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define 25 diseases & their vectors

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Posted January 22, 2012 at 10:53 PM via web

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define 25 diseases & their vectors

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ihatereading1025 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted January 25, 2012 at 12:41 PM (Answer #1)

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hi aids 

thats funny

 

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xephiassoul | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted February 23, 2012 at 5:27 AM (Answer #2)

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  1. Plague- flea.septic shock, fever, headache, nauseam, vomiting, and aching joints. death is quite possible without treatment
  2. Typhus- louse and flea.headache and fever, a rash after that and possibly kidney failure and comas.
  3. Leishmaniasis- sand fly. skin sores that look like leprosy, fevers, enlarged spleen and liver.
  4. Leptospirosis- mammals. possibly jaudice, severly damaged organs, busted blood vessels, and certain death without considerable medical treatement
  5. Lyme Disease-tick. rash, possibly bacterial meningitis, arthritis,
  6. Dengue Fever-mosquito. flu like symptoms, rasg, severe headaches
  7. Malaria- mosquito.fever, certain strains can clump in the capillaries in teh brain and kill.
  8. Rabies- mammal. severe dislike of water, and death when the respiratory muscles can no longer be controlled.
  9. Rift Valley Fever- mosquito. possible hemorrhages, damage to the eyes.
  10. West Nile Virus- mosquito. 8/10 show no symptoms and the other 2 show flu like symptoms.
  11. Nipah Virus- animals. flu like symptoms, possible encephalitis, and death to about half that get this disease.
  12. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever-tick. breakdown of circulation and possibly gangrene.
  13. Lassa Fever-best guess is rats. vomiting, diarrhea, permanent deafness, seizures, miscarriages, fevers, headaches, joint pain, damaged blood vessels.
  14. Cholera-drinking or eating good contaminated with the bacteria. uncontrollable diarrhea with the consistenacy of rice water, vomiting, death within the first 24 hours if there is no prompt medical treatment.
  15. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies-prion from cattle. similar to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  16. Hepatitis A- feces. jaundice, fever, tiredness, stomach ache, and possible vomiting.
  17. E.coli O157:H7- contaminated meat. possibly hemolytic uremic syndrome, hemorrhagic colitis, severe bloody diarrhea,
  18. Giardia- protozoa. diarrhea and stomach cramps
  19. Listeria- chilled, pre-cooked food, unpasteurized food, expired food and damaged packaging of food. is a fetal pathogena nd causes newborn meningitis
  20. Norwalk Virus- contaminated water and shellfish. causes gastroenteritis
  21. Botulism-fermented food, uncooked meat. paralyzes nerve function
  22. Salmonella- undercooked food. can cause enteric fever, gastroenteritis, or a certain form of arthritis
  23. Whooping Cough- Bordetella bacteria. severe coughing and a possibly a lung collapsing
  24. H1N1- virus from the Orthomyxoviridae family. Pretty much similar to the flu
  25. Measles- virus from the family Morbillivirus. spread through the air. Rash, general malaise

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