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Are recurrent infections usually the same virus or same bacteria?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Recurrent infection

Since many types of bacteria and viruses have different strains, recurrence can be either the same type of orgaism but different strains or a different organism completely.

In brief: Recurrent infection

Since many types of bacteria and viruses have different strains, recurrence can be either the same type of orgaism but different strains or a different organism completely.
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