Ch 14: Bloodborne Bacterial Diseases: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Bloodborne Bacterial Diseases chapter of this College Microbiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about bacterial diseases carried in the blood. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information involving bloodborne bacterial diseases required in a typical college microbiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other microbiology work.
  • Identify the bloodborne bacterial diseases concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college microbiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about bloodborne bacterial diseases and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding these infections' causes, diagnoses and treatments or any other bloodborne bacterial diseases topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their bloodborne bacterial diseases unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in microbiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the history of Lyme disease and talk about methods for prevention.
  • Describe the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.
  • Name the bacteria that cause tularemia.
  • Learn the causes and symptoms of spotted fevers.
  • List the causes of typhus fevers and Rickettsia.
  • Discuss the bacteria that cause Q fever.
  • Learn the history of the bubonic and pneumonic plagues.
  • Describe the symptoms and treatment of plague.
  • Take a look at the causes and symptoms of toxic shock syndrome.
  • Discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of human ehrlichiosis.
  • Learn the causes, symptoms and treatment of human anaplasmosis.

12 Lessons in Chapter 14: Bloodborne Bacterial Diseases: Tutoring Solution
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Lyme Disease: Infections of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia afzelii

1. Lyme Disease: Infections of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia afzelii

In this lesson, you will learn about a disease with great notoriety in the eastern United States, Lyme disease. Learn about what causes this disease, the epidemiology, and prevention.

Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

2. Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Lyme disease has been gaining in prevalence in the United States in recent years. In this lesson, we will explore the disease itself as well as its diagnosis and treatment.

Tularemia: Infections Caused by Francisella tularensis

3. Tularemia: Infections Caused by Francisella tularensis

Unless you breed rabbits or are a World War II history buff, you have probably never heard of the bacteria Francisella tularensis. In this lesson, we will discuss this species, and the illness it can cause in humans called tularemia.

Spotted Fevers: Symptoms of Rickettsia Infections

4. Spotted Fevers: Symptoms of Rickettsia Infections

You can catch a lot of diseases through tick bites. In this lesson, we will look at one class of tick-borne disease, spotted fevers, caused by bacteria in the genus Rickettsia.

Typhus Fevers and Rickettsia

5. Typhus Fevers and Rickettsia

Typhus fever is arguably the most historically important disease you've never heard of. In this lesson, I will attempt to shed some light on this deadly disease and provide some basics on the bacterium that causes it: Rickettsia.

Q Fever: Infection Caused by Coxiella burnetii

6. Q Fever: Infection Caused by Coxiella burnetii

Have you ever heard of Q fever? If you're interested in witnessing the miracle of birth, you might want to educate yourself on the bacteria, Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever.

Bubonic & Pneumonic Plague: Disease Caused by Yersinia pestis

7. Bubonic & Pneumonic Plague: Disease Caused by Yersinia pestis

Most students learn about plague in history class due its huge impact on human history. In this, the first of two lessons on plague, we will look at the disease from a microbiological perspective, focusing on the causative agent: Yersinia pestis.

Plague: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

8. Plague: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

In this lesson, we will examine plague, more widely known as Black Death, including the three major types of plague, the most common symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Symptoms & Causes

9. Toxic Shock Syndrome: Symptoms & Causes

I'm sure most women have heard of toxic shock syndrome. But do you know what actually causes it? In this lesson we will explore the bacterial cause and common symptoms of this potentially serious illness.

Human Ehrlichiosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

10. Human Ehrlichiosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

It wouldn't be a surprise if you've never heard of ehrlichiosis. In this lesson, we will investigate this emerging disease caught from infected ticks, the bacteria responsible for symptoms, and what you can do to avoid becoming the next victim.

Human Anaplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

11. Human Anaplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Most people have heard of Lyme disease, which is caught through tick bites. But there are many, much more obscure diseases you can get from ticks. In this lesson, we will examine the specifics of one of these diseases: anaplasmosis.

Typhus: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

12. Typhus: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

Diseases have plagued civilizations all throughout history. Typhus is a name given to three different diseases with similar characteristics. In this lesson, we will explore typhus, its symptoms, and treatment.

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