infective infective  /ɪn ˈfɛk tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) able to cause disease
  2. (adj) caused by infection or capable of causing infection

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If the H5N1 virus, the infective agent for avian flu, adopts a new lifestyle and moves directly from one human host to another, it would be because it evolved that capacity.
  2. If the H5N1 virus, the infective agent for avian flu, adopts a new lifestyle and moves directly from one human host to another, it would be because it evolved that capacity.
  3. AgION's microbicide is silver, a metal long known to have potent anti-infective properties yet lacking the tendency of many organic agents to generate resistance.

News

  1. NovaBay Pharmaceuticals to Present at JMP Securities 8th Annual Healthcare Conference

    EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NBY), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the topical, anti-infective market, today announced that Ron Najafi, Ph.D., Chairman ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. ARIKACE Meets Primary Endpoint of Non-Inferiority to TOBI in Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Europe and Canada to Treat ...

    Insmed Incorporated , a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing an inhaled anti-infective to treat patients battling serious lung disea
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Insmed to Join the Russell Global(R) and Russell 3000(R) Indexes

    Insmed Incorporated , , a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing an inhaled anti-infective to treat patients battling serious lung diseases that are often life-threatening, ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We are pleased that GlaxoSmithKline, an industry leader in the development and commercialization of anti-infective drugs has acknowledged the potential of our boron-based chemistry for systemic applications," said David Perry, President and...
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: David Perry Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "It was a particularly challenging meeting for the two committees within the context of continued critical concerns for diminished interest in the development of anti-infective agents pharmaceutical agents in general and an increased concern for...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: John Edwards Source: Forbes

  3. "It is important to emphasise that [these] findings do not invalidate all previous research, some of which has shown that CFS can be triggered by other infective agents, such as Epstein Barr Virus or Giardia parasites. As ever in science, no single...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Simon Wessely Source: Science Daily (press release)

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