pathogens

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pathogens
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2010-11-23 15:43:32
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ARTHROPODBORNE DISEASES
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  1. ARTHROPODBORNE DISEASES
    • Bubonic Plague
    • Lyme Disease
    • Relapsing Fever
    • (Rickettsial Diseases)
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    • Epidemic Typhus
    • Endemic Typhus
  2. Bubonic Plague
    • Yersinia pestis
    • Orgs multiply in bloodstream and localizein lymph nodes (“Buboes”)
    • Becomes septicemic, leading to pneumonic plague
  3. Lyme Disease
    • Most common tick-borne disease in U.S.
    • Erythema chronicum migrans =“bulls-eye” rash that expands from point of origin
    • Borrelia burgdorferi
  4. Relapsing Fever
    • Borrelia recurrentis
    • Transmitted by lice or ticks
  5. Rickettsial Diseases
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    • Epidemic Typhus
    • Endemic Typhus
  6. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    • Rickettsia rickettsii
    • Macules– pink spots
    • Papules – pink-red pimples
    • Maculopapular rash – fusion of spots Dark red, thenfade
  7. Epidemic Typhus
    • Rickettsia prowazekii
    • Transmitted by body lice
    • Characteristic fever and maculopapular rash
  8. Endemic Typhus
    • Rickettsia typhi
    • Transmitted by fleas

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