Infectious Process day3

Infectious Process day3 - Infectious Process Bugs and More...

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Infectious Process Bugs and More
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Bugs Bugs Viruses—HIV herpes Bacteria—TB chlamydia syphilis Parasites—crabs scabies Fungi—athletes foot jock itch Protozoa--trichamonis
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Viruses – smallest parasitic microorganism, may replicate only within cell of living plant or animal host-common cold, HIV/AIDs, Herpes) Bacteria – microorganism reproduce by dividing in two (Tuberculosis, chlamydia, syphilis) Bugs
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Fungi – an organism made up of filaments, reproduce by spores (athlete’s foot, ‘jock itch’) Parasites – an organism living in or on & obtaining nourishment from another organism (crab lice, scabies) Protoza -trichamonis, giardia
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Chain of Infection Pathogen – organisms that can cause disease Reservoir or host – place for pathogen to live & reproduce (animal or human) Portal of exit – way out (mouth, nose, penis, vagina, rectum) Mode of transmission – from host to host, body fluids (direct), toothbrush (indirect) Portal of entry – enter same way exited Susceptible host – lowered resistance
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