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infectious

1. (of a disease) capable of being transmitted
2. (of a disease) caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, or protozoa
3. causing or transmitting infection
4. International law
a. tainting or capable of tainting with illegality
b. rendering liable to seizure or forfeiture

infectious

[in′fek·shəs]
(medicine)
Caused by infection.
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The larvae in dishes were individually inoculated with approximately 2000 infective juveniles (IJ) of abovementioned EPN contained in 1 ml of tap water.
The researchers expected that an increase in risk of infective endocarditis would occur when controlled-release oxycodone was removed from the Canadian market; however, they found that the rise began before removal.
Despite the advance in medicine in recent decades, infective endocarditis complicated with thromboembolic events remains life-threatening.[1],[2],[3],[9],[10] The greatest risk of embolic complications appears to occur with vegetations >10 mm on the anterior mitral leaflet.[19],[23] Antiplatelet agents are widely used to interfere with the platelet aggregations in patients with myocardial infarction and cerebral infarction.[12] In addition, these drugs have also been demonstrated to reduce the vegetation weight and bacterial density in infected vegetation.[24]
Any pathologic damage to valve contributes to the development of infective endocarditis.9
There were also questions about antibiotic prophylactic regimen for infective endocarditis, about the conditions where prophylaxis is necessary and about the procedures before which prophylaxis should be administered.
Keywords: Infective keratitis, Corneal scrapings, Direct microscopy, Culture, Staining techniques.
[10] tried to explain the phases of development of endocarditis invasion and confirm the difference between the left-sided infective endocarditis and the right-sided disease.
Abbreviations IE: Infective endocarditis MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging MRA: Magnetic Resonance Angiography EEG: Electroencephalogram CT: Computed tomography.
Only 3% of 300 echocardiograms were positive for a mass, abscess, thrombus, or new valve regurgitation consistent with infective endocarditis.
In the background of a prolonged fever, multilobar consolidation, systolic murmur in the tricuspid area, splenomegaly and staphylococcal septicaemia, a very high clinical probability of a right-sided Infective endocarditis was considered and transthoracic Echo done initially was normal.
For this reason, a knowledge of the intrinsic variability in the infective capacity of the species under investigation here--as a measurement of gordiid viability--would warrant priority in order to establish the range of acceptable responses for normal or standard conditions in the laboratory, and to compare the criteria among different ecotoxicologic assays.