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Transmission? System?

Meningococcal meningitis
-non-immune come in
close contact w/ disease carriers
ex. Military camps, dorms

-secretions/droplets


Nervous
Transmission? System?

Hemophilus meningitdis
-endogenous infection
-aerosols

Nervous
Transmission? System?

Listeriosis
-foodborne
(contaminated poultry,
dairy products: cheese& meat)


Nervous
Transmission? System?

Leprosy
(Hansan’s disease)
-contact with contaminated secretions

Nervous
Transmission? System?

Tetanus
-lives in soil and GI in animals
-Puncture wound
-open sores are portals


Nervous
Transmission? System?

Botulism
-food borne intoxication
(food poisoning)

Nervous
Transmission? System?

Rabies
-animal bite/contact with infected animal
-enter minutes skin abrasions
-may pass intact mucus membranes


Nervous
Transmission? System?

West Nile Encephalitis
-Vector
( mosquito borne viruses)

Nervous
Transmission? System?

Streptococcal meningitdis
-Aerosols

Nervous