Urinary tract infection

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  • Influenza And The Immune System

    As a health science major or even someone adequately informed on healthcare knowledge knows which populations are more susceptible to infections. Those populations being children, elderly, and immune deficient or compromised populations. While the immune comprised are just how their title makes them sound, their immune systems do not function properly whether it is due to genetics or simply something they are going through health wise. Children however have not yet had the chance to build up…

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  • Staphylococcus Epidermidis Research Paper

    “It is one of the most common causes of infections in catheters and implants due to the increase in usage of biomaterials in the clinical environment”. (Mack) Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of the most common organisms that cause nosocomial infections because of its ability to colonize in skin and contaminate anything with ease. “This likely stems from the fact that S. epidermidis is a permanent…

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  • Candida Research Paper

    Naturally, our bodies contain both bad and good bacteria. The good bacteria (probiotics) are responsible for our gut health. Candida is an example of bad bacteria, which when it surpasses the required level, it produces toxins causing diseases and infections. Ingestion of probiotics kill candida by changing the PH level that reduces its survival, preventing over multiplication of bad bacteria in the body. How then do you use probiotics to kill Candida? Constant production of toxins from candida…

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  • Urinary System Case Studies

    primary function of the urinary system is to “produce, store, and excrete urine from the body.” (Zimmermann) The kidneys are the organs in the body that filter waste and water from blood. This waste is called urine, which flows from the kidneys to the ureters, and is stored briefly in the bladder. As the bladder expands and becomes full, urine is released through the urethra. 2. A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI, occurs when “bacteria gets into the urinary tract and multiplies.”…

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  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae Research Paper

    illnesses include Pneumonia; bloodstream infections; wound infections; surgical site infections; Meningitis; and urinary tract infections (UTI) (CITE CDC). Bacterial Transmission…

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  • Neiserria Gonorrhoeae Research Paper

    strictly human pathogen and the causative agent of the sexually transmitted infection Gonorrhea or “the clap” which has infected both men and women for thousands of years. It is named after Albert Neisser who first isolated it in 1879 (Dixson,2015). The disease it caused Gonorrhea, is a term coined by second century Greek physician Galen stands for “as flow of seed”. It is the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the world (Unemo and Shafer, 2011) affecting 62 million individuals…

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  • Bacterial Meningitis Research Paper

    systemic infection (22), but the most common meningitis-causing organisms are characterized by the possession of a polysaccharide capsule, which is essential for infection (35). More than 80% of NBM cases are caused by Group B Streptococcus and Escherichia coli K1 (7, 13, 22). E. coli is one of the main components of the commensal intestinal microbiota of humans. However, they also have huge pathogenic potential, capable of causing a broad range of diseases including gastrointestinal and…

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  • Flagella Research Paper

    pneumonia, urinary tract infections, blood stream infection, surgical site infections(22). Leading cause of respiratory morbidity and mortility in patients with cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Monomeric flagellin of flagella helps in adhesion followed by internalization. Flagella has added structural feature of being glycosylated. Helicobacter pyroli: gram negative, micro aerophillic, spiral shaped bacteria, colonizes human stomach. It is cause of common infections,…

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  • Essay On Sepsis

    Sepsis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Sepsis is known as the medical complication that is due to the acute immune response of the body against the infection. The biochemicals that are spread in the blood stream to remove the infection causes swelling in the body. This inflammation becomes the root cause for organ damage and even the blood clotting during sepsis results in obstructed blood flow to limbs and internal organs that block the flow of nutrients and oxygen. In severe conditions,…

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  • Summary: Communication Barriers In Pediatric Care

    Introduction It is inevitable that parents will eventually have to seek the expertise of a physician or pediatrician for their child with regard to advice, diagnosis, assessment, and/or resources. Oftentimes, parents enter physician’s office with thoughts about what is and what is not causing their symptoms to transpire offering their own interpretations (Gill & Roberts, 2012). Such encounters will allow for the opportunity for physicians to apply their medical expertise with a goal of…

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