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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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We observed a cytopathogenic effect within 72 hours.
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 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.
Cytopathogenic effect of poliomyelitis viruses in vitro on, human embryonic tissues.
The virus infected flasks were incubated at 37 C and 5 % CO2 examined under inverted microscope after every 24 hours to check cell monolayer and detect any cytopathogenic effect (CPE).
The viruses may directly infect the glomerular cells and induce a cytopathogenic effect. Patient data published in literature reveal that acute glomerulonephritis may be caused by hepatitis A virus infection, as well as by other viruses.
This method allows the subsequent typing of the isolate by neutralization assays but is rather slow because some serotypes require up to 3 weeks to show a cytopathogenic effect (3-5,9,13).
We calculated neutralizing titers based on cytopathogenic effect using the Reed and Muench method and reported them as the reciprocal titers of serum dilutions exhibiting 50% neutralization (9).
This could be ascertained with different assays as plaque-reduction assays in plaque forming units (PFU), the analyses of a cytopathogenic effect (CPE) and with enzyme immunoassays (EL1SA) to determine the amount of newly synthesised virus.