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Well, saliva (or the rate of production of saliva in your mouth) can tell you a lot about health, but the information you acquire is extremely general, so it won't really give you an entire health analysis in terms of diseases, sugar levels, body temperature, likewise. As for what saliva does tell about your health, here is an extract from a source: "...
As I commented, a bolus is a single (often large) dose of a drug or compound given (released) all at once. Please read the very next sentence after the one you quoted: For example, the lethal and edema toxins of Bacillus anthracis disseminate within the host bloodstream and act upon both immune and nonimmune cells. This gives an example of a pathogen ...
Yes. Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli have all been isolated from paper money. There is a review article here on money (paper money and coins) as a source of infection but it's unfortunately behind a paywall. Exactly how important money is as a source of infection and for which pathogens is more complex. As you note in your question, ...
COPD is not caused by an infection (which would require a pathogen) but by the inflammation reaction the body triggers because of the tar particles. Thus the statement "mucus accumulated causing infection" does not correctly describe the effect of tar on the lung. Consequently, B and C are incorrect.
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