GenericDiseaseCards Sum11 - 1. BFVPH Common Disease name/s_...

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1. BFVPH Common Disease name/s _______ 2. Etiological/Causal Agent Scientific Name _________ Italicize/underline both names: Genus species . Write in full. Watch spelling! If there are many species associated with a given disease, it is ok to write the genus name followed by spp. e.g. Salmonella spp. or Salmonella spp. 3. Infection/Intoxication? Infection Intoxication = ingestion/absorption of pathogen products or toxin (no cells). 4. Microbial Descriptor : Gram? Shape? Unusual cell features/structures? O 2 requirements? Motility? General characteristics. 5. Reservoirs : A place where a pathogen may survive in large enough numbers for transmission e.g. self-infection ( endogenous ), another infected human host , or other animal hosts ( zoonoses ), fluids produced/excreted by a human/animal host (blood, urine, mucus, sweat, sputum, droplets, vomit, feces), normal flora of humans &/or animals, environmental : food, water, plants, fruit ....etc. 6. Transmission : How the organism gets from a reservoir to the next host e.g. direct person to person contact (short distance) - skin to skin/mucosal cells, touching, sexual contact,
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course MICROBIO 1 taught by Professor Drelisabeththompson-eagle during the Summer '11 term at Riverside Community College.

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