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Diseases review microbiology
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Common name for the viruses that cause gastroenteritis(AKA stomach flu)
Virus that causes the common cold and keratoconjunctivitis
Epidermophyton, microsporum, trichophyton
Causes tinea infections
The virus targets the parotid glands
Herpes infection of the fingers
Neurological condition contracted through cannibalism
virus contracted through bodily fluids and has a high mortality rate. It is considered a hot zone virus.
Herpes Simplex 1
A latent virus of the trigeminal nerve ganglia that causes fever blisters
Name of the fungus that caused 50% of AIDS patients deaths in the 1990's
Plasmodium + female anopheles mosquito
causes malaria. Vector?
causes a water-borne diarrheal disease and has sucker devices. (beaver fever or backpackers fever)
Viral infection contracted by direct contact of infected animals and uses the brain cells as host cells
An encapsulated yeast that causes an opportunistic fungal infection.
Protozoan disease that causes a water-borne diarrheal disease and a cyst is resistant to chlorine and filtration but ozone kills the protozoan
Causes amoebic dysentery
Measles or Rubeola
Respiratory viral infection that is extremely contagious and causes Kolplik spots. May later develop into SSPE
Causes a painful mold infection of the ear
Respiratory Syncytail Virus
Viral pneumonia in children under 2
A respiratory viral infection that is more prevalent in the winter season and is linked to cause Reye's Syndrome
A viral infection that destroys the immune system and there is no current cure.
A viral-like disease that causes neurological problems in sheep and goats
Trypanosoma brucei + Tsetse fly
Causes African sleeping sickeness. Vector?
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
A virus-like neurological infection that comes from eating contaminated beef.
A very contagious viral infection that causes puss filled pockets on the skin. WHO eradicated this virus in 1979
Some strains of this virus cause a common STD linked to cervical cancers but some strains cause common and plantar warts
Treatment for this fungus is potassium iodide and commonly called rose thorn disease.
viral infection that affects the liver and can lead to liver cancer. There is no current cure.
Viral infection that causes multiple birth defects such as blindness, deafness, small brain/ head size and cardiovascular problems. There is a vaccine.
A latent virus that causes a painful blisters and multiples in the ganglia along the spinal cord and travels to the nerves of the body trunk
Easily communicable disease that causes skin lesions (rash) and fever and has been linked to Reyes Syndrome
Protozoan that causes birth defects and is associated with cat feces
Causes Ohio Valley Fever
Viral infection that can be contracted in minimal dose and stays active for up to 7 days or long on objects and surfaces. It is found in blood, urine and saliva. There is a 3 dose vaccine available
The protozoan that is spread by sandflies
Virus that causes erythema contagiosum or 5th disease
Causes a systemic fungal infection of the upper great lakes region
A parasite found commonly in the Philippines and associated with pigs.
Causes a systemic fungal infection that is commonly called San Joaquin Valley Fever
Overgrowth of yeast in the oral cavity is caused by this organism
Virus that causes the common cold and prefers temperatures below normal body temperature
This virus causes about 10-18% of stillbirths in the US and is shed at intervals in body secretions.
A viral infection contracted by contaminated water and food. it may lead to paralysis
A viral blood disease that affects the lymph nodes, spleen, and especially the B cells. May be linked to chronic fatigue immune dysfunction, Burkett's Lymphoma, and Nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
RNA virus that affects the liver and is usually contracted via the fecal/oral route.
An amoeba that infects the brain and usually causes death in 1 week.
A protozoan STD that doesn't have a cyst stage.
A viral-like neurological infection that is contracted by contaminated tissue but there are some cases that are hereditary.
Herpes Simplex II
Common STD that can cross placenta and is linked to cervical cancer. The painful blister can reoccur and there is no cure.
Causes a fungal infection called tinea versicolor.
Trypanosoma cruzi + reduviid bug(kissing bug)
The protozoan that causes Changas disease. Vector?
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