Virchow wondered whether the bacteria that he often saw in infections were the cause or a side-effect, but eventually came to accept Pasteur's demonstration of their infectious nature. If you have not had "Med Micro", don't worry. We are concerned with what these organisms do to people, rather than details of their biology. Everyone in the class will probably want to skim the section of a good pathology book to review basic microbiology and tissue reactions. The study of infectious disease is especially interesting because the etiologies of most of these diseases is clear -- damage by an invader.
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Laboratory information was insufficient or incomplete for discarded cases; of these patients died. Progress of the SARS outbreak The viral outbreak can be genetically traced to a colony of cave-dwelling horseshoe bats in China's Yunnan province. The patient died soon after, and no definite diagnosis was made on his cause of death. Despite taking some action to control it, Chinese government officials did not inform the World Health Organization of the outbreak until February
Subject to falling sickness or epilepsy. Typhus; aka Camp diarrhea. A severe, destructive, eroding ulcer of the cheek and lip, rapidly proceeding to sloughing. In the last century it was seen in delicate, ill-fed, ill-tended children between the ages of two and five.