Description: Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Infection is characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Blood is not usually present. Fever or headaches may also occur. This usually develops 12 to 48 hours after being exposed. Recovery typically occurs within 1 to 3 days. Complications may include dehydration.
Description: General Information about Norovirus. Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause gastroenteritis [gas-trō-en-ter-ī-tis] in people. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines, causing an acute onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea.
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Description: Herd immunity (also called herd effect, community immunity, population immunity, or social immunity) is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that occurs when a large percentage of a population has become immune to an infection, thereby providing a measure of protection for individuals who are not immune. In a population in which a large number of individuals are immune, chains ...
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Description: Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with viruses, bacteria, toxins, parasites, or chemicals. Typical symptoms of food poisoning are …
Description: Lyme disease takes its name from where it was first identified: Lyme, Connecticut.It is the most common tick-borne disease in North America. It can cause serious, long term disability if left untreated. Early antibiotic treatment is essential, so identification of the disease in its early stages is very important.
Description: Diarrhea is a common symptom of a gastrointestinal problem. It is characterized by frequent, loose stools and may be accompanied by stomach (abdominal) pain, cramping, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.
Description: Contamination of ticks with borreliosis in Udmurtiya ranges from 24 to 42%. The current level of morbidity of borreliosis is the highest in Russia and is 6 times the average level of morbidity in Russia ref.A picture of the dorsum of an adult ixodes tick ref.One way of distinguishing ixodes from dermacentor (another common tick) is the absence of the characteristic festoons, the box-like ...
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Description: This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in New York required to complete education to enhance their knowledge of infection control.
Description: Lead is a soft metal present in the environment. When it is inhaled or ingested, lead can cause damage to the brain, organs, and nervous system.
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