What diseases they might acquire?
10 Community-Acquired Infections
- Influenza (flu)
- Bacterial pneumonia.
- Legionellosis (Legionnaires disease)
- Norovirus infection.
- Asymptomatic bacteriuria.
- Antimicrobial-resistant infections.
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections.
What are the 3 factors that cause disease?
Infectious diseases can be caused by:
- Bacteria. These one-cell organisms are responsible for illnesses such as strep throat, urinary tract infections and tuberculosis.
- Viruses. Even smaller than bacteria, viruses cause a multitude of diseases ranging from the common cold to AIDS.
What are the 3 types of infections?
Types of infection include bacterial, fungal, viral, protozoan, parasitic, and prion disease. They are classified by the type of organism causing the infection. Infections can range from mild inflammation in one person to an epidemic.
What causes the most commonly acquired laboratory infections?
Although the precise risk of infection after an exposure remains poorly defined, surveys of laboratory-acquired infections suggest that Brucella species, Shigella species, Salmonella species, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Neisseria meningitidis are the most common causes.