How to use Secondary-infections in a sentence
This infection alone is neither particularly painful nor serious, but it does weaken the animal's immune system and leaves the dog more vulnerable to serious and potentially fatal secondary infections such as pneumonia or bronchitis.
Characterized by coughing, nasal and eye discharge, fever, listlessness and appetite loss, the illness is not life-threatening by itself but can lead to potentially fatal secondary infections.
Fleas have been a big problem across the country this year and once a dog begins to scratch, the skin can be open to secondary infections.
As a dog's system becomes more run down, it's harder to fight off secondary infections such as skin infections.
A simple case of kennel cough will clear up on its own over time, provided that there is no occurrence of secondary infections.Advertisement
Perhaps the greatest risk at this time is the patient's vulnerability to secondary infections.
This is also a common symptom of allergies that can become secondary infections if left untreated.
Influenza victims are also susceptible to potentially life-threatening secondary infections.
Doctors may administer tests, such as throat cultures, to identify secondary infections.
Most of these secondary infections are caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.Advertisement