5 03, 2021

Infective Syndromes

Introduction to Infectious Disease|0 Comments

The study and diagnosis of infectious diseases is approached from an organ system perspective. Upper and Lower Respiratory Tracts Gastrointestinal Tract Urinary Tract Genital Tract [...]

5 03, 2021

Immunity and Immunization

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A. Observations of “acquired immunity” to diseases and primitive vaccination practices contributed to our understanding of the immune response to infectious agents and the design [...]

5 03, 2021

Other microorganisms as causative agents of disease

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Relative sizes of microorganisms: Protozoa > Red Blood cell > Yeast > Bacteria > Mycoplasma > Viruses Fungi 1.  David Gruby (1841-1845) identified yeast infections [...]

4 03, 2021

Microorganisms and Their Human Hosts

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Most microorganisms are not pathogenic for humans. Commensal microorganisms (mostly bacteria) make up the normal flora of the human body; they are generally harmless and [...]

4 03, 2021

Introduction to Infectious Disease

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  Learning Objectives: You should be able to: describe the relative impact of infectious diseases on human health and morbidity, and the effects they can [...]

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