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  1. what causes Diphtheria
    Corynebacterium diphtheriae, a facultative anaerobic Gram-positive
  2. Symptoms of of Diphtheria
    sore throat, low fever, membraneon the tonsils, pharynx, and/or nasal cavity can be restricted to the skin.
  3. Diphtheria is spread
    by droplets or direct contact
  4. Diphtheria Vaccine
  5. Diphtheria
    • anti toxin
    • anti bacteria
    • erythromycin
    • rifapin
    • penicilin
  6. What causes pertussis
    • bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
    • also know as whooping cough
  7. Signs and symptoms of pertussis
    • mild coughing, sneezing, or runny nose
    • two weeks, the coughing develops into uncontrollable fits, each with five to ten forceful coughs,
  8. Transmission of pertussis
    discharge from mucus membranes
  9. Vaccine for petussis
  10. what is next? Bordetella pertussis infects its host by colonizing lung epithelial cells.
    • Once anchored, the bacterium produces tracheal cytotoxin, which stops
    • the cilia from beating. This prevents the cilia from clearing debris
    • from the lungs
  11. Bacterial pneumonia
    Bacterial pneumonia is a type of pneumonia associated with bacterial infection
  12. Sign and symptoms of Bacterial pneumonia
    • Fever
    • Rigors
    • Cough
    • Dyspnea
    • Chest pain
    • Pneumococcal pneumonia can cause Hemoptysis[3]
  13. What is the most common pneumoniae
    Streptococcus pneumoniae
  14. Treatment for Bacterial Pneumonia
    clarithromycin, azithromycin, or fluoroquinolones
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Respiratory Tract Disease