Translation of infection in Spanish:

infection

infección, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈfɛkʃ(ə)n//ɪnˈfɛkʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (disease)
    infección feminine
    a throat infection una infección de garganta
    • to have an infection tener una infección
    • There are a number of causes of meningitis, including viral and bacterial infections.
    • Anaemia, an overactive thyroid gland and infections can also cause heart failure.
    • Fungal nail infections can be treated with antifungal nail paints or tablets such as terbinafine.
    • The rate of shedding is much lower for infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.
    • He was also interested in the contribution of viral infections to chronic fatigue syndrome.
    • There are immunisations for several of the infections that can cause pneumonia.
    • If the virus is cleared with treatment, you are not immune to future infections with hepatitis C.
    • Most bacterial infections can be treated with one or a couple of drugs in a matter of days or a week or so.
    • Rarely, some children develop secondary infections such as an ear infection or pneumonia.
    • These infections can be passed from one person to another during intimate physical contact.
    • Do you think the smoking is connected to these chest infections you've had?
    • Fungal skin infections are divided into groups depending on what type of organism is involved.
    • Most requests were from people whose work or leisure activities put them at potential risk of this infection.
    • This is roughly equal to the total number of HIV infections in the world today.
    • Possible complications include wound and chest infections and abnormal heart rhythms.
    • When they do happen, they are similar to other viral infections such as glandular fever.
    • The section above explains what measures you can take to prevent acute middle ear infections and glue ear.
    • Eventually, they end up in a coma and are likely to die of secondary infections such as pneumonia.
    • The prostate gland is just below the bladder, and infections can pass both ways along the urethra.
    • Most chest infections are usually caused by germs such as bacteria or viruses.
  • 2

    (of wound) infección feminine
    (of person) contagio masculine
    there's a risk of infection hay cierto riesgo de contagio
    • Two patients developed respiratory infection and expired during the hospital stay.
    • Vaccination has a role in clusters of meningococcal serogroup C infection.
    • The blood supply in this area is much better and the risk of infection therefore much less.
    • If your spleen has to be taken out, you may have an increased risk of severe infection.
    • The critical issue is that the child is protected for the first five years of life when the risk of persistent infection is high.
    • This left both the students and those with whom they came into contact at higher risk of meningococcal infection.
    • Patients at risk of infection can be identified and treated and colonisation eradicated.
    • When possible, urinary catheters should be avoided to minimise the risk of infection.
    • The risk of a fatal outcome for the foetus is highest with infection during the second trimester.
    • It can also help to reduce the inflammation and infection associated with acne.
    • Contact with cats, kittens, cats' faeces, or cats who hunt for food was not a risk factor for infection.
    • There is a risk of infection to a middle ear exposed by barotrauma.
    • In children, the major causes of anemia are dietary iron deficiency and infection.
    • The use of combination therapy for HIV infection has strikingly reduced transmission rates.
    • This causes the skin to blister on contact, which can result in infection, sepsis, and death.
    • Haematogenous spread of infection is very common in this age group and in immuno-compromised patients.
    • Warming people up before they undergo surgery seems to reduce their risk of wound infection.
    • Streptococci readily gained access to the blood stream from this site of infection.
    • This patient was treated and did not have any evidence of fungal infection at autopsy.
    • This reduction was not accompanied by an increased risk of infection.