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Capable of transmitting an infection.

Synonym: infectious. Able to cause disease; infective agents; pathogenic bacteria.

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Re: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

An infective viral particle population without a coincident host or cell for replication is not per se "dormant." Viral dormancy (or latency) is more commonly used to describe the presence of viral infectivity in ...

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 57992

Re: Fungi Culture

... protective barriers as gloves, gowns, aprons, masks or protective eyewear can reduce the risk of exposure of the health care worker to potentially infective materials. All medical staff should take precautions to prevent injuries by needles, scalpels and other sharp instruments during procedures; ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungi Culture
Replies: 3
Views: 9187

Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

... know they have the infection. For HSV2 I do not see any special problem. In many cases there will never be another outbreak. And a person is not infective unless they have an ongoing primary infection or a reactivation of the latent virus. So unless one has sores, they do not spread the virus ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 25214

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... Oxford University Press. Gal-On, A., Meiri, E., Raccah, B. & Gaba, V. (1998). Recombination of engineered defective RNA species produces infective potyvirus in planta. Journal of Virology 72, 5268±5270. Gao, F., Robertson, D. L., Carruthers, C. D., Morrison, S. G., Jian, B. X., Chen, ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
Views: 44122

Environmental changes and effects

... Extreme temperatures can lead directly to loss of life, while climate-related disturbances in ecological systems, such as changes in the range of infective parasites, can indirectly impact the incidence of serious infectious diseases. In addition, warm temperatures can increase air and water pollution, ...

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by bunny
Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:38 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 110867
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