HECP

Type of Infections, Host, Reservoir & Carriers of Infectious agents

Important Term & Definition A.    Infectious agent:  A microorganism which is capable of producing an infection. (bacteria, virus,   fungi, parasite and prion) B.     Infection:  Invasion of the body tissue of a host by an infectious agent whether or not it causes disease Pathogenicity:  refer to the ability of microbial species to produce disease  Virulence is the ability of …

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