Formulae on Human Health Diseases


 


1
Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch gave the Germ theory of Disease.



2
Robert Koch, a student of Louis Pasteur, also gave a procedure of four steps referred to as Koch's Postulates to identify the germ causing a diseases. One of the steps included the isolation of germ from the diseased organism and growing it in pure/axenic culture on artificial medium. Thus pathogens that are obligate parasites (like viruses) defy Koch's postulates since they can not be pure cultured.



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Sweat, tear drops and saliva contain an enzyme -Lysozyme-that destroys cell walls of most bacteria.



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