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viral shedding

[′vī·rəl ′shed·iŋ]
(virology)
Excretion of virus from a specific site in the body or from a lesion.
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As with other viral infections, the presence of IgG indicates previous exposure or infection but does not indicate active virus shedding.
Other types of vaccines can protect birds from the disease's clinical signs, but barely reduce the virus shedding in their respiratory secretions after infection.
In the 8th edition the independent review board selected the following projects to be awarded: Assessment of the impact of PCV2 infection on hepatitis E virus shedding in experimentally co-infected SPF pigs.
4) Increased resistance rates are found in treated individuals with prolonged virus shedding, such as populations with an immature or compromised immune system.
The researchers also tested the impact of wearing a surgical mask on the virus shedding into airborne droplets.
Viremia, virus shedding, and antibody response during natural avian polyomavirus infection in parrots.
The convalescence phase ranges from 3 to 6 weeks but fatigue, right upper quadrant faecal virus shedding, can occur in 3 - 20% of cases and is usually less severe than the original episode.
Davies was funded by their public institutions; one coauthor acknowledged funding from the Wellcome Trust for a virus-sequencing pipeline project, and another received funding from Roche for an influenza virus shedding study in oseltamivir-treated patients.
Furthermore, detection of virus shedding, especially by RT-PCR, may not be the only factor in determining infectivity, (19) and further work is required for accurate modeling of virus transmission in a susceptible population.
All HSV-2 infections are permanent and result in periodic virus shedding.
In people who have had at least one outbreak of blistering from genital herpes, the drug famciclovir sharply reduces virus shedding from the external portions of the genitalia, a new study finds.