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  • Infection
  • Infection is presence of microorganisms causing damage to body tissue
  • Pathogenicity is when it benefits the mircoorganism and harms the human
    • Opportunism is benign microorganisms becomes the pathogenic because the decreased human host resistance
      • Process of Infection: Colonization, Invasion, Multiplication,
  • Clinical Infectious Disease Process (POV of infected individual): 1. Incubation period, Prodromal Stage, Invasion Period, Convalescence
    • Classes of Infectious microorganisms: Bacterial Infection, Viral Infection, Fungal Infection, Parasitic & infection protozoal
  • Fever (Pyrexia): Rise in body temperature above the normal i.e oral temperature (37.2)


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