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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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Are all the species of enterococci pathogenic or some of them are.

Are all the species of enterococci pathogenic or some of them are.

No. but...: Not all kinds of enterococcus are pathogenic. Your question seems to ask about staph aureus - which as a cause of food poisoning, doesn't make you sick by invading or acting directly as a pathogen. Rather, it grows and makes a toxin (a poison) in improperly stored foods - if one eats it, the toxin is what makes a person sick, not the bacteria itself. ...Read more

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What are the 4 species of human malaria?

What are the 4 species of human malaria?

4: Plasmodium vivax, malariae, ovale, and falciparum, of which, the latter is the cause of most severe type of malaria. ...Read more

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Are there many different species of e coli?

Are there many different species of e coli?

Yes: See this site for information: http://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/general/index.html/ May I add that scientists can create new species in the laboratory to perform specific functions. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by the schistosoma species?

What diseases are caused by the schistosoma species?

Schistosomiasis: The creatures entering, or trying to enter, the skin can produce katayama fever or just a rash. The eggs can cause pipestem cirrhosis of the liver, fibrosis of the bladder which may have squamous cancer supervene, or stroke / paralysis from brain / cord involvement. Embolization of the eggs is the world's commonest cause of "primary" pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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Which species of malaria is responsible for malaria deaths?

Which species of malaria is responsible for malaria deaths?

Plasmodium: Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and animals caused by plasmodium protozoa. Among the five species of plasmodium, p. Falciparum is largely responsible for severe diseases including cerebral malaria. ...Read more

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Can you tell me species of mosquitos that could transmit malaria?

Anopheles: mosquitoes are the one's responsible for transmitting malaria. There are actually hundreds of different species. I've even heard that mosquitoes are the most dangerous 'animal' on the planet - although I think it may actually be humans. Check this out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anopheles Interesting indeed! Good news is we don't have malaria in the U.S. anymore (unless it's an imported case!) ...Read more

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Can you please describe the diseases caused by the schistosoma species?

Can you please describe the diseases caused by the schistosoma species?

...: Schistosomiasis is caused by a parasite. The worms responsible are not found in the us, though worldwide 200 million people are infected. Infection occurs when skin comes into contact with contaminated freshwater, and can lead to itching or a rash. The infection can also impact the bladder, liver, lung, intestines, and less commonly the brain and spinal cord. There are effective treatment options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could you treat a heavy growth of pseudomonas species?

Can you tell me how could you treat a heavy growth of pseudomonas species?

Pseudomonas: More information will be needed to answer your question. Where is the "heavy growth of pseudomonas species?" Is it from the skin, wound, urine, blood, etc; from an animal (dog, cat etc) or a patient? What is the severity of the infection; Is the person sick/admitted to the hospital? ...Read more