Infectious diseases can be easily spread by direct or indirect contact, insect bites, contaminated food or water and is caused by pathogenic microorganisms. The major carriers or infectious diseases are bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. These diseases show a wide range of symptoms. Some diseases show asymptomatic signs while others can be fatal. The pathogenic microorganisms alter or destroy the bodys immune system resulting in severe conditions. Currently, infectious diseases are the leading cause of death in the world. However, new approaches to treat these diseases are implemented. Vaccinations, maintaining a hygienic condition, food safety, etc. are some of the common measures to avoid getting infected.
- Track 1-1 Pathophysiology
- Track 2-2 Viral Infection
- Track 3-3 Bacterial Infection
- Track 4-4 Fungal Infection
- Track 5-5 Parasitic Infection