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Pathogens are infectious micro-organisms, germs, or biological agents that cause infectious diseases or illnesses in the host human. The ability of a pathogen to cause disease is called pathogenicity. The degree to which an organism is pathogenic is called virulence. There are five main types of pathogens: virus, bacterium, fungus, protozoa, and helminth. Read more: What Are the Five Pathogens? Article

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