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Immune System: Human macrophage ingesting pseudomonas. Macrophages are white blood cells (leukocytes) or mononuclear phagocytes that ingest bacteria as part of the immune response to infection. Pseudomonas is a widespread soil bacterium which acts as an opportunic pathogen. This bacteria is pathogenic in humans, but mainly restricted to opportunistic infections in compromised hospital patients.
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