You are extremely concerned, because the laboratory reports that the organism cultured from your patient’s wound is capable of digesting

You are extremely concerned, because the laboratory reports that the organism cultured from your patient’s wound is capable of digesting collagen and fibronectin. Why are you worried about this?
A) These are structural components of tissue. Their digestion means that not only could the organisms spread easily, but also important structures such as tendons could be destroyed.
B) This would indicate that the organism is capable of forming biofilms and it is very difficult to eliminate biofilms once they have developed, because of resistance.
C) This would indicate that the bacterium is a lysogen, containing viral DNA conferring new characteristics on the organism. Bacteriophages pose an additional health risk to your patient.
D) These are structural components specifically of the heart. Their digestion means that the patient is at risk of heart failure, which will prove fatal.
E) This would indicate that the pathogen has the ability to break down activated complement proteins, thereby avoiding the innate immune defenses and allowing it to persist. 

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