What is the difference between germs and pathogens?

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All germs are pathogens but all pathogens is not germs.
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What is the difference between a microbe and a germ?

Germ is an everyday word for microbes that cause sickness. A microbe is any living thing that is small enough that you can't see it with your eyes alone (you need some type of microscope). also a germ is found on hands

What's the difference between germs and bacteria?

Answer . Germ is non medical term of microorganism which includes parasite, amoeba, fungus, bacteria, richetchia, virus, and so many others. Bacteria is one of the germ. usually the germ causes disease, but some germ are good for us, so called friendly germ..

What is the difference between a germ cell and somatic cell?

A germ cell is a cell that gives rise to gametes of an organism that reproduces sexually. In many animals, the germ cells originate near the gut of an embryo and migrate to the developing gonads . The only cells of the human body not produce by mitosis are the gametes, which develop in the go (MORE)

What is the difference between a obligate pathogen and an opportunistic pathogen?

Types of bacterial pathogens. There are three categories of bacterial pathogens. Obligate pathogens are those bacteria that must cause disease in order to be transmitted from one host to another. These bacteria must also infect a host in order to survive, in contrast to other bacteria that are capa (MORE)

What is the difference between pathogenic deficiency hereditary physiological disease?

Pathogenic diseases are caused by what is called a pathogen. Pathogens are parasitic organisms that cause disease int heir host. There are five different groups of pathogens: Viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoans and parasitic worms. Deficiency diseases are just as the name suggests. They are caused (MORE)

What difference between pathogen and an antigen?

Let's start with pathogen. A pathogen is any organism capable of producing disease. An antigen refers to the protein on the surface of a cell (bacterium, fungus or virus) that our bodies recognize as a foreign substance and triggers the immune system into producing antibodies specific to that ant (MORE)

What is the difference between a parasite and pathogen?

a pathogen is some that is called a micro orginism and in which it is a disease that no one can feel the symptom. a parasite is some thing like a bug or a flea that feeds on you and the symptoms are felt often but not as much. a pathogen is some that is called a micro orginism and in which it is a (MORE)

How are pathogens and viruses different?

The term pathogen is a general term that is applied to an infectious agent, or germ. The infectious agent itself could be a bacteria or a virus that is harmful to a body. The virus is a type of pathogen.

What is the difference between pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms?

The non-pathogenic micro-organisms are considered to be normal flora. These grow in places like the throat and nose. They are 'expected' organisms and are not life threatening to most individuals. Pathogenic micro-organisms are abnormal flora. In the above mentioned example, a throat culture that (MORE)

What is the main difference between a virus and a germ?

The main difference is that a virus is smaller than a cell. It is composed of a self replicating string of RNA and invades the cell and alters the DNA within it to manufacture copies of itself. A germ, or bacteria, is of a similar size to that of a cell and exudes toxins which can poison the body. A (MORE)

How is HIV different from other pathogens?

HIV is a virus of course... and pathogens are diesease causing bacteria.. HIV are very hard to remove, and antibiotics won't work on them (any viruses won't work).. Bacteria can be removed easily with antibiotics.

What is the difference between a pathogen and a disease?

Pathogen is the agent or the culprit that causes a disease while the disease is the end result of what a pathogen did. Example: HIV virus is the pathogen while AIDS is the disease state that can result from high HIV viral load.

Between spit and snot which has more germs?

Snot, and I shall explain why. . Snot, or mucus, is a substance which contains all the pathogens and dirt particles that enter the respiratory passage. . Spit, or saliva, on the other hand, is mostly water, with some proteins and enzymes also inside it. In fact, the saiva of some organisms has an (MORE)

What are some examples of different pathogens?

Pathogenic bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis - tuberculosis (most common) Shigella - food borne Campylobacter - food borne Salmonella - food borne Clostridium tetani - causes tetanus (Gram-positive, obligate anaerobic bacterium ) Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi - typhoid fever Cory (MORE)

What is the difference between a spoilage or pathogen?

pathogens - micro organisms that cause disease. all viruses are pathogenic but only some are pathogenic to man. certain bacteria cause disease in man. spoilage organisms - micro organisms that do not cause disease but they do spoil food by growing in the food and producing substances which alter the (MORE)

Is wheat germ different from wheat sprouts?

Wheat germ is completely different from wheat spouts. The germ is a portion of a grain of wheat that contains protein, oil and other nutrients. It is removed when wheat is milled into white flour. Wheat sprouts are whole grains of wheat that begin to grow - sprout - when soaked in water, draine (MORE)

What are the difference between pathogens and parasites?

Pathogens comprise both animate and non animate objects, their presence on the body of the living tissues of either plants or animals lead to production of symptoms typical of a disease. Parasites on the other hand, are living (Bacteria, Protozoa, etc) and semi-living (viruses) entities that live in (MORE)

What is the difference between a pathogenic virus and a harmless one?

One of them is pathogenic ... that is, it produces disease... and the other one doesn't. The answer is more or less contained in the question. The reason one produces a disease and the other doesn't has to do with the precise details of each, and cannot be answered generally. Some viruses are pat (MORE)

What are the 5 different germs on your palm?

There are probably several thousand different kinds of microorganisms growing on your palm. Some are protective and reduce growth of harmful germs. If you eliminated ALL microorganisms from your skin the next harmful germs you picked up would probably do severe damage to your skin and make you very (MORE)

What is the difference between true and opportunistic pathogens?

A true pathogen when ever interact with a host will cause a disease, where as a oportunistic pathogen is in normal condition is a normal microbe but in conidtion of immunocompression or in any injury when this get access to internal system of body then they cause disease.. A true pathogen is an inf (MORE)

What is the difference between embryo and germ?

An embryo is the result of fertilization of an egg and sperm. Theterm can be used for the growing organism up to birth. "Germ" isoften used to mean bacteria and viruses but it is used in botany tomean the embryo found in a seed which will germ inate to form a plant. So actuallythey mean the same b (MORE)