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in·oc·u·late

(in-ok'yū-lāt), Avoid the misspelling innoculate.
1. To introduce the agent of a disease or other antigenic material into the subcutaneous tissue or a blood vessel, or through an abraded or absorbing surface for preventive, curative, or experimental purposes.
2. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into or upon culture media.
3. To communicate a disease by transferring its virus.
4. That which is introduced or implanted.
[L. inoculo, pp. -atus, to ingraft]

inoculate

(ĭ-nŏk′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. inocu·lated, inocu·lating, inocu·lates
1. To introduce a serum, vaccine, or antigenic substance into (the body of a person or animal), especially to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease.
2. To communicate a disease to (a living organism) by transferring its causative agent into the organism.
3. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into (a culture medium).

in·oc′u·la′tive adj.
in·oc′u·la′tor n.

in·oc·u·late

(i-nok'yū-lāt)
1. To introduce the agent of a disease or other antigenic material into the subcutaneous tissue or a blood vessel, or through an abraded or absorbing surface for preventive, curative, or experimental purposes.
2. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into or onto culture media.
3. To communicate a disease by transferring its virus.
[L. inoculo, pp. -atus, to ingraft]

Patient discussion about inoculate

Q. Do Vaccines cause Autism? I have heard all over the news lately that the vaccines we give our children can cause Autism. Is this true? Is it dangerous? Should I vaccinate my one year old son?

A. NO

Andrew Wakefield MD started the controversy when publish the idea in Lancet. He was paid 130,000 dollars to lie

Check this link for full story:
http://www.thedoctorsvideos.com/video/749/MMR-and-Autism-The-Andrew-Wakefield-Story

Q. Who Should Receive the Flu Vaccine? Should I go get vaccinated for the flu? I have been told it is advised only for certain people, so who should receive this vaccine?

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links and create your own opinion:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

Q. Does the flu vaccine protect from all kinds of flu? If I get a flu vaccine does that mean I am completely protected from getting the flu?

A. No, the vaccine does not give complete protection from all the flu types out there. The vaccine protects from the most common types of flu, which are: H3N2, H1N1 and one B virus.

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Howell's book on variolation in India, published in 1767, in which he states that the Indian inoculators always used 'matter from the inoculated pustules of the previous year'.
Structure and mechanical properties achieve the best state at ratio of the particles of inoculators and the activation additive 1:2 and mass of the modifier 0.5-0.8%.
A multi-point inoculator (Mast Diagnostics, England) was used for inoculating multiple isolates simultaneously.
Overnight cultures of test strains at 37[degrees]C in Mueller-Hinton broth (Becton, Dickinson and Co.) were diluted with 0.85% NaCl, and the bacteria (about [10.sup.6] CFU/ml) were applied by an inoculator onto the surfaces of 10-ml agar layers containing compounds 1-4 or oxacillin in the presence or absence of 25 [micro]g/ml of compounds 1-4.
BOOTLE-based medical diagnostics firm Mast Group has injected new life into its sales by creating a hi-tech inoculator machine.
Within 3 d after silk emergence, a single application of ~50 neonate ECB larvae mixed with dry, ground, maize cobs (grits) were applied to the silks on the top ear of each plant with a Davis inoculator (Wiseman et al., 1980).
nubilalis, was formulated on corn kernel granules and applied at 1 x [10.sup.6] conidia per plant with a hand-held inoculator (Davis and Oswalt, 1979).
Within 3 d after silk emergence, a single application of [approximately equals] 50 neonate ECB larvae, mixed with dry, ground maize cobs (grits), was applied to the silks on the main ear of each plant with a Davis inoculator (Wiseman et al., 1980).
flavus spore suspensions with a pinboard inoculator as described by Campbell and White (1994) and [Beta]-1,3-glucanase activity measured 2 wk after inoculation.
Evaluation of the larval inoculator (bazooka) for dispensing neonate maize stem borers mixed with maize cob grits.
The flasks were inoculated with fungi spores from respected slants culture and placed in inoculators under shaking 120 rpm at 30 AdegC for five days to get homogenous spores suspension [10].
In Islamabad, there is no such restriction on teams to visit homes and inoculate children, whereas in Bajaur, women inoculators were not allowed in most of the areas while men vaccinators were also attacked here.