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Cytopathic effect

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noun

A degenerative change in the appearance of cells, especially in tissue culture when exposed to viruses, toxic agents or non-viral infections


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The occurrence of cytopathic effect is observed in cell cultures in order to identify viral infection. However, cytopathic effect has been shown to occur also when exposed to certain non-viral infections.


Abbreviation: CPE

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