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What is the difference between contamination and infection?



A. Contamination - Microorganisms loosely attached to tissues without invading the tissue or triggering an immune response
B. Infection - Microorganisms multiply, bind to tissue and elicit an immune response

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Answered Sep 26, 2017

Microorganisms loosely attached to tissues without invading the tissue or triggering an immune response
Microorganisms multiply, bind to tissue and elicit an immune response
 

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