In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on bacterial infection patterns. She starts with a discussion on hunting the nightmare bacteria, then moves on to the classification of bacteria, bacterial pathogenesis, location and steps of bacteria infections, portals of entry, the skin, viral and bacterial infection of respiratory, infection of intestinal epithelium, numbers of invading bacteria, the skin, viral and bacterial infection of respiratory, and infection of intestinal epithelium. Next, she discusses virulence and potency, adherence, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, bacterial penetration of host defenses, capsules, streptococcus pneumonia, cell wall components, bacterial enzymes, penetration, bacterial damage to host cells, production of toxins, exotoxin, action of a-b exotoxin and endotoxins and the pyrogenic response.
Bacterial destruction of host cells by toxin production
Bacterial Infection Patterns
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
Authors: Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, Christine L. Case
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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