Origin of infection
Examples from the Web for reinfection
Contemporary Examples of reinfection
Daily reinfection is needed or the disease goes dormant like algebra.Will the Birthers Doom the GOP?
July 28, 2009
Historical Examples of reinfection
Of course, sources of reinfection should be carefully guarded against.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
If the milk is bottled after pasteurization, there remains opportunity for reinfection, possibly with typhoid bacilli.Outlines of dairy bacteriology
H. L. Russell
Another condition delaying cure is reinfection from the throat through a patent Eustachian tube.
It is perhaps more common for reinfection from the sphenoidal sinus to be overlooked.
Occupying quite a different position from the measles induced by reinfection from without are the so-called relapses of rubeola.
late 14c., "infectious disease; contaminated condition;" from Old French infeccion "contamination, poisoning" (13c.) and directly from Late Latin infectionem (nominative infectio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin inficere (see infect). Meaning "communication of disease by agency of air or water" (distinguished from contagion, which is body-to-body communication), is from 1540s.
Invasion of the body or a body part by a pathogenic organism, which multiplies and produces harmful effects on the body's tissues.