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Diphtheria

Bacilli, rod-sphere shape, small. Common name- Diphtheria Antitoxin. Blocks airway, damages heart muscle, causes nerve damage, loss of movement, lung infection. Common in kids. Found in bacteria in back of throat. Weakness, sore throat, fever, swollen glands in neck. Rate of 6. 1 of 2 patients die. It is lisogenic.