Types of Infection

Many types of infection are often uses synonymously with inflammations. Many terms ending with “itis” should refer specifically to inflammation, but in common usage actually refer to either an infection or inflammation of the region.

Common types of infection (and inflammation) include:

Infections categorized by the infecting pathogen include:

Infections (or inflammations) of the major body organs include:

More specific types of urinary tract infections include:

Types of infection by body system include:

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