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Varicella Zoster Virus <ul><li>Member of Herpesviridae family </li></ul><ul><li>Causes chicken pox and shingles </li></ul>...
Mycobacterium tuberculosis http://traumwerk.stanford.edu/archaeolog/2007/05/alpine_archaeology_and_paleopa.html http://emb...
Hepatitis  A (Picornavirus) http://blog.utmb.edu/newsroom/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/LemonHAVblog.jpg <ul><li>Picornavirus...
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  1. 1. Varicella Zoster Virus <ul><li>Member of Herpesviridae family </li></ul><ul><li>Causes chicken pox and shingles </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms include fever, blister-like rash, itching, and distribution over dermatome </li></ul><ul><li>Double-stranded DNA virus and enveloped polyhedral </li></ul><ul><li>Transmitted through airway secretions and from fluid in blisters </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General hygiene measures- clean , dry skin, hand washing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-pyretic for fever reduction ( ex: motrin) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-pruritic for itching ( Ex : Calamine lotion) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-viral ( Ex: Acyclovir) </li></ul></ul>http://fmc.encolombia.com/medicina/materialdeconsulta/Tensiometro55-1.htm#HERPES%20ZOSTER
  2. 2. Mycobacterium tuberculosis http://traumwerk.stanford.edu/archaeolog/2007/05/alpine_archaeology_and_paleopa.html http://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/Defect/bacteria.htm <ul><li>Neither gram positive or negative. This is because of the lipid content in the cell walls. It is considered Acid-fast </li></ul><ul><li>Rod shaped </li></ul><ul><li>Pathogenic - Responsible for Tuberculosis (TB). </li></ul><ul><li>Some signs and symptoms include: Coughing, Coughing up blood, Painful breathing, Fever, Night sweats, and Chills </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of the worlds population is infected with TB (2billion+) </li></ul><ul><li>Worlds 7 th leading cause of death. </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-Drug resistant strains(MDR-TB) are cause by partial treatments. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hepatitis A (Picornavirus) http://blog.utmb.edu/newsroom/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/LemonHAVblog.jpg <ul><li>Picornavirus </li></ul><ul><li>Single strand RNA , Lacks an envelope, polyhedral coat </li></ul><ul><li>Causes hepatitis A </li></ul><ul><li>Some signs and sympthoms are: Anorexia, Malaise, Nausea, Diarrhea, Abdominal discomfort, fever, and chills. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no specific treatment </li></ul><ul><li>No chronic form. </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 + cases reported in the U.S. Per year. </li></ul>
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