Example sentences for: infective

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  • The Meloidogyne L2 larvae, the infective stage where the worm is away from the host plant (also referred to as second-stage juvenile in the literature), is more accessible than the rest of the life cycle, and is an interesting stage biologically with the worm completing multiple steps required for survival.

  • Vaccination would reduce the number of hookworm infective larvae entering the gastrointestinal tract, thereby reducing the number of adult worms and the fecal egg counts in individuals exposed to the larvae.

  • Universal precautions were defined as the use of protective barriers such as gloves, gowns, aprons, masks, or protective eyewear, which can reduce the risk of exposure to potentially infective materials at all times regardless of a patient's HIV or other status [20].

  • Under these conditions apoptosis may result from the production of cytokines [ 1 ] , cell activation [ 2 3 4 ] , infective agents [ 5 ] and adverse responses to pharmaceuticals [ 6 7 ] . Depending on the agonist or eliciting milieu, apoptotic cell death is accompanied by the activation of various cell death pathways including caspases, ceramide, altered gene expression, mitochondrial dysfunction and consumption of ATP e.g., with DNA repair, that result in histone-associated DNA fragmentation [ 8 9 ] . Many of these cell death pathways are also associated with the secondary production of oxidants [ 10 ] which appears to contribute to the magnitude of cell death.

  • Due to this, interpretation of colonic biopsies for intestinal A-GVHD may be a major diagnostic challenge especially for those not conversant with these findings [ 10 ] . Only a few studies have statistically evaluated the diagnostic significance of some histopathological features [ 6 ] . A-GVHD is treated with immunosuppression which may worsen an underlying infective condition.

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