"Infectious Disease" Essays and Research Papers

Infectious Disease

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

 INFECTIOUS DISEASE Rossana Zamora University Of Phoenix HCA / 240 October 1, 2014 Sherrie Sheets I was exposed with Tuberculosis in 2010 at my job by a patient, was the worse experienced ever. Being on 3 types of antibiotics for 9 months straight and lose of weight of 102 from 120 in one week. My appetite, energy dropped dramatically. In 2 two weeks been treated and taking the medication...

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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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Role of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Krupa Patel Midterm Assignment Microbiologist and Nobel Prize winner Joshua Lederberg first coined the phrase “emerging infectious diseases” to describe infections that were newly appearing in a population or having existed but rapidly increasing in incidence or geographic range.1 Emerging diseases can be attributed to either true emergence (i.e. a newly appearing pathogen that has not been present), increased recognition (i.e. a pathogen that was present in a population but has only recently...

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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...

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Infectious Disease Paper

Infectious Disease Tamarra Burnett HCA/240 5/11/2014 Bruce Gould Infectious Disease Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial infection that is resistant to most antibiotics. MRSA is also referred to as the superbug or the flesh eating disease. It is common for patients to contract MRSA in hospital and nursing home facilities. In these particular settings, it is often life threatening. The University of Chicago Medicine reports more than 90,000 Americans suffer...

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HCA 240 Week 2 Infectious Disease

 Infectious Disease Victoria Jay HCA/240 June 8, 2014 Natasha Brown Infectious Disease What is the inflammatory response? According to "Definition of Inflammatory Response" (1996-2014), it is “a fundamental type of response by the body to disease and injury, a response characterized by the classical signs of ‘dolor, calor, rubor, and tumor’ -- pain, heat (localized warmth), redness, and swelling.” A very important part of the body’s defense system is inflammation; this is when there is a crucial...

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Epidemiology: Infectious Disease and Hiv Risk Activities

in the definition the distribution refers to analysis of persons, classes of people, places that are being affected by the specific disease and determinants refers to factors that influence population health; these factors may be chemical, physical, biological, social, economic, cultural, behavioral or genetic. Health-related states refers to causes of death, diseases and behaviors such as use of tobacco, use of health services and reactions to preventive treatments. Specified population refers to...

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Diseases

Among the current fields of research in Biotechnology, research on drugs and vaccines targeting viral diseases such as HIV/AIDs has been of major importance given the high prevalence of these diseases across the world. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a type of virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune-deficiency Syndrome) (HIV and AIDS, n.d). The virus devastates the body’s defense mechanism, leaving a victim highly susceptible to opportunistic infections such as those caused by bacteria, fungi...

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Hca 240 Week 2 Assignment Infectious Disease

sexually transmitted disease that has affected many people and altered many lives and a disease that I hope one day can have a cure to help those many people still living today that live with either of these diseases. More people need to be aware of this and continue on using protection when involved with sexual partners. Over time we have learned much more about it now and it is not like before that many people were afraid to be in contact with someone that had this disease we know now more about...

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Disease Trend

HCA/240 Disease Trends and the Delivery of Health Care Services This research project will discuss how demographics disease trends affect the delivery of health care. We will begin with the current age of the United States Population and how changes will and our occurring within the next 10-20 years. Second, we will identify factors that support our environment and the demographic trends that are changing. We will provide examples of relevant disease and how the aging trend will increase...

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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease Svetlana Brooks HCS/457 April 22, 2013 Deborah Ayers Communicable Disease A communicable disease is an infectious disease transmitted from one person to another directly or indirectly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV and nearly one in five of those are not aware that they are infected (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS...

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Communicable Diseases

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES  Communicable diseases are illnesses that can be transmitted from one person to another.  Some of the examples include;  Gonorrhea  Tuberculosis  Malaria  Meningitis  Transmission is the passing of communicable diseases from an infected host individual or a con- specific (belonging to the same species) individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. MODES OF INFECTION  The main modes of infection are categorized into...

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Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases Megan Jones BIO 101 Final Paper Over the past few years, it has become quite obvious that Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) pose a much larger threat than they did thirty years ago. By observing their studies and trends, experts have nearly proven that Emerging Infectious Diseases are not just a thing of the past. Many of these diseases originate in a non-human animal source, also known as zoonoses (zoonotic hosts). It is most important that the experts communicate...

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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease HCS/457- Public and Community Health Jeffrey Rhoades November 26, 2012 Communicable Disease Communicable disease is defined as an infectious disease transmissible (as from person to person) by direct contact with an affected individual or the individual’s discharge or by indirect means (Merriam Webster, m-w.com). A communicable disease can be transmitted through fluid exchange or by a vector. Hepatitis B is a known communicable disease still affecting the United States...

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The Impact of One Infectious Disease on Health , Economic Development and Lifestyle of the Area Where It Occurs

Discuss the impact of one infectious disease on the health, economic development and lifestyle of the area where it occurs? An infectious disease that affects health, economic development and lifestyle is HIV/AIDS. This disease is a pandemic that has spread over continents and all over the world. An area where this disease has effected the most is in South Africa, this is because it’s estimated that 5.6 million people are living with HIV and AIDS. Leading on to my next point, this has a massive...

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The Emergence of Infectious Disease

emergence of infectious disease has garnered attention by those concerned with public health and safety; these diseases appear on populations or have existed before but have evolved and increase the rate of incidence on those within its range. There are many factors that can lead to the emergence of disease on a population from ecological or demographic changes, to evolution of microorganisms. However, international travel and trade has been a powerful force in the emergence of infectious disease on a population...

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Diseases In 19th Century America

The average American was susceptible to many infectious diseases during the 1800's. Because the spread of disease and pathology itself were not adequately understood until the late 1800's(major epidemics continued to occur into the 1900's, however), and the practice of medicine was relatively primitive, the average life expectancy was very low. Many epidemics occurred in the new and thriving industrial centers of America, where rapid urbanization had not provided for adequate sanitation or living...

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Scrapie, a Prion Disease of Sheep

Scrapie Trotting disease, Nibbling disease MP Gupta • It is a non-febrile, fatal chronic degenerative neurologic disease of sheep and goat characterized by pruritis, long incubation period, progressive debilitation and death. • Goats are far less commonly affected than sheep. mohangupta63@gmail.com • They are generally thought to be prions, although a minority opinion suggests that TSEs may be caused by virinos or retroviruses. Prions are infectious proteins that seem to replicate...

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Communicable diseases Task 1 (EDEXCEL level3)

(M1) Communicable diseases are very contagious and can spread very easily from one person to another person, this also includes from animal to person. You can get infected straight away just by touching, eating, drinking or breathing in a substance that has a lot of germs on it. Communicable diseases are caused by agents such as bacteria, parasites, protozoa, fungus and virus. Bacteria exist on every surface including in the air and below sea level. Most bacteria are harmless but others are harmful...

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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease HCS/457 August 30, 2010 Rachaline Napier Communicable Disease What is a communicable disease? A communicable disease is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from one person to another either directly by contact or circuitously by fomites and vectors. HIV/AIDS is one of the many communicable diseases in the world. Throughout this presentation, a detailed analysis will be given on HIV/AIDS. I will also recommend different ways a community can educate...

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Communicable Disease Paper

Communicable Disease Paper Communicable disease, “is an infectious disease transmissible, (as from person to person) by direct contact with an infected individual or the individual’s discharges or by indirect means (as by a vector)” (Merriam-Webster, 2011, p. 1). Understanding how communicable diseases are spread is important in reducing the significant affliction of disease in low income communities across the United States and increase prevention, awareness, and safety. The objective of this...

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Culture Disease: Tuberculosis

Culture and Disease Paper: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Introduction to Health and Disease/HCS 245 July 28, 2013 Professor   Culture and Disease Paper: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease that usually attacks the lungs. It is considered a challenging disease to diagnose, treat, and control. Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is usually referred to as TB. If it is not...

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Disease in the News: Tuberculosis

Disease in the News – Tuberculosis HCS/245 June 25, 2013 Tynan Weed Tuberculosis Tuberculosis, TB (tubercle bacillus) or MTB (mycobacterium tuberculosis) is a widespread, and in numerous cases fatal, communicable disease produced by a variety of forms of mycobacteria. The disease is distributed within the air when individuals who are infected with active TB infection sneeze, cough, or pass on breathing fluids throughout the air. Generally infections are asymptomatic, meaning they feel...

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The causes of disease in humans

January 2015 The causes of disease in humans A disease is defined as a disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury. In this essay I will explore the causes of disease in humans, in terms of pathogen infection, viruses, lifestyle factors and genetics. Infectious diseases are caused by pathogens; any organism that causes disease. Pathogenic microorganisms...

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Cholera Disease Research Report

Karla Obasi HEA 341 Disease Research Report December 9, 2010 CHOLERA Disease Defined Cholera is an infection of the small intestine that causes a large amount of watery diarrhea. Cholera is a bacterial disease (caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae) usually spread through contaminated water. The bacteria, which are found in fecal-contaminated food and water and in raw or undercooked seafood, produce a toxin that affects the intestines causing diarrhea, vomiting, and severe fluid and electrolyte...

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Communicable Disease Paper

 Communicable Disease Michael E Aponte Professor Steiner University of Phoenix HCS 457 Chickenpox is a highly communicable virus named the varicella-zoster virus and closely resembles the herpes virus. The virus can be released into the air by coughing or sneezing, spreading the virus from person to person. The virus also can be spread by touching the fluids from a chickenpox blister. Chickenpox is so contagious that an individual who has never had exposure to chickenpox...

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Tuberculosis is a common disease

and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. It is spread through the air when people who have an active TB infection cough, sneeze, or otherwise transmit respiratory fluids through the air. Most infections are asymptomatic and latent, but about one in ten latent infections eventually progresses to active disease which, if left untreated...

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Communicable Disease Epidemiology

 Epidemiology: Chickenpox (Varicella) Sheree Criner, RN Grand Canyon University NRS 427 V December 21, 2014 Epidemiology: Chickenpox (Varicella) As stated by to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (CDC, 2013); chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). VZV causes a primary infection that is characterized by a rash with macules, papules, and then vesicles. Other symptoms include fever, lethargy, and pruritus. VZV then remains in the body on the sensory...

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issues with communicable disease

Issues with Communicable disease Western Governors University Abstract Global Health issues affecting our world are a major concern as an outbreak can quickly cause rapid devastation. The community health caregivers are the first line for recognizing and protecting our public. The Avian Influenza and SARS disease are two specific communicable diseases that can lead to respiratory failure in severe cases. Special consideration must be given to the air we breathe and its potential effects...

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Common childhood disease

 As the vast spread of disease worldwide has posed a great seriousness to our lives as well as to our children’s life in today’s age of information and technology. As we know children are more prone to disease. This is in light of the fact that the inbuilt immune system of children is low. Therefore, they easily get infected. It is clear that with Science of Medicine and Pharmacy rapidly developed, parents do not concern as much as before about common childhood disease for their children. They...

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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease HCS 457 September 24, 2012 Heather Steiner Communicable Disease Tuberculosis is a communicable disease that affects a person’s lungs. Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium. Untreated TB can be fatal, in the past TB was the leading cause of death in the United States. There are two TB related conditions that exit: latent TB infection and Active TB infection. TB can be transmitted to others when an infected person coughs or sneezes...

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Communicable Disease Paper

Communicable Disease Paper Enquied Fields HCS/465 May 28, 2014 Duane Bibbie Communicable Disease Paper In the world today, there are a number of communicable diseases that rely on fluid exchange, contaminated substances, or...

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Non Communicable Diseases: Main Contributors to the Health Burden in Developed Countries

access to health care and immunization programs in developed countries have resulted in dramatic decreases in undernutrition-related diseases. Unfortunately, many of these factors have also led to unhealthy behaviors, inappropriate diets, and lack of physical activity, which has exacerbated the development of chronic diseases, also known as noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). These NCDs are now the main contributors to the health burden in developed countries (these are countries with established...

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Infectious Disease

* 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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Role of Nurse in Prevention of Communicable Disease

Role of a nurse in infection control In order for infection and disease to occur in an individual, a process involving 6 related components must occur. This process has been referred to as the chain of infection. The six steps or links in the chain are etiologic agent, reservoir, portal of exit, mode of transmission, portal of entry and susceptible host. To stop the spread of disease, one or more of these links must be broken. 1. Etiologic agent a. Metazoan – multicellular animals many...

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Hiv a Communicable Disease

HIV: A Communicable Disease HIV, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is a communicable disease that was once considered a death sentence years ago. It is a disease that is contracted by the exchange of bodily fluids such as blood, semen, and vaginal secretions. Persons can be affected by the disease for years without knowing it. To date, blood tests that pick up the antibody is the only way of detecting it. Patients may be asymptomatic, which means the disease is present, however, symptoms...

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Harmful Habits & Infectious Disease Prevention

Harmful Habits & Infectious Disease Prevention Managing health and wellness is largely dependent upon our knowledge of controllable and uncontrollable risk factors that exist amongst people and within our environment. Our overall ability to maximize our level of wellness revolves around the choices made on a daily basis including our actions and our diets. In order to take our health seriously, we must learn to come to terms with the harmful effects of our decisions as well as the occasion of factors...

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Infectious Diseases

Week 7 Food borne illness: Norovirus 1. What is the infectious agent (pathogen) that causes this infectious disease? For example, the name of the bacteria, virus, or parasite. a. Norovirus, more commonly known as food poisoning or gastroenteritis, is caused by several distinct groups of viruses in the Caliciviridae family of viruses. The family name is derived from the Latin word chilice – callx- which means cup-like. These viruses are single-stranded small round structured viruses...

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Hiv/Aids a Communicable Disease

HIV/AIDS a Communicable Disease Jennifer Hudson August 20, 2010 A communicable disease is an illness that is spread through contact of germs and bacteria. Humans, animals and foods are all transporters of germs and bacteria that can deliver a contagious illness from one host to another. An effortless touch or swapping of fluids is all that germs and bacteria need to spread. There are several pertinent communicable diseases in the World today. For the purposes of this paper, we will focus on...

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Common Childhood Diseases

Common Childhood Diseases 1.1 Introduction Children are more prone to diseases. They catch disease easily and recover fast too. You must learn to protect your children from diseases and also from many other problems which can be prevented, if you care a little. In this lesson, you will learn about some diseases which are more likely to affect a child in the first few years of life. 1.2 Objectives explain the importance of immunisation for children; give the immunisation schedule for...

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Taking Sides: Was Disease the Key Factor in the Depopulation of Native Americans in the Early Americas

Was Disease the Key Factor in the Depopulation of Native Americans in the Americas? Did Europeans purposefully infect the Native Americans? That question will never be answered. Whether intentional or accidental, the truth remains that disease was indeed brought to the early Native American culture due to European expansion. The true question is in Taking Sides, issue 2, Was Disease the Key Factor in the Depopulation of Native Americans in the Americas? In this particular issue two sides...

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Communicable Disease: Chickenpox/Shingles

Communicable Disease: Chickenpox/Shingles Communicable diseases are the results from the contributing factor(s) of spreading a bacterium or virus that clings onto one person whereby passing to another. The chickenpox virus is not a respecter of persons, and children are the most vulnerable because of exposure to environmental situations that cause spreading of the virus. Communicable diseases are preventable, however; prevention focuses on how the disease spreads. Health care professionals play...

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Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages

Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages The Middle Ages were tough times when it came to disease and medicine. There were numerous types of sickness and disease that flooded Europe during the Middle Ages. Not helping the situation, the medicinal knowledge of the people of Europe of the time was not up to par. Some of the diseases and illness that were running rampant during these times were pneumonia, leprosy, and the plague. The middle ages were a time of great suffering and death because of...

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Diseases Caused by Protozoa

What Is Protozoa? Protozoa are one of the three main classes of parasites that cause diseases in humans. They are single-celled organism, and can only be seen under a microscope. When they invade a human they are able to multiply easily, which causes them to be at a great advantage and puts humans at a disadvantage. This helps them survive in the human body and causes a serious infection even with the arrival of a single protozoon. Infections caused by protozoa are contagious. Those protozoa...

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Hcs 245 Culture and Disease Paper

Culture and Disease Paper - Malaria Erin E. Nelson HCS 245 September 5, 2011 Andrea Dale Culture and Disease Paper - Malaria It tropical and sub-tropical climates temperature, humidity, and rainfall work together to create a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are a host for communicable diseases one in particular is called malaria. Malaria is a parasitic disease that infects a particular type of mosquito, Anopheles mosquitoes, which feeds...

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Foodborne illness short answer questions

Foodborne Illness Short Answer Questions Salmonella 1) What is the infectious agent (Pathogen) that causes this infectious disease? The infectious agent (pathogen) that causes salmonella is called salmonella enteriditis. The bacteria is larger than a virus; but, is visible to the eye with the microscope. It is rod-shaped, gram negative, non-motile bacteria that does not form spores. It infects the cell, multiplies within it; then, bursts the cell. Special effector protein factors are required...

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Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases: HIV

Epidemiology & Communicable Diseases HIV or the Human Deficiency virus is like other viruses including the flu, but the one thing that makes this virus so different than any other is that the body is unable to clear this one out completely. Once someone is infected, there is no cure. Over time, HIV can also hide or mask itself in the body's cells. The cells within a person's body that fight off infection are called CD4 cells or T cells. HIV attacks these cells and copies or replicates itself inside...

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Infectious Disease

adhered to. For example, it is the employers’ responsibility to provide adequate protective equipment and the employee’s responsibility to use it appropriately. The Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 - Provides information on the legal requirements for the reporting of contagious or infectious diseases, for example, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, HIV and Legionella. Food Safety Act 1990 The requirements of this act apply to any area where food is prepared, stored or eaten. Control is required...

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The Impact of Disease on Native American Culture

The Impact of Disease on Native American Culture Though warfare and attacks on entire villages took a definite toll on the populations of Native Americans, disease was by far the biggest killer. We’ve all heard the stories of smallpox infected blankets being given to the Native Americans, and other such atrocities, but I was simply dumbfounded at the actual numbers of dead due to Old World diseases being introduced to the New World, North America. While it has been somewhat difficult for scholars...

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Climate Change

global warming on infectious diseases has been highlighted in this paper. The infectious diseases have been emphasized in two major classifications which are the water and the foodborne infectious diseases as well as the vector borne infectious diseases. Even if the global warming is not easy to solve, there are some methods should be taken to mitigate this phenomenon. The study has shown that the global warming has various negative effects on human health including infectious diseases. Keywords: global...

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Non Infectious Disease

introduction Non-infectious diseases (also called Non-communicable diseases) are those diseases that are not caused by a pathogen and cannot be shared from one person to another. Disease caused by these organisms are infectious diseases. There are many kinds of non-infectious diseases. Non-infectious diseases may be caused by either the environment, nutritional deficiencies, lifestyle choices, or genetic inheritances. Unlike infectious diseases, non-infectious diseases are not communicable...

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Contemporary Issues: Infectious Diseases among Inmate Populations

Contemporary Issues-Infectious Diseases among Inmate Populations DeAnna Huey University of Phoenix Contemporary Issues-Infectious Diseases among Inmate Populations Infectious disease is any disease that is able to spread among our public and contained population, thus being called infectious. An infectious disease travels through the environment, as it passes from one person to another through means of airborne, droplets, contaminated water, clothes, bedding, utensils or anything that...

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Robert Koch

culture on solid media * Cholera * Tuberculosis ANTHRAX: Koch is widely known for his work on this disease. He discovered the causative agent for this disease as Bacillus anthracis. Koch discovered spore-formation in the anthrax bacteria, which could remain dormant under specific conditions. However, under optimal conditions, he found that the spores were activated and caused disease. To determine this causative agent, he dry-fixed bacterial cultures onto glass slides, used dyes to stain...

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Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons: From the plague of the fourteenth century in Europe that reportedly killed about one-third of the population to the use of smallpox infected blankets given to Native Americans in the 1760s, to the German’s purportedly spreading different diseases throughout Italy, St. Petersburg, Mesopotamia, and Romania during WWI, states have been using weapons of mass destruction. Chemical Weapons: Chemical agents, including bio-toxin agents; such as ricin, abrin, and strychnine, and blister agents;...

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Research on Tuberculosis

pathogenesis of this disease to enhance their understanding of the epidemic (Daniel, 2006). Tuberculosis is categorized as an infectious disease in mankind’s history. Statistics show 1 out of 7 of all humans die from tuberculosis (Koch, 1882). In the United States, almost 20,000 cases of tuberculosis are diagnosed yearly, and 9 million worldwide (Miller et al, 2000). The nature of TB has been studied by many, but none led to an accurate result. If possible, how can this infectious disease be treated? In...

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hep C

page – Page 1 Overview, Is it infectious or a non-infectious disease? – Page 3 Is the Disease/Disorder an infectious or non-infectious disease?, What is the Known prevention or possible cures from this disease/disorder- Page 4 What part of your body/organ/system is affected by the disease? – Page 5 Is the disease widespread in Australia?, What are organisations, groups or government agencies doing to inform the Australian society to help with prevention of the disease? – Page 6 Hepatitis C Timeline...

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Susceptibility to Tb

individual exposed to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis that gets infected with the infection. Susceptibility to disease after infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis is influenced by environmental and host factors (nature and nurture) A primary infection may heal, the host acquiring immunity in the process while in other cases, the primary infection may progress to produce extensive disease locally, or infection may be promulgated or disseminated to produce metastatic or miliary tuberculosis. In others...

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The Saboteur

possibility that although Mr. Chiu felt a strong need to retaliate against the police, he may have unknowingly infected the police station with hepatitis. Mr. Chiu's retaliation was unnecessary and with evidence from the story it is medically possible the disease was unsuspectingly spread throughout the police station. The information about Mr. Chiu's acute hepatitis is correct as well as the information about his conditions and symptoms while he was recovering from hepatitis Acute hepatitis in Mr. Chiu's...

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