Predicate: infect

Roleset id: infect.01 , cause something to have an infection, causing to become infected, have an infection, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

infect.01: INFECT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls fill-9.8. Checked by Julia, 10/2010. (from infect.01-v) INFECTION-N NOTES: ~infect.01 (from infection.01-n) INFECTED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on medi-tmprl1to8. (from infected.01-j)


infection (n.)
infected (j.)
infect (v.)


        Reserve arg0 for only those cases where it's clearly a causal agent ofinfection; viruses don't count as intentional agents. (from infect.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: causer of infection, but not germ (vnrole: 9.8-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: thing becoming infected (vnrole: 9.8-Destination)
        Arg2-PPT: infectant, germ (vnrole: 9.8-Theme)

Example: passive with germ

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        The Soviets' explanation is that the anthrax came from one lot of animal feed made from the bones of cattle that grazed on soil that-1 [*trace*-1]-2 was naturally infected *trace*-2 with anthrax spores.

        Argm-mnr: naturally
        Rel: infected
        Arg1: *trace*-2 (= *trace*-1 = that)
        Argm-slc: that -> soil
        Arg2: with anthrax spores

Example: germ as subject

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said a computer virus has infected one of its networks and is spreading anti-nuclear messages related to its Galileo space probe, which is to be launched today.

        Arg2: a computer virus
        Rel: infected
        Arg1: one of its networks

Example: ancient history

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        Charles Redmond, a NASA spokesman, said the agency discovered the virus on Monday on the collection of computer networks collectively called Internet and expected [100 university centers]-1 to be infected *trace*-1 by today.

        Rel: infected
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Argm-tmp: by today

Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2

        In 1520 the Spaniard infected the opponent with smallpox , killing half of the people in the Aztec Empire including its emperor .

        Argm-tmp: In 1520
        Arg0: the Spaniard
        Rel: infected
        Arg1: the opponent
        Arg2: with smallpox
        Argm-adv: killing half of the people in the Aztec Empire including its emperor

Example: Arg1 and 2

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Jason's infection with salmonella kept him home from work.

        Arg1: Jason's
        Rel: infection
        Arg2: with salmonella