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upper respiratory tract infection leads to systemic infection (fever, chills, headache, backache) which leads to vesicular eruptions (lesions) of skin
microbes invade the middle ear via the eustacean tube, causing inflammation that results in swelling and fluid accumulation which can result in pain, fever, discharge and damage t
respiratory infection leads to development of nonspecific signs and symptoms that can include fever, muscle aches, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, followed later b
pneumonia, with malaise, myalgia, headache, cough and moderate fever
damage to meninges (headache, coma) - complications include disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), kidney and skin damage, death
1-3 week incubation period leads to pharyngitis, then progresses to bronchitis, causing bronchial accumulation of mucus and repetitive coughing
infection of alveoli leads to accumulation of fluid in lungs, which causes congestion (difficulty breathing, loss of energy, fever)
First, sore throat (pharyngitis) with swollen glands (cervical lymphadenitis) and fever develops; then mononucleosis (monocytosis), muscle aches and fatigue develop
upper respiratory tract infection (10-14 days; 'cold-like' symptoms) leads to systemic infection which results in Koplik spots, then skin rash (red and blotchy in people with light
upper respiratory infection leads to systemic infection resulting in a mild skin rash ('rubella' = 'red, small' rash); complications - congenital rubella syndrome (retardation, de
upper respiratory tract infection ('cold'-like symptoms) leads to systemic infection, which causes fever, vesicular eruptions (lesions) of ski
pharyngitis, diphtheria toxin causes pseudomembrane formation in the throat, then toxin goes systemic to cause heart, kidney and CNS damage
lung infection (5-18 days) leads to granuloma formation and causes loss of lung function (lack of energy) together with fever, chills, cough that brings up mucus or pus, and possi
survives inside macrophages; chronic lung infection leads to granuloma formation, causes poor lung function (cough, bloody sputum, pain, lack of energy, weight loss, night sweats)
nasal epithelial infection causes pharyngitis, which causes nasal congestion and secretions, sneezing, sore throat, and coughing, complications - croup
bacteria produce pyrogenic toxin which causes pharyngitis. frequently cause of tonsillitis; complications include scarlet fever, rheumatic fever and toxic shock syndrome
nasal epithelial infection leads to abrupt onset of rhinitis, then pharyngitis, then bronchitis, which leads to malaise, chills, fever, headache, nonproductive cough, muscle aches,

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