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Stages of Infection

February 12, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Infection is the invasion of an organism in the tissues of a living creature especially humans which often causes disease because of the disruption that these organism can cause, the toxins that harm the tissue or as a result of the negative reaction of host tissues to these organisms. The infection of the tissue is […]

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Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System – Diptheria

November 17, 2009 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Diptheria is  an acute contagious disease characterized by a generalized systematic toxemia emanating from a localized inflammatory focus. Infants born of immunie mothers remain immune for the first 6 months of life.  One attack does not necessarily lifelong immunity Causative agent: Corynebacterium diphtheriae, also called Klebs-Loffler bacillus Very resistant to oridinary conditions of environment and […]

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