hypervirulent


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hypervirulent

(hī″pĕr-vir′(y)ŭ-lĕnt) [ hyper- + virulent]
Exceptionally capable of producing severe illness; said of certain strains of bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
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Keywords: Hypervirulent strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae, Hpermucoviscous Klebsiella Syndrome, String test.
pneumoniae like this one "pose a substantial threat to human health because they are simultaneously hypervirulent, multidrug-resistant, and highly transmissible," the scientists wrote in their study.
Because heat shock proteins increase antimicrobial resistance and virulence in pathogens [45], it is important to determine how heat selection modifies the epidemiology of increasingly problematic pathogens, including multidrug resistant hypervirulent C.
Differential diagnosis with Infectious Bursal Disease caused by classical or hypervirulent strains, was established in our cases based on previous vaccination history and low mortality, together with the absence of other typical macroscopic findings like oedematous, haemorrhagic or atrophic bursae, haemorrhagic carcass muscles, nephritis, and/or abundant intestinal mucous content (TESSARI et al.
High mortality of inoculated embryos, oedema, congestion, and haemorrhages observed in embryos in this study have in the past been associated with hypervirulent and classic strains [32, 33].
difficile and distinguishes the 027 hypervirulent strain for epidemiological purposes.
Although the GV3101 strain is frequently used in transient expression assays in a wide variety of vegetal species, the hypervirulent AGL1 strain was evaluated, which is used for the stable transformation of friable embryogenic callus (FEC) in cassava (22).
Jemalong using the hypervirulent Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain AGL1.
Impact of a Reduction in the Use of High-Risk Antibiotics on the Course of an Epidemic of Clostridium difficile- Associated Disease Caused by the Hypervirulent NAP1/027 Strain.
Mortality attributable to nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated disease during an epidemic caused by a hypervirulent strain in Quebec.
difficile is resistant to a wide range of antibiotics with hypervirulent and multiple drug resistant strains now emerging.
In fact, the 17% figure represents the mortality rate for nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated disease during an epidemic caused by a hypervirulent strain in Quebec)