Osmosis
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However, the hero of the movie is a white blood cell named ‘Osmosis Jones’, who teams up with a pill to eventually save Frank’s life threatened by his poor eating habit. In my opinion Osmosis Jones… The disease that invaded Frank’s body is called ‘Anthrax’ which is caused by the bacteria Bacillus Anthracis. It is a deadly disease that can affect the lungs,…
History of bioterrorism
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The history of bioterrorism dates back to antiquity but perhaps the bible has the first documentation of an event of this kind.Many wars were fought and won using bioterrorism as a tool.One of the main events in the history of bioterrorism is the mailing of letters infected with Bacillus Anthracis in the United States.… Bioterrorism or in other words…
Rally Championship; Design
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Bacillus cereus is an endemic dwelling and it is from gram-positive group .Also it is spore forming bacteria which can be harmful to humans because it is found in uncooked rice .however this bacteria is separated in the soil and it capable to move into the host by flagella… e other hand, Bacillus.cereus involves two important secretion systems that were…
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The significant difference in structure between the gram positive and the gram negative bacteria is that the gram-positive has a peptidoglycan cell wall, while the gram-negative has a protein coat covering the peptidoglycan layer. a. Anthrax is a human disease caused by a… Bacteria have the ability to develop resistance to antibiotics making the use of such…
Name two diseases caused by spores, their symptoms and treatment, and how they are spread
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Name Instructor Course Date Anthrax and Tetanus as Diseases Caused By Spore-Forming Bacteria Although the public may not be aware of the existence of bacteria that form spores, there are four major types bacteria that produce toxic spores that lead to diseases both in humans and in animals (World Health Organization [WHO]).… These spore-forming bacteria are…
Epidemiology of Bio-Terrorism
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Bio-terrorism has been in the books for the past two or three decades. America has been the major victim of bio-terrorism. The country has been affected by this many a times. Inhalational anthrax is… Terrorism donned a new role and it took the form of bio-terrorism in which hazardous chemicals were used to attack people. Anthrax was the first material used in…
Anthrax
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Poor relations and hatred among individuals and nations in the world today has driven people to great lengths with the aim of inducing harm on others. Using the advanced technology people have generated biologically, lethal weapons, which can hurt a great number of people and go… tistics indicating that the number of affected decreased from 130 estimated cases…
Types of Terrorism
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Types of Terrorism Introduction Terrorism can be defined as the systematic use of terror activities by individuals, groups or organisation aas a means of coercion. However, with reference to criminal law, there isn’t a legally binding defination of terrorism that is universally aceepted.… Terrorism is characterised by use of violence indiscriminatively against…
Human Infections in the Year 2009
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Diseases are the most common causes of death in human. It contributes to the shortening of life expectancy of human. It can also kill human instantly without proper treatment and cure. Many diseases are caused by abnormal function of the body parts of the organisms due to their improper diet and exposure to poisonous, venous, and toxic chemicals that is detrimental, while, other diseases could be caused by infections. …
Biology - Medical Microbiology
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Question 1 A 54 year old male attended his local doctor’s surgery complaining of abdominal pain that had gotten progressively worse for past two weeks. The patient was a schoolteacher who worked with a large class of students, often under stressful conditions.… (i) Which bacterium is the aetiological agent in this case? Explain your answer. [5 marks] (ii)…
Medical microbiology
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The patient was a schoolteacher who worked with a large class of students, often under stressful conditions. (i) Helicobacter pylori is… (ii) The most commonly used stain for the gastric biopsy for the detection of H. pylori is the modified giemsa stain. Sections of the biopsy in a patient with gastritis would show epithelial damage and a generalized decrease…
Research paper on bioterism: Anthrax
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It has a potential to be used as a weapon for bioterrorism because a kilo of anthrax spores is highly portable, relative cheap to produce, and has the capacity to kill at least 30,000 people. There are… Recovery from the disease is also highly possible. The United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) categorized anthrax as a…
Epidemiology
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Epidemiology can be defined as the study of determinants and distribution of health related events or states, which also include disease, and the use of this study to control health problems like diseases. Various methods can be utilized to perform epidemiological… The professionals in this field rely on biostatistics, biology, disciplines of social science,…
Anthrax
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Bacillus anthracis is a certain type of bacteria which is mainly responsible for causing this fatal disease. This paper will shed more light upon how Anthrax spreads and how it can be cured… “The bacteria can easily enter into the skin of a human being should there be a cut or scrape. Wool which is widely exported can also cause anthrax; infected animal’s wool…
Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental… Following the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, the United States Postal service, and…
Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental detection of the pathogens in facilities and public areas is particularly necessary.…
Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001
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Name Subject Date Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001 Introduction Terrorism nowadays is a broad concept. Many research and studies in different fields are devoted to the study of terrorism effect and its impact on different aspects of human activities.… In accordance with Gaudioso (2011): “Microbial or other biological agents, or toxins whatever their…
Microbiology In Your Chosen Profession
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[Name of Student] [Name of Lecturer] Biology [Date] Microbiology in Nursing Cardio-Vascular System The cardiovascular system is composed of the heart, blood, and blood vessels. Interestingly, the circulatory system is free of microbial organisms. The discovery and isolation of microbes such as bacteria and fungi from patients’ blood often indicate serious and uncontrolled infections that could be fatal.…
Health Science: Bioterrorism Preparedness
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Bioterrorism Preparedness The current state of terrorism has gone beyond the use of warfare machinery to advancing in the use of mutated pathogens that are aimed at causing diseases when sent to the targeted areas. This is known as bioterrorism. Bioterrorism may be defined as the intentional release of toxically biological agents that are supposed to harm and terrorize citizens, due to political reasons and other causes.…
Biological agents
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The essay "Biological agents" dwells on the threat that biological agents perform. According to Efstathiou S, Preston CM, one, hazardous characteristic of the biological agent-that is its capability to infect and cause disease in a susceptible human or animal host.… National response framework is built upon scalable, flexible and adaptable coordinating…
Biological security
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The present paper entitled "Biological security" deals with the issues of biological security. Admittedly, key factors considered by the CDC when classifying biological agents and toxins include ease of dissemination; mortality and morbidity rates after infection, etc.… Both the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework…
Bioterrorism
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It is therefore essential to augment universal epidemiological surveillance, by formulating highly sophisticated diagnostics and by ascertaining innovative and improved… Bioterrorism is a deliberate attempt to discharge biological agents to spread illness and eventually death of the inhabitants of particular geographical area. These biological agents may be…
Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Agents and Incidents
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Exposure to chemical, biological and nuclear materials is possible in multiple ways like inhalation, drinking contaminated water or physical contact with contaminated surfaces. Dispersion may be carried out through simple methods like putting a container in some busy area, using… This results in a greater affected area caused by migration by affected…
Bio-Terrrorism /Anthrax as a WMD
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Anthrax is one of the oldest recorded pathogens and one that is of particular concern as a bioterrorism agent because of both its potency in small amounts, relative ease of productions, and resilience to heat and environmental factors. Anthrax commonly refers to the hardy spores of the bacteria Bacillus anthracis, the etiologic agent of anthrax.… Anthrax has…
Anthrax
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Anthrax is known to be one of the oldest soil-borne bacterial diseases of ruminants and grazing animals. It is known to affect human beings when they come in contact with the diseased animal or contaminated animal products like hides, fur, wool, leather, or with the infected soil. … They are of three types: Symptoms: The causal agent does not cause the…
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