Infection

Infection refers to the body reacting to a microbe or pathogen. It is somewhat distinct from “inflammation” but there is much overlap: infection and inflammation often occur together, and inflammation in the absence of infection may often become infected later ...

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Types

Many types of infection are often uses synonymously with inflammations. Many terms ending with “itis” should refer specifically to inflammation ...

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