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Survival in phagocytes

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Describes the various mechanisms employed by pathogens to escape destruction by phagocytes, citing examples.

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Phagocytes are a major part of the immune system, as they ingest and destroy invading microorganisms. Several pathogens, including some Salmonella and Mycobacteria, have developed mechanisms by which they are able to survive within phagocytes ...

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The solution describes how some pathogens survive in phagocytes, such as macrophages, while most pathogens are destroyed.

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