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Suitable conditions for transmission in the kudu population after initial infection by rabid carnivores are provided by the social behavior of kudus, such as browsing on thorny acacia trees and resultant lesions in the kudus' oral cavity, and excretion of relatively high titers of virus in the saliva of infected animals (15).
Tens of millions of infected chickens have either died from the disease or been purposely destroyed by people to stop the spread of H5N1.
The good news is that infected women who become pregnant do not have higher rates of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and stillbirth than women not infected with the virus, indicating that HIV-positive status does not necessarily affect the pregnancy itself.
In a lab experiment, researchers found that more than 60 percent of lobsters living with infected partners died within 80 days.
This occurs when a single host is infected with two or more subtypes at once.
Approximately 30-35% of all ESRD patients are infected with HCV, and as a result of their condition, are unable to endure the toxicity of HCV drug treatment.
Both the rapid test and enzyme immunoassay identified 34 women who were infected with HIV (for a prevalence of seven per 1,000); neither test yielded any false-negative results.
But AOL also advised its customers that they might receive messages from "mailer-daemon" these days because "someone you know is infected with the 'SoBig' worm.
Keep the infected area covered with clean, dry bandages.
Since late yesterday the number of infected Web servers has come down," said Joe Hartmann, director of North American anti-virus research for Trend Micro, a Cupertino, California-based computer security company.
People in poor health, especially those infected with HIV, also are prone to reactivation of latent TB infections.