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Tissue culture infectious dose

Definition
noun
A unit quantifying the amount of cytopathogenic agents to cause cytopathic effect in 50% of inoculated cell cultures
Supplement
For instance, tissue culture infectious dose 50% pertains to the viral dose that leads to the infection of 50% of the cell cultures inoculated with the virus.
Abbreviation: TCID
Also called:

  • Tissue culture infective dose


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