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However, your body often can’t attack and kill the pathogens that lead to STIs.
Indeed, the researchers have found that sponges that had been regularly sanitized teemed with a higher percentage of bacteria related to pathogens than sponges that had never been cleaned.
Last year, Fish & Game also had some of the dead birds tested for toxins and pathogens.
Just as insects and pathogens evolve resistance to new pesticides and antibiotics, so gene drives, too, may provoke resistance—and may do so far faster than many suspected.
This bacteria was shown to elicit an immune system response that prevents the growth of pathogens in the eye and keeps microbes at bay.
Our intestines are packed with bacteria that work hand in hand with our immune system to limit the growth of pathogens and control GI disorders like Crohn's disease, IBD, and ulcerative colitis.
The best way to clean produce, according to Johnston, is with diluted vinegar: Research suggests its antibacterial properties can significantly reduce pathogens such as Salmonella.
Other potential threats are disease agents like pathogens and harmful algal blooms, habitat loss, reduction in food sources, illegal hunting, pollution and predation, according to the recovery plan.
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Origin and Etymology of pathogen
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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Definition of pathogen for English Language Learners
medical : something (such as a type of bacteria or a virus) that causes disease
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