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infect

[in′fekt]
(medicine)
To cause an infection, as by contamination with or invasion by a pathogen.
(microbiology)
To cause a phage infection of bacteria.
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In addition, some studies showed that except for drug dependence and virus, different immune reactions among different individuals was important in the development of disease among drug use combined with HIV infectors.
Noakes and Sleigh (2009) developed a stochastic Wells-Riley model and coupled it with a multizonal ventilation model to account for proximity of the infector to susceptible and to incorporate mixing in interconnected spaces with each of the zones that were considered as perfectly mixed.
A file infector is written in MinGW and uses encrypting technologies and can damage files beyond repair.
First, aggregate syphilis rates contain a relatively high proportion of homosexual infection rates, on which abortion legalization will have no effect; (47) and, second, syphilis is still contagious after treatment suggesting that early legalizing states amassed a relatively large pool of infectors between 1970 and 1973, generating a differential infection rate which the late legalizing states could not match.
Its Managed Broadband Service is designed to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from hackers and viral infectors.
Because women were perceived as the infectors of men, women were disproportionately targeted for legislation.
They're combining multiple different aspects we've seen before: the backdoor Trojan or the creation of vulnerabilities or the exploitation of vulnerabilities, the speed of the mass-mailer replication, and the active network infectors that we've had for the past two years," says Vincent Weafer, senior director of the security response division of Internet security technology and anti-virus company Symantec.
File infectors are parasitic viruses that operate in memory.
In order to obtain the ICSA On-Demand/On-Access Anti-Virus Product Certification on Windows 2000 systems, AntiVirus Expert needed to detect 100% of the viruses currently known to exist "in-the-wild", as well as, detect 100% of the ICSA Lab's test suites, which included a polymorphic virus test set and those viruses known to be common infectors and have yet to be named to the WildList.
An abundance of other tick targets could dilute the concentration of such dangerously good infectors and thus slow disease spread, the researchers suggest.
Despite the illusion many lesbians have of being at very low to no risk of infection, the reality is that sexually transmitted diseases are equal-opportunity infectors.