Use The Information Presented In The Module Folder Along With Your Readings From The Textbook To Answer The Following Questions


Module 06 Homework Assignment

· Use the information presented in the module folder along with your readings from the textbook to answer the following questions. 

  1. Differentiate between bacterial infection and bacterial intoxication
  2. Discuss the importance of E. coli as part of our intestinal      flora. 

3. Describe three (3) different types of gastrointestinal diseases caused by bacteria. Be sure to give the name of the specific organism that causes each, describe some common signs and symptoms and discuss treatment for each disease:

  1. Define meningitis. Compare      and contrast between bacterial and viral meningitis including treatment      for each. 
  2. What is a prion? Describe      the impact prions have on the      human brain and discuss two prion-associated diseases in humans:
  3. What is a vector-borne      (vector transmitted) disease? Give      an example of a vector borne disease and the vector responsible for      causing it:
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