Four stages of progression of infection (from point of view of microorganism):

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  • Process of Infection
    • Colonization
      • Infectious organism transmitted- stabilises adherence
    • Invasion
      • Developed mechanisms to penetrate tissues
    • Multiplication
      • Warm, nutrient filled environment= rapid multiplication
    • Spread
      • Localised infections- highly invasive


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