Example sentences for: infects

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  • As the causative agent of malaria, Plasmodia sp. alone infects about 300 million people globally and results in an annual death toll of nearly 2 million [ 11 ] . Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) is the most virulent of all and causes fatal cerebral malaria.

  • The disease infects four times as many Americans as AIDS does, with no visible symptoms and no effective cure.

  • Chlamydia pneumoniae is an obligate intracellular bacterium that infects and causes disease in the respiratory tract [ 1 2 ] and has recently been associated with heart disease [ 3 ] . Approximately 10% of pneumoniae cases and 5% of bronchitis and sinusitis cases in the U.S. are attributed to C. pneumoniae infection.

  • "The Shadow Epidemic" charts the alarming rise of hepatitis-C, a disease that infects four times as many Americans as HIV, kills 10,000 a year, and is largely untreatable.

  • M. paratuberculosis is an intracellular pathogen that infects ruminant animals, most notably cattle and sheep.


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