Adjectives for infection

Infection adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun infection in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing INFECTION.

abdominal, accidental, acquired, active, actual, acute, aids, airborne, anaerobic, associated, asymptomatic, bacterial, bad, bloodstream, borne, bronchial, certain, cervical, chlamydial, chronic, clinical, common, concurrent, congenital, contagious, cryptococcal, current, cutaneous

cytomegalovirus, dangerous, deadly, deep, dental, direct, disseminated, early, enteric, experimental, fatal, fetal, first, focal, fungal, further, future, gastrointestinal, general, generalized, genital, gonococcal, gonorrheal, grade, granulomatous, hcv, herpes, herpetic

high, higher, hiv, hpv, human, initial, intercurrent, intestinal, intracranial, intrauterine, invasive, joint, late, latent, lethal, local, localized, low, lower, major, malarial, massive, maternal, meningococcal, microbial, mild, minor, mixed

moral, mycobacterial, nasty, natural, neonatal, new, nosocomial, occult, ocular, ongoing, opportunistic, oral, original, other, overwhelming, parasitic, particular, past, pelvic, perinatal, persistent, pneumococcal, polymicrobial, possible, postoperative, potential, previous, primary

prior, progressive, protozoal, pulmonary, purulent, pyogenic, rare, recent, recurrent, related, renal, respiratory, rotavirus, same, second, secondary, septic, serious, severe, significant, simple, single, sinus, slight, specific, staph, staphylococcal, streptococcal

subclinical, subsequent, successful, such, superficial, surgical, suspected, symptomatic, syphilitic, systemic, threatening, transmitted, true, tubercular, tuberculous, typhoid, underlying, untreated, urinary, uterine, vaginal, venereal, viral, virulent, virus, widespread, wound

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