PFU

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AcronymDefinition
PFUPressens Faglige Utvalg (Norwegian: Press Complaints Commission)
PFUPink Fluffy Unicorn
PFUPrint Format Utility
PFUPlaque Forming Unit
PFUPyrococcus Furiosus
PFUPartner Firmware Update (Hewlett-Packard)
PFUPrivate Finance Unit (UK)
PFUProgrammable Function Unit
PFUPhysical Fitness Uniform
PFUParticle Flux Unit
PFUPlan de Formation de l'Unité (French: Training Plan of Unity)
PFUProto-Fenno-Ugric (linguistics)
PFUPlan For Use
PFUParts Followup
PFUProto-Flight Unit
PFUProbability of Frame Unavailability
PFUPretty Fouled Up (polite form)
PFUPosition Fix Update (GPS)
PFUPaging File Utilization (Norton System Doctor Win2000)
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The antiviral activity of oral drops and dry extract was measured with plaque-reduction assays (Cooper 1955) in plaque forming units (PFU) for FluA and pFluA, Para 3, RSV, HRV 14, CA9 or with the analyses of a cytopathogenic effect (CPE) for Adeno 5.
Approximately one hundred plaque forming units (PFU) of HSV types were adsorbed for 1 h at 37 C on confluent Vero cells (MEM; Gibco, Carlsbad, USA) and 1.5% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC, Sigma(r), USA).
Many experimentally infected birds developed mosquito-infectious levels of viremia (> [10.sup.5] WNV plaque forming units per ml serum) within 5 days postinoculation (DPI), and/or shed virus per os or per cloaca.
They put two million plaque forming units of influenza A - H5N1 - on samples of common, pure copper sheet metal and on common stainless steel.
Effect of SBTLAE extract and Ribavirin on Dengue virus-infected cells were determined as plaque forming units (PFU) per milliliter.