Example sentences for: infective

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  • The HHVI selected the hookworm larval antigen ASP-2 (ancylostoma secreted protein-2) based on studies that (1) identified the molecule as a protective antigen linked to earlier-generation irradiated infective larval vaccines [29], (2) determined a relationship between human anti-ASP-2 antibodies and reduced risk of heavy hookworm infection in populations living in hookworm-endemic regions of Brazil and China ([30]; J. Bethony, A. Loukas, M. J. Smout, S. Brooker, S. Mendez, et al.

  • larvae are also orally infective).

  • In our study, the numbers of mosquitoes carrying infective larvae, as detected by dissection, were insufficient to allow for an adequate statistical analysis of changes in infection prevalence.

  • Alternatively the infective stages may leave the alternative host and enter the definitive host through water or by active penetration of the skin.

  • 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.


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