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Of, relating to, or producing pathological changes in cells.

cy′to·path′o·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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causing cytopathy
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Adj.1.cytopathogenic - of or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells
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The chorioallantoic fluid of the embryos showing pathologic lesions was inoculated onto LMH (chicken hepatocellular carcinoma) and Vero (African green monkey kidney) cell cultures and checked for cytopathogenic agents.
The mammalian L20B and RD were provided from Iraqi National Polio Laboratory in the center public health laboratory of Baghdad, these cells were used to investigate the cytopathogenic effect of bacterial heated and non-heated filtrated of S.
The viruses were primarily identified by cytopathogenic effect (CPE) in monolayer of chicken embryo liver cells and showed rounding and clumping of infected cells.
The effects of the combination were compared to several positive controls (acyclovir, ribavirin and amantadine hydrochloride) and assessment of the effects was done by standard viral viability tests (plaque reduction assay, cytopathogenic assays, virus titrations, analysis of the viral proteins in virus-specific enzyme immunoassays, and haemagglutination tests).
Ward, "Isolation of a cytopathogenic agent from human adenoids undergoing spontaneous degeneration in tissue culture," Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, vol.
Poliovirus/PVSRIPO causes drastic, rapid cytopathogenic effects leading to gross morphologic changes and cell detachment.
Savage, "Recovery of cytopathogenic agent from chimpanzees with goryza," Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, vol.
Viruses from the culture supernatants of 293A cells that showed cytopathogenic effects were purified by cesium chloride banding.
The analyses of the plaques (plaque-forming unit, PFU) and the cytopathogenic effect (CPE) were performed 3-6 days later.
The IBH-HPS virus was successfully adapted after three blind passages (Vero cell line) and the 4th passage was fully adapted as it gave cytopathogenic effect (CPE) in 48 h post infection in Vero cells.
The cells were then cultured for 7-10 days to induce cytopathogenic effect (CPE).
The influenza H1N1 was found to induce severe cytopathogenic effects in a dose-dependant manner, however the cells treated with RGE displayed decreased viral cytopathogenic effects and reduced cell death caused by the virus.