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Pathogen

A pathogen is a living organism that causes disease. Pathogens include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa.

Last Revised: February 16, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & William Atkinson, MD, MPH - Public Health and Preventive Medicine

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