Problem: Healthcare-associated infections are also calleda) opportunistic pathogenic infectionsb) attenuated infectionsc) virulent infectionsd) nosocomial infections

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opportunistic pathogenic infections: infections by pathogens taking advantage of a weakened immune system

attenuated infections: coexistence between the host and the pathogen

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Healthcare-associated infections are also called

a) opportunistic pathogenic infections

b) attenuated infections

c) virulent infections

d) nosocomial infections

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