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Nosocomial infections involve all the following except
they are only transmitted by medical personnel.
cause disease in compromised individuals.
Epidemiology is the study of disease in the
An animal, such as an arthropod, that transmits a pathogen from one host to another is a _____.
Virulence factors include all the following except
Which of the following are virulence factors?
All of the choices are correct.(correct answer)
During a recent survey, 0.014% of the population showed evidence of a particular respiratory infection.Please select the term that is illustrated by this statistic.
When would Koch's postulates be utilized?
Determination of the cause of a new disease in a microbiology research lab
Candida or Pseudomonas are ______ pathogens, meaning they are not usually pathogenic to healthy persons with normal immune system functions because these microbes do not have well-developed virulence factors.
The term infection refers to
pathogens penetrating host defenses.
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