Differentiate between contamination infection and disease What are the possible outcomes in each?

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Contamination implies the presence of microorganisms that do not necessarily colonize or reproduce in the host.  Infection implies colonization and reproduction of the organisms within the host.  Disease only occurs when the infection impairs the health of the host. If one gets HIV containing blood on the skin, they have contamination.  If HIV gets into their bloodstream and reproduces, they have infection.  They don't have disease until they begin showing signs and symptoms of AIDS.  Contamination may but does not always lead to infection, and infection may but does not always cause disease.
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What is the difference between infection and disease?

The correct answer is: An infection is growth of pathogenic microorganisms in the body, whether or not body function is impaired. Disease is any change from a state of he

What is the difference between a infection and a disease?

An infection is a disease caused by microorganisms like bacteria, viruses or fungi that has come inside you. Also diseases caused by greater parasites are sometimes called inf

What is the diffference between contamination and infection?

The basic difference between these two conditions lies in the concentration of organisms in the wound. An infected wound contains a larger number of microorganisms than a cont