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What are some bacterial diseases?

A: bacterial diseases are infectious diseases affecting people, which are caused by human pathogenic bacteria. Most bacteria are harmless to people, and some are actually quite beneficial. However, some can cause illness, and a few are quite deadly. Many bacterial diseases can be successfully treated with modern antibiotics, though the overuse of these drugs is increasingly becoming a concern. One of the most common of the bacterial diseases affecting humans is tuberculosis. Caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, this disease is responsible for the death of nearly 2 million...
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Worst bacterial diseases

A: bacterial diseases are dreadful and sometimes can even be fatal. They are of different types depending on the type of bacteria which has caused the infection. They also differ in their mode of spreading some spread through air or food. Some of the worst bacterial diseases are 1. Typhoid caused by salmonella typhi 2. Cholera which is kind of food poisoning can also be caused and is one of the worst bacterial diseases. Many people have lost their lives to it. 3. Pneumonia is also very critical and bad bacterial disease which is life threatening. 4. Botulinum which is a kind of food poisoning...


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3 common bacterial disease?

A: The three most common bacterial diseases worldwide are: Tuberculosis (1 billion cases); Typhoid (17 million cases); and Strep infection (1.7 million cases). There are more cases of pneumonia overall than strep infection, at more than 6 million, but that number includes pneumonia caused by viruses, bacteria, and non-infectious causes. Viral and non-infectious pneumonia are more common than bacterial pneumonia.. A very common bacteria is staphylococcus. Staph causes many types of infections from skin to blood infections. A pimple is a staph infection. Another common bacteria is the one that cause chlamydia, the STD and it can infect your eyes as well as genital region. In the United States, Salmonella is a...


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Types of bacterial diseases?

A: Types of bacterial diseases include: -tuberculosis -plague -pneuminia, -cholear - diphtheria - clamidia - tonsillitus, -scarlet fever...
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Why are antibiotics only prescribed for bacterial disease?

A: Answer Antibiotics are designed to exploit the unique characteristics of bacterial cells so that they can kill or slow the growth of bacterial cells while leaving our human cells relatively untouched. So antibioitics target things like bacterial cell walls (which only bacteria make) or they target the protein machinery of bacteria (which is different than the protein-making machinery of human cells). Antibiotics don''t work against viruses or fungi because these infectious agents don''t have the same properties as bacterial cells. For example, viruses don''t have cell walls, and the cell walls that fungi have are entirely different than bacterial cell walls. So...


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List 3 bacterial diseases?

A: # Bacteremia # Strep throat # Cholera # Dysentery...
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Is tetanus a bacterial disease?

A: Yes,Tetanus is a bacterial disease.It is also known as lockjaw. Tetanus is a rare but often fatal disease that affects the central nervous system by causing painful muscular contractions. It begins when tetanus bacteria enter the body, usually through a wound or cut exposed to contaminated soil. Tetanus is easily preventable through vaccination. For more information visit the links below....


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Is E.Coli a virus disease or a bacterial disease?

A: E. coli is not a disease at all, it is a species of bacteria. E. coli can be found as part of the normal microflora in the human gastrointestinal tract, as most strains are harmless. There are some strains (eg: E. coli 01H57) that are pathogenic and can cause enteritis....


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How does Gram stain work and how is it useful to doctors treating bacterial diseases?

A: A Gram is simply looking for the presence of peptidoglycans in the cell wall (Gram positive bacteria have them). This is useful for physicians attempting to characterize an infectious agent, and narrows down the possibility of species which may be diagnosed....


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How do you get bacterial diseases?

A: By them entering through openings in the body....


 
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