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  • Stomach Flu-Personal Narrative

    Stomach Flu One Saturday morning I woke up. I was excited to go to my friend's house because we had planned it earlier that week. So I got up and did my morning things like taking a shower, eating and brushing my teeth. After that I watched TV until it came close to the time for me to head over to his house. Once I had arrived, I announced myself with an excited “Hello!” and my friend returned the hello. We ended up playing video games like MineCraft and drinking Mountain Dew for the rest of…

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  • Arcea Quarantine Research Paper

    “‘Quarantine’? What does that mean?” Piccolino Margheri asked, staring at the newspaper article he had just pulled out of his school bag, smuggled from his father that morning. The front page was headlined: ‘Arcea Quarantined! Fifteen Contract the Bern River Virus in Two Weeks!’ “It means that the Prime Minister of Monora has issued the complete isolation of Arcea to prevent the spread of the Bern River Virus. They believe it will spread if it’s not contained,” Piccolino’s classmate, Maylene…

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  • Summary: Asic Morphology

    asic Morphology “oriental lung fluke” = common name Infections may persist for 20 years in humans. (CDC) Animals such as pigs, dogs, and a variety of feline species can also harbor P. westermani. (CDC) Human infection with P. westermani occurs by eating inadequately cooked or pickled crab or crayfish that harbor metacercariae of the parasite (CDC) Penetrate through the intestinal wall to peritoneal cavity, then through the abdominal wall and diaphragm into the lungs, where they become…

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  • Shigella Research Paper

    Shigella Infection, Adult A shigella infection is an infection of the intestines that can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, and other symptoms. The infection usually lasts 5 to 7 days. CAUSES This infection is caused by shigella bacteria. This bacteria can spread through a person's stool. You can get this infection by: Eating a food or drink a liquid that has the bacteria on it. Touching something that has the bacteria on it and putting your hand in your mouth. Swimming in water…

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  • Enviro Taco Bar Case Study Essay

    Intro The State Health Department became alerted of an outbreak after multiple hospitals reported patients falling ill after eating at local restaurant, “Enviro Taco Bar”. The goal of our investigation was to first create a case definition, to identify cases based on the given case definition, to then identify the causative food item, and then lastly, to identify the biological causative agent of disease, based on clinical symptoms and the environmental conditions.…

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  • 1906 Salmonella Outbreaks

    Salmonella In our country, our government is very strict on the process of food being checked and being clean. At 1906 the Pure Food and Drug Act would be passed by president Franklin D. Roosevelt. This purpose was to make sure the the public would be safe from the many types of food they consume. Meat Inspection Act in 1906 followed by the Pure Food and Drug Act would also be passed for the same reason as the Pure Food and Drug Act. But recently, major foodborne outbreaks would happen such as…

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  • Foodborne Illnesses Research Paper

    Foodborne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year. There are five major bacterial pathogens that cost the United States the most, which are: campylobacter. E-coli 0157:H7, E-coli non-0157:H7 STEC, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes.According to, salmonella is the most costly, coming to a total of around 2.65 billion dollars each year in the United States. Campylobacter costs the US around 1.2 billion each year as well. People and/or the government spend…

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  • Cause Of Death In Children In The 1970s

    causes, and prevention. Three of the main diseases or illnesses that caused death in children in the 1970s are gastroenteritis, pneumonia, and anoxia. Gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu, had a large death rate in the 1970s due to the few treatment options available in the 1970s. This disease is an infection of the stomach and attacks both the stomach and intestines. Gastroenteritis…

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  • DRESS Syndrome Analysis

    derived neurotoxin [EDN]) and lipid mediators, which are cytotoxic. In eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) cytokines interleukin (IL)-3, IL-5 and granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor may be responsible for the recruitment and activation of eosinophils and hence the pathogenesis. Atopy is present in a subset of patients. However, studies also have shown non-IgE mediated mechanisms. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis runs a chronic and relapsing…

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  • Breastfeeding Introduction

    Crowding plus hygiene are really protective alongside gastroenteritis, however we incorrectly point their results to breast-feeding. 6.) Knowledge and support must also be considered causal factors in this study as a special nurse worked with the mothers of the experimental group to stimulate and encourage breastfeeding…

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