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Infectious diseases that attack many people at the same time in the same geographic area.Epidemic disease
90%
Worldwide occurrence of disease.Pandemic disease
90%
Diseases that constantly present in a local populationEndemic disease
70%
Bacteria that causes hyperactivation and increase in adenylate cyclase. This results in increased cAMP and patient loses water and have diarrhea.Vibrio cholerae
60%
Blocks release of inhibitory neurotransmitters. Causes constant contraction.Tetanus
60%
Blocks release of acetylcholine from peripheral nerves. Prevents contraction.Botulinum
60%
Type of symbiosis where it is beneficial to one partner while the other is unaffectedCommensalism
50%
Cell wall components freed when cells die and break up.Endotoxin
50%
Binds to external region of T cell receptor and the MHC II on macrophage resulting in nonspecific interaction and massive release of cytokines.Superantigens
50%
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Gram negative bacteria that triggers surface ruffles.Salmonella enterica
40%
Soluble proteins released by living bacterial cells.Exotoxin
40%
Bacteria that causes enzymatic lysis of host cells resulting in Gas Gangrene.Clostridium perfringens
40%
Bacteria that causes inhibition of protein synthesis by inactivation of elongation factor-2.Diphtheria
40%
Direct injection of toxins through the flagella or pilus into host cells. Type III or IV secretion
40%
Type of disease where the pathogen attaches to alveolar macrophages, prevents phagosome-lysosome fusion, and cause lysis of phagocytes.Legionnaire's disease
30%
Bacteria that forms pores on host cells. Staph aureus
30%
Thick gray exudate formed from inflammatory reaction caused by diphteria.Pseudomembrane
30%
Surface protein used for invasionInvasin
20%

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