Progress of an Infection

Rachel Halverson
Mind Map by Rachel Halverson, updated more than 1 year ago
Rachel Halverson
Created by Rachel Halverson about 5 years ago
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Simple map illustrating the steps in an infection

Resource summary

Progress of an Infection
1 Step 1: Becoming Established
1.1 Portals of Entry

Annotations:

  • Skin, GI Tract, Respiratory Tract, & Urinary Tract
1.2 Infectious Dose

Annotations:

  •    the minimum number of microbes necessary to cause an infection to proceed   
2 Step 2: Attaching to the Host
2.1 Adhesion

Annotations:

  •    fimbriae (pili), surface proteins, adhesive slimes or capsules,  specialized receptors  
3 Step 3: Surviving Host Defenses
3.1 Phagocytes
3.1.1 Slime or Capsule
3.1.2 Survival Inside

Annotations:

  • Legionella, Mycobacterium,  and many rickettsias
4 Step 4: Causing Disease
4.1 Enzymes
4.2 Toxins
4.3 Host's Defenses
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