Microbiology

A History Of Vaccines

A History of Vaccines Contents 1 The Discovery of Vaccines 2 The Impact of Vaccination 3 Research Studies The Discovery of Vaccines Vaccines are a very important part in keeping our children healthy by providing immunity to deadly vaccines. A doctor from England by the name of Edward Jenner discovered vaccines in 1796. He noticed …

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Vaccines In Modern Society

Vaccines in Modern Society Vaccines have been around since Jenner’s success had spread throughout the world in the early 1800s. Jenner successfully created the small pox vaccine. When the word spread that there had been a successful small pox vaccine created, Massachusetts became the first state to persuade its residents to get the vaccine. After …

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Vaccines And Its Benefits

Vaccines and its Benefits More than 3 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases each year. Approximately 1.5 million of these deaths are in children less than 5 years old (Children’s). Those children never had a choice in their parents decision. These children were never able to make a difference in the world.They weren’t even old …

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Vaccines Issues In Australia

Vaccines Issues in Australia In 2015 Australian family (Hughes) suffered a loss when their 4 week old passed away from the whooping cough. The family started a petition to help raise awareness about the vaccines. This awareness wanted to make sure that all pregnant woman are vaccinated in their third trimester to help fight the …

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How Can Vaccines Help

How Can Vaccines Help Vaccines have been an important aspect of modern medicine for many generations. Some people growing up have not experienced any epidemics of whooping cough, measles, or even the flu. However, during the recent years in vaccine research and usage on patients, a huge movement has occured from claiming vaccines have a …

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Significant Role Of Vaccinations

Significant Role of Vaccinations  Vaccinations are deemed as one of the most essential and practical achievements in epidemiology to date by nearly eradicating and counteracting several diseases that were once prevalent and killed hundreds of thousands in the past centuries. Despite its efficacy in substantially reducing certain diseases, the only vaccine discontinued because the disease …

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The History of Vaccines

The History of Vaccines The History of Vaccines The history of vaccines goes back much farther than one might believe. Even with minimal technology scientists were still able to create effective treatments for many diseases through the scientific method. Scientists have had centuries to perfect the methods of vaccination. Stern and Markle assert that even …

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An Issue Of Polio Vaccine

An Issue of Polio Vaccine Polio is a disease caused by a virus that is spread from person-to-person contact or by consuming food or drinks that are contaminated with the feces of an infected person (CDC, 2018). Fortunately, there is a vaccination that can prevent children and adults from polio, a virus that causes paralysis …

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How To Increase Vaccinations

How to Increase Vaccinations According to the Washington Post, in the United States, there is approximately 7 percent of children who are uninsured that have not received their vaccinations. If there are 28.5 million uninsured people in the U.S. and we take about one-third of the population in the United States of children aged 0 …

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Infectious Disease Trends

Infectious Disease Trends Contents 1 TERMS AND TERMINOLOGIES 2 OUTBREAK 3 INCIDENCE 4 PREVALENCE 5 THE ROLE OF NURSING IN EPIDEMIOLOGY 6 EVALUATION OF CURRENT INFECTIOUS DISEASES 6.1 ANALYZING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES AIMED AT REDUCING INFECTIOUS DISEASES TERMS AND TERMINOLOGIES Epidemiology: This is the part of medicine that studies and analyses the patterns, causes (etiologies) and …

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Safety and community care

Safety and Community Care Contents 1 Handout 1: For Community Volunteers and Participants 2 Handout 2: For Community Health Care Providers Handout 1: For Community Volunteers and Participants Food borne illness often referred as food poisoning or foodborne diseases are a common, life threatening and costly phenomenon but very preventable health hazards. Community safety against …

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Personalized Health Care

Personalized Health Care Public health advocacy campaigns play a vital role in creating public awareness on a particular health issue of interest. The idea behind public health campaigns is to sensitize persons on the need to adopt specific cautionary measures to enable them manage the transmission and or infectivity of a health condition. It is …

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Effectiveness of the control measures taken to prevent dengue fever in Mauritius

Effectiveness of the Control Measures Taken to Prevent Dengue Fever in Mauritius Contents 1 INTRODUCTION 2 Aim 3 Objectives of study 4 CHAPTER TWO 5 LITERATURE REVIEW 6 2.0 Dengue 7 2.0.1 General considerations 8 2.0.2 Pathogenicity of Dengue fever: 9 2. Dengue Fever (primary infection) 10 3. Dengue Hemorrhagic fever 11 4. Dengue Shock …

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H1N1 swine virus

H1N1 Swine Virus Contents 1 How does the new H1N1 swine virus infect humans compared to the common influenza virus? 2 SUMMARY 3 1. LITERATURE REVIEW 4 1.1. Introduction 5 1.2. Influenza 6 1.2.1. Pandemic Influenza 7 1.3. Influenza Virus 8 1.4. Influenza Virus Virion 9 1.4.1. Influenza Viral Proteins 10 1.5. Viral Entry 11 …

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Hpv vaccines: will they prevent cervical cancer

Hpv Vaccines: Will they Prevent Cervical Cancer Contents 1 HPV Vaccines: Will They Prevent Cervical cancer 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Human Papillomavirus 1.3 INCIDENCE 1.4 MORTALITY RATES 1.5 VACCINATION 1.6 POLIO 1.7 Is POLIO vaccine expensive? 1.8 Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) 1.9 THE VACCINES 1.10 DEVLOOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION section must be added 1.11 FACTORS AFFECTING UPTAKE …

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How MRSA Became Resistant To Antibiotics And Became Such a Prevalent Organism

How MRSA Became Resistant to Antibiotics and Became such a Prevalent Organism Contents 1 Discuss how MRSA became resistant to antibiotics and became such a prevalent organism associated with British hospitals. Explain how MRSA is treated and touch upon the wider implications for antibiotics and the future of healthcare. 1.1 Introduction 1.2 What is MRSA …

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Reasons Behind Sore Eyes

Reasons Behind Sore Eyes A sight for sore eyes is one thing, but a sight with sore eyes is another. Sore eyes, or conjunctivitis, can be serious enough to prevent you from getting a clear view of everything around you. If you suffer from an attack of sore eyes, here are things that you can …

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H1N1 Influenza Virus

H1N1 Influenza Virus RUNNING HEAD: H1N1 INFLUENZA VIRUS 1 H1N1 Influenza Virus 2 H1N1 is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This virus was first detected in residents of the United States in April of 2009. This virus is contagious and is spreading from person to person worldwide just as seasonal flu viruses …

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Are Viruses Living?

Are Viruses Living? Case Study: Are Viruses Living? Dear Students, You came to me asking a question that has puzzled mankind ever since we have discovered them. Are viruses alive? Are the chicken pox, flu, HIV, and H1N1 viruses living? They are among the smallest microbes, but they can make people fell ill. So are …

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Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease Communicable Disease HCS/457 August 30, 2010 Rachaline Napier Communicable Disease What is a communicable disease? A communicable disease is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from one person to another either directly by contact or circuitously by fomites and vectors. HIV/AIDS is one of the many communicable diseases in the world. Throughout …

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Scarlet Fever

Scarlet Fever Scarlet Fever By: Rachael Zabkar In Frankentstein, a gothic novel written my Mary Shelley, scarlet fever was a huge part in the main plot line. Scarlet fever was a common disease during the time Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein. Scarlet fever was particularly common in children and was fatal and deadly. It was a …

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Botulism

Botulism Botulism Description Botulism is a rare but very serious paralytic illness that is caused by botulinum toxin(potentially deadly neurotoxin) which is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The botulinum toxin can enter the body in 3 main ways: by the ingestion of the toxin from eating foods that contain the botulism toxin (food borne …

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Antimicrobial Resistance and its Implications in Medicine

Antimicrobial Resistance and its Implications in Medicine Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 Conclusion Introduction The capability of a virus to fight the outcomes of treatment beforehand used to medicate them is known as Antimicrobial resistance (ARM). Viruses that are strong can be difficult to treat hence requiring substitute advanced doses which may be exclusive and poisonous. …

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Leprosy Disease

Leprosy Disease Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 Leprosy 1.2 Symptoms of Leprosy 1.3 Treatment of Leprosy 1.4 Control of Leprosy 2 Conclusion 3 References Introduction Leprosy, also called Hansen’s disease, is one of the first microbiology diseases that cropped up in the 1940’s. People living in poverty had and still have a high probability of suffering …

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Malaria Disease

Malaria Disease Contents 1 Introduction 2 Brief history 3 Causes and transmission 4 Symptoms 5 Malaria diagnosis, treatment, and prevention 5.1 Work cited Introduction Malaria is one disease that has troubled the human race for quite a long time. Malaria claims over 500,000 diseases annually, with most of those being children below the age of …

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Childhood Vaccination

Childhood Vaccination Contents 1 Childhood Vaccinations 2 Conclusion Childhood Vaccinations Infectious diseases have ravaged the world since recorded history. In the year 400 B.C. Hippocrates described mumps diphtheria, epidemic jaundice, and other conditions (6), indicating that disease was a recognized problem dating back thousands of years. Infectious diseases are bodily disorders caused by microorganisms, such …

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Disease Of The Civil War

Disease of the Civil War Contents 1 Typhoid Fever 2 Dysentery 3 Malaria 4 Tuberculosis 5 Smallpox 6 The Spread of Disease Typhoid Fever Typhoid Fever killed about 195,000 soldiers during the Civil War. (1) This disease is contracted by ingesting contaminated food and water. Symptoms may include red skin lesions, diminished mental ability, diarrhea, …

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Use Of Vaccine In Aquaculture

Use of Vaccine in Aquaculture Vaccines protect animals from infections are considered one of the great successes of modern medicine. Vaccines are either parts of microbes, whole microbes that have been killed/weakened, or pathogen subunits which include specific macromolecules (toxins, proteins and polysaccharides). They can induce the protective immune response in hosts against pathogens (De …

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Screening for effective biocontrol agents on phytopathogens like Agrobacterium and Fusarium

Numerous techniques have been devised to prevent bacterial contamination and spread of disease. there are many methods used against bacterial diseases, bacteria are usually very difficult to control. Frequently, a combination of several control measures is required to combat a given bacterial disease. Soil infested with plant pathogenic bacteria can be sterilized with steam or …

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Antimicrobial activity in the body

Antimicrobial activities observed in this study might be due to the presence of flavonoid Compounds. Extracts of various medicinal plants containing phenolic and flavonoids possess antimicrobial activity investigated the properties of Gallic, caffeic, vanillic acid, rutin, and quercetin of different wine against pathogenic microorganisms. (Higdon et al., 1996). Escherichia coli were the most sensitive bacterium …

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Potential Risks Of The Antimicrobial Agents On Human And Animal Health

Triclocarban (3,4,4’-trichlorocarbanilide; TCC) and triclosan (5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) phenol; TCS) are antimicrobial agents widely used in various personal care products such as liquid and bar soap, dish detergent, toothpaste, and medical disinfectants at levels of up to 2% and 0.3% (w/w), respectively. They are also formulated into carpets, toys, paints and building materials. Parabens are a group …

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Microbes in soil

Microbes or these tiny creatures have an extensive impact in the surroundings and also in our everyday lives, because they can step by step alter our biotic system, cause different diseases in the plants, creatures, or people or they might be utilized for the generation of mixes, as an example, antibiotics, vaccines, catalysts and various …

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Review on the protein structure

Proteins are chains of amino acids that fold into three-dimensional shapes. The shape of the protein is very important to its function and the three-dimensional structure is specified by an amino acid sequence. Protein structure has 4 levels of organisation known as primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary. Proteins are firstly manufactured as a primary sequence …

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