toxigenicity


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toxigenicity

[‚täk·sə·jə′nis·əd·ē]
(microbiology)
A microorganism's capability for producing toxic substances.
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Rapid enzyme immunoassay for determination of toxigenicity among clinical isolates of corynebacteria.
Relationship of Campylobacter toxigenicity in vitro to the development of postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome.
This strain is a cytotoxin producer and, as has been pointed out for Shigella, a correlation exists between the severity of the lesions of the mucosal membrane and the toxigenicity of a particular strain (Polotsky et al.
Serovar, biotype, phage type, toxigenicity and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Vibrio cholerae isolated during 2 consequtive cholera seasons (1989-1990) in Calcutta.
The toxicity of the novel gene products, breakdown products and byproducts in the environment must be established and described potential toxigenicity to known or potential predators, grazers, parasites, pathogens, competitors and symbiont; potential for adverse human health effects, such as exposure to toxins, irritants and antigens.
A culture taken from the patient was positive for Corynebacterium diphtheriae, but toxigenicity testing was not conducted.
This led to a study at the Seattle laboratory of the physiological properties of various strains of C botulinum and related organisms and the factors determining their toxigenicity.
Gliotoxin natural incidence and toxigenicity of Aspergillus fumigatus isolated from maize silage and ready dairy cattle feed.
associated with rice bakanae: ecology, genetic diversity, pathogenicity abd toxigenicity.
ulcerans with unknown toxigenicity in wildlife pertains to an outbreak among 350 squirrels from Canada, 63 of which had clinical disease (11).
Atehnkeng J, Ojiambo PS, Donner M, Ikotun T, Sikora RA, Cotty PJ and R Bandypadhyay Distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus species isolated from maize kernels from three agro-ecological zones in Nigeria.