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8 Cards in this Set

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what causes most diseases?
what are some pathogens?
protists,bacteria,fungi, and virus
what happens when milk is pasteurized?
it is heated to a temperature where most bacteria is killed
What are some ways infectious diseases are spread?
air, food, water, direct contact
what does the center for disease control and precention do?
monitors the spread of diseases in the United States
What are some sexually transmitted diseases that are caused by viruses?
AIDS herpes
What kinds of STDs are treatable and what does the treatment consist of?
STDs caused by bacteria treated with antiboitics
What does HIV do to the immune system?
attacks helper t-cells, reproduces, and the body cant fight off pathogens