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Text Tortora, Funke and Case. Microbiology: An Introduction
Benjamin Cummings, publisher
Innate Resistance: Nonspecific Defenses of the Host
Susceptibility: Lack of resistance to a disease.
Immunity: Ability to ward off disease.
Innate resistance: Defenses against any pathogen.
Adaptive immunity: Immunity, resistance to a specific pathogen. T
Principles of Disease and
Pathology is the study of disease: cause, development, &
effects on host
Etiology is the study of the cause of a disease
Pathogenesis is the manner in which a disease develops
Epidemiology is the study of when and wh