How To Make A Decent Disease Card!. EXAMPLE: Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSS). What Categories Do You Need To Consider?. The Name/s of the Disease Common Names The Causal Agent & its Characteristics Scientific Name: Genus & species, strain etc Bacterial, Fungal, Protozoan, viral
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Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSS)
7th Ed. p. 540)
6th Ed. p. 544 ).
6th Ed. P. 563).
(page D-4, Table D.3 ‘Infections of Skin & Skin Wounds’).
Common name or names?
(No animal hosts - not a zoonosis)
(No animal vectors)
Differ from Exit
skin at the dermis to shed (desquamation) & peel.
Virulence Factors resist phagocytosis & antibiotics, destroy host tissue & invade the blood.
SSS - Sub-corneal splitting
Signs & Symptoms
Prevention = Universal Precautions
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