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Bacterial Meningitis Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Meningitis Illness in Medical Research
Meningitis is a disease that affects the meninges, which are membranes that protect and cover the brain and spinal cord. The three major types of meningitis are bacterial, fungal, and viral. Bacterial meningitis is by far the most serious form of meningitis. The Haemphilus influenzae type b is the most frequently seen cause...
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An Overview of Meningitis and its Effects to the Human Body
Meningitis After briefly overhearing a conversation about a form of meningitis that is affecting college students, knowing that a majority of us are college students and that I have even known someone with this disease, my hunt for more information on this topic began. After speaking with my girlfriend who had seen the sp...
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Tips on How to Prevent Recurring Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis is a very troublesome condition for quite a few women. Treatments for bacterial vaginosis vary with conservative prescription medication to alternative natural remedies. The results of each treatment vary from case to case since each individual has different conditions. Even though there are various tr...
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Can Suppressing Information Benefit the Public?
Meningitis After briefly overhearing a conversation about a form of meningitis that is affecting college students, knowing that a majority of us are college students and that I have even known someone with this disease, my hunt for more information on this topic began. After speaking with my girlfriend who had seen the...
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An Analysis of Meningitis among College Students
Meningitis Outbreaks Among College Students Imagine waking up one morning with flu-like symptoms, only to find out that you have contracted a potentially fatal disease from someone in a class or in your dorm. Meningococcal meningitis is a rare but serious infection that occasionally infects college students and othe...
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Outbreaks of Meningitis and Why They Occur in Confined Environments such as Dorms
Meningitis Outbreaks Among College Students Imagine waking up one morning with flu-like symptoms, only to find out that you have contracted a potentially fatal disease from someone in a class or in your dorm. Meningococcal meningitis is a rare but serious infection that occasionally infects college students and others...
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bacterial meningitis
Waking up delusional and unfamiliar with the surrounding was only trivial in comparison to the needles injected into my forearm. I was completely exhausted and reality was a blur. For some odd reason, I had spent three weeks in the hospital while my mom, at my bedside, cried her eyes out. I was four years old and diagnosed...
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My Childhood Memories
Waking up delusional and unfamiliar with my surroundings was only trivial in comparison to the needles injected into my forearm. I was completely exhausted and reality was a blur. I had spent three weeks in a hospital while my mom cried her eyes out at my bedside. I was four years old and diagnosed with bacterial meningitis...
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Down the Memory Lane: My Childhood
Waking up delusional and unfamiliar with my surroundings was trivial in comparison to the needles injected into my forearm. Far from being sleep-deprived, I somehow managed to get hit with a wave of exhaustion causing reality to blur together. I had spent three weeks in a hospital while my mom cried her eyes out at my bedsi...
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College Fresmen Should be Educated and Vaccinated for Bacterial Meningitis
Every Incoming College Freshman Should and Must Be Educated On and Vaccinated For Bacterial Meningitis Imagine a college student rising out of bed one Saturday morning suffering from what seems to be a headache. Unconcerned, this student begins the day as any other, hoping a few aspirin will soon alleviate the unbearable p...
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Treating Bacterial Resistance towards Conventional Antibiotics
The phenomenon of bacterial resistance toward conventional antibiotics is one of the major concerns for the infectious diseases control practitioners (1). Many susceptible clinical isolates turn to resistance as results of acquiring alteration, mutations, and transformation resistance genes. However, there is other several...
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An Introduction to the Structre and Life Processes of Bacteria
Describe the structure and life processes of bacteria.
Bacterial cells, like plant cells, are surrounded by a cell wall. However, bacterial cell walls are made up of polysaccharide chains linked to amino acids, while plant cell walls are made up of cellulose, which contains no amino acids. Many bacteria secrete a slimy caps...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Bacterial Resistance
Bacterial Resistance     Bacterial resistance is a problem that has profoundly impacted the medical community. Bacterial resistance results when bacteria become resistant to individual antibiotics through the development of specific defense mechanisms which render the antibiotic ineffective. This problem has become evident...
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An Overview of Bacteria
Bacteria - Oldest, structurally simplest, most abundant forms of life - Only organism with prokaryotic cellular organization - The only members of the kingdom Monera (4800 different kinds) - Characteristics change depending on growth conditions - Maintenance of life depends on them - play vital role of p...
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A Study on Bacterial Viruses in Molecular Biology
 Abstract/Keywords: Bacterial viruses play an important role in the development of molecular biology. Thousands of different phages have been isolated and almost every one is uniquely suited to the investigation of a different biochemical or genetic event. With the experiments of d’Herelle, Twort and the Phage group,...
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The History of The West Nile Virus in Africa
The West Nile Virus The West Nile Virus is a mosquito-born virus that can cause encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord). The West Nile Virus is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. A mosquito becomes infected by biting a bird that carr...
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A Study on Meningitis in Babies and Children
Meningitis (in babies and small children) Meningitis is a serious condition for which immediate medical attention must be sought. In this article: What is meningitis? Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Effect on your life Treatment How Chemist Online can help Advice & Support What is meningit...
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The Causes and Characteristics of the Encephalitis Disorder of the Central Nervous System
Encephalitis is a disorder associated to any disease affecting the central nervous system causing inflammation of the brain. Due to the fact that the disorder is so common in many hundreds of diseases it is hard to narrow the disorder down. Many diseases can cause this disorder such as: meningitis, epilepsy and many par...
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An Analysis of the Characteristics of Bacterial Meningitis
The human being is considered to be the ultimate form of life on the earth. This is not because the human body is strong and agile. Many other animals posses skills much superior to humans and are able to perform feats humans can only dream of. The one thing that distinguishes humans from all of the other organisms on this...
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An Overview of the Disability of Hearing Loss in America
My paper is based on a disability that many Americans and I have, hearing loss. The nature, causality, assessment, prevention, accommodation, and my personal reflection of the hearing loss will be discussed in my paper. I. Nature of the Exceptionally: According to Gallaudet University, approximately 1 of every 1,000 infa...
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Bacterial Pathogens and Phagocytic Cells
Along their evolutionary timeline, disease-causing bacteria have developed multiple strategies to circumvent phagocytic immune responses and optimize survivability in hostile molecular environments. These strategies range from avoiding molecular recognition by phagocytic cells to deliberately stimulating phagocytosis to gai...
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The Looming Threat of Increasing Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics
During 1997, an event doctors had been fearing finally occurred. In three geographically separate patients, an often deadly bacterium, Staphylococcus aureus, responded poorly to a once reliable antidote--the antibiotic vancomycin. Fortunately, in those patients, the bacteria remained susceptible to other drugs and was eradi...
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Main Symptoms and Treatments of Diphtheria
I am doing a report on the disease Diphtheria. The definition of the disease is a bacterial disease that affects the throat and can cause serious or fatal complications. It is a serious disease caused by the bacterium. There is a lot of history on this disease. In the late 1800s diphtheria came across western Europe an...
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The Antharax Bacterial Virus and The Importance of the Antharax Vaccine
Anthrax, in Other Words Death The Anthrax Bacterial Virus is very deadly. If the right precautions aren't taken and any animal or human comes in contact with, it the infected one will suddenly become severely ill and then die within so many days. What this means is that before you come in contact with the virus, the Anth...
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Bacterial Genetics Lab Report
Jason Makarow Bacterial Genetics Lab Report December 10, 1999 Introduction In this lab we observed the growth of bacteria in a conjugation and transformation experiment. We expected the mating plate of the conjunction to grow and the bacteria on the transformation plates to grow also. We also practiced using aseptic...
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