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Doctor insights on: Examples Of Bloodborne Pathogens

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Bloodborne pathogens put you at greater risk of getting HBV than hiv?

Bloodborne pathogens put you at greater risk of getting HBV than hiv?

Both bloodborne: Both HBV and HIV are bloodborne pathogens, so i'm not sure what you mean by your question. ...Read more

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How many different ways can a pathogen be detected? Is 1 way better then another for all pathogens? Example: antibody-antigen-dna/rna-proteins..?

How many different ways can a pathogen be detected? Is 1 way better then another for all pathogens? Example: antibody-antigen-dna/rna-proteins..?

Many: A pathogen is any micro-organisms that causes disease. We find different pathogens by different techniques -- prions (which count as pathogens) only by chemistry, many by polymerase chain reaction, seeking antibodies, growing them (most bacteria, some viruses), or seeing them under the microscope. There's no one-size-fits-all. ...Read more

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Can you tell me examples of oppurtunistic pathogens?

Can you tell me examples of oppurtunistic pathogens?

Opportunistic: Here are some: Clostridium difficile, Coccidioides immitis, Cryptococcus neoformans & Cryptosporidium. ...Read more

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Can you tell me examples of pathogen and the various diseases they cause?

Can you tell me examples of pathogen and the various diseases they cause?

A pathogen is a germ: So whatever pathogen you pick - you can read about 'what' diseases they cause. Influenza virus for example, causes 'the flu' which is influenza infection. One germ can cause more than one disease too - for example 'varicella' or the chicken pox germ can cause chicken pox, but it can also cause 'shingles' or herpes zoster. You might want to look on wikipedia for 'general' information of this sort. ...Read more

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What are some periodental pathogens?

What are some periodental pathogens?

Peridontal Pathogens: A small sampling of pathogens includes porphyromonas gingivalis, peptostreptococcus micros, streptococcus intermedius, fusobacterium nucleatum, aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans & treponema denticola. There are hundreds of potential pathogens that can cause peridontal disease. ...Read more

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Which pathogen causes sigatoka disease?

Which pathogen causes sigatoka disease?

This is a disease: that affects bananas. Ascomycete fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis (Morelet) ...Read more

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How can sewage pathogens cause diseases?

How can sewage pathogens cause diseases?

Easily: A lot of bacteria for example that cause human disease are part of normal sewage, precisely because a lot of sewage comes from, well, humans. So for instance, contaminated water with the salmonella and e. Coli bacteria cause human disease when sprayed on vegetables. Luckily in the usa at least, we have mostly good sewage treatment and outbreaks are less common, but do occur. ...Read more

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What kind of pathogens cause the common cold?

What kind of pathogens cause the common cold?

A number of viruses: Rhinoviruses are the most common pathogens among them. ...Read more

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What are two ways we support our immune systems in the fight against pathogens?

What are two ways we support our immune systems in the fight against pathogens?

Diet and exercise: A balanced diet with plenty of leafy green vegetables supports your immune system. Consider organic vegetables in a salad and juiced. Exercise every day however you like helps too. Stress reduction with meditation is a big help. This is such a good time in your life to develop these good habits. Also, live cheaply so you'll never get trapped in a job you no longer love. All the best. ...Read more

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How long do blood Bourne pathogens last outside the body? And why so long on dried blood

How long do blood Bourne pathogens last outside the body? And why so long on dried blood

Depends...: Totally depends on the pathogen. Encapsulated viruses generally last longer than enveloped viruses, and bacteria like Staph aureus (MRSA) lasts seemingly forever. Practice "universal precautions" always and if you think you have experienced an unprotected exposure seek help immediately. Testing usually can be obtained from that patient to determine whether or not a virus was present. ...Read more

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Are there any serious pathogens you need to worry about from splashing in a decorative fountain in a park? Cold water and in wisconsin.

Are there any serious pathogens you need to worry about from splashing in a decorative fountain in a park? Cold water and in wisconsin.

Unlikely.: The two important characteristics of the water that make it unlikely to be a problem is that it is (1) cold, and that it is a (2) fountain, which should mean it is circulating, always moving water. The water that would be much more likely to contain dangerous bacteria and other organisms would be warm and stagnant (not running like a river). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are most human pathogens categorised?

Can you tell me how are most human pathogens categorised?

Broad subject.: A pathogen is anything that causes disease. However, it usually means microorganisms that are harmful and can include viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc. See a good overview of the subject here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathogen or a whole introductory book on the subject, here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK26917/ ...Read more

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Anybody answered the ? What minimizes resp. Spread of pathogens

Anybody answered the ? What minimizes resp. Spread of pathogens

Mask: Best way to prevent spread is by wearing a mask if coughing. ...Read more

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What are the differences between acute, latent and chronic pathogens?

What are the differences between acute, latent and chronic pathogens?

Differences: Acute = you get infected and shortly after, get sick

Latent = you get it, sometimes will get sick, you get over the illness but the pathogen remains dormant in your body. If your immune systems weakens, you may get sick again as a result of the dormancy instead of new exposure.

Chronic = there is always active infection. It's always causing low level injury. ...Read more

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Which pathogen causes bronchitis?

Which pathogen causes bronchitis?

Mostly viral: Viruses are most common. Bacterial causes vary based on age. ...Read more

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What pathogen causes croup in humans?

What pathogen causes croup in humans?

Viruses: Paraifluenza virus is the most common etiology, but other viruses (and other causes) can also lead to croup. ...Read more