The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are not normally present within the body. An infection may cause no symptoms and be subclinical, or it may cause symptoms and be clinically apparent. An infection may remain localized, or it may spread through the blood or lymphatic vessels to become systemic . Microorganisms that live naturally in the body are not considered infections.
Related Journals of Infection
Journal of Infectious Diseases & Therapy, Bacteriology Journal,Clinical Infectious Disease Journal,Immunology Journal, Neuroinfectious Disease Journal, Pathology Journal, Emerging Microbes and Infections, Surgical Infections, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets, Sexually Transmitted Infections.