In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on ebola. She explains the recent ebola cirus outbreak distribution, the ecology, infection, symptoms, and timeline of symptoms. She then discusses ebola virus characteristics, morphology of helical ebola virus, the virus structure, RNA virus replication, entry into the body, immune reaction, host immune response to Ebola, and the pathogenisis. Lastly, she covers how contagious ebola is, transmission, ebola in healthcare settings, and treatment of ebola.
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
This #1 selling non-majors microbiology textbook is praised for its straightforward presentation of complex topics, careful balance of concepts and applications, and proven art that teaches. In its Eleventh Edition, Tortora, Funke, and Case’s Microbiology: An Introduction helps you make the connection between microbiology and human health. This edition continues to incorporate the latest in microbiology research and includes more features designed to engage you and promote critical thinking. This book guides you through the process of disease diagnosis, aided by the practical application of the new Clinical Cases that are integrated through every textbook chapter.