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Bubonic Plague
Key Terms:
Pandemic: the disease spans the entire world
Epidemic: takes on a continent or a country
Beringia
Columbian Contact
Listeria:
Botulism
Anthrax
Bubonic Plague
Yersinia pestis: causative agent responsible for Bubonic Plague
Buboes
Vector
Rodent
Etiology
Epidemiology: study or distribution of disease
1 in 4 doctors and 1 in 2 nurses in Montreal wash their hands b/w patients
Bubonic Plague:
Pick two countries, and examine the impact (cultural, economic, and religion) of plague
of each.
oBrazil, Switzerland, Egypt, China, and England [London (1965, The great London
Fire)]
oEconomical affects: less trade, less workforce, reduced business
oCultural affects: scape-goating
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oReligiously affects: sign that God was angry; God punishing them; whipping
themselves (flagellants) thought they committed such sin n it was God’s
punishment; a lot of prayers
How important was the legacy of the Black Death in shaping late medieval attitudes
towards death of commemoration?
oNo more ceremonies for the death cuz a lot of deaths
Bubonic is a sudden death n leprosy is a living death
Leprosy
Key Terms:
IL
Pandemic
Epidecmic
Endemic
Microparasites
Macroparasites
BL
Plague is US: Utah, California, Mexico
Incubation period: 2-10 days
William Mompesson: priest that told everyone not to leave the town of Eyyam
Leprosy: an infectious disease caused b Mycobacterium leprae, characterized by skin
lesions and necrosis; It is a chronic infectious disease which was once a scourge
throughout the world
Clinical Manifestations:
1. Tuberculoid
2. Lepromatous
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3. Borderline
4. Intermediate
1873: Mycobacterium leprae (Dr Armauer Hansen of Norway)
MDT: Dapsone, Rifampicin, Clofazimine
Classifications
1. Paucibacillary H.d.
Midler and characterized by one or more hupopigmented skin macules
2. Multibacillary .d.
symmetric skin lesions, nodules, plagues, thickened dermis
Key Questions:
What methods of transmission might exist for Hansen’s disease?
oSkin lesions (skin contact); respiratory drop-outs
What does the pioneering work of Moller-Christensen show about the diagnosis of
Hansen’s disease in the Middle Age?
oMoller-Christensen: One that found that facial deformities was key symptom of
Leprosy
Tuberculosis
Key Terms:
MDR-TB
BCG
Isoniazid
Sanitoria:
BL
Phthisis
TT
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 1 in 4 doctors and 1 in 2 nurses in montreal wash their hands b/w patients. Bubonic plague: pick two countries, and examine the impact (cultural, economic, and religion) of plague of each, brazil, switzerland, egypt, china, and england [london (1965, the great london. Il: pandemic, epidecmic, endemic, microparasites, macroparasites, bl, plague is us: utah, california, mexico. 1873: mycobacterium leprae (dr armauer hansen of norway) Midler and characterized by one or more hupopigmented skin macules: multibacillary . d. symmetric skin lesions, nodules, plagues, thickened dermis. Key questions: what methods of transmission might exist for hansen"s disease, skin lesions (skin contact); respiratory drop-outs, what does the pioneering work of moller-christensen show about the diagnosis of. Hansen"s disease in the middle age: moller-christensen: one that found that facial deformities was key symptom of. Isoniazid: sanitoria, bl, phthisis, tt www. notesolution. com, tst (tuberculin skin test, mycobacterium leprae, dots, mass of separation, bt, mst, mycobacterium turculosis.

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