Unformatted text preview: alert microphages to attack the foreign body or eats the bacteria themselves – disrupting the bacteria membrane. Interferon stimulates natural killers. Inflammation – human body is trying to localize infection – red, hot, swollen, painful Environmental stability – how long an agent can persist in the environment. Goal to reduce Ro to less than 1 to avoid epidemic; reduce transmission, reduce pathogen replication, prevent pathogen access to water. Pathogens manipulate host to increase spreading. Lethal factor and edema factor enter macrophage cells – goal to kill host to enable transmission of spores through decay. Cystic Fibrosis may have arose as a resistant form to cholera....
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2011 for the course PARA 515 taught by Professor Timothygeary during the Winter '10 term at McGill.
- Winter '10