Tissues collected from the livers of specific pathogen free 1-day-old chicks obtained from the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA) were used as APV-negative samples.
What does SPF stand for?
SPF stands for Specific Pathogen Free
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We have 253 other meanings of SPF in our Acronym Attic
- Space Power Facility (NASA)
- Spanish Por Favor (Think Abroad)
- Spare Parts File
- Special Function Memory
- Special Performance File
- Special Programs File
- Special Projects Fund (various organizations)
- Special Purpose Force
- Specialist Portfolio (New York Stock Exchange)
- Specialist, Fire Fighter (US Navy)
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Malcolm Smith, a professional aquaculturist with over 20 years of experience, is now engaged in overseeing selective breeding and hatchery production of specific pathogen free P.
Experimental infection of specific pathogen free (SPF) cats with two different strains of Bartonella henselae type I: a comparative study.
West will describe the Company's gene trap technology for isolating and tracking particular differentiated cell types, the Company's recent published efforts on culturing human stem cells in pathogen-free conditions, unpublished data on the use of specific pathogen free avian systems to culture teratomas, the Company's technologies that are designed to prevent rejection through nuclear transfer and homozygosity in the HLA genes, and lastly, the Company's focus on developing products for dermatological applications in burns and scarless wound repair, applications for retinal disease, blood, and vascular applications.
Preclinical Infrastructure: Specific Pathogen Free (SPE) Facilities
The animals should be Specific Pathogen Free and should be bred and maintained in accordance with Home Office and EU guidelines.
Pathogenicity of human and porcine intestinal spirochaetes in day-old specific pathogen free chicks: an animal model of intestinal spirochetosis.
To determine the pathogenicity of the isolate, 8 6-week-old specific pathogen free chickens were inoculated intravenously with the virus.