Harmful Effects of the Normal Flora
Bacterial synergism between a member of the normal flora anda potential pathogen.
A member of the normal flora may supply a vitamin or some other growth factor that a pathogen needs in order to grow. This is called
phenomena occurs when a penicillin-resistantstaphylococcus that is a component of the normal flora shares its drugresistance with pathogens that are otherwise susceptible to the drug