ANSWER TO QUIZ OF THE WEEK FOR APRIL 13, 2007

Colonization occurs when bacteria live on one or more body sites with no clinical signs or symptoms of illness. Infection occurs when bacteria bypasses the individual's normal defences to become a pathogen that produces signs of clinical infection.

 

Gina Case, Clinical Educator, CCTC

 

 

 

Brenda Morgan
Clinical Nurse Specialist, CCTC
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