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  1. Pathogenicity
    An organisms potential to cause infection or disease
  2. Virulence
    Degree of pathogenicity
  3. Steps of infection
    • Portal entry
    • attaching to the host
    • surviving host defensese
  4. Infectious dose
    • The minimum number of microbes to cause infection¬†
    • smaller ids have greater virulence
  5. Phagocytes
    WBC that engulf and destroy pathogens
  6. Antiphagocytes
    Factors used by some pathogens to avoid phagocytes
  7. Exoenzymes
    Break down and cause damage of tissue or dissolve the host defense barriers
  8. Toxigenicity
    The power to produce toxins
  9. Toxinose
    A varsity of diseases caused by toxigenicty
  10. Toxemias
    Toxinose in which toxins is spread by the blood from the site of infection
  11. Intoxication
    toxinose caused by ingestion of toxins
  12. Exotoxins
    Produced by cells and excreted
  13. Endotoxins
    Gram negative outer membrane break down

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