Last Modified: 2016-03-08
--both have enzymes to synthesize ATP
--both possess DNA and ribosomes
--anything that's not bacterial have mitocondria
--anthing green has chloroplasts (eukaryotic algae)
- Disease: typhoid fever
- Reservoir: humans
- Transmission: fecal/oral
- myxoma virus as a biological control
- but rabbits evolved resistance
-cause: severe hemorrhagic fever
-lethal infectious diseases
-probably caused by "bush hunting", eating whatever can be caught causing to cross infection from monkeys.
- was once a deadly viral disease
- its spread directly through direct and prolonged contact
- eliminated by vaccination (1980)
- afraid small pox would be used as a terrorism thing
- Vector- Borne- Usually refers to a disease spread to man through an insect bite; does not usually spread from person to person
Portal of entry: skin or bloodstream via insect bite
Portal of exit: additional insect bites
1) Tick borne diseases; i.e Rocky Mtn Spotted Fever
2) Mosquito- borne; i.e. West Nile
3) Flea- borne; i.e. plague
--Source: water contaminated by raw human, cattle feces
--CS: diarrhea (malabsorptive)
--Prevention: boil water*, municipal & home water filters
--Incubation: 1-12 days
--Treatment: symptomatic (dehydration, electrolyte replacement)
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