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5.Human and Microbial Interactions

5.Human and Microbial Interactions

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HUMAN AND MICROBIALHUMAN AND MICROBIALINTERACTIONSINTERACTIONS
 
 
I. NORMAL OR INDIGENOUSI. NORMAL OR INDIGENOUSFLORAFLORA
A. DEFINITIONA. DEFINITION
NORMAL FLORA (Indigenous flora)NORMAL FLORA (Indigenous flora)-- microorganisms that are frequently found-- microorganisms that are frequently foundin particular sites of the body in normalin particular sites of the body in normalhealthy individualshealthy individuals
HOST – living organism that harborsHOST – living organism that harborsanother living organismanother living organism
PATHOGEN – a microorganism that causesPATHOGEN – a microorganism that causesdisease.disease.
 
 
B. CATEGORIES OF NORMAL FLORAB. CATEGORIES OF NORMAL FLORA1. Symbionts (Mutualism)1. Symbionts (Mutualism)-- the microbe and the host are of benefit to-- the microbe and the host are of benefit toone another one another -- ex. Normal flora of the large intestine-- ex. Normal flora of the large intestine2. Commensals (Commensalism)2. Commensals (Commensalism)--neutral relationship to the host--neutral relationship to the host-- microbe receives benefit from the host-- microbe receives benefit from the hostbut host receives no harm/benefit frombut host receives no harm/benefit fromthe microbethe microbea. Resident Flora– most of the flora of thea. Resident Flora– most of the flora of thebody; present invariably or for body; present invariably or for weeks/months in a particular weeks/months in a particular environmentenvironment

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