Infectious Diseases and Microbial Intoxication – Section 2 of “Introduction to Infectious Diseases and Microbial Intoxications”
Self-Study 164 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 8
Written by Paul G. Engelkirk PhD and Janet Duben-Engelkirk EdD.
Revised and Updated by Robert C. Fader, PhD, D(ABMM).
1999. Updated 2013.
The following information is briefly provided for most of the diseases discussed in this section:
- Characteristics of the Disease
- Mode(s) of Transmission
- Pertinent Epidemiologic Information
- Diagnostic Procedure(s)
This course was updated in 2013.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART II. INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Infectious Diseases of the Skin; Viral Infections of the Skin; Bacterial Infections of the Skin; Fungal Infections of the Skin; Burn and Wound Infections; Infectious Diseases of the Eyes; Viral Infections of the Eyes; Bacterial Infections of the Eyes; Protozoal Infections of the Eyes; Infectious Diseases of the Ears; Viral and Bacterial Ear Infections; Infectious Diseases of the Mouth; Bacterial Infections of the Oral Cavity; Infectious Diseases of the Respiratory System; Nonspecific Respiratory Infections; Specific Viral Respiratory Infections; Specific Bacterial Respiratory Infections; Specific Fungal Respiratory Infections; Infectious Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System; Viral Gastrointestinal Infections; Bacterial Gastrointestinal Infections; Infectious Diseases of the Genitourinary System; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Urinary Tract Infections; Viral Genitourinary Tract Infection; Bacterial Genitourinary Tract Infections;Protozoal Genitourinary Tract Infections; Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Infectious Diseases of the Circulatory System; Nonspecific Lymphatic and Cardiovascular Diseases; Viral Lymphatic and Cardiovascular Infections; Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Cardiovascular Infections; Other Bacterial Cardiovascular Infections; Protozoal Cardiovascular Infections; Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System; Viral Infections of the Nervous System; Bacterial Infections of the Nervous System; Protozoal Infections of the Nervous System; Fungal Infections of the Nervous System
PART III. MICROBIAL INTOXICATIONS
Bacterial Intoxications (Bacterial Foodborne Intoxications, Foodborne Infections, and Food Poisoning); Botulism; Clostridium perfringens Food Intoxication; Staphylococcal Food Intoxication; Algal Intoxications (Phycotoxicoses); Dinoflagellates; Pfiesteria piscicida; Fungal Intoxications (Mycotoxicoses)