Unit 2 Med Micro
- Northern Michigan University
- Biological Sciences
- Biological Sciences 202
- Unit 2 Med Micro
Last Modified: 2011-06-10
2.Prodromal- start of getting sick.
3. Invasive- typical signs/symptoms are present.
a. Acme: signs and symptoms reach their peak.
1. Mastigophorans- Trypanosomal, Leishmania, Giardia, Trichomonas.
2. Amebozoa- Entamoeba, Dientamoeba, Endolimax, Iodamoeba.
3. Apicomplexans (sporozoans)- Parasitic, immobile,with complex life cycles.
Anti-microbials are chemotherapeutic agents used to treat diseases caused by microbes.
Chemotherapeuticindexis the maximum tolerable dose/Kg bodyweight divided by minimum does/Kg body weight that will cure the disease.
Antibiotics are drugs that kill infectious agents.
~used in serious illness when the infection is caused by an unknown organism
Narrow spectrum- effectiveagainstonly a small # of microbesor even one taxonomic group.
~used when the identity of the organism is known
~decreases chances of antibiotic resistance
~minimizes destruction of the host's normal flora.
~due to bacteriostatic organisms that are able to evade defenses and antibiotics
~acquired by genetic changes, etc.
Specifically, redness and heat: caused by increase blood flow to injury, swelling: Due to exudate that seeps from the blood into interstitial spaces, pain: exudate causes pressureon free nerveendings, pus: WBCs have arrived to save the day, and impairment of function (due to swelling) if the area is at a joint.
Found on body cells- Class I MHC
Found on immune system cells- Class II MHC
immunity involve and what's there job= B-cells (make antibodies)
frequent leukocyte= Eosinophil
(-) sense is were the sequence id from 3' to 5' and must be converted to (+) sense before transcription can occur.
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