Disease Detectives B/C

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 18th, 2015, 7:02 pm

Correct, your turn!
There is an outbreak of botulism in Country X. Researchers investigated and found that many people are eating canned food without heating it because they do not have microwaves (I don't even know).

What is botulism?

Make a hypothesis.

How can people prevent themselves from getting botulism?

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » April 18th, 2015, 7:06 pm

1. Botulism is a rare foodborne illness caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum 2. Eating food that hasn't been heated correctly, increases your risk of contracting foodborne illnesses. 3. People can prevent themselves from getting botulism by heating food correctly.
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 18th, 2015, 7:07 pm

1. Botulism is a rare foodborne illness caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum 2. Eating food that hasn't been heated correctly, increases your risk of contracting foodborne illnesses. 3. People can prevent themselves from getting botulism by heating food correctly.
Not what I was expecting but still correct. Your turn!

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » April 18th, 2015, 7:15 pm

What is the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria? (include color)
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 18th, 2015, 8:57 pm

What is the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria? (include color)
Gram staining separates bacteria into two groups: gram-positive and gram-negative. Gram-positive bacteria appear violet while gram-negative bacteria cannot retain the violet color.

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » April 18th, 2015, 9:00 pm

Yeah, that right.

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 19th, 2015, 10:10 am

Yeah, that right.

Your turn!
What is an example of a chronic disease? Random, I know.

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » April 19th, 2015, 11:44 am

I believe Cystic fibrosis is one.
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 19th, 2015, 11:51 am

I believe Cystic fibrosis is one.
I think that's a genetic disease. I was thinking more like latent TB. Your turn!

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » April 19th, 2015, 12:06 pm

The first public health investigation occcured in London with the Broad Street Outbreak.

1. Who investigated and solved the outbreak?
2. What was the cause of the Broad Street Outbreak?
3. What action did the investigator do to stop the Broad Street Outbreak (looking for specifics)
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