Marburg
Virus

•  Member
of
the
Filoviridae
family

•  Causes
Marburg
Hemorrhagic
Fever
or
Marburg

   Virus
Disease,
char...
Campylobacter
jejuni
                   

•  Gram
‐,
spirillum

•  Usually
obtained
from


  
poultry
(undercooked)
or

  ...
Candida

   albicans
          

•  Kingdom
Fungi

•  Yeast
infec=ons:
vaginal


   
candidiasis,
thrush

•  80%
of
the
po...
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  1. 1. Marburg
Virus
 •  Member
of
the
Filoviridae
family
 •  Causes
Marburg
Hemorrhagic
Fever
or
Marburg
 Virus
Disease,
characterized
by
fever,
chills,
weight
 loss,
a
=ny
rash,
hemorrhaging
 •  There
is
no
specific
an=viral
therapy
 •  Has
a
lipoprotein
coat,
contains
a
nucleocapsid
 surrounded
by
a
cross‐striated
helical
capsid
 •  Nearly
iden=cal
to
Ebola
virus
in
structure,
single‐ stranded
RNA

  2. 2. Campylobacter
jejuni 
 •  Gram
‐,
spirillum
 •  Usually
obtained
from

 
poultry
(undercooked)
or

 http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol5no1/altek2b.jpg 
fecally
contaminated
water
 •  Pathogen,
usually
untreated
(fluids)
 •  Can
be
treated
with
erythromycin
 •  The
most
common
cause
of
diarrhea
in
the
U.S.
 •  Nausea,
vomi=ng,
lasts
1
week
 •  Some
people
are
asymptoma=c

  3. 3. Candida
 albicans 
 •  Kingdom
Fungi
 •  Yeast
infec=ons:
vaginal

 
candidiasis,
thrush
 •  80%
of
the
popula=on
have
this
fungus
as
part
of
their
 normal
microflora
(stomach,
mucous
membranes
–
 mouth,
reproduc=ve
tract,
urinary
tract)


 •  Opportunis=c
pathogen
when
the
pH
homeostasis
is
 altered
or
when
immunocompromised
(HIV/AIDS)
 •  75%
of
the
human
popula=on
will
have
candidiasis
 during
their
life.
 •  Unicellular
yeast
–
spherical
cells
displaying
 pseudohyphae
(cellular
filaments)

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