Unformatted text preview: disease eradicated- based on lack reported cases. Also vaccine can cause death due to: a) progressive vaccinia, b) generalized vaccinia, c) post vaccinial encephalitis d) allergic reactions to vaccine Fungal Skin Infections Dermatophytes: Infect keratinized tissues. Three genus: 1) Epidermatophyton 2) Microsporum 3) Trichophyton Source: Fertile soil Virulence: Breaks down keratinized tissues P/E: Break in skin Disease: Infection develops slowly. Lesion circular, scaly, itches. Tinea pedis- athletes feet; Tinea corporus- ring worm of body; Tinea curis- groin; Tinea unguium- nails; Tinea capitis- ring worm of scalp; Tinea barbae- beard Candida albicans Yeast; part of normal flora (mouth, GI tract), opportunistic. Diseases: Thrush - m.m. mouth; Vaginitis - m.m. vagina; diarrhea...
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- Fall '09
- Infectious Disease, vaccinia, Tinea capitis, tinea unguium