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The case of the flesh-eating bacteria

Annie Biotica solves skin disease crimes

by Michelle Faulk

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Published by Lake Book Manufacturing, Inc. in Melrose Park, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Infections,
  • Virus diseases,
  • Skin

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michelle Faulk
    SeriesBody system disease investigations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRL201 .F38 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 pages ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26499994M
    ISBN 100766039455
    ISBN 109780766039452
    LC Control Number2011023985
    OCLC/WorldCa744974629

    - Explore Louise Hillquist's board "Flesh eating bacteria", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Flesh eating bacteria, Flesh eating, Bacteria pins. It just seems like there are a lot of cases because they are being reported to the public. This is not a new or unusual disease. 2. Is there a simple way to explain what “flesh-eating bacteria” are? “Flesh-eating bacteria” is a layman's term commonly used to describe infection caused by Group A Streptococci.

      Flesh-eating zombies may be the work of science fiction horror, but necrotizing soft tissue infection—a severe type of infection that destroys tissue—is a real condition that can kill about 30 percent of those infected and disfigure the rest. Such tissue infections are rare and involve bacteria growing inside the body and often deep under the skin.   The map above breaks down cases of flesh-eating bacteria in Each blue dot represents a report of necrotizing fasciitis. Of ’s nine reported cases of necrotizing fasciitis, six were.

    Research has also shown that certain flesh-eating bacteria, such as Vibrio vulnificus, can spread by eating or handling contaminated seafood in areas where water temperatures are on the rise.   Buruli ulcer is spreading across West Africa. So far, this flesh-eating disease has infec people. It leaves its victims with festering wounds and swollen ulcers. In extreme cases, amputation is needed. Experts are uncertain how the disease spreads. Most suspect contact with an opening in the skin.


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The case of the flesh-eating bacteria by Michelle Faulk Download PDF EPUB FB2

This cartoon-style heroine is called in to solve a series of skin-related medical cases. Informative as well as entertaining, Annie tells readers about five cases (caused by flesh-eating bacteria, pinkeye, ringworm, chicken pox, measles) and ends by explaining how /5(2).

The Case of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria Annie Biotica Solves Skin Disease Crimes. Michelle Faulk, PhD. $; and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case. These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases.

Some cases must be solved by you. Contents: The case of the flesh-eating bacteria -- Pink eye and the case of the sticky penny -- Ringworm and the case of the ugly toenails -- Chicken pox, shingles and the case of the tangled web of infection -- Measles and the case of the The case of the flesh-eating bacteria book rash -- You solve the case.

Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case.

These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases.

Some cases must be solved by you. The case of the flesh-eating bacteria Annie Biotica solves skin disease crimes by Michelle Faulk. Published by Lake Book Manufacturing, Inc. in Melrose Park, IL. Written in EnglishPages: Highlights of “Surviving the Flesh-eating Bacteria” 2nd Edition.

Read the heartwarming introduction written by Aimee Copeland as she shares her personal thoughts regarding her near fatal bout with NF which forced the amputation of both hands, her left leg, and right foot.

We promise it. Claim: An image shows reported cases of 'flesh eating bacteria' in Not True. While most cases are in the southern part of the Eastern Seaboard, the flesh-eating bacteria vibrio is spreading north because of climate change, a new study found.

Between andthere. Only about people in the United States will get an infection from Vibrio vulnificus — also called the “flesh-eating bacteria” — this year.; People with certain underlying conditions. Septem This year, news outlets have been publishing what seems like a record number of reports on flesh-eating bacteria cases.

Medically called necrotizing fasciitis, flesh-eating bacteria thrive in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean as well as freshwater sources that feed into these larger bodies of water.

During vacation seasonmany. 7 Heroin Users Die From Flesh-Eating Bacteria in San Diego County health officials are asking the medical community to be on the lookout for additional cases.

Flesh-eating Bacteria: Flesh-eating disease is no myth, and there have been more than a few cases of this terrifying infection in the news recently.

The term flesh-eating bacteria is a little sensational, but the medical term for the infection is necrotizing fasciitis, an infection that kills the soft tissue. What to Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis — the Flesh-Eating Bacteria Showing Up at Beaches The disease is rare — j cases a year — but can spread quickly with deadly results.

Of course, the flesh-eating bacteria is already a problem in Florida, especially in the unusually warm Gulf. The Florida Health Department reported 92 cases.

It seems a new case of flesh-eating bacteria is reported in the news every few days. The stories are often similar; a short time of water play results in lengthy hospital stays, surgeries and sometimes death.

Although the media refers to the infection as “flesh-eating” bacteria. Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), also known as flesh-eating disease, is an infection that results in the death of parts of the body's soft tissue.

It is a severe disease of sudden onset that spreads rapidly. Symptoms usually include red or purple skin in the affected area, severe pain, fever, and vomiting. The most commonly affected areas are the limbs and ciation: /ˈnɛkrəˌtaɪzɪŋ ˌfæʃiˈaɪtɪs/ or /ˌfæs-/.

Medline Necrotizing fasciitis, often referred to as flesh-eating bacteria, started with just a small open sore near Virginia Nixon's right foot. A Sunrise Hospital wound team was able to save her. No. 1: Flesh-eating bacteria "It’s the flesh-eating bacteria, called necrotizing fasciitis, that everyone worries about," Shamoon said.

Streptococcus A is the bacteria that causes most cases. The most common cause of necrotising fasciitis is a bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes, though others microbes can be responsible. It tends to arise when the bacteria. The term “flesh-eating bacteria” is misleading since it’s a disease, not a particular bacteria species.

The term refers to a condition called “necrotizing fasciitis” (“necrotizing” means that the infection kills cells, and “fasciitis” references the connective tissue in.

The officials stressed, however, that two cases in one month of this rare but serious infection in a city the size of New York is entirely normal and that there was no indication of an outbreak.There are many strains of bacteria that can cause the flesh-eating disease known as necrotizing fasciitis, but most cases are caused by a bacteria called group A strep, or Streptococcus pyogenes.

More common infections with group A strep are not only. SARASOTA — Just a week after an Ellenton woman died of an infection caused by flesh-eating bacteria from waters off Anna Maria Island, two more victims are .