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    * What is the infectious agent (pathogen) that causes this infectious disease? For example‚ the name of the bacteria‚ virus‚ or parasite. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that comes from the Hepatitis A virus (HAV). There isn’t a treatment for the disease once you get it. How is this infectious agent transmitted through food or water? Hepatitis A is contracted from eating food and drinking water contaminated with human feces. Eating raw and undercooked fish that was in contaminated

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    Lazaro Castillo 04/16/2012 Infectious Diseases One infectious disease I will be discussing is called Diphtheria. Diphtheria is a highly contagious bacterial infection‚ which mainly affects the nose‚ throat and occasionally the skin‚ but in more serious cases‚ it can attack the heart and nerves. Diphtheria is caused by a bacterium known as C. diphtheiae. The bacteria produce a toxin (poison) that is carried in the bloodstream and causes tissue damage in the area of infection‚ usually the nose

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    Infectious Disease – an illness due to specific infections agents or its toxic products that arises through transmission from an infected person‚ animal ‚or reservoir to a susceptible host‚ either directly or indirectly through an intermediate plant or animal host . Parasitic disease – A ameba in infection caused by a parasitic. An organism that lives inside or on a host. Zoonotic disease – an infection or infectious agent transmissible under normal conditions from vertebrate animals to humans

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    Unit 4222-264 The principles of infection prevention and control Outcome 1 Understand roles and responsibilities in the preventiont and control of infections 1.1. Explain employee’s roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. Infection is a major cause of human suffering. Even relatively minor infections can become more serious‚ leading to major infection and can‚ in some cases‚ lead to patient death. In addition to patient suffering‚ infection causes

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    What is the infectious agent (pathogen) that causes this infectious disease? Hepatitis A is cause by the Hepatitis A virus. The Hepatitis A virus causes an inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis Immunization‚ Havrix‚ VAQTA. Hepatitis is an acute infectious disease that can harm the liver. Several diseases of the liver‚ collectively known as hepatitis‚ are caused by viruses. The viruses involved‚ five of which have been reasonably well characterized‚ come from a wide range of virus families. Hepatitis

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  • Global Infectious Diseases

    Argumentative Essay; Global Infectious Diseases The risk of catching a disease that originates from across the world increases as the world’s technology and travel advances. The problem is‚ is that we can’t stop ourselves from getting a disease or stop traveling. Another factor is that it may not be something that can be cured and it may be contagious. The results of global deaths that come from infectious diseases are 25%. One solution is to develop a vaccine and/or other products to prevent

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  • Infectious Disease WK2

    Infectious Disease Natalie Rabess-Denis HCA 240 August 18‚ 2013 Professor Morse Infectious Disease We are faced and come in contact with various types of diseases‚ those that you can seek treatment for and those that are incurable. Research has been conducted for many years and is still being tested and studied in an attempt to find a cure for these diseases. Cancer‚ Hepatitis B‚ Tuberculosis‚ Influenza‚ and Chicken Pox are all forms of infectious disease‚ but one major one that

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    and death from infectious diseases are particularly tragic because they are preventable and treatable. Not surprisingly‚ the poorest and most vulnerable are the most severely affected by infectious disease. Infectious diseases are a major cause of death‚ disability and social and economic turmoil for millions around the world. Poverty stricken countries lack access to health care. Reports show that in nations with the lowest economic status the causes of death are primarily infectious and nutritional

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  • Chronic and Infectious Diseases

    Chronic and Infectious Diseases Chronic and infectious diseases are diseases life threatening. A chronic diseases are non-communicable illnesses prolonged in duration‚ do not resolve spontaneously‚ and are rarely cured completely such as heart disease‚ cancer‚ stroke‚ diabetes‚ and arthritis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‚ 2009). However‚ an infectious disease or communicable disease is contagious and caused by a biological agent‚ such as a virus‚ bacterium‚ or parasite also known

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  • Mathematical Model Of Infectious Diseases

    MODELLING OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (SIR MODEL) Infectious diseases continue to claim the top spot for morbidity and mortality worldwide‚ with an estimated of 10% of all deaths each year to have been caused by HIV‚ tuberculosis and malaria. Infectious diseases have remained the major cause of suffering and mortality in developing countries‚ perhaps due to the fact that the aftermath of natural disasters often involve the outbreaks of infectious diseases. It is no wonder that the topic of infectious diseases

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