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Define infection

Invasion of a hosts tissues by microorganisms

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Microbiota/Commensals

microorgansims on skin/mucosal surfaces

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horizontal transmission

inhilation/contac

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vertical transmission

mother to child

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Wether disease occurs depends on

Inoculation size of pathogen, antimicrobial resistance, site of infection and comorbidites

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General investigations for infection

Full blood count, C reactive protein, Histopathy, Bacteriology, virology

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A method of bacteriology and virology

Microscopy, culture and antibiotic susceptibility
ELISA

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DNA enveloped virus

Hep B
Herpes
Small Pox

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DNA non enveloped virus

HPV

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RNA enveloped virus

HIV
Rubella

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RNA non enveloped virus

Polio
Hep A

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Gram + cocci

Staph aureus
Strep pneumonia

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Gram + Bacilli

Chlostridium

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Gram - Coccus

Neisseria

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Gram - Bacilli

E. Coli

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Examples of fungi

Yeasts (candida albicans)
Molds eg ring worm

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Examples of parasites

Protozoa (single cellular)
Helminths(multicellular)