Human Bacterial Diseases

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> develops resistance due to chromosomal mutations and incomplete treatments. Chlamydia pneumonia is an obligate intracellular parasite also plays a role in heart diseases, clinically manifests as fever and cough. > diphtheria: gram positive, results in wound and skin leisons. Meningitis: inflimation of brain and spinal cord meninges. > aseptic meningitis syndrome: vomiting, head aches etc. Tuberculosis tb over 1/3 of world have it. 7% of those are hiv positive. requires prolonged contact in intimate surroundings. Pneumonia: lack in cell wall, resistant to broad spectrum antibiotics. > only a few bacteria are pathogenic to humans. > mycobacteria: from soil, water, and house dust. Difficult to treat because of acid start cell walls. > peptic ulcer diseases (ex. halobacter pilory causes ulcers) > ex. lyme disease: caused by a tick, spirochette transmilted from deer and rats by ticks, causes heart disease, arthritis, and myelination of neurons (disrupting transmission of electrostatic pulses).

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