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a relation between individuals of two species in which one species obtain food or other benefits from the other without either harming or benefiting the latter
a normally harmless or weak member of the normal flora that begins to cause disease when the host immune defenses are impaired
occurs when the NF of the respiratory tract are able to invade the lung tissue of the lower respiratory tract
is the location a microbe prefers to live often based on the requirement of the microbe's life cycle
special adherence molecules
bacteria have this that recognize and bind to their preferred human cell much like antigen-antibody reactions
different types of cells of the human body each have specific and different molecules protruding from their _________ surface
moist and have high density
groin,axillae (arm pits), skin folds, and fat rolls are _______ and have _____
the fatty acids prevent yeast and fungi from inhabiting the skin
staphylococcus epidermidis and propionibacterium acnes are very presence and the __________ prevent _________ and_________ from ___________
all of these inhabit the GI tract and prevent __________ from being able to move in
this vitamin is produced by some GI bacteria which we can absorb from the GI tract and it is used by our bodies
strong antibiotics, pathogenic
this can wipe out the GI bacteria which leaves open a lot of GI real estate for _________bacteria to move in and cause disease
the vaginal cells produce_______which________lactobacillus______into_______of the vaginal tract
pathogenic bacterial infections and yeast infections caused by candida albians
the low pH of the vagina prevents _________ and ______ caused by _____
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