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Producing poison; toxicogenic.

tox′i·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Biology) producing poison
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(esp. of microorganisms) producing toxins.
tox`i•ge•nic′i•ty (-dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
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A universal primer multiplex PCR method for typing of toxinogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Ritoux et al., "Aerosolization of Mycotoxins after Growth of Toxinogenic Fungi on Wallpaper," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Soumanou, "Antifungal activity of Ocimum canum essential oil against toxinogenic fungi isolated from peanut seeds in post-harvest in Benin," International Research Journal of Biological Sciences, vol.
Slezakova, "Antifungal effect of Pimenta dioica essential oil against dangerous pathogenic and toxinogenic fungi," Industrial Crops and Products, vol.
Toxinogenic activity of individual species of molds is a property that becomes apparent in specific conditions of the substrate's humidity, temperature, availability of nutrients, and the presence of other (competitive) fungi [24,25].
Most Pseudomonas infections were both invasive and toxinogenic. The Pseudomonas infection may be seen as composed of three stages: bacterial attachment and colonization, local invasion and disseminated systemic disease.
Rodent faeces are not only appalling physical contaminants but they contain pathogens, toxinogenic fungi and allergens (Hollander et al., 1997; Meerburg and Kijlstra, 2007; Mushtaq-ul- Hassan et al., 2008; Stejskal et al., 2005).
A number of toxinogenic fungal species, particularly producers of tremorgenic mycotoxins (penitrem A (15), fumitremorgen B, paxilline, verrucosidin, and verruculogen), have been isolated from traditional fermented meats.
Goossens, "Noncapsulated toxinogenic Bacillus anthracis presents a specific growth and dissemination pattern in naive and protective antigen-immune mice," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Fecal samples from humans and from animal wards were cultured for the presence of toxinogenic C.