Discussion session 9 97-2003 version

Discussion session 9 97-2003 version - 4 What are the three...

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Discussion session 9 Vibrio Cholerae 1. Describe V. cholera. How does it spread and multiply. 2. Describe virulence factors of V. cholera. 3. Describe the mode of action of the cholera toxin. Campylobacter 1. What are the modes of transmission for C. jejuni? 2. Why are asymptomatic carriers rare in “developed countries”?  3. Describe some of the virulence factors for this organism. Helicobacter pylori 1. What are the virulence factors of H.pylori? Fungal diseases 1. Why are antibiotics like penicillin not effective while treating Fungal infections ? 2. What are the different types of Tinea in cutaneous mycoses ? 3. What does the term “dimorphic” mean with respect to Fungi? Explain.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. What are the three major frank pathogens causing systemic mycoses? 5. What are the three major opportunists that cause systemic mycoses? 6. What are the three anti-fungal drugs in common use? What is their mode of action? Protozoal Diseases 1. What are the two major disease types caused by protozoans? 2. What are the two major groups in protozoans? 3. Give examples of vector borne organisms. Viruses 1. What are certain key features of viruses? Are they living or non-living? 2. Give an example of a budding virus and a lytic virus....
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