Capable of preventing or counteracting infection: an anti-infective agent. (adjective)
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Use "anti-infective" in a sentence
"Unimark operates three facilities, two of which are approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, where it manufactures ingredients for a wide range of treatments, including cardiovascular, anti-asthma and anti-infective drugs."
"Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s fourth-quarter profit surged 76% on lower tax provisions, while rising sales of anti-infective drugs and a new skin-cancer treatment helped lift revenue 7%."
"A revival in the anti-infective and mass markets segment also helped."