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TUBERCULOSIS Microbiology

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Definition

A chronic and infectious mycobacterial disease which is characterized by tubercles in the affected area.

S/S: Perpetual Cough, Fever, Weight loss, Night sweats, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Pain while breathing.

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Viral Diseases,Mumps, Measles, Influenza, Polio

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MUMPS

Definition

An acute viral infection primarily of salivary glands characterized by fever and swelling of usually parotid glands.

S/S: Malaise, anorexia, fever, sore throat, parotid gland swelling, tenderness at a...
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Hypersensitivity and Types of Hypersensitivity

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Introduction

Hypersensitivity is overreaction to an allergen.

Or it is an antigenic response beyond that is considered normal.

It is also known as allergy.

Hypersensitivity occurs when a sensitized person re...
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HELMINTHS Human and Microbial Interaction

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Helminths

General Features of Nematodes

Nematodes (Nema= thread) are commonly known as Round worms. They include pinworms or thread worms, Hookworms, Whipworms.

Shape: unsegmented, Round, elongated and tapered at both...
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Cholera, Diphtheria, Pertusis, and Tetanus Microbiology

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Cholera

Definition: A severe acute gastrointestinal infection which is characterized by rice watery stool.

S/S: Fever, vomiting, rice watery stool, malaise, dehydration

Causative organism: Vibrio cholerae

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Virus Properties if Virus and Diseases caused by viruses

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Viruses may be defined as acellular organisms whose genomes consist of nucleic acid, and which obligately replicate inside host cells using host metabolic machinery.

Size:       20 ---- 14,000 nm in length

 

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Microbiology in Everyday Life(Food, Water & Airborne Diseases)

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Food Borne Diseases

Diseases caused by microorganisms through food

Microorganisms can cause

Food spoilage

Diseases 

Foodborne Diseases

Usually called “Food Poisoning” à caused by ea...
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Normal Flora Human and Microbial Interaction

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Symbiosis (living together): The relationship between two different species is called symbiosis.

Mutualism: is a type of symbiosis in which both of the partners are benefited.

Commensal...
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Fungal Infections Microbiology Human and Microbial Interaction

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Classification of Fungi

Zygomycota ---saprophytic molds

Rhizopus

Mucor

Ascomycota ---sac fungi

Aspergillus

Epidermophytone

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Normal Flora Human and Microbial Interaction

Microbiology Nurses Microbiology Normal Flora Normal Flora Human Human and Microbial Interaction Normal Flora Human and Microbial Interaction

Symbiosis (living together): The relationship between two different species is called symbiosis.

Mutualism: is a type of symbiosis in which both of the partners are benefited.

Commensal...
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Concept of A sepsis Microbiology

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Model used to understand the infection process .Each link represents step in transmission of infection .Each link has to be present in order for an infection to occur.Model used to understand the infection process .Each link represents step in tra...
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Control of Microbial Growth Microbiology

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Microbiology is the branch of science that deals with the study of micro organisms.Microorganisms are the living things which cannot be seen with naked eyes but can be seen with the help of microscope.Microbiology is the branch of science that dea...
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Immunity Microbiology

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Key Terms

Immunity: The ability of body to resist pathogens.

Antigen:   A substance that causes the formation of antibodies. It is also called immunogen

Antibod...
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Bacterial Cell Structure

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Microbiology is the branch of science that deals with the study of micro organisms.Microorganisms are the living things which cannot be seen with naked eyes but can be seen with the help of microscope.Microbiology is the branch of science that dea...
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History Of Microbiology

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Short History and some Contributions

1665.   Hook—First observation of cell

1673.   Van Leeuwenhoek—First observation of live microorganisms

1735.    Linnaeus—Nomenclature of organisms

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Introduction to Microbiology

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Microbiology is the branch of science that deals with the study of micro organisms.Microorganisms are the living things which cannot be seen with naked eyes but can be seen with the help of microscope.Microbiology is the branch of science that dea...
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PSEUDOMONAS

PSEUDOMONAS What is PSEUDOMONAS Types of PSEUDOMONAS Nursing microbiology Microbiology

IMPORTANT PROPERTIES are 1.Pseudomonas are gram negative rods.2.They are strict AEROBES  i.e,they derive their energy only by oxidation of sugars.Oxidation involves electron transport by cytochrome c,Pseudomonas is OXIDASE POSITIVE.3.Pseudomonas ...
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