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MI 1.1.2 Investigating an Outbreak
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What was the purpose of this assignment?
To let students experience an outbreak based on symptoms and environment
For this lesson, what was the setting
Sue Smith and her college environment and friends
For this lesson, what was going on that required investigation?
Illness seemed to be spreading among Sue and her friends
What were the 4 diseases suspected
bacterial meningitis, infectious mononucleosis, Strep throat, and influenza.
What were the KEY symptoms of bacterial meningitis?
*Severe headache that seems different than normal.
*Sensitivity to light.
What were the symptoms of infectious mononucleosis
*swollen lymph glands in your neck and armpits.
What were the symptoms of Strep throat
Severe and sudden sore throat without coughing, sneezing, or other cold symptoms.
Pain or difficulty with swallowing.
Fever over 101°F (38.3°C). ...
Swollen lymph nodes in the neck.
White or yellow spots or coating on the throat and tonsils.
What were the symptoms of influenza?
Fever* or feeling feverish/chills.
Runny or stuffy nose.
Muscle or body aches.
What is malaise?
general feeling of fatigue and being unwell- nonspecific
What is cachexia?
loss of appetite and weight loss
What is pyrexia?
What is xero-
small tubes in lungs
covering of the eye
excessive or many
difficult or painful
layered covering of the brain
through the air
immunity that the body develops after it overcomes a disease, or thorough inoculation (such as vaccination)
Disease having a rapid onset, serve symptoms, and a short course or duration
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ; a disease a caused by the HIV virus that breaks down the body's immune system
Reaction do to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances
Chemical agent that may kill, retard , or prevent the growth of bacteria; not classified as disinfectants
Showing no signs or symptoms of infection
Bacilli (single : bacillus )
Short rod-like bacteria; the most common bacteria; produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis and diphtheria
one-celled microorganism with both plant and animal characteristics; some are harmful , some are harmless a; also known as mircobes and germs
capable of destroying bacteria
disease of a long duration, usually of recurring
slender, hair-like extension that permit locomotion n certain bacteria; whip-like motion moves them in liquid
round-bacteria that appears single of in groups
disease that exist at birth
disease that is communicable or transmittable by contact
spherical bacteria that grow in pairs and cause disease such as pneumonia
abnormal condition of all or part of the body, organ, or mind that makes it incapable of carrying on a normal function
second highest level of decontamination, nearly as effective as sterilization but doesn't kill bacterial spores
appearance of a disease that simultaneously attacks a large number of persons living in a
slender; hair-like extension that permit locomotion in certanin bacteria;their whip-like motion
fungi ( singular : fungus)
Vegetable(plant) parasites, include mold,mildew, and yeast
infection that results when the bloodstream carries bacteria or a virus and their toxins (poisons) to all parts of the body
disease mark by inflammation of the liver and cause d by a bloodborne virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus; virus cause AIDS
The invasion of the body tissues by disease-causing bacteria; having evidence of pus
communicable by infection from person to anther person or from one infected body part to the next
disease cause by infection from pathogenic microorganism or virus that are easily spread
condition of some part of the body as a protective response to injury, irritation, or infection
infection that is confine to particular part of the body and is indicated by lesion containing pus
the science that deal with microorganisms and their effect on life
mircospoic plant or animal cells
moldy coating producing by fungi that can appear on walls, fabric, and like usually occurs on damp area
Fungus growth that usually grow in dark damp areas
natural resitanc to disease,partly inherited and partly developed through hygienic living
not harmful; not disease-producing; organism that perform useful functions
suffix meaning "scientific study" (example microbiology)
causing disease; harmful
science investigates modification of the function and changes in structure caused by disease
pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes; cause abscess, pustules and boils
highest level of decontamination; completely destroys every organism on a nonporous surface, whether beneficial or harmful
pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads; cause infection such s step throat and blood poisoning
disease that affects the body generally, often due to under- or overfunctioning of the internal glands
set guidelines and controls, published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) That require the employee to assume that all human blood specified human body fluids are infectious for HIV,HBV and other bloodborne pathogens
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