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Invasiveness

 

the ability of agents of infection (viruses, bacteria, protozoans) to penetrate the body of a plant, animal, or person and to spread within it by overcoming the body ’s defenses through the manufacture of toxins and enzymes (chiefly hyaluronidase).

Invasiveness is characteristic of a species and, within a species, of various strains of the microorganism. The degree and speed of the spread of microorganisms from the initial site of entry to particular organs and tissues are defined as the invasiveness of the given strain of causative agent. The invasiveness depends on the age of the culture and may be increased by the repeated inoculation (passage) of susceptible animals.

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There was no statistically significant relationship between tumor grade or invasiveness and immunohistochemical expression of ECAD (P=0.
Venous malformation with deeper invasiveness (in the muscular layer) showed higher expression levels of Gal-3 than those with superficial invasiveness (in the eyelid, skin, and fat).
For the estimation of postoperative outcome, it is important to have a clear picture about the magnitude and invasiveness of the involved surgery as an essential factor in addition to 2 conditions: the pre-existing health condition of the patient and the type and quality of anaesthesiological care.
To develop this list, we considered the single most important factor to be a species' invasiveness in other areas of the world with a similar Mediterranean climate or in a state neighboring California.
BALTIMORE -- The biopharmaceutical company Oncomatrix has developed and clinically validated a new immunohistochemistry-based kit to diagnose and prognose the invasiveness of different tumors, such as pancreas, breast, lung, colon and head & neck: DMTXinvaScan.
Type of sexual abuse was categorized by levels of invasiveness (abuse without contact, abuse with contact but no penetration, or abuse with contact and penetration).
In response to Patrick's accusations, a Dewhurst spokesman said the lieutenant governor is "concerned about the invasiveness of airport security screening procedures.
The report by Lepage, which only concerns GMO cultivation and not the marketing of GMO products, points out that member states should also be able to use environmental reasons, such as resistance to pesticides, crop invasiveness or the need to maintain biodiversity.
A collagen or hyaluronic acid injection is supposed to be very efficient to fight wrinkles, but some women fear that because of its invasiveness, pain generation and failure to achieve the expected results.
Who: Cambridge Consultants has developed the first ever digital device for collapsed lung aspiration, giving medics better control over operation procedures and reducing invasiveness of current techniques
Some specific topics covered include regeneration of coexisting introduced versus native species of pine in the Canary Islands, invasive ascidians in waterways, field-level hyperspectral measurements for identifying wetland invasive plant species, gear for eradication of swimming crabs, and invasiveness of warm-season pasture legumes in the Southeastern US.