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infect

[in′fekt]
(medicine)
To cause an infection, as by contamination with or invasion by a pathogen.
(microbiology)
To cause a phage infection of bacteria.
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1978) in order to derive the Wells-Riley equation: infectious period of the infector, disease examined is exclusively airborne, infection confers lasting immunity, subclinical cases are neglected, and biological decay of aerosolized microorganism was neglected (perfectly mixed environment, steady-state concentration of airborne infection throughout the exposure period, and neglecting other removal mechanisms except ventilation).
3]) Ventilation rate 3-12 AC/h Initial number of 30 susceptibles, S Initial number of infectors, I 1 Initial number of exposed, E 0 Initial number of removed, R 0 Pulmonary ventilation 101/min (0.
In the present study, the volumetric fraction of inhaled air that was exhaled by infectors was calculated as
Examples of parasitic infectors that are obfuscated include w32/Bacalid and w32/Polip.
ScanMail for Exchange recently became one of the first email antivirus products to earn the International Computer Security Association's (ICSA) Microsoft Exchange Server Certification by detecting 100% of &uot;in the wild&uot; viruses and 100% of the viruses listed in the ICSA Common Infectors Test Suite and Polymorphic Test Suite.
Delavan Gas Turbine Products, based in West Des Moines, Iowa, manufactures fuel infectors, spray bars and other components for commercial and military gas turbine engines.
Harmful infectors -- the time-delay CIH virus that activates on the 26th of each month and the highly publicized Remote Explorer virus that attacked MCI WorldCom networks in December -- do serious damage to important data.
The new certification program's criteria initially will include monthly testing for 100 percent of viruses currently found "in the wild," as well as for 100 percent of the current common infectors list.
WebShield and WebShieldX scan all inbound and outbound Internet e-mail, file transfers and Web browsing traffic for all types of viruses, including hostile applets, boot sector and file infectors, as well as encrypted polymorphic, mutation engine, stealth, multi-partite, and parasitic viruses.
In the tests carried out, Panda ClientShield with TruPrevent(TM) Technologies detected 100% of viruses from the 'in-the-wild' list and from the test samples from ICSA Labs, including detection of polymorphic viruses and other viruses known as common infectors.
To that end, ICSA Labs Certified anti-virus products must detect 100% of viruses on the current "In the Wild List;" detect 100% of the ICSA Labs' Common Infectors List; detect 90% percent of known viruses not currently listed as "In the Wild" and do so without causing any false alarms.
Panda Internet Security 2007 detected 100% of viruses from the 'in-the- wild' list, as well as all test samples from ICSA Labs, including detection of polymorphic viruses and viruses known as common infectors and which are about to be included in the Wild List.