Problem: Adherence factors include ALL of the following EXCEPTa) capsuleb) fimbriaec) flagellad) lipopolysaccharide

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Adherence Factors: increases virulence of pathogens by assisting in attachment to host cells

Capsule: polysaccharide layer that envelops bacteria; prevent phagocytosis from immune cells

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Adherence factors include ALL of the following EXCEPT

a) capsule

b) fimbriae

c) flagella

d) lipopolysaccharide

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