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Larry Sawchuk

Tutorial Four – Disease Transmission: The Epidemiological Triad & the Chain of Infection Non-infectious Diseases (Non-communicable): - These are disease where no microbial agent is required and are intrinsic, arising from within the body (genetic) and/or environment - Cardiovascular disease - Diabetes - Cancer - Hypertension Infectious Diseases (Communicable Diseases): - These are diseases caused by a microbial agent. Classes of Infectious Disease - One disease can fall into more than one class - Infectious disease are broadly classified into the following disease: o Enteric diseases. o Respiratory diseases o Vaccinate-preventable diseases o STDs o Bloodborne diseases o Vectorborne diseases o Zoonotic diseases Reservoirs of Infectious Diseases - Reservoir: the site in which the infectious agent survives, grows, and reproduces Transmission of Infectious Diseases - Either direct or indirect transmission o Direction transmission  Direct contact: direct skin contact from person to person  Airborne/droplet: agent travels short-distance through air (short distance = direct contact, long distance = indirect contact)  Injection of drugs  Blood borne: direct blood-to-blood contact or transfusion  Sexual – through oral, anal or vaginal  Vertical – mother to child during pregnant or from breastfeeding o Indirect transmission  Airborne, long distance  Vector – agent carried by insects
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