infectious agent

Known as: Infectious Agents, Infective Agent, agents infectious 
Any organism, such as a virus, parasite, or bacterium, that is capable of invading body tissues and multiplying.

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Suppression of immune responses by regulatory T cells (Tregs) is thought to limit late stages of pathogen-specific immunity as a… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Members Vicki L. Brinsko, RN, BA, Infection Control Coordinator, Vanderbilt University Medical Center E. Patchen Dellinger, MD… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The human genome represents a fossil record of ancient retroviruses that once replicated in the ancestors of contemporary humans… (More)
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2005
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2005
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infections of immunocompetent hosts are characterized by a dynamic, life-long interaction in which… (More)
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2004
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2004
Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative disorders linked to the accumulation in the central nervous system of the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Little is known about the biochemical environment in phagosomes harboring an infectious agent. To assess the state of this… (More)
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2002
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2002
Full-length poliovirus complementary DNA (cDNA) was synthesized by assembling oligonucleotides of plus and minus strand polarity… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Prions are the infectious agents responsible for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. The principal component of prions is… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To examine how concurrent partnerships amplify the rate of HIV spread, using methods that can be supported by feasible… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
S.B. Prusiner proposed that the infectious agent of scraple, the prion, is PrPSc, a modified form of the normal host protein PrPC… (More)
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