Results for: Pathogen

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 (MORE)

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 (MORE)

How do you prevent pathogens?

good handwashing. Hands act as vechicles to spread pathogens by direct contact with a person or indirectly via surfaces and foods. Washing hands with soap is easy and cost-eff (MORE)

What is pathogenic protozoa?

  A pathogen is an agent that can cause diseases. Protozoa are microscopic, motile, eukaryotic organisms, which include organisms such as amoebas. They mainly live in wa (MORE)

What is pathogens and disease?

  Farmed aquatic animals are subject to the same diseases that occur naturally in wild aquatic animals. Unfortunately, knowledge about the interaction between pathogens of (MORE)
In Health

Is sars a pathogen?

SARS is not a pathogen, it is an syndrome similar to AIDS. It is caused by a virus called coronavirus, but it is the mutated strain.
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In Biology

Can a parasite be a pathogen?

Parasite is an organism, that lives off another organism. Pathogen is something that causes disease in another organism. So the answer is "Yes". eg Malaria is a disease (MORE)