Flashcards in Chapter 15 quiz review Deck (10)
Portals of entry into the body for microorganisms.
What do bacteria use to attach to human cells?
Difference between siderophore and transferrin
Both bind to iron. Siderophore comes from bacteria and steals iron. Transferrin hide iron from bacteria.
How do microorganisms evade the immune system?
What type of bacteria have endotoxin? (lipid A)
Study of the causes of disease.
Acute infectious disease. How long?
Short time period.
Occurs world wide at the same time.
Infection that you get in a healthcare setting