mixed infection scenario.
Results showed a mixed infection with Mycoplasma buteonis, Avibacterium gallinarum, and Staphylococcus pasteuri, all of which are not commonly isolated from birds of prey.
falciparum had been diagnosed but a mixed infection was deemed a possibility.
Only two cases each were detected for mixed infection with P falciparum and P malarie.
In this case a discrepancy between laboratories meant either a misdiagnosis or the rare occurrence of a mixed infection, (2) which was unlikely as three specimens all cultured the same organism.
The perceived rate of quasispecies and mixed-genotype infections is highly variable in patients tested by different assays (20), and it is difficult to assess the true prevalence of mixed infection by current methods because they are designed to identify only the predominant HCV genotype in the population.