Essays Tagged: "Incubation period"

Rabies Virus

s depends on the length of the nerve it must travel - a bite on the foot will have a much lengthier incubation period than a facial bite would. This period may last from two weeks to six months, and o ... infection can be obtained through the use of a killed virus vaccine, because of the unusually long incubation period. The vaccine, a Human Diploid Cell Vaccine (HDCV) is grown in human fibroblasts (t ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay explains the history of Smallpox through the present.

erwards leaves distinctive pock marks on the face of the survivor. Then after a ten to fourteen day incubation period in which the infected can still remain active, headache, fever and weakness sudden ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cat-scratch disease otherwise known as cat-scratch fever.

Cat-Scratch Disease (CSD)Cat-scratch disease can also be known as cat-scratch fever or CSD. It's incubation period is between 1 and 2 weeks. Symptoms of the classic CSD range from mild to severe. I ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The smallpox virus.

the virus. The virus consisted of a single molecule of a double-stranded DNA. There is a twelve-day incubation period in which the virus reproduces in the lymphoid tissues. The virus enters the blood ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Smallpox and Anthrax

e-to-face contact, but there have been instances when it was transferred through the air.Smallpox's incubation period is 7-14 days, and is not contagious during this time. The initial symptoms happen ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Determination of the Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) of River Water Samples

m the watercourse and incubating it at 200C for five days, and calculating the oxygen used over the incubation period (Harrison 1996). The COD is often used when other methods are not as effective to ... st is that it is relatively fast to carry out, for example the BOD test takes place over a five-day incubation period whilst the COD tests can be carried out in 2 hours; hence provides a much quicker ...

(10 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Hepatitis

feco-oral rout [1]. That is why this disease can spread so easily in poor sanitation areas [2]. The incubation period, which is the period from the infection to the appearance of the symptoms, is 2-4 ... ies from infected mothers, sexual contact, contact with infected saliva, and hospital employees[2]. Incubation period is long (6 weeks to 6 months)[2].The severity of this disease can vary from asympt ...

(2 pages) 71 3 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AIDS

s made, the sooner the individual can start on a treatment program. With the HIV virus, there is an incubation period where the virus cannot be determined or where side effects will not be seen. Accor ...

(8 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Enzyme Assay: Brain Phosphatases

tometric procedure was used to quantify the amount of p-NPP substrate was consumed during the fixed-incubation period. The calculated results supported the hypothesis that both of these enzymes had ob ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF)

mal. Symptoms of the Ebola virus begin four to sixteen days after the person has been infected. The incubation period for the Virus ranges from two to twenty one days. Within a week, a raised rash app ...

(4 pages) 1327 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Compare and/or contrast the roles of male and female penguins in caring for eggs and chicks as shown in the film The March of the Penguins.

ough the female as well as the male had been exhausted and starved for the two months preceding the incubation period, only the female could go back to the ocean to feed while the male penguin was inc ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

UK, You, and the Flu

hildren and people with weakened immune systems and in people infected with the new H1N1 virus. The incubation period for H1N1virus is from 1 to 5 days from the time of contact to onset of symptoms. ( ...

(13 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine