Infectious Diseases

By: Adrian Ceja

Standards

8.L.1.1: Summarize the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites relating to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease

8.L.1.2: Explain the difference between epidemic and pandemic as it relates to the spread treatment and prevention of disease

microbiology

the branch of science that deals with microorganisms

Bacteria

it's a living organism transmit through raw meat., surfaces, people, and air Its treated by washing hands for 20 seconds. Prevent it by clean cuts and wounds
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Fungi

It'a a living organism transmit through wind, water and animals. Treated by ani-fungal cream, shampoos, and medicine
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Parasite

It's a living organism transmit through one organism to the next. Treated by medicines, direct removal of parasite from host prevented by keeping cuts clean and don't drink lake water.
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Virus

nonliving organism transmit through contact, air, and surfaces. prevented by vaccines it can cause polio, AIDS, and or west Nile virus
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Outbreak, Epidemic, Pandemic

Outbreak: Occurrence of a disease greater than would otherwise be expected at a particular time and place

Epidemic: An outbreak that affects many people in an area of a specific country or region

Pandemic: An epidemic that spreads over very large area or throughout the entire world