Most human infections are contracted by inhaling, ingesting, or inoculating a pathogen.
This last capability of the virus appears to be how the pathogen is spreading between farms in different states.
When I started the job in 1992 it was well established as a pathogen, and that was the end of pink burgers for you and for me.
The bacterium is technically a pathogen, so the USDA looks at it.
“The mosquito is really wily, but the pathogen is even more wily,” she says.
The 2001 anthrax letter attacks were carried out with 15 grams of the pathogen.
pathogen′esis, Pathog′eny, mode of production or development of disease.
pathogenet′ic, pathogen′ic, Pathog′enous, producing disease.
pathogen path·o·gen (pāth'ə-jən)
An agent that causes disease, especially a living microorganism such as a bacterium, virus, or fungus.
An agent that causes infection or disease, especially a microorganism, such as a bacterium or protozoan, or a virus. See Note at germ.