Pathogens

In biology, a pathogen (Greek: πάθος pathos "suffering", "passion" and -γενής -genēs "producer of") in the oldest and broadest sense, is any organism that can produce disease. A pathogen may also be referred to as an infectious agent, or simply a germ. The term pathogen came into use in the 1880s. Typically, the term is used to describe an infectious microorganism or agent, such as a virus, bacterium, protozoan, prion, viroid, or fungus. Small animals, such as certain kinds of worms and insect larvae, can also produce disease. However, these animals are usually, in common parlance, referred to as parasites …

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Invasive Species Council of BC · 17 May 2024 English

PACIFIC SALMON (Oncorhynchus spp.) Pacific salmon is an iconic group of fish found in the genus Oncorhynchus of the family Salmonidae. [...] Five species of Pacific salmon have been integral …

(AIS) are non-native plants, fish, invertebrates, pathogens and diseases that have the potential to harm the


Invasive Species Council of BC · 16 May 2024 English

ISCBC coordinates the charity and non-profit society making a difference Indigenous Invasive Species Network to support in the lives of people across British Columbia by communication and knowledge exchange on …

Risk Act (SARA) was introducing new diseases/pathogens (Dueñas created to legally protect wildlife species; parasitism and by introducing new diseases/ pathogens (Dueñas et al., 2018). BC has the This literature


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 14 May 2024 English

Fate remains central to many cultural outlooks, and in our age of conflict, climate change, and pandemic, it features conspicuously in debates about the future. A careful examination of this …

invention of new technology, or the escape of pathogens from a foreign laboratory). Remote planning by


National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health · 3 May 2024 English

Food food systems threaten our health and well- systems consist of several major components: being when workers are treated poorly, food is the food supply chain, people and institutions, produced …

risks of food-borne illness • Emergence of new pathogens affecting industrial and Indigenous food systems


UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 3 May 2024 English

Beading fosters traditional methods of teaching and learning and enables intergenerational transmissions of pattern and skill. These conversations, interviews, essays, and full-colour reproductions of artwork from expert and emerging artists, …

communities in northern Canada situating beads as pathogens. This iconic installation was created in 2016


NCCIH: National Collaborating Centre for Indigineous Health · 29 April 2024

Indigenous Peoples in Canada experience disproportionately high rates of tuberculosis, driven in part by the long history of trauma they have endured due to colonialism. This report provides a review …

physical, environmental, types can kill foreign pathogens, in individuals exposed to the and social pathways research leave mental and physical scars any foreign pathogens, including on the immune system’s response on


McMaster Health Forum · 26 April 2024 English

Effectiveness of border closures/travel restrictions, screening and/or quarantine to control the international spread of COVID-19

Pandemics and Borders Project Pacific Institute on Pathogens, Pandemics and Society Faculty of Health Sciences Frontiers for Research Fund. The Pacific Institute on Pathogens, Pandemics and Society (PIPPS) is funded by the November/December 2021: Results from the OMTRAIR Study. Pathogens. 2023;12(2):354. doi:10.3390/pathogens12020354


CADTH: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health · 18 April 2024 English

• The review addressed the following policy questions: ▪ In children with ongoing active ITP, what is the overall body of evidence supporting the use of TPO -RAs and rituximab …

first-line penicillin. Immunizations against the pathogens listed above may provide some protection for patients;


CADTH: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health · 18 April 2024 English

• The review addressed the following policy questions: ▪ In children with ongoing active ITP, what is the overall body of evidence supporting the use of TPO -RAs and rituximab …

first-line penicillin. Immunizations against the pathogens listed above may provide some protection for patients;


RHO: Rainbow Health Ontario · 4 April 2024 English

The information presented here is designed to be helpful if you are planning to carry a pregnancy yourself, if you are planning to support your partner or co-parent through pregnancy …

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