Common infections

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Name 3 common infections caused by bacteria
cholera, tuberculosis, stomach ulcers
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Name 3 symptoms of Malaria
any from: Internal bleeding, hemorrhagic fever, vomiting, muscle pain, severe headaches, diarrhoea
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Name one STD
HIV
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What is the name of the bacterium that causes Cholera?
Vibrio Cholera
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How can Stomach Ulcers be treated?
Proton pump inhibitor, antibiotics
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How can TB be avoided?
Ventilate buildings to reduce chance of breathing in the bacteria, Diagnose and treat promptly (antibiotics), isolate infected people.
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Which cells does Ebola affect? (3)
liver cells, cells in the linings of blood vessels, white blood cells.
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Name an infection caused by a PROTIST.
Malaria
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Name two common infections caused by viruses.
HIV, Ebola
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Name a common infection that affects plants (ash trees)
Chalara dieback
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How many symptoms of Chalara dieback can you list?
answersleaf loss, back lesions, dieback of crown (top) of tree,
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How many symptoms of Chalara dieback can you list?
answers:leaf loss, back lesions, dieback of crown (top) of tree,
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How many symptoms of Chalara dieback can you list?
answers:leaf loss, back lesions, dieback of crown (top) of tree,
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How can the spread of Cholera (Vibrio Cholerae) be prevented?
Dispose of Faeces hygenically, far from water sources, high levels of sanitation, treatment of water, vaccination.
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Other than HIV, name a common STD and whether it is a Protist, Bacteria, Fungus or virus.
Chlamydia, bacteria
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How is Malaria spread?
Bites from (female) vectors (mosquitoes), blood transfusions (infected blood)
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What does HIV stand for?
human immunodeficiency virus
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How can the spread of Gastric ulcers be prevented?
Cook food thoroughly to kill bacteria, Wash hands before cooking/ eating to prevent transfer of bacteria onto food.
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How does Ebola harm cells?
Multiplies inside cells and destroys them.
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What is the name of the bacterium that causes TB?
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
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Name 2 symptoms of cholera
Watery pale diarrhoea in large quantities, nausea/ vomiting, dehydration
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name 4 symptoms of TB
lungs damage/ blood speckled mucus, weight loss, fever/ chills, night sweats.
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What is the difference between communicable and non-communicable diseases?
Communicable can be passed from one person to the other, non-communicable cannot.
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What are 2 symptoms pf gastric ulcers?
inflammation of the stomach (stomach pain), bleeding in stomach.
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How can the spread of Chalare dieback be prevented?
Cut down and burn infected trees
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How can the spread of Chalare dieback be prevented?
Cut down and burn infected trees
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