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  1. Commensals
    Normal flora - microbes that co-exist with humans WITHOUT causing disease
  2. Pathogens -Pathogens - microbes capable of causing human disease
    microbes capable of causing human disease
  3. Colonization
    - the establishment of proliferating microbes on the skinor mucous membranes
  4. Infection -
    the proliferation of microbes in tissues with the concomitantinduction of the immune system
  5. Disease -
    the proliferation of microbes in tissues, immune responseand resulting damage and/or impairment of bodily functions.
  6. Opertunist

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Micro 1
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2012-09-06 14:25:14
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