An individual (eg, a spore or a single organism), viable part of an organism (eg, a cell) or a strain that has been isolated (eg, from diseased tissue, contaminated water, or the air). Also, a pure culture produced from such an isolate. A particular strain of HIV taken from a patient.
In plant pathology: a culture or subpopulation of a microorganism separated from its parent population and maintained in some sort of controlled circumstance; also, to effect such separation and control, for example to isolate a pathogen from diseased plant tissue. ( 21)
Dynamic tool for effectivly removing troublesome hosts from a routed network using ettercap and snort. This tool has been proven to be effective in slowing the spread of the RPC DCOM virii that have been in circulation.