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Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Meningococcal meningitis
Humans
(10% carriers)

-encapsulated
-capsule, pili, IgA curring enzyme
-endotoxin produces rash

*-fever, stiff neck and headache
-Sore throat
-rash
(mostly in adults)
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Hemophilus meningitdis
Human w/ carrier

-encapsulated
-carbohydrate capsule

*-fever, stiff neck and headache
(mostly in adults)
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Streptococcal meningitdis
Human w/ carrier

-encapsulated

*-fever, stiff neck and headache
(mostly in children)
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Listeriosis
Prime:Soil & water
-intestines of animal

-not phagocytized multiplied in cell
-move directly from 1 phagocyte to another

-fever,
- diarrhea,
- sore throat
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Leprosy
(Hansan’s disease)
Human (grow in PNS & skin cells)

Grow in cooler parts of body 30 degrees

Loss of sensation in skin nodules
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Tetanus
Soil & GI of animals

-produces neurotoxin tetanospasmin goes to and interferes with spinal nerve f(x)
-muscles contract
-inhibited of relaxation
-endospore forming

- muscle spasms, contraction of muscles controlling the jaw (lockjaw)
-endospores are embedded into injured tissue
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Botulism
-home canning

-exotoxin
-toxemia
Endospores forming

-blurred vision
-respiratory muscles=paralyzed
-interferes w/ relapse of aceltylcholine
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

Rabies
Animals*skunks, bats, raccoons

-glycoprotein coat- spread of the disease to the CNS

-hypersensitivity
-irritation
-spasms
-excess saliva
Reservoir? V.f? Symptoms?

West Nile Encephalitis
Vector-mosquito
(anthropod borne viral diseases)

-strains of encephalitis

-chills, headache, fever, coma