ENTOM Week 5 Lecture Notes
ENTOM Week 5 Lecture Notes 8404
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Date Created: 02/13/15
ENTOM 102 WEEK 4 0 Health amp Illness Medicine 0 How does your body know what39s 0 physical properties determine known amp unknown 0 cells studded by molecules that give them identity 0 body knows what its own cells are made of 0 surface receptors act as locks amp keys 0 Good bacteria are quotprogrammedquot into the immune system during infancy if natural birth 0 Microbes living in your body will fight off infection to protect their home 0 Are vomiting sneezing good for you or the parasite O sneezing spreads bacteria through the air 0 mucus provides breeding ground for bacteria 0 immune responses can double as methods of transmission O Yshaped molecules with sticky branches 0 stick to foreign molecules 0 effects target pathogen disrupt function mark for death O stimulate antibody production 0 help body prepare before it gets infected 0 Vaccines are difficult to make 0 ex no malaria vaccine 0 a parasite has multiple targets for antibodies amp not all are effective 0 Antigenic variation parasites can change outward appearance 0 drugs blockdisrupt pathways parasites use to get energy or replicate O malaria population has variations 0 variation combined with evolution means drugs are no longer effective 0 Sociological Reasons Vaccines Fail 0 movement of people spreads disease Some places are difficult to access ex war zones Herd immunity bacteria die before they can infect the unprotected roadblocked O Vaccines are a group effort herd immunity only works if the majority of people are protected lack of knowledgeeducation people don39t understand how or why vaccines work issues with trust cultural andor religious beliefs choice vs risk People are afraid fear is powerful people don39t want to listen to facts the presentation of facts greatly affects how people interpret them and respond Vaccines do have side effects
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