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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Isolates were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pertussis and Diphtheria Laboratory for biotyping and confirmation of toxigenicity.
This parallels a study that was carried out to test pathogenicity and toxigenicity of ground nut A.
Strain ID Origin Toxin production * SSICA 28207 Italian salame OTA+ SSICA 231107 Italian dry-cured ham OTA+ SSICA 17707 Italian dry-cured ham OTA+ SSICA B4798 Italian dry-cured ham OTA+ SSICA 5710 Air sampling, dry-cured OTA+ ham manufacturing plant SSICA 5795 Italian salame OTA- SSICA 15304 Italian salame OTA- SSICA 20399 Italian dry-cured ham OTA- SSICA 241109 Italian salame OTA- SSICA B1-2280 Italian salame OTA- * Toxigenicity refers to trials carried out on synthetic medium [24].
Hence, the objective of this study are to detect and quantify the mycotoxins produced by Fusarium and Aspergillus species using UFLC and to test the toxigenicity of the mycotoxins produced using A.
(55) Like many severe corneal infections, the outcome of fungal keratitis ultimately depends on the interplay of the organism strain (invasiveness, toxigenicity, resistance to drugs), host (inflammatory response, hypersensitivity reactions), and predisposing factors, such as age.
Antigenic confirmation of toxigenicity was verified on the isolates using two ELISA kits, one for toxins A/B and another for toxin A (TechLab/Wampole), and Vero cell cultures using products and reagents exactly as previously described [18], ensuring the prevention of refrigeration-induced false-positive reactions as recently reported [19].
[36] analyzed the distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus species isolated from maize kernels from three AEZs in Nigeria.
Virulence is a complex phenomenon that depends on two general properties: the invasiveness, or ability of microorganisms tomultiply and to cause localized tissue destruction, and toxigenicity, or the ability to produce and secrete substances that can cause distant lesions.