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"Pathogens can remain alive and active even on dry surfaces, and be picked up by hands, feet, etc. A large percentage of seemingly normal asymptomatic individuals can be carriers of pathogens. MRSA is a good example of this. Perhaps 15-30% of so-called normal individuals are carriers of MRSA; that is why the problem is so widespread."
Jay Glasel, PhD
Haemophilus influenzae - coccobacillus prokaryote (often exhibiting coccoid and bacilli /rod shapes); causes meningitis in children, pneumonia, epiglottitis, laryngitis, conjunctivitis, neonatal infection, otitis media (middle ear infection) and sinusitis in adults. H. influenzae harmlessly colonize the upper respiratory tract in most humans within the first few months of life. Encapsulated strains speard to cause diseases such as bronchitis and pneumonia.
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