cytopathic or cytopathogenic effect (CPE)

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abbreviated: CPE

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  • cytopathic effect (any structural change in a host cell resulting from viral infection)
  • cytopathogenic effect

Dutch[edit | edit source]

  • cytopathologisch effect[1] (het destructieve effect op cellen in een weefselcultuur)
  • cyto-pathologisch effect
  • cyto-pathogeen effect

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‘Cytopathic effect (CPE), structural changes in a host cell resulting from viral infection. CPE occurs when the infecting virus causes lysis (dissolution) of the host cell or when the cell dies without lysis because of its inability to reproduce.’ (Encyclopaedia Britannica)
‘Als het patiëntmateriaal een virus bevat, gaat na enkele dagen incubatie de cellaag veranderen: het cyto-pathologisch of cyto-pathogeen (cel-aantastend) effect (CPE).’ (

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