• Causes and Spread of Infection
    Outcome 1 Understand the causes of infection 1. identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites Bacteria are organisms that are made up from one cell. They are capable of multiplying themselves as they have power to divide. Bacteria exist everywhere inside and on our bodies...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    infection and colonisation and pathogenic and non pathogenic organisms, the areas of infection and the types caused by different organisms. In addition, the learner will understand the methods of transmission, the conditions needed for organisms to grow, the ways infection enter the body and key factors...
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  • Unit 20 Causes and Spread of Infection Hsc3045 Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma
    body / head lice, amoebiasis. 1.3 Describe what is meant by infection and colonisation. Infections happen when the body is invaded with micro-organisms like bacteria, viruses and parasites that are not normally inside the body Colonisation is the development of a bacterial infection on/in an individual...
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  • Essay
    quality, edibility or nutritional value) and thus allow for longer storage. Preservation usually involves preventing the growth of bacteria, yeasts, fungi, and other micro-organisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria, or fungi to the food), as well as retarding the oxidation of...
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  • Preservation
    activity sufficiently to prevent or delay bacterial growth. ------------------------------------------------- [edit]Refrigeration Main article: Refrigerator#Commercial and domestic refrigerators Refrigeration preserves food by slowing down the growth and reproduction of micro-organisms and the action of enzymes which...
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  • Food
    ------------------------------------------------- Food preservation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Preservation usually involves preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi (such as yeasts), and other micro-organisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria, or fungi to the food), as well as retarding the oxidation of fats which...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    1 - Understand the causes of infection 1 - Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites Bacteria - Bacteria are organisms made up of just 1 cell. They are capable of multiplying by themselves, as they have the power to divide. Bacteria exist everywhere, inside and on...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infections
    infections identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. 1) Bacteria is a organism that is present in most habitats, as well as human bodies and other living organisms such as plants and animals. Bacteria multiplies by its self to progress and spread. Unlike other infections...
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  • Food spoilage and preservation.
    the main single cause of food spoilage is invasion by microorganisms such as moulds, yeasts and bacteria. Micro-organisms are found everywhere, since the conditions which bring about their growth are readily available. Like humans, they prefer a warm, moist environment, a supply of oxygen and food –...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    ICO2: Causes and spread of infection 1.1 Bactetria are: Bacteria are organisms made up of just one cell. They are capable of multiplying by themselves, as they have the power to divide into different shapes. Their shapes vary, and that’s how they are used to separate them into groups. Usually...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    another type of fungi and is the necessary ingredient to make most types of bread. Lastly, parasites may be protozoa, yeasts or multi-cellular organisms such as fungi or worms. They live in or on a host to obtain nourishment without providing any benefit to the host. 1.2: The common illnesses and...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    viruses, fungi, parasites? -Viruses aren't living. They're only made of complex proteins and nucleic acids. Bacteria, Fungi and Parasites are living organisms. - Bacteria are unicellular microorganisms. Fungi and Parasites are multicellular. - Fungi have cell walls made of chitin and they aren't animals...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection Unit 22
    Parasites- can be protazoa, yeasts or multicellular organisms such as fungi or worms that live in or on a host to obtain nourishment without providning any beniefit to the host. · Fungi- Group of unicellular, milticellukar or synctial spore producing organisms feeding on organic matter, which includes molds...
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  • unit 265 Causes of spread of infection
    practices that may lead to the spread of infection 2. Understand  the  transmission  of  infection 2.1 Explain the conditions needed for the growth of micro-organisms 2.2 Explain the ways an infective agent might enter the body 2.3 Identify common sources of infection 2...
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  • Food Hygene
    pathogenic bacteria that are living on food. Other causes are: Viruses, microorganisms living on and in people, animals and other organisms Moulds, micro-organisms which produce toxins on food such as nuts, poisonous plants and fish Also red kidney beans, rhubarb leaves, some fungi such as toadstools...
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  • Search for Better Health Notes
    Biology notes The search for better health Discuss the difficulties of defining the terms ‘health’ and ‘disease’ - Disease is any condition that impairs normal living processes and is recognised by the presence of specific symptoms - Many diseases are best understood as a disturbance of homeostasis...
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  • Microorganisms
    A microorganism (from the Greek: μικρός, mikros, "small" and ὀργανισμός, organismós, "organism") is a microscopic organism, which may be a single cell[1] or multicellular organism. The study of microorganisms is called microbiology, a subject that began with Antonie van Leeuwenhoek's discovery of microorganisms...
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  • The Role of Agarase in Agar-Degrading Bacteria
    through genii, regardless of Gram Stain status or morphology. Through a review of scientific literature we can find identification methods, optimum conditions and the general function and location of agarolytic bacteria, as well as methods to culture them in vitro for study and experimentation. Agar...
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  • Infection Control
    diseases. * Viruses are unicellular, tiny organisms which is mostly composed of DNA (DeoxyriboNucleic Acid) and protein. Its body compromises of head and tail sections. Viruses attach themselves to other organisms and cause severe infectious diseases. *...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    strep throat, urinary tract infections and E. coli; the different types are caused by many different types of bacteria. Infections are caused by micro-organisms which are known as pathogens, there are three sources of pathogens; • Within a person’s body- called endogenous • From other people through...
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