Koch's postulates

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  • Koch's postulates
    • 4 Criteria
  • The STEPS that must be followed to identify the SPECIFIC micro-organism responsible for a disease
  • 1. The pathogen MUST be found in ALL organisms suffering from the disease
    • 2.The pathogen must be isolated and grown in pure culture
      • 3.This cultured organism must then cause the SAME DISEASE when introduced into a HEALTHY organism
        • 4.The micro organism from the 2nd host must then be cultured  and identified as the SAME as the original species

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