Caffrey adds that it's risky to rely on a single drug against a parasite that infects
more than 200 million people.
Avian Flu- Influenza type A (H5N1) a subtype of influenza type A that was identified in 2003 and continues to infect
Numerous laboratory studies have demonstrated that TSE from one animal can infect
an animal of a different species.
Dual-tropic strains infect
all 3 types of cells and use both co-receptors as entry pathways.
In West Africa, for example, Lassa virus infects
100,000 to 300,000 people per year, killing more than 5,000 annually.
low levels of spontaneous lymphocyte apoptosis (programmed cell death) compared to progressors (J Infect
Dis, 178, p.
The HSN1 strain of a highly pathogenic avian influenza that caused a severe outbreak in poultry in Southeast Asia in 2004 (28) demonstrated its capacity to infect
humans; 39 cases, 28 of them fatal, were officially reported (29).
Bacteriophages, or phages, infect
bacteria in order to reproduce inside.
Everglades virus (EVEV; Togaviridae: Alphavirus) circulates among rodents and vector mosquitoes in South Florida and can tangentially infect
humans, causing a febrile disease with occasional neurologic signs.
Borza recently proposed that the Epstein-Barr virus initially infects
epithelial cells but then switches into a form that prefers to infect
Thus, Hep-2 and Vero cell lines that we used are likely susceptible to TSV if the virus can infect
Hep-2C and BGM as reported by Audelo-del-Valle et al.
Moreover, although the worm spread exponentially during the early stages, it took several hours to infect
its first 10,000 hosts.
tuberculosis can't infect
the lungs of mice, but it can still grow in other organs.