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I just want to know if I have paraphrased the following accurately or is there another way to paraphrase it?

The original sentence is:

Our previous study also demonstrated that PCP was the most opportunistic infection.

The paraphrase is:

The Authors identified PCP as one of the most predominant opportunistic infections.

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This doesn't convey the same thing.

"[...] PCP was the most opportunistic infection."

This means that PCP was the top-most, number one. There are no infections that are more opportunistic than this one.

"[...] PCP as one of the most predominant opportunistic infections."

This means that PCP was among the top, but usually means that it wasn't #1. Might be #3 or #5. Still a lot, but not the most.

Depending on your goals, it might be alright to use the latter phrase. Just know it doesn't mean the same thing.

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  • @exastris..Thank you for the answer. – Lhakaten Dec 24 '20 at 13:16

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