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Pinworm infection can be treated with over-the-counter or prescription oral medications, typically given in two doses two weeks apart to help prevent reinfection, according to the CDC.
But a 2016 study found that reinfections are possible.
So Zika immunity might wane over time, perhaps leading to reinfections, said pediatrician and microbiologist Peter Hotez of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
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First Known Use of reinfection
medical Definition of reinfection
- rescreening aimed at detecting reinfection following treatment
- —Diana Mahoney
reinfectplay \-ˈfekt\ transitive verb
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