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Old 02-03-2013, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Der Trihs View Post
Microorganisms.
To give some specific examples: Toxins like tetanus and botulism travel through the nerves, that's how they cause paralysis.

The classic example of a virus that travels through the nerves is rabies virus.

A classic example of a bacteria that hitchhikes through the nerves is Listeria monocytogenes, or the cause of listeriosis.