Natural History and Pathogen strategy

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Natural History and Pathogen strategy
1 Influenza
1.1 Influenza A and B are both caused by a Virus
1.2 Symptoms include chills, fever, malaise, headache
1.3 3-5 million people get the flu virus and the deaths are 250,000-350,000 and these deaths are either extremely young or elderly
1.4 You are highly infectious before you are aware that you have it
1.5 Acute strategy: Short term duration but high infectivity.
2 Candida Albicans
2.1 Caused by a fungi
2.2 Part of the normal microflora, meaning it can become an opportunistic pathogen
2.3 Causes a disgusting white rash that itches.
2.4 The disease is caused by overgrowth* and the disease load ie number of Candida increases
3 Cryptosporidium
3.1 Protozoan parasite that lives in water
3.1.1 Can not be killed by chlorination
3.2 Causes diarrhea is self-limiting in immunocompetent
3.3 Is chronic, acute onset, asymptomatic and humans are not a natural reservoir
4 Mycoterium Bacterium
4.1 Causes TB
4.2 Chronic infection and acute onset as well as a latent period
4.3 Body cant get rid so walls of infection area
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