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A problem with a computer or similar device that causes it to function incorrectly. A bug can cause significant slowdown or even failure of a project. As a result, many companies spend a great deal of time "de-bugging," or fixing as many bugs as they can find, before releasing software or other programs.
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The sample can be tissue, blood, swab, stool, or any sample that contains the pathogen being sought.
Plants with fine highly branched roots may benefit less from mycorrhizae for nutrient acquisition but benefit more from pathogen protection, as indicted by studies on Vulpia ciliata (Newsham el al, 1995a; Newsham et al, 1995b) and Setaria glauca (Sikes et al.
Infectious pathogens of wildlife affect not only human health and agricultural production but also wildlife-based economies and wildlife conservation.
Water that contains pathogens can come into contact with crops both during irrigation and in subsequent washing of harvested produce or its storage in ice.
Boggess indicated two weaknesses of the study: Detected pathogens could reside in the vagina of affected patients, causing fetuses to be exposed via pathogen ascent through the vagina; and the vaginal bleeding detected in this study may have actually been from some undetected underlying cause.
The findings indicate that "dental plaque is a reservoir of (pneumonia-causing) respiratory pathogens," and that "nursing homes and other institutions housing frail elderly should be involved actively in improving daily oral hygiene of their residents and enhancing access to dental care," El-Solh said.
With some exceptions, Dohar et al contend that a pathogen is defined as an organism that is recovered with at least a 2+ growth index.
The strategy of using expression libraries as vaccines has worked with several types of bacterial pathogens.
There's certainly some similarity between efforts to regulate foodborne pathogens and genetically modified foods, respectively: Neither industry wants it.
It may be possible to trace the path that a food product has traveled, but it is difficult to identify where a pathogen may have entered the product," adds Ken Olson, dairy and animal health specialist for the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Definitions from the text of OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard 1910.
Currently, methods to determine the risk of disease from pathogens in land disposed sludge are inadequate because the sensitivity of pathogen detection is poor.