Diagnosis of a disease caused by infecting a test animal.
Xenodiagnosis is a diagnostic method used to document the presence of infectious disease microorganisms or pathogens by exposing possibly infected tissue to a vector and then examining the vector for the presence of the microorganisms or pathogens it may have ingested. == Uses == Xenodiagnosis has not been commonly used in diagnosing Lyme disease ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenodiagnosis
(zen″o-di″әg-no´sis) diagnosis by means of finding, in the feces of clean laboratory-bred bugs fed on the patient, infective forms of the organism causing a disease, such as in early stages of Chagas disease. diagnosis of trichinosis by taking meat suspected of being infected with Trichin...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
<microbiology> A method of diagnosis based on exposing a parasite-free normal host to the parasite and then examining the host for parasites. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
diagnosis of disease by allowing laboratory-bred diseases to affect materialFound on http://phrontistery.info/x.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: zen′ō-dī′ag-nō′sis Definitions: 1. A method of diagnosing acute or early Trypanosoma cruzi infection (Chagas disease) in humans. Infection-free (laboratory-reared) triatomine bugs are fed on the patient's tissue and the trypanosome is identified by microscopic examination of the bug's intes...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=100173
xenodiagnosis 1. The diagnosis of a parasitic infection by allowing a noninfected disease-carrying organism; such as, a mosquito to feed on an infected person's blood and then examining the organism for infection. 2. Diagnosis of an infectious disease at an early stage by exposing a presumably infected individual or tissue to a clean, laboratory-b...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/929/7
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