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Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition ( 2018 ) Ebook PDF download

Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition

Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition ( 2018 ) Ebook PDF download

Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition

Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition ( 2018 ) Ebook PDF download Infection: when a germ causes a disease. Is a condition that is caused by a multiplication of an infectious agent in the body.

Pediatric Physical Examination An Illustrated Handbook 3rd Edition

  • Contamination: is the presence of infectious microorganisms in or on the body, environmental surfaces, articles of clothing, food, or water.
  • Contagious: when germs can be spread to others Infectious: capable of causing an infection
    Communicable: can be transmitted to others
    Microbial virulence strategies.
  • Microbes have developed variety of strategies for escaping immunity e.g. some organisms elaborate toxins/enzymes that facilitate the invasion of the host & often responsible for the disease state & many bacteria are encapsulated polysaccharides that allow them to invade & deposit in the absence of specific antibodies.

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Immune response Is a defensive mechanism developed by the host for recognizing & responding to microorganisms. Is divided into 2 major classes:-

(1) Natural immunity: is the 1st line of defense, serves to protect the host éout prior exposure to the infectious agent. This immune response is nonspecific & has no memory. Examples of natural immunity include; intact skin & mm, cilia-ry function, phagocytosis by macrophages & neutrophils &complement system.

(2) Acquired immunity: specific immune mechanism developed against particul- lar organism. It takes time to develop & it has long standing memory and has 2 arms.

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