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toxigenicity

[‚täk·sə·jə′nis·əd·ē]
(microbiology)
A microorganism's capability for producing toxic substances.
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Patients who were positive for toxin had a higher case-fatality rate than those who were either toxigenic culture-positive but toxin-negative, or those who were negative by both methods, leading the authors to conclude that a positive toxin result exhibited greater accuracy for CDI, and identified patients who needed treatment.
Incidence of the most common toxigenic Aspergillus species in broiler feeds in Kermanshah province, West of Iran.
In June 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend use of lyophilized CVD 103-HgR for prevention of cholera among adult travelers to areas with endemic or epidemic cholera caused by toxigenic cholerae O1, including areas with cholera activity during the last year that are prone to recurrence of cholera epidemics.
Mycotoxins producing fungi: To detect the toxigenic fungi, isolates were cultured in SD broth and incubated in dark at 28degC for 45 days.
Co-inoculation of maize with toxigenic and atoxigenic strain (AF13) results in reduced aflatoxin contamination by 80-95% due to competitive exclusion/displacement of toxigenic strain by atoxigenic strain [22].
aureus isolates differed in toxigenic potential based on coagulase test (HP, SP and SP+HP) and DNase test.
Cell culture cytotoxicity assay, toxigenic culture, Enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) for the detection of glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) enzyme, toxins A and B and real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) have been the mainstay in the laboratory diagnosis of C.
coli clinical trial follows the prior clinical trials for its Staph ID/R (identification/resistance) blood sepsis diagnostic test as well as its US FDA-cleared Toxigenic C.
Their topics include mixed microbial fermentations and methodologies for investigating them, methods of cocoa fermentation and drying, microbial activities during cocoa fermentation, the quality and safety of cocoa beans, agro-industrial uses of cocoa by-products, the botany and production of coffee, microbial activity during coffee fermentation, metabolic responses of coffee beans during processing and their impact on coffee flavor, toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in coffee, and managing and utilizing wastes from coffee processing.
Multiplex PCR targeting tpi (triose phosphate isomerase), tcdA (toxin A), and tcdB (toxin B) genes for toxigenic culture of Clostridium difficile.
difficile is still not widely used in tertiary hospitals in Brazil, despite the known emergence of toxigenic C.