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  • Pathogens
    • Disease
      • Micro-organism cause disease, pathogens.
      • Bacteria reproduce rapidly, can make toxins (poisons) that make us unwell.
      • Semmelweis Discovery
        • Death rates of women as doctors transferring diseases from dead bodies.
        • Made doctor wash hands in chlorine and death rate decreased
        • The killing of bacteria.
    • Fighting Infection
      • White blood cells
        • Ingest the  pathogens and destroy them.
        • Produce antibodies to kill certain pathogens
        • Produce antitoxins which counteract with the toxins released by pathogens, killing them.
      • Pathogens are NOT the disease, they CAUSE the disease.


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