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A pathogen is an agent which causes [[Disease|disease]]<span style="font-size: 11px;">&nbsp;<ref>http://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/pathogen.htm</ref></span>, such as&nbsp;[[Microorganism|microorganisms]] like [[Bacteria|bacteria]]&nbsp;(for example, ''[[Salmonella|Salmonella]]'') or [[Fungi|fungi]] (such as the plant pathogen&nbsp;''[[Aspergillis niger|Aspergillis niger]]).''  
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A pathogen is an agent which causes [[Disease|disease]]<span style="font-size: 11px">&nbsp;<ref>http://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/pathogen.htm</ref></span>, such as&nbsp;[[Microorganism|microorganisms]] like [[Bacteria|bacteria]]&nbsp;(for example, ''[[Salmonella|Salmonella]]'') or [[Fungi|fungi]] (such as the plant pathogen&nbsp;''[[Aspergillis niger|Aspergillis niger]]).''  
  
An infectious agent that causes [[Disease|disease]]. It could be a [[Bacteria|bacterium]] or a [[Virus|virus]].&nbsp;
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An infectious agent that causes [[Disease|disease]]. It could be a [[Bacteria|bacterium]] or a [[Virus|virus]].&nbsp;  
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A pathogen causes disease by gaining entry to the host (such as through the [[Epithelial|epithelial ]]layer of the small intestines when eating certain food) and damaging the tissues of the host.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:50, 21 October 2016

A pathogen is an agent which causes disease [1], such as microorganisms like bacteria (for example, Salmonella) or fungi (such as the plant pathogen Aspergillis niger).

An infectious agent that causes disease. It could be a bacterium or a virus

A pathogen causes disease by gaining entry to the host (such as through the epithelial layer of the small intestines when eating certain food) and damaging the tissues of the host.

References

  1. http://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/pathogen.htm
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