What Is Haemophilus Infection? What kind of dangerous illness does it cause?
Hemophilic infection is an infection caused by a type B bacillis, hence it has another name – Hib (abbreviation for Haemophilus influenzae type b). This infection can be the cause of many acute illnesses that lead to severe consequences or even death.
Hemophilic infection affects mainly the respiratory organs, the central nervous system, provokes purulent cells in various organs. The bacterium is localized in the nasopharynx and transmitted by airborne droplets. A person can only be a carrier and a transmitter of the disease, without being personally ill. Bacteria Hibs present in the nasopharynx about 75% of completely healthy children and adults.
What diseases causes a hemophilic infection? Continue reading
Careful parasites: how not to get infected with animals
With the onset of summertime, the risk of catching an infection from our smaller brothers increases. In addition to domestic cats and dogs, which during the warm season, the owners more often take to the street, birds, horses, as well as stray cats and dogs, wild animals can “share” worms (viruses), viruses or bacteria.
In the warm season, when relaxing in a park or a forest, not only babies, but also adults want to feed a squirrel, a pigeon from their hands, or to touch a hedgehog rustling in the grass. But an animal is an animal and touching it, we risk not only being bitten, but also become infected with serious diseases.
What kind of parasites can be infected from animals
Diseases that are transmitted to humans from animals and birds are called zoonoses. Continue reading
What can be infected from pets: the danger of toxoplasmosis
Pets can be not only a source of good mood, but also pose a real threat to their masters. We are talking about such a dangerous disease as toxoplasmosis. It is a parasitic disease that can be infected by both humans and animals. It is caused by toxoplasma (the simplest microorganisms), and its source is most often different types of mammals (cats, rabbits, rodents, etc.).
How can I get toxoplasmosis?
Human toxoplasma infection is most commonly found in domestic animals, in particular cats. Continue reading