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Unformatted text preview: Staphylococcus aureus. 1.1. Objective The objective of this lecture is to briefly review the microbiology, epidemiology and pathology of 5 emerging pathogens. 2. Factors contributing to the emergence of infections include: (adapted from Table 54.4, Schaechter (1998). Mechanisms of microbial disease. Third Edition. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins) 2.1. Change in the ecological niche or global environment Lyme disease in the wake of reforestation Hantavirus in the wake of weather changes 2.2. Human behaviors AIDS epidemic in the wake of sexual behaviors and IV drug users 2.3. International travel/trade Cholera spread to South America Malaria in returning traveler West Nile Virus in Northern Hemisphere SARS...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course BSC BSC1086 taught by Professor Joystewart during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10