These organisms are known as pathogens.
They are called pathogens.
1. if there were no microbes you would die (they are essential for digestion). 2. they make things rot and replenish minerals in the soil. 3. microbes make alcohol (yummm). 4. yeast makes bread. 5. microbes are needed to make cheese. 6. microbes are needed to make yoghurt. 7. some people believe we evolved from microbes (over millions of years). 8. microbes can kill and if people don't die the world would be over populated. 9. 1/2 of the CO2 taken out of the air is because of lots of microbes called algae. 10. if you like mushrooms there spores are microbes.
A person can get sick from contaminated food because of microbes or toxins. When contaminated food is eaten, toxins or microbes are released into the gastrointestinal tract, causing vomiting and diarrhea.
There are too many to list in a single answer-potentially thousands of different microbes exist that might make human beings sick, including some we don't yet know about.
The are microbes like bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoans
All foods contain microbes. Processed and unprocessed foods such as milk, eggs, broccoli, beans, cereals and meats naturally contain bacteria and other living organisms. Most of these microbes are don't cause any harm and can even be good for us but others can make our food smell bad or worse, make us sick. The microbes that make us sick are called pathogens. Food companies have special testing systems in place to make sure their products are pathogen-free before they arrive on supermarket shelves. As for the microbes that cause bad smells (spoilage microbes), we can stop them growing by storing our food correctly (check the package for instructions) and consuming it before its expiration date.
It is on the order of magnitude of about 10 million. In comparison, e. coli only requires 10 microbes to make you sick.
The disease causing microbes are called pathogens.
There are good microbes in your intestines that help you digest food. There are also good microbes in the soil that break down dead plants and other waste, producing nutrients for the next generation of plants. Bad microbes would be the ones that make you sick, such as an infected cut, pneumonia, tuberculosis, etc.
Disgusts keep us away from things that could make us ill. Rotten things that are decaying contain microbes and many of these can cause diseases. They kill millions of people and make billions of others sick.
MICROBES CAN CHANGE THE HEALTHY PERSON TO SICK,UNWELL[Aleteration in comfort)or even to kill the person 0
Usually the mishandling of food is the cause of foodborne illnesses. Microbes and/or their toxins found in the food can make people sick.
Pasteurization is done to kill bacteria such as salmonella which may be found in milk and which can make people sick.
No, meat is parts of dead animal flesh. Microbes are living single celled organisms. What you may be thinking of is contamination with microbes. Yes, in that case raw meat is often (but not always) contaminated with microbes (often disease causing microbes that can make you very sick or even kill you). This is why meat should always be cooked before being served: to kill these microbes (even harmless ones).
What happens when you drink water with microbes in it varies depending on the type of microbes. In some cases, you can become very sick and even die from ingesting this water. Sometimes microbes will give a person diarrhea or cause them to vomit.