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1

Portals of entry into the body for microorganisms.

-Mouth
-Skin

2

What do bacteria use to attach to human cells?

-Fimbriae
-Capsule

3

Difference between siderophore and transferrin

Both bind to iron. Siderophore comes from bacteria and steals iron. Transferrin hide iron from bacteria.

4

How do microorganisms evade the immune system?

Capsules. Mutate.

5

What type of bacteria have endotoxin? (lipid A)

Gram negatives

6

Etiology

Study of the causes of disease.

7

Acute infectious disease. How long?

Short time period.

8

Occurs world wide at the same time.

Pandemic

9

Infection that you get in a healthcare setting

Nosocomial infection

10

How do we prevent infectious dieases?

Handwashing.