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multiplicity of infection (MOI)

multiplicity of infection [ENGLISH]

Ratio of the count of infectious agents, such as viruses or bacteria, to infection targets, such as host target cells. when referring to a group of cells inoculated with virus particles, the MOI is the ratio of the number of virus particles to the number of target cells present in a defined space.

multiplicity of infection [SWEDISH]

Kvoten mellan antalet infektiösa agens, t.ex. virus eller bakterier, och antalet infektionsmål, t.ex. värdmålceller. När MOI avser en grupp celler som inokulerats med viruspartiklar, är MOI förhållandet mellan antalet viruspartiklar och antalet målceller som finns i ett definierat utrymme.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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