Lung Infection caused by virus, bacteria and fungi. Causes mild to severe illness.
Spread by coughing, sneezing, and close space sharing.
S&S= High Fever, chills, Laboured breathing, rigors, cough etc.
Whooping Cough, caused by bacteria (Bordetella Pertussis)
Worse for babies.
most contagious after 2 weeks exposure.
IP- 1 day for skin
1-7 for respiratory
Bacteria Multiplys and produces toxins
Transmitted by breathing in spores. or eating or drinking water with spores in. Non contagious
Found naturally in soil. 20% death rate if untreated.
Lesions, skin irritation, ulcers, fever, malaise etc.
4 Chicken Pox
Contagious 1-2 days before symptoms present.
10-21 days from exposure-symptoms
-Also by contact with blister virus particles
Serious for babies or immune suppressed people.
Blisters, itching, tiredness & fever
No specific Treatment
Only vaccination for it
Last case Somalia 1977
Trans: prolonged face to face contact
Most contagious during onset of rash
Raised bumps on face and body
IP- 7-17 days (still non cont at this point)
Symptoms onset 2-4 days. Rash at 4 days- high cont.
Fever, Maliase, Pustules and Scabs.
2-5 days incubation period
Mainly Person-Person contact
or breathing in infected droplets/mist
Respiratory & Cutaneous
Thick grey membrane in throat
Fever & Chills
Plague: Bubonic & Septiceimic
Bacterium Yersinia Pestis entering the body.
Rodent flea bites spread it. Requires prompt treatment.
Airborne if you breath in droplets from someone who has plague pneumonia.
2-6 day incubation period.
airborne 1-3 days.
Sudden onset headaches, chills and swollen tender painful lymph nodes. "Buboes".
Septicaemia Plague: bleeding into the skin, extremities turn black and die. can develop from untreated Bubonic plague.
Bacteria: Mycobacterium TB
Left untreated affects any part of the body. Kidney, spine, brain etc.
2 Froms: Latent Infection & TB Disease
Latent can have no symptoms
They are infected but not ill. They are non Cont
Spread person - person through the air. C, S, Close breathing etc.
Bad cough, chest pain, cough blood or sputum, fatigue, malaise, weight loss, chills, fever, night sweats.