Infectious disease/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Infectious disease.
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  • Antibiotic [r]: Drugs that reduce the growth or reproduction of bacteria. [e]
  • Antiviral [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Active immunity [r]: The state in which a host maintains an enhanced immunity|immune response]] to a particular disease, triggered either by having had the disease or by receiving antigens for it. [e]
  • Passive immunity [r]: Temporary enhancement of immune defense against a toxin from bacteria, venomous snakes, poisonous arthropods, etc. It does not confer long-term active immunity, which may be created with different therapy [e]
  • Vaccine [r]: "suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, or rickettsiae), antigenic proteins derived from them, or synthetic constructs, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases."(National Library of Medicine) [e]

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