Opportunistic pathogens are microorganisms that do not usually infect healthy hosts but produce infection in hospitals to immunosuppressed persons or those patients presenting underlying diseases such as cystic fibrosis, which favors infection. The opportunistic bacteria do not cause any trouble when a person is healthy and may cause adverse effects in the intestines when the body is weak. Examples of opportunistic bacteria are Bacteroides, E.coli. and Streptococcus.
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Query: Hello doctor, Under normal circumstances are there any common viruses or bacteria (harmful microorganisms in general) that would be viable after three years? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been better if your query had been clear about whether you meant the normal circumstances inside the human body or in the environmental condition. Inside the human body, bacteria and viruses can survive for many years without causing any clinical disease ... Read Full »