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Producing poison; toxicogenic.

tox′i·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(Biology) the quality of being toxigenic
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A survey on distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus section Flavi in poultry feeds.
Atehnkeng J, Ojiambo PS, Donner M, Ikotun T, Sikora RA and PJ Cotty Distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus species isolated from maize kernels from three agro-ecological zones in Nigeria.
Levels and Toxigenicity of Bacillus cereus and Clostridium perfringens from Retail Seafood, J.
Luczak, "Comparative study of thermos-resistance spores of Clostridium difficile strains belonging to different toxigenicity groups," Medycyna doswiadczalna i mikrobiologia, vol.
In order to confirm the etiology of the outbreak as diphtheria, and because the Dominican Republic does not have toxigenicity testing capability, 16 isolates were sent to the diphtheria laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; Atlanta, Georgia, United States) for real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) confirmation.
Hence, the objective of this study are to detect and quantify the mycotoxins produced by Fusarium and Aspergillus species using UFLC and to test the toxigenicity of the mycotoxins produced using A.
Two Japanese Corynebacterium ulcerans isolates from the same hospital: ribotype, toxigenicity and serum antitoxin titre.
55) Like many severe corneal infections, the outcome of fungal keratitis ultimately depends on the interplay of the organism strain (invasiveness, toxigenicity, resistance to drugs), host (inflammatory response, hypersensitivity reactions), and predisposing factors, such as age.
Detection of toxigenicity by a probe for the microcystin synthetase A gene (mcyA) of the cyanobacterial genus Microcystis: comparison of toxicities with 16S rRNA and phycocyanin operon (phycocyanin intergenic spacer) phylogenies.
perfringens strains were then typed for their toxigenicity and typing by the mice neutralization test and dermonecrotic test in guinea pigs (Murray et al.
Studies on toxigenicity of Bacillus cereus strains isolated from food.