Herpes Simplex Virus Case Study

Satisfactory Essays
1) Explain:
a) What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Herpes Simplex Virus?
Type 1 Herpes Simplex virus infects oral mucous membrane. It may causes fever blisters, most adults have antibodies to virus. Most individuals are infected in childhood. Type 2 Herpes Simplex infects the genital tract. Infections usually occurs after puberty. May infect oropharyngeal mucous membranes.

b) Why Type 1 Herpes virus may cause genital infections?
20% from type 1 due to oral-genital sexual practices

2) Describe the process of sterility from gonorrheal and Chlamydial infections.
In females, complete obstruction of both tubes by scar tissue completely blocks the transport of a fertilized ovum through the tubes and leads to sterility. In males, an
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Food and water: examples would be chlorination of water supplies, establishment of effective sewage treatments facilities, control of food handlers, standards for monitoring the manufacture and distribution of commercially prepared food.

4) Explain what are three principal means of controlling spread of communicable diseases?
The three principal means of controlling the spread of communicable diseases are Immunization, identification, isolation and treatment of infected persons. Immunization can be used to protect susceptible persons entering a foreign country. Identification would be identifying and treats promptly in order to shorten the time during which they can infect others. Isolation would be isolating the infected persons prevents contact with susceptible persons and stops the spread of the disease.

5) Explain:
a) What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?
HIV is early stage of the infection. HIV is an RNA virus that belongs to a class of viruses called retroviruses. It is a mild illness. AIDs is the end stage and most serious manifestation. It is the disease. It is a chronic illness. It may cause people to
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