Definition of diphtherial in US English:



  • See diphtheria

    • ‘When Freundt adjuvant was used with diphtherial anatoxin (as vaccine antigen) maximum titer of induced antibodies was 1: 500 at injection introduction of vaccine in accordance with Pasteur scheme.’
    • ‘Here, fusion toxin gene DT4H has been constructed by fusing DNA sequence encoding the first 389 amino acids of diphtherial toxin, which can not bind its own receptor, to human interleukin 4 gene.’
    • ‘Corynebacterium diphtheriae is the sole member primarily pathogenic for man by virtue of its capacity to produce diphtherial exotoxin.’
    • ‘Although serious cases by skin infection are rare, it may serve as a source of diphtherial infection for spread of the organisms.’