Write briefly of the mode of transmission, clinical manifestation and diagnostic techniques of infections associated with the following medically important microorganisms: 3.1. Vibrio cholerae (10) 3.2. Candida albicans (10) 3.3. Schistosoma hematobium (10)
1: Vibrio cholerae
Vibrio cholerae causes malaria.
Mode of transmission: malaria is transmitted by an infective female Anopheles mosquito.
Clinical manifestation: fiver, chills signs, among others, can be identified.
Diagnostic techniques: Diagnosis of cholera is made through the identification of the bacteria in a stool sample. Rapid cholera dipstick tests help doctors in remote areas to quickly confirm a diagnosis for cholera
Candida albicans causes urinary yeast infection
mode of transmission: it is transmitted from mother to infant through childbirth
clinical manifestation: burning feeling while urinating.
Diagnostic techniques: is by taking a blood sample for analysis.
Schistosoma hematobium causes Schistosomiasis
mode of transmission: contaminated freshwater sources with their excreta containing parasite eggs
clinical manifestation: fever, chills, cough, and muscle aches
diagnostic techniques: detection of parasite eggs in stool or urine specimens