He concept from infestation comes from the Latin word infestatio. The term refers to act and the result of infestation or infestation .
East verb (infest), on the other hand, is usually used with respect to invasion of a living being by a pathogenic organism . Infest can also refer to cause damage or to fill a place .
For example: "Thanks to the campaign promoted by the local government, the rate of mosquito infestation that causes dengue has been reduced considerably", "The decomposition of the meat caused an infestation of larvae", "There have been no cases of infestation of humans by this arthropod".
An infestation occurs when a parasitic agent invades an organism . The parasites Like mites, lice and ringworms, they access a living being to survive.
What differences are there between an infestation and a infection ? In principle we must say that, according to the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ), infecting is what a pathogenic microorganism does when it invades an organism to multiply.
Infestation and infection, therefore, are similar ideas. In both cases there is a living being which invades another, causing damage through the development of a pathological process. The specificity of each notion is usually associated with the size of the invader: the infestation is carried out by macroscopic organisms, while the infection is specified by microscopic organisms.
For the parapsychology , an infestation consists of irruption of paranormal phenomena in one place , without the intention of establishing an interaction or communication in them.