Protienaceous, infectious particles that have no RNA or DNA and dont cause an immune system response in humans.
general term used for intracellular and intercellular strachlike protien deposit. stain easy with congo red dye.
found in former cannibalistic rituals of the fore highlanders in papua new guinea
disease of sheep and goats that causes them to rub sores on thier bodies
Creutzfelt-jacob disease (cjd)
progressive disease that causes spongiform-porous like a sponge- degeneration of the brain. harbored in central nervous system
rare central nervous system occurs after 50 and symptoms are loss of control in legs and dimentia
Fatal familial insomnia
mutation of the normal prion protien in the brain specifically affecting the thalamus, which is the sleep control center of the body.
intracellular, capable of living and replicating only in living cells. piece of genetic material wrapped in protien, some of the smallest human pathogens, lack atp
smallpox, enters the body throu respiratory system. edward jenner,
infected by gambian giant pouched rat
Measles, extremely contagious spread from person to person via respiratory route. rash appears in the face
German Measles, milder form of measles spread throu respiratory route
Congenital Rubella virus
occurs when mother becomes infected by rubella virus in her first trimester.
chicken pox and shingles, an acute inflammatory disease
both sexually transmitted disease and infectious disease.
Herpes simplex 1
cold sores transmitted throu respiratory routes. is dorment in the trigeminal nerve ganglia
Herpes simplex 2
genital herpes sexually transmitted
the flu is an acute viral inflammatory disease of the respirator system. consist of eight weakly linked RNA segments
rhinoviruses and coronaviruses
Hantavirus pulmanary syndrome
belongs to bunyavirus and the only one to spread throu contact with rodents
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
repiratory droplet fever greater than 100f
acute neurotrophic infectious diseasecaused by rhabdovirus, shaped like a bullet spread throu bite of infected animals or aerosols.
neurotrophic viral infection caused by virus,mutiplies first in throat and small intestine travels to lymph nodes of neck and ileum, causes viremia
2 common vaccines for polio
Salk injection and Sabin orally
inflammation of the brain
flavirus found in africa and west asia spread by mosquitos
west nile meningitis
inflammation of membranes around the brain and spinal cord
west nile meningoencephalitis
inflammation of brain and membrane surrounding it
inflammatory disorder of the liver, 5 common viruses
infectious hepatitis pread throu fecal oral route contains single stranded RNA, stays in the inner linning of intestinal tract
Serum hepatitis, spread throu contaminated body fluids such as blood. double standered DNA virus, chronic can be spread by sharing needles
direct contact with blood or other body fluids almost same as hep B and no cure
kissing disease and college disease caused by epstien barr virus attacks b memory cells in immune system
owls eye , caused by cytomegalovirus cmv
aka epidemic parotits, infectious disease of the parotid slavary glands, inflammation of testicles. mmr vaccine
Ebola Hemmorrhagic fever
high mortality rate, found in Zaire now rep of congo, is an rna virus
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome compromises your immune system caused by human immunodeficiency virus.