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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Summer

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HLTA01 Note 1: Chapter 1: The Nature of Plagues Legionaries Disease 1976 Turner -in the lobby of the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel bacteria: Legionella in aerosolized -symptoms: high fever, chill, headache, muscle aches, dry cough, chest pains, shortness of breath, vomiting, and diarrhea -death: lungs filled with fluid and pus, confusion, disorientation, hallucinations and loss of memory Toxic Shock Syndrome 1979- Mary Benton (TSS) -isolated to females, tampons cross linked with carboxymethyl cellulose with polyester from -bacteria: staphylococcus auras -symptoms: nausea, chill, diarrhea, headache, sore throat, brownish discharge pelvic -death: respiratory failure Transmission- the movement of parasite from host to host (direct or indirect vectors) vector- animate intermediaries ex: flies , mosquitoes, fleas, ticks etc. -transmission by vector- mechanical (the bite wound of a mosquitoes) or developmental ( parasites that grow in snails or mosquitoes) Parasite- obtain resources needed for their growth and reproduction, parasite may harm host, but
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