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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Severe infection
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Accession:HP:0032169 term browser browse the term
Definition:A type of infection that is regarded as a sign of a pathological susceptibility to infection because of unusual severity or intensity of the infection.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Unusual course of infection

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the immune system 0
        Abnormality of immune system physiology 0
          Unusual infection 0
            Severe infection 0
              Failure to thrive secondary to recurrent infections 0
              Persistent human papillomavirus infection 0
              Persistent viremia + 0
              Prolonged need of intravenous antibiotic therapy 0
              Recurrent deep organ abscess formation 0
              Severe norovirus infection 0
              Severe viral infection + 0
              Viral encephalitis + 0
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