Infectious Agents

February 3, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Well, Elmo, I did not find the direct link between steroids and viruses, yet. I did find this on fungus thanks to jfox- “Thrush can affect anyone, though it occurs most often in babies and toddlers, older adults, and [COLOR=”Red”]people with weakened immune systems.[/COLOR] (emphasis is by yuehan) Examples of medications that upset the balance of microorganisms in the mouth include corticosteroids…”


for more, lots more including: “…There are five major types of infectious agents: bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths. In addition, a new class of infectious agents, the prions, has recently been recognized….”

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