Microbial Evasion Microbiology Discussion


Microbes have an unbelievable ability to adapt in order to survive. It is not surprising then that the potentially pathogenic organisms that can invade the human body and cause disease have developed strategies to overcome our natural defenses and immune response. In this Discussion Board, we will discuss the various mechanisms that potential pathogens use to enable them to cause infectious disease.

Which of these methods do you find most interesting? Explain why.