He also believes that human beings may infect rats.
It can't infect humans, can it?
It is inadvisable to explore for a suspected abscess with a hollow needle without first opening the abdomen, as septic fluid might thus be enabled to leak out, and infect the general peritoneal cavity.
They appear to be present in large numbers in the soil, and to infect the Leguminous plant by attacking its root-hairs.
The idea of inoculation, therefore, was to infect an individual with a mild form of the disease, so that he should escape infection by a more virulent one.
On each of these host-plants the fungus has become specialized so that the form on barley cannot infect the other three cereals or the wild grasses and so on.
If you don't kill me, what I have will infect him, and he'll follow your father's fate.
When the root dies later such of these as remain are discharged into the soil, and are then ready to infect new plants.
The conidia are fragrant and are carried by bees to the stigma of the bilberry; here they germinate with the pollen and the hyphae pass with the pollen tubes down the style; the former infect the ovules and produce sclerotia, therein reducing the fruits to a mummified condition.
racemosus cannot infect B.
When the sporidia infect a plant the mycelium so produced gives origin to aecidiospores and spermatia; the aecidiospores on infection produce a mycelium which bears uredospores and later teleutospores.
hordaceus, the conidia which develop on that plant are now able to infect B.
Ericaceae, Pyrolaceae, Gentianaceae, Orchidaceae, ferns, &c. Recent experiments have shown that the difficulties of getting orchid seeds to germinate are due to the absence of the necessary fungus, which must be in readiness to infect the young seedling immediately it emerges from the seed.
But research showed that this process of nitrification is dependent on temperature, aeration and moisture, as is life, and that while nitre-beds can infect one another, the process is stopped by sterilization.
ization of these bacteria to the leguminous plants has always been a very striking fact, for similar bacterial nodules are known only in two or three cases out _ side this particular /01 group. However, Pro fessor Bottomley an nounced at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1907 that he had succeeded in breaking down this specialization and by a suitable treatment had caused bacteria from leguminous nodules to infect other plants such as cereals, tomato, rose, with a marked effect on their growth.
It is an interesting and important fact that the newly hatched young of certain species, Margaropus annulatus for instance, before it has fed, if produced by a female carrying the germs of spirillosis, can infect healthy organisms with the disease.
And this anger and disgust were exasperated by the dread with which certain proceedings in England had inspired him, that the aims, principles, methods and language which he so misdoubted or abhorred in France were likely to infect the people of Great Britain.
After the decay of the roots some of the unchanged bacteria are left in the soil, where they remain ready to infect a new leguminous crop.
Until relatively recently avian flu was thought only to infect birds.
The Wendigo then goes on to infect others.
The kids were warned to not visit a certain website because malware and viruses on it could infect their computers.
In many cases the slimy masses of spermatia (Uredineae), conidia (Claviceps), basidiospores (Phallus, Coprinus), &c., emit more or less powerful odours, which attract flies or other insects, and it has been shown that bees carry the flagrant oidia of Sclerotinia to the stigma of Vaccinium and infect it, and that flies carry away the foetid spores of Phallus, just as pollen is dispersed by such insects.
heteroica, is heteroecious; the ascospores infecting the leaves of Vaccinium uliginosum, while the conidia which then arise infect only Ledum palustre.
Close and continuous contact of plague-infected animals with healthy ones does not infect the latter if fleas are excluded.
With the evolution of rank, however, and the concentration of magico-religious power in the hands of certain orders, there is less solidarity and more individualism, or at all events more opportunity for sectional interests to be pursued at other than critical times; whereupon fraud and violence are apt to infect religion.
field forget-me-not may carry virus diseases that can infect important crop plants.
Advice should have been obtained on how much contaminant might suffice to infect.
But the WMF Flaw danger is that users can infect their computers simply by viewing a web page, email or instant message that contains a contaminated image.
Nail biting spreads germs and can infect the nail bed.
If someone has become infected with one of these viruses, the above are all methods for the virus to infect other users.
The natives, already prone to the immorality which must infect a mixed population living under a hot sun, the immorality which still infects a place like Aden, were not improved by the addition of convicts.
In all cases of heteroecism the sporidia infect one host leading to the production of aecidiospores and spermatia (if present), while the aecidiospores are only able to infect another B /., f.
Fleas caught on plague-infected rats are able to infect rats placed in flea-proof cages.
graminis to various species of the genus, Bromus, that certain species may act as "bridging species," enabling the transfer of a biologic form to a host-plant which it cannot normally infect.
airborne spores are released which infect susceptible plants.
The exception are some free-living amoebae that normally live and replicate in the environment but under certain circumstances can infect man.
Delbrueck chose to use bacteriophage, viruses that infect bacteria and then can multiply very rapidly.
The body fluids which contain enough HIV to infect someone are blood, semen, vaginal fluids including menstrual blood, and breast milk.
body fluids which contain enough HIV to infect someone are blood, semen, vaginal fluids including menstrual blood, and breast milk.
diploid zygote can only infect a mosquito larva.
free-living amoebae that normally live and replicate in the environment but under certain circumstances can infect man.
See also screen design, scouring velocity Tapeworms Parasites that infect the gut of the fish.
herpes B virus, which can infect humans.
The risk from bird flu is generally low to most people because the viruses occur mainly among birds and do not usually infect humans.
Only 0.5 g of infective material given orally has been found in experiments to be necessary to infect a sheep with BSE.
Increased understanding of the persistence of inoculant strains in field situations and the ability of inoculant strains in field situations and the ability of inoculants to infect intercrop and weed species.
A. mellea and A. ostoyae were also found to infect artificially inoculated docks in field conditions.
lepidopteran insects (caterpillars) tend to infect all of the major tissue types.
macro viruses: These types of viruses infect data files.
The flu virus mutates frequently, changing its genetics, but it rarely goes through the changes that allow it to routinely infect mammals.
When they are five or six they are driven into the public school to infect it with the moral miasma of their lairs.
mycobacterium bovis, an organism which also can infect humans.
periodontal pockets may theoretically infect the pulp.
Given the right conditions, a dose as low as 10 virus particles by intranasal or intramuscular routes can infect young pigs 10.
Influenza A(H5N1) viruses normally circulate among wild birds but can infect poultry and rarely have infected people in the past.
Two or three distinct pig retroviruses can infect some human cells in culture.
Both man and wild monkeys are commonly infected, but the virus can also infect rodents (in wild?
The bacteria can then infect the blood and cause secondary septicemia, which could in turn lead to death without treatment.
In spring airborne spores are released which infect susceptible plants.
staphylococcus aureas has been found to colonize more on individuals with atopic eczema and is the most common pathogen to infect the skin.
They seem to be scared stiff that ten or a dozen Bolsheviks will infect the whole world.
Activation of bovine lymphocyte subpopulations by staphylococcal toxin C. Infect.
Eggs then infect an intermediate host, where a larval tapeworm grows (cysticercoid, cysticercus hydatid cyst, etc.
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The concerns center on the possibility that the H5N1 strain could infect people at a future date and ultimately become transmissible between human beings.
Rain then washes spores from the leaves down into the soil where they can infect the tubers.
tuberculosis bacilli which could infect a healthy organism.
Fungal pathogens infect white clover particularly in the colder months of the year.
Among the Hymenoptera are the gall-wasps (Cynips and its allies), which infect the various species of oak.
When the flowers form, however, the mycelium sends hyphae into the young ovaries and rapidly replaces the stores of sugar and starch, &c., which would have gone to make the grain, by the soot-like mass of spores so well known as smut, &c. These spores adhere to the grain, and unless destroyed, by "steeping" or other treatment, are sown with it, and again produce sporidia and yeast-conidia which infect the seedlings.
cabbages, cucumbers, potatoes, &c. In the carnation disease and in certain diseases of tobacco and other plants the seat of bacterial action appears to be the parenchyma, and it may be that Aphides or other piercing insects infect the plants, much as insects convey pollen from plant to plant, or (though in a different way) as mosquitoes infect man with malaria.
Staphylococcus aureas has been found to colonize more on individuals with atopic eczema and is the most common pathogen to infect the skin.
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Those who could not work just wasted away, they had to be treated as tuberculosis bacilli which could infect a healthy organism.
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Herpes is a class of viruses that can infect many animals.
Some herpes strains can infect only certain species.
However, since many pets spend a great deal of time outdoors, the numerous other microbes than a pet can attract can easily infect an irritated ear canal.
They often infect the ears of cats, dogs and other animals.
Once this happens, the cat can infect other animals with her bite.
Herpes is the catch-all name for a group of viruses that infect people.
It can be too easy to infect your program with malicious programs.
While often resulting in the loss of teeth, the infection caused by periodontal disease can also enter the bloodstream and infect internal organs, such as the heart, lungs and kidneys, causing serious complications.
According to the Heartworm Society, while heartworms are typically associated with dogs, they can actually infect more than 30 other species of animals including cats, ferrets, foxes and even humans.
There are several other intestinal worms that can infect puppies, which is why it is very important the puppy is dewormed.
The infected stool can infect other puppies and dogs.
The disease is transmittable from mother to child as the protozoa will cross the placenta and infect the fetus.
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Pregnant women should be screened for GBS during the last weeks of pregnancy to help ensure that GBS does not infect their newborns.
There are three known types of polioviruses (called 1, 2, and 3), each causing a different strain of the disease and all being members of the viral family of enteroviruses (viruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract).
Candida also may infect an infant's diaper rash, as it grows rapidly on irritated and moist skin.
Diphtheria is a potentially fatal disease that usually involves the nose, throat, and air passages, but may also infect the skin.
The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus may infect older children and adults.
It is estimated that pinworms infect more than 400,000,000 people throughout the world or approximately 10 percent of humans.
In addition, the herpes virus can infect a cell, and instead of making the cell produce new viruses, it hides inside the cell and waits.
Active genital herpes: Any active herpetic lesions in the vaginal area can infect the baby as it passes through the birth canal.
Streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria are the most common causes of lymphadenitis, although viruses, protozoa, rickettsiae, fungi, and the tuberculosis bacillus can also infect the lymph nodes.
They can infect various parts of the body, especially the skin and mucous membranes.
Bartonella henselae can infect people who are scratched or (more rarely) bitten or licked by a cat.
They are more important for their effect in reducing the period of viral shedding, the period of time in which a person infected with herpes virus can infect other people.
The same causative agents infect both adults and children.
Shigella are very resistant to the acid produced by the stomach, and this allows them to easily pass through the gastrointestinal tract and infect the colon (large intestine).
Carrier state-The continued presence of an organism (bacteria, virus, or parasite) in the body that does not cause symptoms, but is able to be transmitted and infect other persons.
The primary cause of bacterial infection in hospital patients, this strain of staph is most likely to infect cancer patients, whose immune systems have been compromised and high-risk newborns receiving intravenous supplements.
Multiplying beneath the skin, bacteria infect and destroy tissue in the area where they entered the body.
These types of pneumonia primarily infect the walls of the alveoli and the stroma of the lung.
It enters the body via the gut and replicates in the digestive tract and spreads to infect the liver, where it multiplies.
Influenza A can infect a range of animal species, including humans, pigs, horses, and birds, but only humans are infected by types B and C.
If left untreated, syphilis can infect a number of organ systems and cause serious complications.
Occasionally, a type of mite carried on dogs (Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis) may infect humans.
Diphtheria is a potentially fatal, contagious disease that usually involves the nose, throat, and air passages but may also infect the skin.
The childhood disease mumps, if acquired after puberty, can infect and destroy the testicles-a disease called viral orchitis.
Candida is the medical name for a type of fungus which can infect the skin.
When feelings of distrust infect a relationship, the feelings are like an epidemic, they continue to spread unless dealt with.
You can infect your computer with viruses or spyware.
You can seriously injure someone or infect them with staph, hepatitis or HIV with one of these machines if you haven't been properly trained to use it, so leave it to the professionals.
Unchlorinated water likely harbors harmful bacteria that can infect your tat.
It is the rapid spread of these yeast-conidia in manure and soil waters which makes it so difficult to get rid of smuts, &c., in the fields, and they, like the ordinary conidia, readily infect the seedling wheat, oats, barley or other cereals.
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