Disease Detectives B/C

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:02 am

sciolyboy123 wrote: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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:06 am

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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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:07 am

sciolyboy123 wrote:
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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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:15 am

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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:57 am

sciolyboy123 wrote:What is the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria? (include color)

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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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 4:00 am

Yeah, that right.

Your turn!
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:10 pm

sciolyboy123 wrote: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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:44 pm

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

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:51 pm

sciolyboy123 wrote:
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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 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:06 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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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:15 pm

sciolyboy123 wrote: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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John Snow, Cholera (cesspools overflowing, London decides to dump waste into the rivers), Ummmm... Let me get my paper with ink out. Yeah, I don't know.
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:19 pm

YUP!!! Go ahead and ask the next question.
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:23 pm

sciolyboy123 wrote:YUP!!! Go ahead and ask the next question.

What is a forest plot and what does the odds ratio tell you?

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby sciolyboy123 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:27 pm

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graphical display that illustrates the strength of effects of treatment in many quantitative scientific studies addressing the same question and the odds ratio tells you the chance of contracting disease or illness based on your exposure status
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:29 pm

sciolyboy123 wrote:
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graphical display that illustrates the strength of effects of treatment in many quantitative scientific studies addressing the same question and the odds ratio tells you the chance of contracting disease or illness based on your exposure status

Odds ratio is the measure of exposure between an exposure and the disease of interest, but the forest plot is correct. Your turn!


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