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Disease Affecting the Integumentary System – Herpes Zoster

August 20, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Important Information Caused by the same virus hat causes chickenpox. A dormant type of chickenpox More often attacks adults rather than children AKA: s hingles, zora; acute posterior ganglionitis Causative Agent:  same as chickenpox, varicella zoster virus


What is Schistosomiasis?

February 26, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Schistosomiasis affects mostly farmers and their families in the rural area. Endemic in 10 regions, 24 provinces, 183 municipalities and 1,212 barangays. High prevalence in Region 5 (Bicol), Region 8 (Samar and Leyte) and Region 11 (Davao). AKA: bilhariasis; snail fever Causative agent: Schistosoma mansoni; S. haematobium. S. Japonicum (blood fluke), endemic in the Philippines, […]

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