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    Laboratory Diagnosis Essay

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    Laboratory Diagnosis Monitoring Parameters • Tourniquet Test Acts as an emergency diagnostic tool whereby formation of more than 20 petechiae per square inch indicates a positive tourniquet test. A circle of 2.5 cm in diameter may be drawn and the number of petechiae in it is counted. More than five petechiae indicates positive test. • Complete Blood Cell Count Blood tests present with lowered total white blood cell, platelet and neutrophil counts and a 20% or more increase in haematocrit…

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    Zika Virus In America

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    discovered in Africa Zika is a virus that has been known for a while now but just recently has become a danger to the United States and its citizens within its borders, “Zika is an emerging viral disease of the tropics transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same mosquito that transmits dengue and yellow fever. The illness resulting from Zika virus was previously considered mild and self-limiting. Most people with Zika fever (aka Zika) have no symptoms; those who do can…

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    The Yellow Fever

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    The yellow fever was an infectious virus that took place in the south, particularly Memphis, Tennessee with its most catastrophic case in 1878. The virus was transmitted to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. According to the CDC, “the yellow fever virus is/was found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa” (CDC, 2015). Overall diagnosing the yellow fever was based on a person’s symptoms and different test. Although there were no guidelines nor general treatment…

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    Spread Zika Virus

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    Thank you for taking the time to read my proposal to address the pressing issue of the ever spreading Zika Virus. The recent American outbreak of the widespread Zika epidemic has called for cautious measures to be taken in areas of high mosquito population. There have been several moments in the past few months where I would find myself swatting mosquitos, only to have those around me continuously warn me about Zika. The impact the virus has had on the general public has caused mild levels of…

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    Arthralgia Conjunctivitis

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    The Zika virus’ first well-documented report of human infection was in 1964 when Simpson described his own occupationally acquired Zika virus illness when he was 28 years old. The illness began with mild headaches and the next day rash covered his face, neck, trunk, and upper arms and this spread to his palms and soles. Malaise, transient fever and back pain developed. By the second day, evening, of illness he was afebrile, rashes were fading, and he felt better. On the third day he felt well…

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    a human specialist, it will likely be spread over intercontinental distances due to the development of global transportation and urbanization of dense populations (Gould et al. 2017). This review focuses on the dengue and yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, and the insightful impact its relationship with humans has had on its evolution (Tabachnick 1991). The species has become a very important public health concern especially in regards to vectoring dengue, zika, and chikungunya viruses,…

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    The Zika Virus

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    snake, or the teeth of a shark. This animal is measured in millimeters, produces hundreds of offspring from a single mother, and feeds off human blood. It is the mosquito. The most common species is culex pipiens, but there are others such as aedes aegypti, aedes vexans, and anopheles gambiae. Mosquitoes represent one of the most successful species on earth. This is attributed to their ability to thrive in the current conditions of exponential human population growth. Female mosquitoes feed on…

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    through the Americas. It is carried by the stealth virus, most often borne on the wings of a ubiquitous predator, is spreading across the Americas. The Zika virus is carried by the mosquito from Aedes family. Zika virus was first discovered in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkey.…

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    Yellow Fever 1793

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    the human waste or from rotting coffee beans (WPVI-TV. “Fever 1793.”). Neither of these theories are actually correct. In fact, the disease originates from mosquito bites.”The most dangerous illnesses associated with the Aedes are dengue fever and yellow fever” (“Dangers of the Aedes Mosquito.”). Those are some examples of theories of what causes the Yellow Fever and what actually causes the Yellow…

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    Zika Virus Report

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    country, bringing each nation to its knees with its detrimental symptoms. In 1947, the Zika virus was first discovered in a rhesus monkey that was found in the Zika Forest, Uganda. Incidentally, it was not until 1948 when individuals realized the Aedes africanus (mosquito) also possessed the Zika virus.…

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