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Action Pathoge
Means of
Global
of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to
consider n
Transmission
Distribution
in prevention and control
Prevention Treatment
Cholera [Rod-
shaped Bacteriu m]
Vibrio Cholerae
**Only two types
Sereogro up O1 Sereogro up O139
-Food or water contaminated by the faeces of patients
-No access to proper sanitation…

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Administration of salts, glucose and electrolytes orally or intravenously (when the patient is too weak) to
rehydrate the body Antibiotics in severe cases
** Why glucose? Helps the absorption of the ions

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Malaria [Protoctis
t]
Plasmod ium
Pathoge n
Insect-borne disease
Vector* An organism that transfer a disease or parasite from one host to another
!
Anopheles female mosquito
Means of Transmission
Tropics and sub-tropics
Global Distribution
-when female mosquito feeds on blood, she injects secretion from her salivary
gland
" Plasmodium…

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Prevention Treatment
-Antimalarial drugs: Quinine and Chloroquine [also used as prophylactic drugs]

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Pages in this set

Page 1

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Action Pathoge
Means of
Global
of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to
consider n
Transmission
Distribution
in prevention and control
Prevention Treatment
Cholera [Rod-
shaped Bacteriu m]
Vibrio Cholerae
**Only two types
Sereogro up O1 Sereogro up O139
-Food or water contaminated by the faeces of patients
-No access to proper sanitation…

Page 2

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Administration of salts, glucose and electrolytes orally or intravenously (when the patient is too weak) to
rehydrate the body Antibiotics in severe cases
** Why glucose? Helps the absorption of the ions

Page 3

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Malaria [Protoctis
t]
Plasmod ium
Pathoge n
Insect-borne disease
Vector* An organism that transfer a disease or parasite from one host to another
!
Anopheles female mosquito
Means of Transmission
Tropics and sub-tropics
Global Distribution
-when female mosquito feeds on blood, she injects secretion from her salivary
gland
" Plasmodium…

Page 4

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Prevention Treatment
-Antimalarial drugs: Quinine and Chloroquine [also used as prophylactic drugs]

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