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Q: Describe what is meant by “infection” and “colonisation”
A: Colonization is the development of a bacterial infection on an individual, as demonstrated by a positive culture.The presence of the bacteria on a body surface (like on the skin, mouth, intestines or airway). The infected person may have no signs or symptoms of infection while still having the potential to infect others. Infection begins when an organism successfully colonizes by entering the
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Colonization is the development of a bacterial infection on an individual, as demonstrated by a positive culture.The presence of the bacteria on a body surface (like on the skin, mouth, intestines or airway). The infected person may have no signs or symptoms of infection while still having the potential to infect others. Infection begins when an organism successfully colonizes by entering the body, growing and multiplying.
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Colonization is the development of a bacterial infection on an individual, as demonstrated by a positive culture.The presence of the bacteria on a body surface (like on the skin, mouth, intestines or airway). The infected person may have no signs or symptoms of infection while still having the potential to infect others. Infection begins when an organism successfully colonizes by entering the body, growing and multiplying.
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