Factors That Facilitate Microbial Invasion

A microbial invasion can be facilitated by: virulence factors Microbial adherence antibiotic resistance defects in the mechanisms of host defense virulence virulence factors supporting pathogenic microorganisms in the invasion and neutralize host defenses. These factors include capsules enzymes toxins capsules Some organisms (eg. As certain strains of pneumococci, meningococci, Haemophilus influenzae type b) have a capsule blocked phagocytosis, and these organisms thus virulent than non-encapsulated strains makes However, capsule-specific opsonic…

September 3, 2018