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Micro Test #2

Contamination The infectious organism is present but no reaction from host
Infection There is a reaction on the part of the host, the microbes invade, multiply and cause a reaction
Infectious disease those caused by a microorganism, when a disease results
Communicable when microbes directly or indirectly spread from host to host
Contagious one that is very easily or readily spread from host to host
Non-communicable not to spread from host to host and is normally present in the body
Exogenous Infection infectious agent comes from outside the body
Endogenous the organism originates in or on the body.1. Displaced 2. Too Much 3. Resistance is low
Portals of entry way of access by the microbes to the body
Portals of entry: Skin, Respiratory, GI system, Genitourinary, Placenta
Created by: Akisame