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Pathogens by Mind Map: Pathogens

1. Protozoa

1.1. Girardiasis, Giardia Lamblia: Infection by consuming contaminated water or coming in contact with contaminated stool. Symptoms include of cramping and diarrhea.

1.2. Plasmondium Vivax Malaria: An infection of red blood cells. This cause of infection is spread through the bite of an infected female mosquito. Symptoms are fever, chills, sweating and enlarged spleen.

2. Worm

2.1. Tapeworm Infection: Infection of the intestine that occurs when someone ingests raw food, contaminated beef, port or freshwater fish.

2.2. Enterbius Vermicularis: Pinworm infection. Infection can be diagnosed by finding the eggs or sometimes the adult pinworm around the anus. Symptoms of itching around anus.

2.3. Ancylostomisdid: Hookworm infection. Caused by Larvae. Symptoms include fever, coughing, wheezing, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and diarrhea.

3. Virus

3.1. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Spread within people of close contact or viral infection. Known as SARS.

3.2. Epstein-Barr Virus, Mononucleosis: Known as EBV, symptoms are fatigue, swollen lymph glands, fever and sore throat.

3.3. Polio Virus: One of the most dreaded viruses in the 20th century. Causing damage to motor neurone which can lead to paralysis.

4. Blastomyces Dermatitidis: A fungus that causes wart-like ulcers.

5. Histoplasmosis Capsulatum: Occurs in inhaling spores and many people infected do not experience any symptoms of a fever, cough and difficulty breathing.

6. Bacteria

6.1. Salmonella Enteritidis: Spread by a variety of foods. Symptoms involve fever, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Salmonella species ae germ negative, rod shaped bacteria.

6.2. Salmonella Typhi: Typhoid Fever, Lives in humans and the transmission occurs through the ingestion of food or drink that has been touched or handled.

6.3. Staphlococcus Aureus: Normal bacterium in our nasal passages. Can contaminate our hands and then cause skin lesions. May also cause illness, S. Aureus is a Spherical Bacteria

6.4. MRSA: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. Found on the skins surface known under skin abscesses.

6.5. Vibrio Cholerae: An organism that causes Cholera. Becomes and infection to people when they consume contaminated food.

7. Fungus

7.1. Thrush, Candida Albicans: An Cutaneous infection that's transmission is by contact with an infected peron or spores.