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Unformatted text preview: Leprosy— Mycobacterium leprae— requires prolonged close contact for transmission—areas of skin lose sensation, nodules form—deformation of hands & face Viruses Rabies—transmitted in saliva of infected animal (or person)—fatal encephalitis Warts—papilloma viruses—unlike genital warts, these are relatively harmless Fungi Ringworm & other dermatomycoses— Microsporum, Trichophyton, Epidermophyton species Candidiasis— Candida albicans —causes infections of mucous membrane of vagina (vaginitis) or mouth (thrush)—usually occurs when bacteria in area are suppressed by antibiotics and normal flora fungi flourish...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09