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Biomedical Sciences - PRINCIPLES OF DISEASE





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Week 5

Lecture outline

Infectious diseases are the commonest overall cause of death worldwide. The first lecture will introduce the students to the types of micro-organism found in health and disease, and describe basic methods of classification. The second lecture will describe the micro-organisms found in health (normal flora). The subsequent clinical symposium will demonstrate the ways in which these micro-organisms can cause disease, and the impact of such disease.

Microbiology 3

Created by Prof. Mike Dixon

Male age 56

Tissue: Urinary bladder

An Egyptian who had lived in the UK for many years died suddenly from myocardial infarction. At post-mortem examination he was found to have a thickened bladder wall.

An irrigation scheme in Africa can provide the ideal environment for the transmission of a parasitic infection that affects the bladder. The section shows an example of this condition.


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