Latent or Lytic? (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption Viruses may inject their DNA into a host cell synchronously or randomly, a new study finds. The difference appears to influence the course of infection. Credit Graphic by Alex Evilevitch and Ting Liu Usage Restrictions Graphic by Alex Evilevitch and Ting Liu Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.