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sporulate

(spôr′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. sporu·lated, sporu·lating, sporu·lates
To produce or release spores.

spor′u·la′tion n.
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cayetanensis transmission had been through water.[8] The oocyst must be given appropriate temperature and humidity to become infectious, making direct, person-to-person spread very unlikely, except in cases where the organism has had time to sporulate prior to transmission.[12,13] The incidence of infection does vary with the seasons and is higher during spring and summer.
For example, the oocysts can enter the digestive system of a person who has direct physical contact with old cat feces (they must be "old" because it takes one to five days for the oocysts to sporulate and become infectious), either from scooping cat litter or from gardening without gloves, and then touches his or her mouth.
vasiformis does not sporulate in routine mycology media.
As Cyclospora must sporulate for at least 7 days at 25[degrees]C-30[degrees]C in the environment to become infectious (14), direct person-to-person or person-food-person transmission in a restaurant is nearly impossible.
To determine the sporulation time, fresh collected non- sporulated oocysts were suspended in 2.5% (W/V) aqueous potassium dichromate, placed in Petri- dishes in air and allowed to sporulate at room temperature (25+-2degC).
Soon, deep within the ants, the fungus will achieve sexual maturity, and it will be time to sporulate. Once again the infected ants, driven by the new-found energy of sudden acrophilia, leave the relative safety of the earth, climb atop the grass, clamp their mandibles onto the tips of the green shoots, and hang there.
Their proposal was based on the restricted growth of endogenous stages to the gallbladder epithelium, hypertrophy of the infected host cells and their protrusion into the bile lumen and production of ellipsoidal to cylindrical oocysts, which sporulate endogenously while still in the gall bladder.
An important feature of the biology of Cyclospora is that oocysts excreted in feces require days to weeks outside the host to sporulate and thus to become infectious.
In the laboratory, oocysts are induced to sporulate in potassium dichromate in a petri dish at ambient temperatures (25 [degrees] C to 30 [degrees] C).
"This fungus becomes a danger to the whole colony if even one ant sporulates with it, so the ants have formulated an effective way to deal with it: kill their fatally infected colleagues."
australis sporulates in abundance on parts that have been fallen for less than a year, and thus it must be suspected that C.
Sporulates June - September (sexual reproduction is thought to be infrequent).