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INFECTIOUS DISEASE

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Transcript of INFECTIOUS DISEASE

INFECTIOUS DISEASES It’s any disease that is caused by
an agent that can pass from one
living thing to another. WHAT IT IS? HOW INFECTION SPREADS DIRECTLY INDIRECTLY BACTERIAL INFECTIONS They are very small organisms that are found everywhere. BACTERIA PERSON TO PERSON ANIMAL TO PERSON INSECT TO PERSON FOOD TO PERSON WATER TO PERSON EPIDEMIC It is a widespread ocurrence of a disease. Infectious agents cannot be seen with
the naked eye and they exist almost everywhere. They have no defined nucleus
and they are the most abundant
organisms on the planet. ALEXANDER FLEMING He was a Scottish scientist
who discovered the
first antibiotic in 1928,
penicillin. WHO WAS HE? It is a drug that kills or slows the growth of bacteria. Since the discovery of penicillin, scientists have dicovered and created dozens
of other antibiotics. VIRUS A virus is an extremely small particle that consists of only a protein coat and genetic material. WHAT IS AN ANTIBIOTIC? BACTERIAL
INFECTIONS It is any open lesion of the skin or mucous membrane with loss of substance.
the most common are those that
affect the wall of the stomach. It is a disease caused by potent
neurotoxins produced by bacteria
that affect the nervous system and
produces violent muscle contractions. It is a contagious bacterial infection that mainly involves the lungs,
but may spread to other organs. ULCERA TUBERCULOSIS TETANUS VIRAL
INFECTIONS HIV/AIDS HERPES INFLUENZA It's also called the flu. It's an infection
that causes a fever, chills, cough,
body aches, headaches. Herpes is a virus that affects the skin.
It can appear on many different areas
of the body. It's a disease of the human immune
system caused by infection with
human immunodeficiency
virus (HIV). INFECTIOUS
AGENT BACTERIUM VIRUS FUNGUS PROTOZOAN It's one-celled organism and it's found almost everywhere. It causes disease as tuberculosis, strep throat, tetanus etc. A small organism that consist of only a protein coat and genetic material. It produces diseases as herpes, cold, HIV/AIDS etc. It's a type of germ that lives on all of us. It relies on other living or dead organism to survive. It can produces athlete's foot. It's a single-celled organism, protozoal infections usually come from infected water or food. It can produces amebic dysentery, malaria etc. PARASITE It's an organism that lives in a host organism; obtein food from a host, some can be very large. It produces tapeworm. Statistics of people who have contracted the virus from 1985-2011 75.620 cases
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