Definitions for "Primary infection"
First stage of the HIV infection. The virus enters the body and begins to copy itself. Many people will have flu-like symptoms during this stage.
The sole or initial infection a patient suffers.
Also referred to as first episode, this is an event following the initial herpes infection that is marked by various symptoms, including sores, headache, and fever. Not everyone infected experiences the symptoms of primary infection. Those who do are more likely to have symptomatic recurrences.
the initial introduction of an infectious organism into the body.