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pathogenic

[¦path·ə¦jen·ik]
(medicine)
Producing or capable of producing disease.
Pertaining to pathogenesis.
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We were able to identify several other bacteria that are pathogenic to humans that also do not express Luxl and also possess this ability for forming these signals," says Heerman.
Kennaway's third chapter, which is based partially on his 2004 dissertation, focuses on the various perceptions of Richard Wagner's music as pathogenic in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Highly pathogenic PRRSV first emerged in China and Vietnam almost simultaneously in 2006, and the epidemic focus was in the area between southern China and northern Vietnam (6, 7).
The results showed that the process is able to detect just a few cells of pathogenic E.
Chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens said: "The UK is at a constant but low level risk of the introduction of avian influenza, and the report highlights the need for flock owners and poultry vets to remain vigilant for signs of disease, including the possibility of low pathogenic avian influenza.
But it has the potential to mutate into a highly pathogenic form and is one of only a few versions of the virus that has come to affect humans.
To help students to a realistic understanding of the threats posed by the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus, the lesson plan is divided into three stages.
Nizet says that his team's discovery could guide a new approach to fighting disease, although researchers will first need to find ways to target only pathogenic DNases.
Low pathogenic strains of avian influenza virus can spread from birds to humans, potentially opening the door to pandemic influenza outbreaks, a study has shown.
An electrostatic system that reduces airborne dust and microorganisms in poultry houses could also help sterilize Salmonella and other pathogenic bacteria in the dust.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has called for improvements European Union (EU)-wide early warning systems for bird flu, so that health authorities are immediately informed about any outbreak, even if it is low pathogenic flu with few symptoms.
Our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms in VCI would benefit tremendously from the use of standardized criteria for diagnosing this condition, including standardized methods for measuring cognitive function.