PATHOGEN

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What happened in 1845?
First major outbreak of the disease called CHOLERA
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What are some symptoms of Cholera?
Diarrohea
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What bacterium is Tuberculosis caused by?
Mycobacterium Tuberclosis
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What are the symptoms of Tuberculosis?
infections,Damages the lungs, resulting into blood speckled mucus after coughing & weight loss
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What are these all a form of?
Communicable disease
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What are plants infected by?
Fungi
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What is Cholera dieback
A disease of ash trees caused by Fungus
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What happened when this was Fungi was first spotted?
Woodland were closely surveyed to monitor spread
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What is malaria caused by?
By a protist called Plasmodium which multiplies inside red blood cell and liver cells
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What are the symptoms of Malaria?
When new protist break out on these cell it causes fever weakness and sickeness
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What is a Virus?
A particle that can infect cells and cause cells to make copies of the virus
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What is one feature of a virus?
No cellular structure
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How do viruses multiply?
By infecting a cell and taking over the cells DNA copying process to make new viruses
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Which part of the body do viruses affect?
Many at the same time
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What does Ebola virus do?
Causes the breakdown of blood vessels and liver and kidney cells
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What does this lead to?
Internal bleeding and fever so causing haemorrhagic fever
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What does HIV do to the body?
Attack and destroys white blood cells in the immune system
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What doe people with HIV develop?
AIDS
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Why doe people develop AIDS?
Because their immune system cannot protect them from secondary infectionsMany people die from these other infection including TB
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Why do we have bacteria in our body?
As they are essential for our life
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How many people have Helicobater pylori in their stomach?
50%
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How many people of these people never show symptom?
80%
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What doe the rest of the people develop?
Sore areas called ULCERS where the bacteria attacks in the stomach linning
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